Thoughtful Living

A Simple Meet & Greet: Lavender & Thyme

Lavender is one of my favorite all-time scents; floral, herbal, fresh and clean. I fell in love with this culinary herb when I was a teenager and b...

Quick Shampoo Bar Tips & Info

Here are some helpful things we’ve found while using, trying and testing our new shampoo bar. We wanted to pass these along to help you get the mos...

Eucalyptus & Spearmint: A Simple Meet & Greet

Welcome to the second post in our Simple Meet & Greet series! Learn about the aroma-benefit of Eucalpytus and Spearmint and how together they m...

Coriander & Sweet Orange: A Simple Meet & Greet

Want to know a bit about the oils of Coriander & Sweet Orange? Read on! Coriander essential oil is reminiscent of freshly crushed coriander see...

Four Tips for Creating Reflective Moments

You did it. You took some time to slow down today and breathe.  And it felt good, right? We all need time to take a moment and relax in the midst o...

Why Create Reflective Moments

In the midst of the pressures and demands of everyday life, sometimes life itself can seem overwhelming and stressful. From taking children to scho...

How Scent and Memory Works

“Have you ever wondered why smell is so strongly linked to memory? Why does a certain perfume always conjure up memories of a favourite aunt, or th...

11 Simple Ways to Nourish Body & Soul this Holiday Season

1. Read a good book on the couch (With a blanket and cup of tea, of course!) 2. Watch your favorite Christmas movie (I always liked Rudolph. What's...

The Difference Between Salves & Balms

The Difference Between Salves & Balms

A frequently asked question that I get is “What the difference is between salves and balms?” Often, I believe, the words can be used interchangeabl...

Simplicity

Simplicity

I love simplicity. I love all my ducks in a row too (Just ask my husband). I’m a planner. Things don’t always have to go AS planned, but I like to...

Thoughful vs. Mindful

Thoughful vs. Mindful

The tagline for my business is ‘Thoughtful Body Care’. There is a lot, it seems, floating around nowadays about mindfulness and being mindful and p...

Questions on Beauty

Questions on Beauty

Recent thoughts on Beauty.  Beauty. “He has made everything beautiful in its time”. - Eccl. 3:11 Beauty. Is beauty supposed to be etern...