Soy Candles vs. Paraffin Candles

Why choose soy candles over traditional paraffin candles? Everyone loves a good smelling candle, but what if I told you some of the candles you have in your home are dangerous to your health?! Most candle companies today have switched over to using soy wax, but there are still a lot of candles on the…

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup of gluten-free flour (I used Pillsbury Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour) 1 1/2 cups of gluten-free quick oats oatmeal 1/2 cup of organic cane sugar 1 tablespoon of baking powder (I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free & Aluminum Free Baking Soda) 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 egg 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk or…

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Benefits of Eucalyptus Essential

Aside from being great for decoration, eucalyptus oil has so many amazing benefits – especially medicinal ones! Surprisingly enough, a lot of over-the-counter products contain eucalyptus oil, but those may also include harmful ingredients too. Eucalyptus leaves contain flavonoids – plant-based antioxidants and tannins – an astringent which helps to tighten pores and draw out…

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The Story Behind ExplorBox

Recently, I started a small business called ‘ExplorBoxes‘ and since it means so much to me, I want to share with you the ‘why’ behind my business. The Story Behind ExplorBoxes: I started this blog about two years, and while I love blogging for fun, I’ve been feeling there is something else I am supposed to be…

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Why Artisan-Made Products Are Better

Have you found yourself at the store lately searching for products that aren’t full of all the harmful chemicals and crap, and are just not having any luck?  Yeah, me too!  That being said, you DO see a lot of products labeled as ‘green friendly’ or even ‘organic’ – but sadly, a lot of that…

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