Here you will find my current wellness favorites to nourish the body and soul. I also love to hear what my friends are enjoying, so please, please share your most loved products, books, and podcasts with me here.

Life-changing books:

"Presence Over Perfect" by Shauna Niequist
“When Breathe Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi
“The Power Of Now” by Eckhart Tolle
“True Love” by Thich Nhat Hanh
“The Places That Scare You” by Pema Chodron
“Big Magic” by Elizabeth Gilbert
“The Crossroads Between Should and Must” by Elle Luna
"Tiny Beautiful Things" by Cheryl Strayed (also makes a thoughtful gift)

Parenting books: 

“Odd Girl Out” by Rachel Simmons
“Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids” by Laura Markham (her weekly emails too)
“Helping Your Anxious Child” by Ronald Rapee, PH.D.

“Isn’t Anger Healthy” by Danny Kofoed, About Love
“The One About Boundaries” by Rob Bell, Robcast
“Oprah Winfrey” by Gwyneth Paltrow, Goop
“Anger: Responding, Not Reacting” by Tara Brach
"Dear Sugars" by Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond
"True Hard Work of Love and Relationships" by Alain de Botton, On Being

Favorite Children’s Books:

“What Do You Do With An Idea?” by Kobi Yamada
“How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids” by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer
“On The Night You Were Born” by Nancy Tillman
“Ada Twist, Scientist” by Andrea Beaty
“Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls” by Elena Favilli
“Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2” by Francesca Cavallo
“Today I Feel…” by Madalena Moniz


“Smitten Kitchen Everyday” by Deb Perelman
“One Part Plant” by Jessica Murnane
“Clean Food” by Terry Walters
The Clean Program Blog

Kitchen Tools:

Instant Pot
Omega juicer
OXO spiralizer
Blendtec blender (easiest to use and clean)


Outpost Natural Foods Co-op
Trader Joe’s 
Thrive Market
Milwaukee’s peanut-free/GF/dairy-free bakery (the cinnamon roll is a must!)
Favorite pasta
Favorite gluten-free flour
Favorite crackers
Favorite teas: decaf chai, peppermint, Three Roots TurmericThroat Coat (on the onset of illness), Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride, True Blueberry, Cup of Calm 

Daily Habits/Products:

Oil pulling with unrefined coconut oil
Tongue scrapping (and why)
Daily multivitamin and omega 3/DHA/EPA
Vitamin D3 drops
Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides (tasteless but best mixed with hot tea)
Clean Daily Shake
Reusable water bottle 

Local Resources: 

Infrared sauna at Enliven Whitefish Bay
Skincare at High Brow Waxing Boutique
Massage/Reiki at Your Siesta

Beauty Favorites:

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