The Ozarks & Big Cedar Lodge

We stayed at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, MO for the last few days, celebrating our 29th Anniversary. It was just gorgeous, even in the rain. It made me curious about Johnny Morris. (Most people know him as the owner of Bass Pro Shops). But he is the owner and visionary of Big Cedar Lodge…

Help for Hormones

HORMONES deserve attention like the 2 year old toddler holding a torch!  HORMONES.  I talk a lot about them! One of the most common issues for women is very low ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️ progesterone.Sometimes it is part of the infertility equation. Sometimes it’s part of the painful period equation or unwanted menopause symptoms  Sometimes it makes you feel like you’re going…

When the Moment Captures Us

Sometimes we “capture a moment” but most often it’s that a moment captures us. It’s why we “snap the photo.” We’re touched. Moved. Reminded. Encouraged.  Grounded. Awed. So much #beautynearme

Breathe-In Blend

I feel like a botanist making my afternoon “breathe-in” blend! A dash of Ylang Ylang, Stress Away, Neroli, Geranium and Lavender 💚🌱🌺🌿🌳🥀🍃🍋 (insert song, “If I could buy the world a coke”, and instead sing, “if I could buy the world a blend”) I think it might bring about world peace! 😉 get your oils…

3 Ways to LOVE on your kidneys!

if your kidneys and bladder need support… if you are doing keto… if you battle UTI’s often… 1. Drink water! 1/2 your weight in ounces! 2. Drink Citrus oil in your water. Limonene is a kidney helper! 3. Supplement with K and B Tincture. This is the perfect support for healthy kidney and bladder function….

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

There’s so much in this documentary. One of the most beautiful realizations was in watching the way he saw the child in each person (even in himself). We should “speak to” the child in other people more often, not in a patronizing way but because of deep respect. There were harsh criticisms. There were attacks…

50 shades of SILVER

So, I’m doing a thing. I call this thing  my “VALOR HAIR-50 shades SILVER. Yep, I’m embracing the situation of my hair being gray/white and everything in between. It’s a tad tricky since the ends of my hair are blonde and the top of my hair is various (50) shades of silver, gray and white….

3 Ways to LOVE on your Endocrine System

3 ways to LOVE on your endocrine system…   3 way to LOVE on your Endocrine System: (hormone producing glands) Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Pineal, Hypothalmus, Pituitary, Adrenals, Pancreas, Testes or Ovaries. 10-15 min Sunshine a day (These glands need Vitamin D) Eliminate Endocrine Disruptions- a.) avoid plastic, PBA;s b.) avoid toxic lotions, cleaners and sprays….

Burning Dreams

It’s late. but I’m up thinking. I say to myself, “Go to Bed, Sonya”. But I didn’t listen. I have this need to put pen to paper for this truth. It’s never too early or late in life to dream. It is ALWAYS a gift. A dreamer is not “less than” nor a phase to…