Mexican Style Sole with Citrus Lime

Mexican Sole

Today I decided to make Mexican Style Sole with Citrus Lime.  It was DELICIOUS!  Super fresh, crisp, and healthy too!  Great for an outdoor meal on the deck, with a nice glass of white wine. Another great thing about it was that it was so easy to make! The sole is seasoned with garlic, lime zest, and poached in freshly squeezed orange juice. Ahh….so light! (more…)

Re-purpose Long Sleeve Shirts into Short Sleeve Shirts

Re-purpose Long Sleeve Shirts into Short Sleeve Shirts! Don't get rid of shirts that can easily be transformed to wear again! Follow this easy tutorial.

Have you ever had a shirt you loved, but the sleeves were too short or just fit awkwardly?  Do you have a long sleeved shirt that you wished was short sleeved?  Don’t neglect those shirts any longer.  Re-purpose long sleeves shirts into short sleeve shirts, just in time for the spring and summer!  Transforming your shirts is easy to do.  If you are “sewing challenged”, you can still shorten your sleeves with fusible tape!  Follow this easy tutorial, and let your elbows hang out! (more…)

Mother’s Day Gift… Young Living Essential Oils Starter Kit


Mother’s Day will be here soon!  Are you stuck on what to get her?  Do you always give her the same old thing…flowers, jewelry, clothes???  This year, do something different! Give her a Young Living Essential Oils Premium Starter Kit.  Introduce her to something that will last a lifetime!  This comprehensive kit lends itself to uses for aromatherapy, health benefits, culinary creations, and use in home and beauty products.  This truly is the perfect gift for someone who already has everything!!!! Read on to see what the kit includes…. (more…)

Contest….Guess what this is!!!!!

imageMy sister, Pam Grafstein, is an incredibly talented photographer.  She takes amazing photos with a macro lens (a lens used to take pictures to show extreme detail at close range).  She took this picture, and it is one of my favorites.  Here’s the contest… Can you guess what it is? Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!  The first person who guesses correctly will win a virtual high five! 🙂

Please be sure to check out her site after guessing….

DIY BEARD BALM- Little Miss Dexterous

Tell whiskers who's boss with this DIY BEARD BALM. Soften, moisturize, and tame unruly scrubble! Easy to make with only 4 ingredients. 16w

Is your chin curtain hurtin’? Does your beard look weird?? Is your stubble causing trouble?

Gentlemen, help to soften, condition, and tame your scruff with this DIY BEARD BALM!  Regain control of those unruly whiskers, and show them who is boss! This DIY Beard Balm will help to bring the natural look and feel back to the hair on your face.  It will help to moisturize and soften your skin as well. For this batch of balm, I chose to use Blue Spruce Young Living Essential Oil.  You could of course choose any scent you want.

So guys, get mixing, get to fixing, and make your face happy!  (more…)

Shrimp and Lime Avocado Tacos

shrimp tacos

Last night I was in the mood for something “springy”.  I was craving something light and fresh.  I decided to make Shrimp and Lime Avocado Tacos. They were delicious, and extremely easy to make.  My taste buds were happy because of  the crispness of the perfect lime “bite” coupled with the creamy avocado texture! The whole meal took about 15 minutes to cook (plus the marinading).  It is amazing that something this good is so super healthy!  (more…)

Essential Oils for Athletes

Young Living oils for athletes'

Athletes, you train hard. You rest and recover.  You work hard once again. Throughout this process, you endure pain, muscle discomfort, cuts, bruises, breathing and respiratory challenges, stomach and digestive issues, focus and clarity struggles, fungal issues, etc….   The list can go on, and on.  You know you have experienced some of these ailments if you are a runner, biker, or any kind of other athlete.  Before you reach for the next bottle of medication, the next tube of synthetic cream, or the next sugar-filled energy drink, give essential oils a try.  If you are interested in addressing these issues naturally, using Young Living Essential Oils might be for you!   You will be amazed at the results that these oils can offer. (Skeptics…please read!) (more…)

Young Living Essential Oil Toothpicks

YL Toothpicks

A while back, I used to buy Tea Tree Toothpicks from the health food store.  I like (and sometimes need) a gum alternative , so these are the perfect thing to keep with me in my bag. Who doesn’t like a fresh mouth???? Today, I saw them at the store, and I gasped at how expensive they were!  I decided that I would return home, and make my own toothpicks…. for 1/4 of the cost!!!!  They were ridiculously easy to make.  You only need 2 things to make them.  A MUST HAVE! (more…)

Green, Clean Smoothie

green, clean smoohie

This morning when I woke up, I was craving something, green, clean, and healthy for breakfast.  I decided to throw together a smoothie that was green, but that didn’t taste like dirt. I think I managed to compose the perfect green, clean smoothie!  Made with 6 ingredients, this smoothie is healthy, easy to make, and quite delicious! I am going to work this in my breakfast repertoire!  (more…)

Lemon Poppy Baked Donuts

FINALLY, what  beautiful weather we are having here in NY today!   I wanted to celebrate the coming of spring with something just as bright and light! Lemon Poppy Baked Donuts are the perfect way!  These donuts are SO easy to make, healthy, and are delicious. Using lemon Young Living Essential Oil helps gives these muffins the perfect flavor! They certainly are as light and bright as the sun shining today!  (more…)