The top 10 most surprising lessons I learned from blogging

Good-bye Edible Facial! The top 10 most surprising lessons I learned from blogging

Save Edible Facial began in April 2013 with the goal of sharing a few tips on holistic living, a few products I love, and a few hard-won life lessons in the hope that my words would reach a few people who needed to read them. What has evolved over the last three years has been beyond my wildest expectations, and I learned a thing or … Continue reading Good-bye Edible Facial! The top 10 most surprising lessons I learned from blogging

My son loves dresses.

Our son wore dresses. Here’s what we did about it.

In light of recent global travesties and tragedies, I decided the timing was ripe to share a story. Take it as a message of hope that there can be change in the world, and it starts right here in our own homes, in our own communities, with our own attitudes and openness to heal ourselves and shift the collective consciousness. The choice to be a … Continue reading Our son wore dresses. Here’s what we did about it.

Why I boycotted Mother’s Day this year and for the foreseeable future

Every month it’s the same deal. Something Hallmark created decades ago cements itself into our yearly calendar and then the barrage of email offers and gift guides begins. I get it. Stores need promotional material to move merchandise, and what better way than saddling a national “holiday” that whittles down to a sales ploy? It’s an element of our culture that converts the sacred into … Continue reading Why I boycotted Mother’s Day this year and for the foreseeable future

My top 5 tips for social media mastery + the one tip I never forget

Social media has been a natural fit for me since I joined Twitter in April 2012. If you’re looking to find out the best times to post or how to get more hits, then I’m sorry. I don’t have the secret. I never built my audience that way. However, if you have no clue how to navigate social media, then maybe what I share can … Continue reading My top 5 tips for social media mastery + the one tip I never forget

The surprisingly simple way I learned how to restore my peace of mind

I totally get it now. Our words matter—and they matter a lot more than we give them credit for. Is this a new idea? Absolutely not. But it’s a totally new experience when I receive the message directly. Sometimes I’m venting about something to my closest friends and suddenly I feel even more stuck, even more of a victim, even more yucky. It was something … Continue reading The surprisingly simple way I learned how to restore my peace of mind