What to Do With Lavender

Lavender has been known to have calming properties. It can help with anxiety, sleep, and aid with various skin conditions. It can also relieve headaches! Dr. Axe has a great resource for a list of uses! I have added lavender essential oil to my face serum for years, and I love adding a few drops […]

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What’s In My Garden

Every year, by the time late summer comes around and the garden is pretty much done, I say “next year I’m just going to do a salsa garden: only things that will go in the makings of salsa!” The next year, I still plant things that I think we need. And the cycle continues; “next year…” […]

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New Year: Simplicity

source It’s been a tradition for me to select a verse as a “new year’s goal“, and this year I’m keeping with the tradition but I am also going to choose a word to focus on.  Be still, and know that I am God… – Psalm 46:10 Sometimes I feel like life gets in the way. That […]

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The Garden: Update

Let’s chat about le jardin (doesn’t that sound fancy?). Not that I’m a gardening expert, by any means, but my crop hasn’t done so well this season. I blame it 100% on the weather. It was dry, and hot, then rained for about 2 weeks non-stop, then got super humid, and now it’s in this […]

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Weekend Recap: July 4th

If you saw this post from July 4th, you know that we spent the holiday weekend at my happy place. I’ve already started my coming home routing: searching for places to live at the beach. I do it every time. Why do I do this? Here are a few reasons… This kind of speaks for […]

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