Review: Clevr Golden Super Latte

Our Golden Latte combines single-origin turmeric with warming spices, decadent oat milk, coconut cream and your daily dose of adaptogens, ‘shrooms and probiotics. Naturally sweetened with monk fruit— and 100% plant-based organic or non-gmo ingredients.This blend is caffeine-free! – Clevr This is a blend I’ve been super excited for – woman-owned, organic, no diary, probiotics, and 1000+ mg of adaptogensContinue reading “Review: Clevr Golden Super Latte”

Review: Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup Melting Butter Cleanser

An innovative cleansing balm that melts all traces of dirt, makeup, and sunscreen from skin, removing even water-resistant formulations.  – Sephora I received Drunk Elephant’s Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser as a free mini in one of my previous Sephora purchases (because I am not paying for a full size one lol . . . IContinue reading “Review: Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup Melting Butter Cleanser”

Review: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

An elk mother, cornered, will slash with her hooves and tear with her mouth and even offer the hope of her own hamstrings, and if none of that works, she’ll rise again years and years later, because it’s never over, it’s always just beginning again. – The Only Good Indians Summary and Thoughts A taleContinue reading “Review: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones”

Review: Organic Genmaicha Green Tea

There’s nothing like a cup of genmaicha to keep you relaxed as you’re staying refreshed for the summer. A combination of sencha leaves and roasted brown rice, this tea is filling and just a little bit different from most teas. The roasted brown rice was originally mixed with tea as a filler to help extend a smallerContinue reading “Review: Organic Genmaicha Green Tea”

The Autumn Bundle

Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste andContinue reading “The Autumn Bundle”

Review: When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

I try to imagine how Gifford Place must have looked to the people who lived here back then. Big-ass trees and thick underbrush. Darkness unbroken by streetlights. And in that darkness, the sudden arrival of men who’d decided the land was theirs. . . – When No One is Watching Summary and Thoughts The gentrificationContinue reading “Review: When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole”

Review: Peak and Valley Balance My Stress Adaptogen Blend

Balance My Stress® uses adaptogens to help protect against stress, and medicinal mushroom extracts and herbs to decrease fatigue, protect the immune system and improve blood flow. This adaptogenic blend of reishi mushroom extract, eleuthero root, ashwagandha, and cocoa is carefully crafted to promote overall well being. – Peak and Valley Peak and Valley isContinue reading “Review: Peak and Valley Balance My Stress Adaptogen Blend”

Review: The Body Shop Japanese Matcha Tea Face Mask

Our Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask liberates your face of everyday impurities in the most relaxing way it knows how. – The Body Shop I bought this energizing face mask a while ago, before my knowledge of skincare was as honed as it is now. Originally, I wanted to purchase a mask just toContinue reading “Review: The Body Shop Japanese Matcha Tea Face Mask”

Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

She felt ambushed; she thought they had planned to scold her together. She wondered if they did this with Catalina. She would go into the dining room and offer a suggestion—about the food, the décor, the routine—and they would politely, delicately silence her. – Mexican Gothic Summary and Thoughts After receiving a frantic letter fromContinue reading “Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia”

Review: Bittersweet Farm Immune Support Tea

Drink a small cup, daily, to give your immune system a lift!  – Bittersweet Farm Tea A minty, somewhat spicy tea, this is a unique blend of flavors, all potent and coalescing in interesting, complementary ways. It should be noted that this blend takes a while to steep in comparison to other brands (perhaps aroundContinue reading “Review: Bittersweet Farm Immune Support Tea”