Since the Etta + Billie’s launch in 2009, the company has focused on creating purposeful, sustainable, natural body care products. Stemming from a love for brewing up apothecary products and an emphasis on aromatic and enjoyable foods, Etta + Billie’s crew helps create amazing products that blend a love of good food and the believe in the attitude-changing power of a fantastic shower!
Want to know more about the Etta + Billie team? Here is a closer look at our founder: Alana!
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I was obsessed with Indiana Jones and was sure that I wanted to be an archeologist so I could go on all sorts of treasure hunting adventures. Once I found out that most archeologists spend less time “adventuring” and more time writing I decided it wasn’t the job for me after all.
As a new mother, how do you balance everything without getting overwhelmed?
Great question. I have no idea! HA! The best piece of advice I have has come from an E+B retailer. Esther ofGifted in Fort Worth recommended trying to be fully present when I’m with my little guy and fully present when I’m at work. So far that has at least helped me get through each day and feel good about what I’ve accomplished.
If you had a superpower what would it be?
I would definitely fly! I think it would be so freeing to just take off whenever and soar above the clouds, cityscapes, and forests. Plus I wouldn’t have to deal with traffic!
If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
This is soooo hard because it’s a toss-up between enchiladas and fried chicken!
What’s your favorite cocktail?
My all-time favorite cocktail is an extra dirty martini.
The transition from returning home after work to see your spouse to practically becoming co-workers and spending all day together will put many relationships to the test. Here are some tips on how to maintain a healthy work-life balance and remain productive while working at home:
For those of you parents who have suddenly become full-time homeschool teachers, we feel your pain. This time has moved many to wear more hats than one, and we know that juggling to keep kids entertained and yourself sane is no easy task. Here are some tips on how to keep those little ones engaged while also giving yourself some structure as you navigate this time:
With the mandate to #stayathome due to the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have been met with more downtime than ever before. Much is happening in the outside world, yet our own schedules and routines have come to a halt. This extra time on hand is the perfect opportunity to take part in what we would like to call “intentional social distancing”. Though we are all physically distanced, there is no better time to connect with others, care for your family, and nourish your body and soul.