Life Update and Roimos teapot (gifted)

Life Update and Roimos teapot (gifted)

Hello, friends! I hope you are all safe and well. It's been an eventful -- albeit odd at times -- year. I once again have gone a long stretch without posting, but in mid-June, my daughter was born, so I have been focused on caring for her. I can't believe how much she's grown in [...]

Favorite quarantine recipes

I wish I could say I've been super productive throughout this quarantine. I should've done more blog posts, started a new hobby or something to that extent. But it's been really mentally exhausting at times, since I've continued working full-time, my belly has kept growing and I've been trying not to worry too much about [...]

Amora Teas review

Amora Teas review

Amora Coffee recently reached out to me about trying their new teas. The company is known for their coffee but recently added a tea line, so I was interested to see how the blends were. While I usually sip loose leaf, these bags were rich and flavorful. The teas are all pure and organic, and [...]

Q&A with Kimberly Bouk of Kimberly’s Kupboard

Q&A with Kimberly Bouk of Kimberly’s Kupboard

I first discovered Kimberly's Kupboard when visiting Pierogi Fest in Whiting, Ind. in 2016. Owner Kimberly Bouk, of Illinois, had some awesome tea blends for sale there, and I bought a couple bags to try but also noticed her amazing natural body care products. Recently, I reached out to her about collaborating and she sent [...]

Simple self-care steps

Simple self-care steps

Self care doesn't need to be elaborate, time consuming or expensive. In today's post, I'm talking about little ways you can feel better on a daily basis. 1. Start your day with an outdoor walk Something about going out and getting fresh air first thing in the morning is so therapeutic to me. Getting a dog [...]