7 Ways to Break Up with Negative Thought Patterns

7 Ways to Break Up with Negative Thought Patterns

For most of us, our brain never really turns off. It shifts from our mental to-do list to self-criticisms. Because it's always running, we rarely stop to question what's running through it. What thoughts are we feeding our brain, and how do they effect how we feel? When we find ourselves in an emotional rut, [...]

The Simple (But Not Basic) Baby Registry

The Simple (But Not Basic) Baby Registry

Being a first-time mom brings on all the feels, so coming up with a list of things you'll need for the next stage in your life can be a bit daunting. I wanted to make sure that my registry had everything I needed, nothing I didn't, and met my high standards for safety and environmental [...]

6 Simple & Clean Summer Makeup Must-Haves

6 Simple & Clean Summer Makeup Must-Haves

For girls like me, applying makeup for the average day isn't a particularly enjoyable task. It's especially not fun when you've got sweat dripping down your face...before 10am. Despite this summer's crazy heat, I'm determined to look my best and find the cleanest, easiest, go-to products that make it possible. From conversations with skilled MUAs [...]

Summer Style: Sustainable Fashion

Summer Style: Sustainable Fashion

Style can seem like an always alluding thing. Beyond trends, sometimes it's really important for us to have the right clothing and accessories for every occasion. While I'm guilty of having more than I need, I still try to take responsibility for my choices through the way I shop for fashion. These summer staples are [...]

How to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

How to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

As conscious cooks, we're always thinking of ways to reduce waste and the amount of finite resources we use in the kitchen. The good news is you don't need to do a full overhaul to help. Here's a couple easy adjustments to make your kitch more earth-friendly. Say goodbye to Saran Wrap  For food storage, [...]

Easy & Light Summer Quinoa Recipe

Easy & Light Summer Quinoa Recipe

There's a predicament I find myself in every summer during the Los Angeles heat wave, and that's what I should eat. There's one recipe I've come back to again and again over the years, and that's because it's healthy, filling, and eaaaasy. While it does require the cooking of the quinoa, I get that done [...]

Spring Style: Los Angeles Vibes

Spring Style: Los Angeles Vibes

California girls have a reputation for chilled-out, laid-back vibes that translate into the dog days of spring and summer. With breathable materials like linen, cotton and straw, you can stay cool on multiple levels.