Clean Beauty Guide Holiday 2018
Adventure in Normal Life / beauty reviews / gift guide / Holidays / shopping / wellness

Clean Beauty Guide Holiday 2018

Happy day before Thanksgiving, friends! I’m grateful for all that 2018 has offered, and I’m happy I have been able to gather and share experiences with people in person, here on the blog, on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook with the BlueBootsGo community, and – new this year – via my Podcast, On the Table with Dr. Sanae. I … Continue reading

I changed my look at Salon Eva Michelle on Newbury St. in Boston, MA and I LOVE it!
Adventure in Normal Life / Beauty / beauty reviews / Boston / Style

I changed my look at Salon Eva Michelle on Newbury St. in Boston, MA and I LOVE it!

I’ve been in Boston about 11 years, and I still love the feeling of walking up and down Newbury St. and exploring old favorites and new finds. I’d stroll, shop, dine with friends and family, and get in some style/people watching in and grab a treat or a coffee while I went along. I checked … Continue reading

Shades of Summer: Savoring Summer with Pretty Pops of Color
Beauty / beauty reviews / Boston / wellness

Shades of Summer: Savoring Summer with Pretty Pops of Color

The air has just started to cool, and I wonder if that telltale change in the air is permanent. I was thinking about why I enjoy summer: celebrating our birthdays and anniversaries is one big exciting part, but there are also more subtle feelings associated with summer. There’s more freedom to slow down and soak in experiences. Clothes … Continue reading

Looking for your GOOD Hair Day? Try these non-toxic options.
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Looking for your GOOD Hair Day? Try these non-toxic options.

More than with makeup, I’ve gone through bottles and bottles of products that don’t work out. We have chemical sensitivities in our household, and in a perfect world, I would like to just have one set of shampoo + conditioner that we can both use. I’m dishing on the non-toxic plant-derived brands I’ve tried lately … Continue reading

Looking after your wellness – one way to “do well unto yourself”
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Looking after your wellness – one way to “do well unto yourself”

Perhaps some important summary points in achieving balance and wellness is realizing what you are looking for, getting the tools you need to get there, using them, and inviting some along to share that journey. Although I haven’t climbed a mountain (I’ve scaled some scary, slippery rocks that were mountains to me, though) I picture … Continue reading