10 Foods to Improve Your Mental Health and Overall Wellness

Hey! Oh my goodness, it has been SUCH a long time since I have been able to write. I want to blame it on busyness, which is mostly true - I HAVE been busy - BUT mostly it is all the changes going on in my life. For the first time since my mental breakdown … Continue reading 10 Foods to Improve Your Mental Health and Overall Wellness

Cooking With Cast Iron

I recently made the decision to start consulting with Pampered Chef. I choose to do this because it was a great way to earn a little extra income, which goes into our savings account for when we move back to Washington. Additionally I choose to start a Pampered Chef business because I love their products … Continue reading Cooking With Cast Iron

Discovering Wonderland (Chapter 18)

Losing Archer felt like a slow death. It was as if he shot me in the stomach and it took my body forever to bleed out. It was Leo that brought me home from the police station because they called my Nana threatening to arrest me for public disturbance. My car sat in the parking lot unused for the rest of the holiday weekend. I thought that maybe Archer needed space otherwise I would have gone to his house and begged him to forgive me. I blamed myself. How do you get over sending someone to jail because they were falsely accused of raping you? How could what we felt towards each, feel so wrong, so disgusting? 

Why Hydration Is Good For Your Skin

We lose water in large amounts every single day and these fluids need to be replenished on a regular basis, but here’s the catch—simply drinking water means that it will reach other parts of your body before it reaches your skin. So, let's take a step back here... If we want our skin to be hydrated, what to do we have to do?