Natural Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

How to Stay Cool Naturally this Summer

If gets hotter than Hades in the summertime where you live, then read on to learn lots of tips to stay cool naturally in the summertime. I am a third generation Floridian, born and raised in South Florida, so I know heat. The worst part about excessive heat is how crabby, grumpy and irritable it… [read more]

Yup, I am Gonna Talk About Vaginal Steam Baths


Oh Lordy, y’all are gonna think I am insane. But I have already talked about energy healing, eating my placenta and making sure your uterus is in the right position. Besides, Martha Stewart and Oprah have talked about vaginal steam baths, when I originally posted this article two years ago, and now even good ‘ole Gwyenth is… [read more]

How to Prevent Morning Sickness


  **This is a guest post from my long time friend, Lindsey Morrow of  She is awesomesauce!  She has graciously agreed to share tons of great info from her new eBook, Morning Sickness Remedies.**   Hi! I’m Lindsey! What I’m about to share with you is of epic proportions and included in my new… [read more]

Host Your Own DIY Spa Party!


  Have you ever been to one of those parties where you feel obligated to buy something? You know, like Pampered Chef or Thirty-One Gifts, those type things. I personally love those parties and I am always totally down to go and buy while I’m there, because I think the socializing is fun (and socializing… [read more]

Transitions and Turtle Rescue

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I still miss Tallahassee and my friends so much, but beach living is beautiful. Penelope dubbed this summer “Mama and Penelope Camp” because she refused to go to camp this summer and only wanted to be with me. I was lucky enough to be able to rearrange my work schedule and make that happen.  To… [read more]

How to Make Marigold Tea

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I am such a fan of herbal remedies because they work. I also just love that they come from the earth, God’s creation. The more I learn about herbology, the more gratitude and awe I have for God and how masterfully He created plants for all our human ailments and conditions. If you are a Christian and nervous… [read more]

Tapping to Reduce Feeling Overwhelmed


Oh, tapping, how I love you.  And oh, I don’t know what would I do without you. As I mentioned before in Tapping To Reduce Toddler Meltdowns, Tapping or Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a tool I have used for over a decade. It is great all around self healing tool and I relied heavily on it… [read more]

How To Ground Yourself + Protect Your Energy

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Do you ever feel like you are all over the place? Are you a little forgetful and flaky? Can you literally not find your footing?  This is what can happen if you are not grounded. We can describe people as level-headed and grounded, but what does that actually mean? Staying grounded is a way to remain… [read more]

You Betta Belize It

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Back in February, I went to Belize for the Arvigo Technique of Mayan Abdominal Therapy (ATMAT) Professional training (in case you are new here, I have been an Liscensed Massage Therapist since 2001!).  Back in January of 2012, I took the introductory level training and it blew my mind. Since that first training, I have been… [read more]

Tapping To Reduce Toddler Meltdowns


Tapping or Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a healing tool I have used for nearly a decade. At first, it was something I only did in therapy sessions with the therapist walking me through the process. As I became more comfortable with the technique, I started using it by myself at home, in the shower,… [read more]

Crystals for Healing

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So many of you enjoyed the post I did about amethyst crystals for protection and had lots of questions about how exactly crystal healing works and where to find and buy crystals, I wanted to share a more in depth about crystals. I was utterly shocked by the positive reaction to my first crystal post! Like… [read more]

Breathe In, Breathe Out


One of the most amazing things I have learned from my longtime healer and mentor, Mary Beth McBride, is to simply be with my emotions. Since Penelope arrived, I am much more conscious of my emotions and allowing myself to really feel them. Previously, I had spent a lot of energy in stuffing them down and ignoring them… [read more]

20 Great Ways to Take Care of Yourself!

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I am a huge believer in self care.  Taking care of yourself is vital to both your health and your ability to care for another person. I spent years wishing I had been mothered and taken care of better, but then it dawned on me that I could just take care of myself. Instead of hoping… [read more]

Placenta Encapsulation

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Last year I took a certification course from Full Circle Encapsulation and learned how to encapsulate placentas. I had no intention of doing it for a living, but I am so glad I got the information.  I feel that information about placentas is really a lost art and I am thrilled to be a part… [read more]

Balancing Hormones for Conception

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Since this spring I have felt the call and tug of a little soul wanting into our family.  At first the tug was gentle and patient because I was not ready yet. I flatly asked the soul for patience during our communication through meditation (check out this guided meditation I recorded to help you connect with… [read more]

Detox Baths


I love taking a bath at night as a way to relax and unwind, they have long been a place a solace and restoration for me.  When I pregnant with Penelope, I took one every night and used that time to talk and connect with her spirit.  They are the most cost effective self care/body… [read more]