I hope you are all enjoying Spring and are getting ready for summer! I wanted to switch things up a little bit and share some of my current favorite things! As a busy mom of five, I’m just trying to survive and keep my kids healthy and safe, so I thought you might benefit from… Continue reading My Favorite Things Right Now
I, along with many other women I (I assume), often feel pulled in so many directions on a daily basis that something needs to give. I work a full time stressful job, have four kids, am pushing 23 week pregnant with baby #5, own my own business, and still have to keep the house in… Continue reading The Importance of Self-Care
I am the first person to say that I am not perfect. My blog clearly states that I am happily imperfect! One reason I do not try to be perfect is because it would drive me to the loony bin, as there really is no way to be perfect when you have four kids, a… Continue reading My Imperfect Journey to Safer Products
Some of you probably lump me in with a large group of people that you see on your Facebook pages and other social media sites who sell things. You all see these people who are part of multi-level-marketing companies or “pyramid schemes” for the most uninformed out there. I never in a million years… Continue reading Yes, I Sell Things…But Passion Comes First.
Holy moly, this is a good deal! You all know I love Beautycounter, and I am a huge advocate of switching over to safer personal care products. Right now, they are offering a HUGE deal! Spend $150, get a Cleansing Balm ($80 value) or Citrus Body Oil ($73) for FREE! Now through Sunday, July 30th,… Continue reading An Easy Way to Switch to Safer Products <>
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
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!
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!
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!
Many of you probably notice that I always wear lipstick. Harlow also notices that I always wear lipstick, and wants to be like Mommy and wear lipstick, too. Most conventional lipstick may contain an unsafe level of lead. The last federal law governing the cosmetics industry was passed in 1938 – more than 40 years… Continue reading Safe Skin Sunday – Lipstick!