How I Started Solids With My Breastfed Baby

Around six months of age, I noticed Necalli eyeing my bowls and cups whenever I ate. He’d stare whenever I went into the kitchen, and he seemed to be breastfeeding more often. The former may have just been slight separation anxiety, but I got the hint that he was ready for baby food.

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Friendly Reminder + Current Favorites

Lately, I’ve had so much on my plate. Starting YouTube, maintaining this blog, photography classes, and creative writing have really gotten to your girl. Don’t get me wrong, these things are my hobbies and passions; I love them. But that doesn’t mean they don’t wear me out mentally sometimes. Working through this has reminded me […]

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Unboxing the Vegan Cuts Subscription Box

As you guys know, I’m on a journey to living a more healthy and natural lifestyle. I’ve been digging deeper into vegan, cruelty-free, organic and non-toxic beauty and am very excited to start switching the products I use. The only problem I’ve run into is where to start. I don’t want to commit to full-size […]

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Exploring Sustainable Fashion

My goal to cultivate a more natural lifestyle has led me into the life-changing world of sustainable fashion. In a previous post, I mentioned starting Project 333. What started as a way to simplify my day-to-day life has evolved into an opportunity for me to do my part in preserving the environment through  sustainable shopping […]

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Welcome to THE COCOA LENS + Starting YouTube

Hey everyone! If you’re a returning subscriber to the blog, you’re probably wondering what the heck all this change is about? What’s The Cocoa Lens? YouTube? Let me explain.

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Yoga Challenge Wrap Up + Going Vegan?

Move over March, April is here! With the beginning of April comes the end of my 30 day Yoga Challenge. Was it insightful? Did I succeed in doing yoga everyday? Am I a yoga guru now? Let’s get into it…

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Planning My Summer Capsule Wardrobe

I’ve been in love with the idea of creating a capsule wardrobe for over a year now. The idea of having a carefully curated and cohesive closet of clothing is such a dream. So, finally, I’m doing it!

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