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Cookie Showdown! Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies vs Browned Butter Toffee Chocolate Chip

Chocolate Chip Cookie SHOWDOWN! So, 2020 has been a mess. But cookies make things better... I mean, right? So Mandy and I decided to have a cookie showdown. Which is better? You decide.    Mandy's Pumpkin Chocolate Chip:  These cookies are super soft, cakey, and very moist so they keep best in a ziplock bag in the fridge! Let them cool completely on a rack before storing or they have a tendency to stick to each other. Ingredients: 1 cup canned pumpkin (drain excess liquid in a strainer lined with cheesecloth for at least an hour!) 1 cup white sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (or some...

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All The Small Things

Written by our brand Ambassador Lauren Sarkissian This is an ode to the collective oddness we are enduring. I say oddness because this waiting game, this unprecedented space and time feels different for everyone. I am holding space for this experience to unfold for everyone on their own terms — to figure out what it means in the moment, or to process it later. Whatever you feel is okay, come as you are.

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Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

Yoga nidra, or yogic sleep, os a meditation technique that literally anyone can do! This guided meditation, is meant to relax the whole self, the emotional body, mental body and physical body. And unlike traditional meditation practices where the body is in a seated asana, nidra is taken lying down in savasana or even in bed. There are so many benefits to the practice, from decreased anxiety,  insomnia relief, and reduced PTSD. So why not do your self some good? Lie back, get comfy and give it a try. 

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DIY Bath Salts

It’s almost a full moon, and while, I’ll be honest, I am not a consistent full moon ritualist, I enjoy the time spent when I do partake. The full moon is a time to release and let go. We are talking emotional baggage as well as physical toxins. And what better, more relaxing way is there to relax and release toxins than a salt bath? Bonus: baths are equally as amazing when you are sore after that intense vinyasa flow! Bring on the healing! Bath salts are super easy to make yourself. They require few ingredients that are easily sourced. And can be endlessly modified until you discover your favorite recipe. For the base we are using Dead Sea Salt,...

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