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A Real Weight Loss Plan for New Moms

At three months postpartum, people keep commenting on how great I look!  While it is very flattering, the first thing that comes out of my mouth is “you should see me naked…it’s all an illusion.”   As most new moms know, things shift and your body isn’t quite the same…at least not at three months… Continue reading A Real Weight Loss Plan for New Moms

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and yet another reason for me to shout from the rooftops that beauty is NOT a reason to expose yourself to toxins or chemicals linked to cancer, hormone disruption, and more. The European Union has banned 1400 of the chemicals scientifically linked to these issues, but the US remains… Continue reading October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Skincare and Makeup and Target, Oh My!

I finally took the plunge this morning and threw out all of my old beauty products I was holding on to.  I have always love love loved beauty and skincare products, and I’ve always been trying to find that secret combination s to make my skin look flawless.  In doing so, I didn’t realize that… Continue reading Skincare and Makeup and Target, Oh My!

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Safe Skin Sunday – Makeup Free Selfie!

Sundays are made for family time, relaxation, and then rabid cleaning and getting the house together for the week.  As I’ve written before, to keep myself sane and be ok with being imperfect, I’ve given up trying to stay up on laundry, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning bathrooms, etc during the week, and catch up on (mostly)… Continue reading Safe Skin Sunday – Makeup Free Selfie!

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Safe Skin Sunday – Makeup!

As I’ve learned more and more about the unsafe products we put on our bodies and the lack of regulation in the beauty and skincare industry, the more and more surprised I am at how much of the horrible ingredients are continued to be used without the general consumer’s (moms, daughters, friends, grandmothers, etc) knowledge. … Continue reading Safe Skin Sunday – Makeup!