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Valentine’s Day is next week, and I’m heading out with my man for our annual Valentine’s Day dinner at Cafe Lola in Johnson City with friends. My mom is watching the boys for us, and I thought it would be fun to leave her with a special sweet treat as a way to let her […]

Hello, friends! In this week’s vlog, we’re starting things off with a snowball fight between Dean and the boys. Later I’m sharing some potential Valentine’s Day outfits with you, sharing the herbs I ordered in my “restocking my herbal apothecary” video, and doing a coconut oil hair treatment on my hair. I’m also sharing an […]

When I need to relax, you can be sure a hot herbal bath is the first thing on my mind. Same goes if I’m looking for a little self-care as well. And when it comes to prepping for Valentine’s Day, nothing beats a bath complete with a floral oat bath soak followed by an herb-infused […]

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it, and while my husband and I are heading out on our traditional Valentine’s Day date to Cafe Lola in Johnson City, Tennessee along with several friends this year, we still like to have some special Valentine’s Day treats here at home.  One of my favorite ways […]

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for the perfect gift for your guy or gal, I have some fun options for you here today in this 2021 his and hers Valentine’s Day gift guide. Below you’ll find 11 of my top Valentine’s Day gift picks for him and her for […]

There’s something about Valentine’s Day that allows me to loosen my grip on my highly-prized stash of rose petals. Throughout the year, I reserve these delicate beauties for little treats, but there’s something about the hope of spring and roses soon to bloom, a day devoted to loving ourselves and others, and the fact that […]

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