21 Day Anxiety Challenge: Take Control of Your Nerves

When you're a nervous person, sometimes it's hard to explain or control your anxiety. For many people, it's difficult to manage all your worries on a day-to-day basis. If you suffer from anxiety, know that there are many other people out there who feel the same way and you are not alone. Take the challenge below…

The Grand Central Market Cookbook: Cuisine and Culture from Downtown Los Angeles by Adele Yellin and Kevin West – Review

Book Description Founded in 1917, Grand Central Market is a legendary food hall in Downtown Los Angeles that brings together the many traditions and flavors of the city. Now, GCM's first cookbook puts the spotlight on unique recipes from its diverse vendors, bringing their authentic tastes to your home kitchen. From Horse Thief BBQ's Nashville-Style…

QUESO!: Regional Recipes for the World’s Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip by Lisa Fain – Review

Book Description A fun, full-color look at everyone's favorite cheese dip, with history, tips, facts, and 50 recipes from beloved food blogger Lisa Fain, "the Homesick Texan." Queso (aka chile con queso) is a spicy, cheesy, comforting cult favorite that has long been a delicious addition to any party, barbecue, or family gathering. This appealing…

20 Self-Love Affirmations

Whether you think affirmations are the coolest thing or the most cliche, I really think they work. Once you say something to yourself enough times (good or bad) you eventually believe it. At first, affirmations feel super awkward and you might not believe them to be true at first. But after enough time of telling…

Little Monsters by Kara Thomas – Review

Book Description Kacey is the new girl in Broken Falls. When she moved in with her father, she stepped into a brand-new life. A life with a stepbrother, a stepmother, and strangest of all, an adoring younger half sister. Kacey’s new life is eerily charming compared with the wild highs and lows of the old…

Start Where You Are Week-at-a-Glance Diary by Meera Lee Patel – Review

Book Description In her journal Start Where You Are, Meera Lee Patel helped readers look inward to discover their dreams and navigate the confusion and chaos of daily life. This planner represents the next step in the process-- a tool both newcomers and Meera's existing audience can use to plot out the practical steps, day-by-day, week-by-week,…

10 Amazing Ways To Use Wild Orange Essential Oil

Hello everyone and welcome back to Stylish Brunette! Today's post is about different ways to use wild orange essential oil. I am a huge fan of essential oils and I plan on blogging more about them! Wild orange essential oil is not as frequently used and although regular orange oil can be readily found, wild…

Come and Eat: A Celebration of Love and Grace Around the Everyday Table by Bri McKoy – Review

Book Description In today's busy and often superficial world, we all crave something deeper and truer. Maybe it's relationships that go beyond the surface or gatherings that allow for joy and pain. Bri McKoy tells us this is within reach! All we need is a table, open hearts, and a simple invitation: come and eat. McKoy invites…

Sweet Potatoes: Roasted, Loaded, Fried, and Made into Pie by Mary-Frances Heck – Review

Book Description 60 next-level sweet potato recipes that call on new techniques and bold flavors—like chilies, coconut milk, and chocolate—for flavorful takes on this delicious superfood. About The Author Mary-Frances Heck is a freelance food editor and contributor to Lucky Peach. Her recipes and writing have appeared in numerous cookbooks and magazines including Bon Appetit,…

15 Things To Do When You Have The Worst Headache Ever

Headaches are one of the worst things ever. I get a lot of headaches and I have found that the remedies I have listed below really help cure my headaches. Instead of staying up all night Googling natural cures, try these 15 fast headache remedies. They might not cure you completely, but any relief is…

7 Day Smartphone Detox

Being too obsessed and addicted to your smartphone is unproductive and unhealthy. When you can't go 20 minutes without checking your phone or you sleep with it under your pillow, it's time for an intervention. Below is my weeklong plan for the perfect balance. It's practical and doable but totally effective! Monday Unfollow people who aren't…

3 Ways To Turn Yogurt Into Dessert

Break It Up Spread 3 cups vanilla yogurt onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Top with your favorite cereals, nuts, fruit or chopped candy. Freeze at least two hours, until hardened. Break into pieces for a snack. Let's Split Slice a banana in half lengthwise, sprinkle with brown sugar and place in a small foil-lined…

This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

I have heard so many great things about This Works so I decided to try out the Deep Sleep Pillow Spray! I have trouble sleeping at night and this pillow spray really helped me out. This pillow spray is infused with 100% natural essential oils of Lavender, Vetiver and Wild Chamomile. The French Lavender combines therapeutic qualities…