Category Archives: The Big Project

Homemade Gifts Revealed

First of all, Merry Christmas! I wish you and your families joy, peace, and health. As the year comes to a close, I just want to say how happy I am to share my goals, projects, and everyday life with you. As I pursue my goals of living mindfully and staying healthy and fit, I […]

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Setting Goals and Making Gifts

At this point, I can actually tell you more about setting goals than making gifts for the obvious reason that I will spoil the surprises. This year, Eric and I decided to make some of our gifts. I spent the last week buying all the necessary supplies and getting organized in my head. I spent all of […]

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Lotion at Home

Last week I realized that I was running low on body lotion. I normally would have made the trip to the store to buy some more, but as I mentioned in Tackling the Cabinet, I wanted to make sure that my lotion is chemical free. I could have browsed through the isles of the co-op until […]

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Tackling the Cabinet

I recently decided to re-examine my daily routine, starting with my bathroom cabinet. I knew that I must re-think all the “good for me” personal care products including sunscreens, moisturizers, makeup, and the whitening toothpaste I use every day twice a day. I knew these things were loaded with chemicals but going through all of […]

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