Exfoliating Grapefruit Poppy Seed Scrub

Unlock the benefits of grapefruit essential oil in an exfoliating grapefruit poppyseed scrub, perfect for summer skin!
Grapefruit essential oil is cold-pressed from the peels of fresh grapefruit. It is a citrusy oil with a bright aroma. Its aroma is often used in aromatherapy to encourage feelings of playfulness, joy,…

Pillars of the Summer

Pillars of the Summer Garden
This week, I am continuing with my purple shades of summer in the garden inspired by my grandmother’s garden on the farm. By this time of the year my lamb’s ear is towering over the driveway along the brick wall up the hill to our…

On the Water in Monterey Bay

On the water in Monterey Bay, California
You can’t visit the California coast without an ocean tour! Especially in Monterey Bay, the marine animals are incredible! We saw thousands of sea lions, birds, and fish. In addition to leopard seals, dolphins, and several types of whales.  It has been has…

Mountain Meadows

Exploring the Mountain Meadows of the west coast
If you’ve been following along with me here at Life-n-Reflection, then you’ve probably notice my love of natural meadows, prairie, and woodlands. While, I love a walk through the cultivated botanical gardens, it’s the woodlands that intrigue me. Each wildflower, thistle, and…

3 Ways to Make a Luxurious Natural Milk Bath

3 Ways to Make a Luxurious Natural Milk Bath – Fit for a Queen
Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, is renowned as quite possibly the most beautiful woman in human history. Known throughout the world for her stunning beauty, radiant skin, and rose fragrance. She is said to…