Sundays are for Self Care

Nicole BrannickOil Blend, Recipes, Self-Care, Wellness

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Sunday evenings are my least favorite night of the week. But how crummy is it to dislike a whole night of the week, every week? Life is waaay to short for that! I’ve decided I’m reclaiming my Sundays. So for the last several weeks, I’ve dedicated my Sunday nights to some self care. After I get Em settled in bed … Read More

Tis the Season for Self-Care

Nicole BrannickSelf-Care, Wellness

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It’s December. Advent Season.  A time to worship and reflect. But for many of us, it also means  shopping, wrapping, cleaning, baking, parties, and otherwise full schedules that can leave us feeling stressed out and even depleted at times. I’m there with you! I’m sure you’ve noticed whenever you fly on commercial aircraft that the flight attendant always instructs us, in … Read More

It’s All About Ambience

Nicole BrannickRecipes, Romance

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A clean house.  A glass of wine.  Candles lit.  It’s just about the best kind of evening for me. I love the way a dimly lit room coupled with a soft fragrance makes me feel.  Add in some music, and I’m a happy, happy girl.  But now we know that those paraffin candles are emitting chemicals (soot, anyone?) and other synthetic fragrances that many … Read More

Sleep Tight, Little One

Nicole BrannickOil Blend

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If you are a parent, you know the importance of having a nightly routine with your children.  Usually it goes something like this: change into pajamas, brush teeth, snuggle during a bedtime story, sip a little water, sing a song or two, pray, get tucked in tight with a lovey, then lights out.  That little routine sets the stage for the … Read More