Spring started a few weeks ago, but the temperatures here in New York City have been suggesting otherwise up until the start of this week. And while it’s been great to finally enjoy warmer weather, the heat has a way of leaving the body feeling dehydrated and frazzled. For many, the change from winter to spring can be a major shock for the body, suddenly … Continue reading Spring 2 0
Here is a compilation of my February Favorites, featuring items from some of my favorite brands including, Me & My BIG ideas, Cetaphil Juice Beauty and Sustainable Earth by Staples. HERE ARE THE ITEMS THAT THE LIST! 1. Vive Le Color! AFRICA (Adult Coloring Book) $5.49, amazon.com This is my absolute favorite adult coloring book! This adult coloring book offers 72 pages of beautiful and meditative … Continue reading March Favorites
Out with the old, and into my new spring-care routine! The official start of spring can only mean one thing……it’s time to switch our skin care regimens. Luckily, spring’s skincare regimen is way less complicated than winter’s as “less is more” with spring skin. It’s time to swap out those heavy creams and serums and switch to lighter, ph balancing formulas. Exfoliating, moisturizing and balancing are … Continue reading Out with the old! | My new spring-care routine
From Pizza crusts to pizza crust to steaks, cauliflower seems to be the latest trend in food and everyone is indulging in the cauli-craze. Apart from it’s adequate ability to remaster popular dishes and ingredients, and recent “popularity”, cauliflower has superior health benefits; It is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, inflammatory, helps detox the body, aids in digestion, promotes heart health, and counters inflammation. … Continue reading Cauliflower is the new Kale!
Winter has not quite ended in case you couldn’t already tell from the recent frigid low temperature. Stay warm while you satisfy your appetite with my simple, savory and delicious vegetarian chili recipe. PREP TIME : 10 minutes COOK TIME : 40 minutes TOTAL TIME: About 50 minutes SERVES: 11-12 Recipe By: Brittney Grant INGREDIENTS BEANS 13.4 oz or 1 … Continue reading C-H-I-L-I W E A T H E R !
In efforts of being more environmentally conscious, thus living my values, I’ve decided to embrace a zero waste lifestyle. WHAT IS A ZERO WASTE LIFESTYLE? Started by Bea Johnson and popularized by Lauren Singer, zero waste is a movement to reduce the amount of trash produced each year, thus encouraging the recondition of resource life cycles so that all products can be reused. I will … Continue reading My Zero Waste Journey!
Here is a compilation of my February Favorites, featuring items from some of my favorite brands including, BARE MINERALS, RMS BEAUTY and ACURE. HERE ARE THE ITEMS THAT THE LIST! → RMS BEAUTY ♡ ULTIMATE MAKEUP REMOVER WIPE – $16, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIVING LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MAGIC LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIP2CHEEK DIABOLIQUE – $36, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MASCARA – … Continue reading FEBRUARY FAVORITES
TEFF PORRIDGE PREP TIME : 0 minutes COOK TIME : 20 minutes TOTAL TIME: About 20 minutes SERVES: 2 Recipe By: Brittney Grant Teff is an ancient grain grown in Ethiopia. It is high in fiber and protein which is extremely beneficial to the digestive system and the skin. It is also a good source of amino acids, vitamins and … Continue reading WHAT I ATE TODAY| Breakfast
The Create 365 Happy Planners gets better every year. From the fun interchangeable covers and pages to the superior quality, functionality, and compactness the happy planner always blows me away! With the intention of traveling with my planner more often, this year, I purchased the 12 month classic happy planner, as appose to the 18 month month planner I purchased last year. The 12 month classic planner … Continue reading PLAN WITH ME | CREATE 365™ 2017 PLANNER REVIEW
On Friday January 27th I received my 2017 Resolution VBOX curiosity of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that reviews products, share honest opinions with brands and the community while testing products based on social media influence. As a blogger it’s always exciting to receive free products but this box in particular was extra special, as it was the first freebies … Continue reading INFLUENSTER 2017 RESOLUTION VBOX REVIEW
1. MAKE YOUR BED It may seem like a small gesture but yes, making your bed every morning can improve your life! Starting your day by making your bed sets the tone for the rest of your day as it gives you an instant feeling of accomplishment and organization and therefore makes you feel like you are on top of things. Besides, a clean space … Continue reading 6 Adjustments To Your Morning Routine That Will Make Your Entire Day!
