The Green Beauty Products I’m Using Right Now

Several years ago, I put a goal on my vision board to switch all of my traditional make-up and beauty products over to non-toxic, natural alternatives. Back then, it seemed pretty daunting since I only had maybe one or two switched over. Fast forward a few years to now, and I can finally say I … Read more

How to “Plop” for Curly Hair

Let’s talk about curls today, greenies…specifically a technique called “plopping”. I know it sounds a little weird at first, but plopping is basically where you “plop” your hair down onto a t-shirt, wrap it up and let it dry for a period of time and when you take it out, you have curly hair! I … Read more

How I Pack for a Healthy & Green Vacation

Hey there, greenies! Tomorrow *(see note below), I leave to go on a trip to Florida with my husband’s family for 9 days. Now, although I am excited to relax by the beach, take Avery to Disney World, and just make some great memories with our family, I am a little freaked out about how … Read more

How to Wash Your Hair with the No-Poo Method (Video)

I have a confession to make. I haven’t washed my hair with shampoo in months. Although this may sound odd to you, it’s actually part of a big movement going on called the “No-Poo Method”. With the No-Poo Method, individuals forgo using traditional shampoos and conditioners that are loaded with chemicals, toxins and fragrances, and … Read more

Ashley’s Green Life: Body After Birth

So aside from being curious about what my body would be like during pregnancy, my next biggest question was, “What will my body be like after birth?” Here’s a visual look at the changes that took place from the day before I gave birth to 6 weeks after Avery was born. As you can see, … Read more

My Vegan Prenatal Vitamins & Supplments

FYI…Mila was born before I had time to publish this post, so as you can see from the video, I was still pregnant. But now that life has settled down a bit, this post is finally ready to be published! Since I blogged about the prenatal vitamins and supplements I took during Avery’s pregnancy, it … Read more

How to Color Frosting Naturally & Quickly

What do cupcakes, Skittles, sprinkles, and even salad dressing all have in common? They all contain food dyes. Ever seen those strange names on the ingredient lists: “FD& C Yellow 5, Red 40, Blue 1,” well, that my friends would be the food dyes. Obviously, some of the foods from the list I mentioned above … Read more

What Is It & How To Do It

As you can tell from some of my recent posts, I’ve kind of a health tip junkie. I love doing things that are quick and easy to improve my health for the better. Some health tips I do are big, like making time to exercise for an hour each day, and other tips are small, … Read more