Organic Spa Blog

Made in the USA: Reusable Produce Bags

Lately I have been biking more, which makes it easier to visit a local farmers’ market. Buying local is better for the environment since less energy is needed for transportation and, typically, less packaging is

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Fitness for Your Brain

Lately, I find myself scratching my head and forgetting what I wanted to say next. Immediately I think, “Is that normal memory loss that comes with Baby boomer aging, or is that my first

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A Meditation Mantra for July 4th

Setting off fireworks may seem like an odd time to practice meditation, but what better time, really, to be fully present and in the moment? The heat of summer is a wonderful time to practice the three key components of a flexible July 4th practice: Concentration, Natural Awareness and Positive Imagery.

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Fair Trade Margarita Glasses Made Of Recycled Glass

Multifunctional products are an easy way to save natural resources without compromising beautiful design. That’s why I love the Sobremesa Blue Margarita Glasses that double as pretty dishes for ice cream, sorbet, or fruit

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Palmarosa Essential Oil, a Fresh Summer Friend

One of my favorite essential oils to use during the summer is Palmarosa.  It  has a bright and cleansing aroma that smells slightly floral and sweet, and hints of citrus and cut grass. Many

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How to Be Vegan

If you are a vegan wanna-be, a vegan dabbler, a VB6, or someone who wants to go, excuse the expression, “whole hog,” this little handbook is jam-packed with everything you need to know to

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Spa Sandos Highlights Indigenous Agave

Four authentic Mexican Sandos properties—dotting from Cancun to Cabo—have jumpstarted environmental policies in order to protect and optimally care for natural resources along the Bay of San Lucas and Baja California. When I visited last

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Beauty Is Wellness: Is Coffee a Beauty Food?

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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DIY Nourishing Natural Skin Care

In anticipation of our Annual Skin Care Guide, which comes out in July and is available through October, Marybeth Janssen, our Organic Wellness Expert, shares some of her favorite DIY skincare recipes with you! The

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5 Beauty Routines To Share with Our Daughters

With another Mother’s Day passed, I’ve started reflecting on my relationship with my daughter and the things we have shared together. A great deal of what we have shared has been beauty routines. My

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