Hello everyone! I've come out of my self impossed hiatus and have returned to blogging and farmer's markets. I took 2018 off to focus on some personal and financial stuff, but I'm back! Last weekend I went to the Frankfort Country Market and had a wonderful time, which there will be a subsequent blog post… Continue reading I’ve emerged from hibernation
~I've made a Twitter account for the blog! I've linked my posts there so you can enjoy them anywhere! I'll also be posting exclusive content there once market season starts up again, so I encourage everyone to please follow me! Twitter: The Garden Goddess Blog @goddess_blog
~Can you believe that Christmas is only a couple of days away?! Good thing I finished all my Christmas shopping lol. But if you didn't, I have a place where you'll find the perfect gift: Christkindlmarket in downtown Naperville (or Chicago, but Naperville is closer for me). I've been wanting to go to Christkindlmarket for… Continue reading Countdown to Christmas
~While I am not Jewish (I happen to be Catholic), I still feel it's important to highlight and respect other cultures' traditions, especially around the holidays and in this time of worldly strife. Hanukkah, also know as the Festival of Lights, started today at sunset and lasts for 8 days, representing the 8 days the… Continue reading Happy Hanukkah!
~So the Burt's Bees Beauty Challenge has come to its end, and I have mixed feelings about the gentle foaming cleanser with royal jelly. I like it because of how gentle it is and the fact that it's foam is pretty cool in and of itself. This was my first time using a foam cleanser… Continue reading Burt’s Bees Beauty Challenge: Final Thoughts
~Playing a little catch up today, was too tired to post yesterday. Everything is still going well with the challenge, still using both products twice daily (morning and night). With the acne spot treatment, it did help to clear up the spots on my chin, but a new pimple apppeared overnight Hopefully with a… Continue reading Burt’s Bees Beauty Challenge: Day 2 (yesterday)
~Today was the first full day of using the Gentle Foaming Cleanser with Royal Jelly and the willow bark acne spot treatment. I used it this morning when I got out of the shower; I like the feeling of the foam, it’s feels softer and less abrasive. But because it’s so soft and luxurious I’m… Continue reading Burt’s Bees Beauty Challenge: Day 1 (complete)
~Most people know Burt's Bees through their lip balm, but did you know that Burt's Bees is so much more than that? They make shampoos, face creams, body lotions, and cleansing cloths galore, catering to all skin tones. I have oily skin and because of that I am more acne prone than most (whoopee...) I've… Continue reading Burt’s Bees Beauty Challenge: Start!
~Since we were young we've been told how important water is to the Earth as well as the human body. The Earth is covered by 71% water. Our bodies are composed of approximately 72% water, with the brain over 75%. That's a lot of water! Even in vet tech school, one of my instructors drilled… Continue reading Water: The Most Important Nutrient
~I'm pissed I didn't get the chance to see the eclipse, too cloudy from where I am 😡 If any of you lucky ducks got a chance to see it, what did you think? And please share pictures! Hopefully no one burned their retinas lol