All posts by Sally Bjornsen

Sally Bjornsen is a seasoned blogger, writer and Kari Gran Convert. Having worked with the Kari Gran team on marketing strategy and positioning, Bjornsen has become an avid reader of beauty and skin care blogs. When she is not scanning the web looking for great content for the Kari Gran blog she's busy writing for her own blog and running her marketing business.
Lifestyle

TIME TO GET YOUR SUN BLOCK, SUN GLASSES AND HAT AND ENJOY THE SUN

We are big fans of sun protection around here. After spending the winter and spring babying our skin with Kari Gran skin care products we don’t want to sabotage our hard work with excessive sun exposure. But no need to stay inside all summer. Instead we are committing to wear sun block (Coola is a … Continue reading TIME TO GET YOUR SUN BLOCK, SUN GLASSES AND HAT AND ENJOY THE SUN

Lifestyle

June is Sun Protection Month

This month our “a dozen little things” theme is sun protection, something that is close to my heart. In fact, I consider myself a first-hand expert on the topic. You see, I am a rare and delicate flower when it comes to sun sensitive skin. As fair as the new fallen snow the closest my … Continue reading June is Sun Protection Month

Lifestyle

Green Gardening: DIY Weed Killer

In this month of spring cleaning I have been thinking about the products I use to clean and garden with. Forget about reading ingredients, it’s seriously all greek to me.  On that note I have discovered a few natural remedies for gardening that I would like to pass along. First off,  I am fair weather gardener. … Continue reading Green Gardening: DIY Weed Killer

Lifestyle

THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP BY MARIE KONDO

For the record, I didn’t find this book it found me. Over the past month I have read several reviews of this book in magazines, newspapers and blogs. But it was when I overheard two women quoting the book over lunch I figured I needed to see what the fuss was all about. Marie Kondo, … Continue reading THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP BY MARIE KONDO

Lifestyle

SIMPLIFY

It’s been two months since we started the Kari Gran Dozen Little Things challenge. In January we encouraged you to wash your faces every day. In February we promoted small acts of kindness. For March, we are working to simplify; whatever that might mean for you. For me it means, cutting back on the clothes … Continue reading SIMPLIFY

Lifestyle

MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS BY TRACY KIDDER

In this month of Kindness I thought it would be appropriate to review the life-changing book Mountains Beyond Mountains by Pulitzer Prize winning author Tracy Kidder. This book is one of the most thought provoking and inspiring stories of dedication and human kindness I have ever imagined. I am a better person for reading it. … Continue reading MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS BY TRACY KIDDER

Lifestyle

NUTRIBULLET IS MY NEW BFF

My new BFF for 2015 is my handy, easy to use, and most importantly easy to clean Nutribullet. Who knew a kitchen appliance could garner so much love! It busts open seeds, cracks through stems, shreds through skin and makes the most fabulous juice a girl can ask for. Actually, the literature that came with … Continue reading NUTRIBULLET IS MY NEW BFF

Lifestyle

Tanning Bed: Is That Someone’s Liver I Smell?

I got a tanning bed promotional e-mail today from an establishment in my neighborhood. They are celebrating their corporate anniversary with an amazing offer: a free tan with a ten-tan punch card. I don’t know if premature death is worth it. Tanning is a dangerous business. Four years ago, the national tanning chain opened across the … Continue reading Tanning Bed: Is That Someone’s Liver I Smell?

KG HQ

Girls Just Want to Have Fun at the Loft

There is something about the Kari Gran loft that makes a girl just want to have fun. It could be the heart stopping walk up the flive flights of stairs, but it’s probably more likely the 180 degree view of Seattle’s Union

Wellness

Coconut Oil for Weight Loss, Glowing Skin, Healthy Hair, Disease Prevention, Detoxification and Much More

Coconut oil works to relieve stress, promote strong immunity, increase metabolism and weight loss, fights viruses, and much more. When applied correctly, it can also help prevent wrinkling and be good for dry skin and hair.