Dark Cherry and Pistachio Chocolate Bark

Dark Cherry and Pistachio Chocolate Bark from www.thesoutherninstitute.com

I love good, dark chocolate. This wasn't always the case! It has been an acquired taste for me, but I'm glad that I've come around. Lately I've started experimenting with making my own chocolate bark with healthy mix-ins. We all know that dark … [Continue reading]

DIY Candles.

DIY Candles from Uncommon Goods at thesoutherninstitute.com

I was compensated for this review. All opinions are honest and my own, as are all of my reviews. Thank you for visiting! I have been wanting to make my own candles for quite awhile now. I wasn't sure how much wax to buy however, or which type … [Continue reading]

The Oily Institute May Newsletter.

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Aldi 101: A Crash Course in Shopping at ALDI

Aldi 101

I was compensated by ALDI for this post. All opinions are honest and my own. You may have heard me singing the praises of ALDI here. I'm a bit of a newbie to ALDI grocery stores. I've only been shopping there for about six months now, but in … [Continue reading]

On Mothering.

checking out at the library

I'm not in the throes of toddlerhood and I'm not waking up numerous times a night to nurse a newborn, but believe me when I tell you that each stage of motherhood comes with its own hills and valleys. I've been doing this mothering thing for twelve … [Continue reading]