The Best Breweries and Beer Bars in Santa Barbara

The Best Breweries and Beer Bars in Santa Barbara

Like me, you might not choose beer as your libation of choice. But there are certain occasions where a cold brew is called into action. Sports games, spicy Mexican food, a hot day on the beach... or a late afternoon in sunny Santa Barbara. You may think that this town...

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes with Berry Compote

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes with Berry Compote

Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day because it kick-starts your metabolism, gives you energy, and helps maintain your concentration. My recipe for banana oatmeal pancakes are perfect for giving that push we all need at the beginning of each day....

12 Beach Bag Essentials for a Perfect Day at the Beach

12 Beach Bag Essentials for a Perfect Day at the Beach

Planning your next holiday to the beach for some much deserved R&R?Whether you are taking a day trip to your local beachfront or spending a week in paradise, it is important to be prepared. A properly packed beach bag will maximize your time in the sand and...

DIY, Herbal Body Oil

DIY, Herbal Body Oil

One of my favorite aspects about making some of my own self care products is being able to create something that will solve any issues that I am having with my body. For example, I recently moved to the West Coast, where the climate is a lot drier than my skin is used...

Healthy, No-Bake Granola Bars

Healthy, No-Bake Granola Bars

These gluten-free, no-bake granola bars are so simple to make yet so delicious! They contain that made-in-heaven combination of salty and sweet. Easily customizable, you can mix in as many add-ons as you want and create the flavor profile of your choice. My favorite...

Summer Hair Care Guide – Essential Tips for Healthy Locks

Summer Hair Care Guide – Essential Tips for Healthy Locks

With the summer comes the long days lounging in the sun, relaxing by the water, and enjoying the outdoors. However, the constant exposure to the elements will result in unhealthy hair. This doesn't mean that anyone should have to give up their time in the sunshine!...

All-Natural, Homemade Air Freshener

All-Natural, Homemade Air Freshener

As a result of everyday activities; your home, car, or office can begin to smell less than fresh sometimes. One of the best ways to eliminate any odors is the quick use of a spray. Artificially scented air fresheners are not the most ideal solution for this because of...

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Plastic materials have become the most common pollutants of our Earth and oceans. Although recycling helps reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills and waterways, a lot of materials are not considered recyclable. This plastic garbage is what ends up in...

Traveling Through Italy: Must Know Tips for First-Timers

Traveling Through Italy: Must Know Tips for First-Timers

Visiting Italy for the first time can be such an exciting venture- but it can also be a bit overwhelming. There is so much planning that goes into a trip like this and the little things are easily forgotten! Another aspect of traveling to Europe is that tourists are...

Homemade Cherry Mojito

Homemade Cherry Mojito

Are you looking for something to serve at your summer parties? My homemade cherry mojito is perfect any daytime gatherings. The key to this adult beverage is the use of seasonal cherries. It makes this drink just the right amount of sweet while the club soda perfectly...

10 Ways to Treat Yourself

10 Ways to Treat Yourself

Self-care is important because it helps maintain your positivity and overall well-being. One of the best ways to show self-love is finding the little things that make you happy. In other words, TREAT YOURSELF. This doesn't need to be expensive or extravagant. A few...

Healthy, Homemade Road Trip Snacks

Healthy, Homemade Road Trip Snacks

For long trips on the road, wholesome eats that will keep you fueled and focused are a must. So why not do a little prep work and start your journey off on the right foot? Lucky for you, I did all the research and came up with a list of easy recipes for healthy,...