100% Pure Product Love!

I have been on a mission to clean up my makeup bag! If you follow my Instagram @bridgetsievers you've probably seen some of my posts recently on "clean" makeup. It is appalling how many chemicals are lurking in makeup and ... Continue Reading

Mother’s Day

Some days are good, but today was really, really good. Kieran slept in (till 6:30AM!), I had coffee in bed, a champagne brunch, the most beautiful day at The Garfield Park Conservatory, followed by a HUGE bavarian pretzel. Some days you just ... Continue Reading

Just Breathe

Sounds simple, right? You have to breathe to live, so why would I need to think about breathing?? I read this quote the other day from Pema ChΓΆdrΓΆn from the Shambhala Publication and it got me thinking about the importance of ... Continue Reading

How dirty is your bathroom shelf?

I don't mean dust & soap scum kind of dirty. That you can easily clean up! I mean, how "dirty" are your personal care products? The ones you use every.single.day! The impact that personal care products have on our bodies is often overlooked. ... Continue Reading

Essential Oil Basics

I have been following, researching and dabbling into essential oils for over a year now. It wasn't until my son was born that I got serious about them and made them a way of life. I am so glad I did; they are truly a blessing! I believe in alterna... Continue Reading

Easy Superfoods: Maca

Continuing with my series on Easy Superfoods; next up, Maca Root! I was first introduced to maca while trying to conceive and took it daily because of its fertility benefits. I stopped using it as soon as I found out I was pregnant though, see ... Continue Reading

Introduction to Essential Oils

History Essential Oils are not a recent finding; they have been around since the beginning of early civilization. Their first use is often credited dating back to Egyptians in 1550 BC. The Ebers Papyrus is one of the oldest and best preserved ... Continue Reading

Resistance

Resistance is a word we are all familiar with, but resistance in terms of mindfulness is a bit more foreign to most, me included. Here is a personal story of how I recently experienced resistance.   Last week I returned from a week long ... Continue Reading
Mango Spirulina Smoothie

Easy Superfods: Spirulina

Spirulina is a bacteria that lives in water (typically soda lakes)  and is commonly referred to as a blue-green algae, but is actually a cyanobacteria. It sounds pretty gross! But continue reading because this superfood is packed with lots of ... Continue Reading

My Baby’s Daily Schedule 4-6 Months (16-24 Weeks)

Where to begin? SO many firsts happened between 4 and 6 months. He started taking 2 hour naps, sleeping through the night, eating pureed foods, semi-crawling, cut two teeth, laughing all the time (but rarely for the camera!) and on top of that, I ... Continue Reading