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Don’t Make New Year Resolutions!

It’s a new year and like every year, people are out there making new resolutions in order to start the year off on a good foot. This year, however, I’m not making new year resolutions.  I can never get them right. Most of the time, I don’t remember what they were halfway through the year after life settles back in and the holiday glow (and all my good intentions) fade. Before I know it, my resolutions have flown out the window. I’m guessing I’m not alone here. It’s not that I don’t want to  lose weight, become more intentional, or be a happier, kinder, better version of myself.  But how in the world do you achieve those things anyway?? If I lose 1 pound, there. I lost weight.  Now I can get back to the business of gaining it all (and probably then-some) back again. But that wasn’t the point of the resolution, was it? No.  This year I’m setting concrete goals, not resolutions. Measurable, achievable goals. I’ve found the secret to being successful at …

How to Cheat a Holiday Meal

It’s that time of year again–Thanksgiving, Christmas caroling, presents, and oh the food! If you’re hosting a holiday party or, like me, have a large number of family members coming in for the holidays, preparing that holiday dinner may seem daunting.  I know I had grand plans of creating an elaborate menu from scratch.  But . . . 16 is a large number of mouths to feed and I don’t really want to spend the entire day cooking.  So . . . here’s a holiday meal hack that will save you on time and keep your sanity in check.

Looking Back – 2014

2014 has been a wonderful year. D’aller Naturel made its debut on May 1, 2014 from a simple natural hair and health journey documentation to a budding natural hair care, health and beauty resource (and everything in between!). I want to thank each and every one of you for your support, your insight and your encouragement over the last 7 months. Here’s a look back at some of your favorite posts of 2014!