Category Archives: beauty

The Sweet Laurel Cake, Coffee + Tea Shop \\ Sweet Laurel

  Sweet Laurel: Cake, Coffee + Tea by Claire Thomas From the beginning Laurel and I knew it needed to be a jewel box. Sweet Laurel has always had this “secret garden” quality. Our only form of marketing was through word of mouth, and I wanted the space to reflect that: like stumbling into an […]

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Healing Journey Update \\ Sweet Laurel

Healing Journey Update It’s been a while since I have given you an update about my healing journey! Healing through food has been my mantra since 2014. After my autoimmune disease ripped through me with a vicious force, my family intervened and encouraged to not put my health off another year. My top symptoms were energy depletion, extreme hormonal […]

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DIY Lavender Coconut Oil Rub \\ Sweet Laurel

Lavender Coconut Oil Rub This is my go to for a luxurious, pre-bedtime ritual. It started when Nico was born, and after every bath he’d get a coconut oil massage. He still gets a coconut oil rub down after every bath, and he loves it so much. I got to thinking that I need to […]

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DIY Laundry Spray \\ Sweet Laurel

DIY Laundry Spray Because I’ve completely cleaned up my medicine cabinet, pantry, and cleaning supplies, all my products are free from toxins, and most of my cleaning products are unscented. A few years back, I attended a workshop in Santa Monica all about green living. In the workshop, the teacher gave us suggestions for laundry […]

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