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SPINACH + CHEESE PUFF PASTRY PIN WHEELS PREP TIME : 5 minutes COOK TIME : 20 minutes TOTAL TIME: About 25minutes SERVES: 11-12 Recipe By: Brittney Grant INGREDIENTS 1 Puff Pastry Sheet (store-brought or homemade) 1 cup Fresh Spinach 1/2 cup Monetary Jack Cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese 1 clove Garlic (minced) 1 small egg 1 tbsp Water … Continue reading WHAT I ATE TODAY | SNACK
Feeling bloated and uncomfortably gassy? Overindulgence is a common theme during seasonal festivities as it is often impossible to to escape heavy foods and fatty treats from the ending of November until the beginning of January. With large family gatherings, hefty quantitates of cooked food, movies and late night mingling even a healthy eater like myself always finds it hard to stay on track during … Continue reading My 10-Day Post Holiday Detox Story! |+ 4 Recipes
5 – MINTUE TOFU RAMEN SOUP PREP TIME : 5 minutes COOK TIME : 3 minutes TOTAL TIME: About 8 minutes SERVES: 4-5 Recipe By: Brittney Grant INGREDIENTS Trader Joe’s Miso Ginger Broth or 2tsp white miso paste + 1 tsp minced ginger 1/2 tsp minced garlic 1/2 shredded carrots 1/4 cup thinly sliced Portebella or Shiitake Mushrooms 1/3 cup … Continue reading WHAT I ATE TODAY | LUNCH
I’ve always loved plants, even as a child but my obsession with succulents goes far beyond any of my child-hood fascinations. My obsession first started after moving into my current apartment a little over 2 years ago on a trip to ikea. Having done my research on cactus plants and their meaning prior to making the trip to ikea it was my intent to purchase … Continue reading My Succulent Obesession!!!
Although a far stretch from my usual natural, organic skincare products, I was eager to try the Look Beauty Masque Bars after receiving them as a gift. Having had high hopes for these face masks, I extremely disappointed that they did not deliver. With the exception of 2, the Look Beauty Masques failed to provide any noticeably positive results for my skin. Moisturizing and Smoothing … Continue reading Brittney Dishes| Look Beauty Masque Bar Review
Here is a compilation of some of my 2017 Food Favorites, featuring foods from a few of my favorite brands, via THRIVE MARKET! Use this special code to try Thrive Market for 1 month FREE! – Thrivemarket.com/KeepupwithBritt SEE WHICH ITEMS MADE THE LIST! ♡ LATE JULY – Organic Multigrain Snack Chips – Sea Salt, Thrivemarket.com ♡ NATURE’S ALL FOOD – Organic Freeze Dried Pineapple, Thrivemarket.com ♡ NATURE’S ALL FOOD – Organic … Continue reading SWEET DECEMBER | My Favorite Healthy SWEETS”!
Add a new creative skill to your list of goals for 2017 because for a limited time only Skillshare is offering first time customers 3 months of unlimited access to thousands of classes for just $0.99! Yes you read correctly, for just $0.99 you can join an online learning community for creative skills that works just like Netflix. Students anywhere in the world pay $10 a month … Continue reading Learn New Creative Skills for 2017!
When’s the last time you treated your skin?……I mean really took the time to extensively cleanse, exfoliate, moisturize or massage the skin. People usually tend to rigorously treat the skin on their face and neck, regularly exfoliating, cleansing, moisturizing but often neglect to give as much attention to the rest of the skin. Dry skin brushing is a simple efficient practice you can add to your … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Dry Brush Everyday!