life

  • Safer Cell Phone Control: FamilyBase by Verizon

    It’s been almost a year since we gave our oldest daughter an old iPhone {wi-fi only} at the age of nine. Two kids having their own devices has brought on an entirely new realm of parental complexity. To ensure we were establishing a safe cell phone environment, we had honest conversations about cell phone and […] Read more…

  • Shopping the Kmart patio furniture selection online was quick and included free shipping. Don’t miss the SummerBlowout Sale to save on clothing, home decor, outdoor furniture, outdoor games and more! www.SoChicLife.com

    Updated Patio with Kmart

    One of my favorite things about owning a single-family home is having a front porch and backyard patio. Our outdoor spaces have become second living areas. After city living for over ten years, surviving condo life with no outdoor space or small balconies with the view of power lines and dumpsters, we appreciate and use […] Read more…

life

  • Why I Wash My Face with Honey

    Hey pass the honey please…Nope, not using to sweeten my tea, I’m over here washing my face with it. Sounds weird – right? A few months ago I posted a photo of my homemade honey face wash and got a lot of requests to share the recipe. Throughout my quest to eliminate toxic beauty products, […] Read more…

  • Petit Vour Subscription Box Review + Giveaway

    Kicking off the week with an update on my clean beauty detox. Just in case you’re wondering how it’s going, I cannot lie. Transitioning away from toxic beauty products has been a tad bit overwhelming. I mean there’s a reason we are loyal to current beauty brands filled with parabens and nasty chemicals. Easy access for starters. It’s […] Read more…

food

  • real simple recipe pulled pork tacos

    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

    Any time I’m stuck preparing a party menu when entertaining friends, there’s one dish that has become my all time go-to – Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos. I know, I know the Instant Pot is all the rage, but I grew up on slow cooker meals and can’t seem to bring myself to cheat on […] Read more…

  • Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

    Do you ever crave rich creamy spaghetti pasta carbonara but don’t want to deal with hitting the gym for hours to burn off those calories? The best alternative for this sinful Italian dish is Spaghetti Squash Carbonara. Just one cup of traditional pasta with carbonara sauce is almost 400 calories. It’s not terrible but if you’re watching […] Read more…