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WILD ORANGE AND CINNAMON BLISS BALLS

September 15, 2016

  Oh my goodness, your life is about to change! Enter my Wild Orange and Cinnamon Bliss Balls. Raw, Vegan, Sugar-free and full of nature’s wholesome goodness. I absolutely love infusing my food with essential oils. The fun in the kitchen is endless, so today I got a bit creative with my cinnamon and orange essential Continue Reading »

5 SIMPLE CHANGES FOR A HEALTHIER 2016

January 11, 2016

Well, it’s 2016. How did that happen? My little boy turned 6 months old right before the New Year and I can’t believe that in a few short months, I’ll be organizing his first birthday party.   It seems like every year at this time, we are inundated with New Year’s resolution plugs and motivational Continue Reading »

TOP ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PREGNANCY

September 4, 2015

I’ve been a bit quiet around these parts the past few months. But, I think I’ve got a pretty good excuse. . .   Our son, Rafe Solomon, was born on June 30. With a quick (4.5 hours!) and natural labor, I couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful, empowering way to welcome our son into Continue Reading »

20 LESSONS FROM MY TWENTIES

October 20, 2014

20 lessons from my twenties

October is hands-down my favorite month. Growing up in Nashville, I loved the crisp Autumn weather and colorful changing of the leaves. Driving down a stretch of road was like driving through a fiery sunset (sans the heat) with the trees bursting red, orange and yellow pigments. You could always find me with the windows down blasting Continue Reading »

EXCITING UPDATES & YOUR FREE GIFT

September 16, 2014

EXCITING UPDATES

For the past few months, there has been some exciting stuff going on behind-the-scenes here at Mariposa Moment. Right now, I’m bursting with joy because I am finally able to share these wonderful things with you. Some very special, really fresh updates have taken place on this little corner of the web. Oh, how happy I am to unveil them Continue Reading »

THE PATH TO SELF DISCOVERY

September 9, 2014

THE PATH TO SELF DISCOVERY

I’ve always considered myself a writer. Recently, I shared with my readers a behind-the-scenes look into WHY I WRITE. One of the greatest perks about being an avid writer is going back months or years later to read what I’ve once written. Reminiscing special memories, remembering hazy details or reflecting on how I’ve grown or changed—all reasons why Continue Reading »

RELEASING EXPECTATIONS: How To Listen To Your Truth

August 26, 2014

Releasing other people's expectations: how to listen to your truth

When I was 22, I took a major leap and moved from Nashville to Perth, Australia. I was fresh out of University and ready to burst out from the familiar bubble I’d created around me. Longing to see the world and meet new people—eh em, including my future hubby—I chose a city I’d never heard of. I got on Continue Reading »

12 HEALTHY SNACKS FOR THE AFTERNOON SLUMP

August 19, 2014

HEALTHY SNACKS

Thank you for all the heartfelt and generous words poured out to me after sharing more of my story last week. Your kind thoughts, prayers and similar stories warmed my heart more than you could imagine. After such heavy, emotive writing, I’ve decided to bring you something lighter today. So let’s dive in. . . There’s no denying the Continue Reading »

WHY I WRITE

July 23, 2014

Today I have a very fun, behind the scenes post for you! The writing baton has been passed on to me by my gorgeous friend, Jenny, from Jenny Orenstein: Life In Full Flight.  Jenny and I recently met through the blogosphere and immediately formed a connection. She is a woman of great courage and grace who writes with Continue Reading »

WHY IDLENESS IS ACTUALLY PRODUCTIVE

April 11, 2014

idleness

I think we can agree on one thing: life is perpetually busy. Our days are filled with appointments, obligations, tasks, and social activities. Idleness is the last thing on anyone’s mind because life’s to-do list is never-ending. I used to enjoy making checklists because I loved that sense of accomplishment I felt from putting a Continue Reading »