About Crystal Collins

I'm a former sweet-tooth turned health-nut. After a difficult loss of a first pregnancy and having a second child with a heart condition, I became obsessed with health and wellness. I revamped our entire family's lifestyle, dropped seven pant sizes, and created a website where I could share our story and help support people wanting to make small changes day by day in order to live well. I also support my family by the work that I do here through advertising content, affiliates, and partnership/consultant links within content. When you click and/or order, it puts food on our table. Thanks for all your support, and may you live well and thrive!

6 Essential Oils Recipes To Boost Immunity (plus a Free Ebook!)

Whether it's back to school season, Winter, Spring, or any other time of year, it's plain to see that we are constantly being confronted with various bacteria, viruses, and fungi. With essential oils having so many amazing beneficial properties, it's important to implement them into your daily life to help support your overall immunity. I [...]

What is CBD Oil and How It Helps Your Health

The cannabis (marijuana) plant has been around for a very long time - since 26,900 B.C. actually. There's a lot of confusion around what CBD oil is - most people think it gets you high, but this is incorrect. Throughout history, hemp has been used for for a range of products like rope, fabric, and [...]

Best Natural Remedy for Vaginal Health

I get a lot of questions about how to help vaginal issues like yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis. It may or many not have something to do with the garlic as a remedy for yeast infections that I wrote a few years ago ...haha Since then, there have been so many comments and tips that [...]

5 Ways To Use Essential Oils For Your Health

As someone that has been using essential oils for years, sometimes it's hard for me to remember that essential oils can be really overwhelming to figure out how to use in the beginning. There are many ways to use them in every day life, but I specifically want to talk about how to use them [...]

9 Health Benefits of Aloe Vera That May Convince You To Grow It

There are so many health benefits when it comes to the Aloe Vera Plant. Aloe Vera is a long-time used medicinal plant that has many uses in the area of health and wellness. I love keeping an aloe vera plant on hand for the occasional burn, and even for making aloe vera juice. Taking aloe [...]

Vegetarian Collagen – Best Plant-Based Sources & Supplements

Lately the biggest craze for health and beauty seems to be all about collagen. The problem being, that many collagen supplements are made from animal bones, and injections may not be all that healthy for you. For those of us looking for plant-based vegan and vegetarian alternatives for collagen, it can be frustrating weeding through [...]

10 Plants for Fall and Winter Gardening

It took me several years of gardening before I actually started planting in the Fall and Winter. It quickly became my favorite time for planting, because I had a lot of success with it. Fall/Winter plants are very hardy, and are a lot of fun to grow. So even if you don't have much of [...]

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5-Minute Face Makeup {Tutorial}

I'm a simple girl, that likes simple things. I'm that girl whose attempt at a smoky eye looks like she had a run in with wild boar. Yep. That's me. I like to be out the door in 5 minutes. I mean...I've got 4 whippersnappers running around, so there's not much time for getting myself ready. [...]

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