A little bit of everything

Why I Would Rather Hide Under a Rock Than Try and Find Clean Nutritional Products

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I don’t think I’ve ever ranted on TRD yet, so I guess this will be the first. But can I just start by sending a gigantic amount of appreciation and respect to those who live clean? No really, I commend you, because it’s a gong show out there. Amid marketing labels, PR spin, and a slew of contradictions you somehow find a way to cut through all the crap and pick the right product. Continue reading

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Baby Steps to Going Organic: Is it Really Worth the Cost?

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Despite the conflicting messages we are often exposed to about fitness and food, this much is clear: exercising and eating clean go hand-in-hand in working towards a healthy lifestyle. I think for many people, including myself, eating well is fine and dandy, but it usually falls by the wayside when schedules get busy, and it can carry with it particularly stubborn habits that are hard to break.

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Thrift Stop: Homemade Toners

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After reading this post, hopefully you will have felt like you’ve had a mini revelation, or at least can sense the cash you’ll be saving and feel the delight from the ┬átoxins you’ll be saving your skin from. That’s right, I’m here to address that second step of every good facial routine: toner.

This post is all about debunking the myths, empowering the DIY-er in you, and putting some money back into your bank account (a fair bit, actually).

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My Summer Must-Read & Ideal Relaxation

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IMG_3554Hello dilettantes! How has your summer been so far? I realize I haven’t posted in two weeks and I apologize for the lack of a heads up, but I was celebrating my birthday last weekend and actually wasn’t even in town. And while we’re on the topic, I have also decided that for the rest of summer I will only be posting once every two weeks. It makes me a little sad to think that I won’t be able to connect with you guys every weekend, but full-time work and busy summer weekends have made it difficult to keep up. But I figure that now each post will be extra awesome because I’ll have more time to make it so!

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