Travel: Florida Vacation

Beach sunrises, outdoor showers, ocean breeze… our vacation to Florida in November 2016 was everything that someone from chilly Maine could have asked for! We spent most of the vacation on Florida’s west coast in a small, quiet paradise peninsula called Ponce Inlet, just south of Daytona Beach. We stayed with Ben’s relatives, who live about…

Skincare: LUSH Holiday Bath

One of my very favorite ways to de-stress and treat myself is to have a nice bath. It just feels like a big, warm hug! LUSH bath products make it all the more special for me. Around Christmas time I decided to indulge in a bath with two lovely LUSH products that were both new…

Restaurant Review: Green Leaf (Vegan, GF)

A fresh layer of snow had fallen in Boston, and Ben and I headed off to the Natick Mall near Framingham for a bite to eat before catching up on a bit of Christmas shopping. We decided to check out a vegan and gluten-free place that Ben suggested called Green Leaf. I was skeptical of…

Travel: Quebec City

In late October, Ben and I went on a mini vacation to Quebec City. The foliage was just past its peak, and it was overcast or raining almost the whole time, but we still had a really enjoyable trip! It was our first time in Quebec City and Ben’s first time in Canada. My favorite part…

Skincare: Facial Moisturizers

My secret for maintaining moisturized skin in the winter? I have a couple. For years I went through different kinds of lotions, from more well-known brands to natural versions. Although they helped with my dry winter skin, I began to wonder about the long list of ingredients. Why are so many things needed to make…