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My Imperfect Journey to Safer Products

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

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The Truth About Motherhood

When I found out I was expecting each of my children, moments of pure happiness starting flooding all of my thoughts.  I imagined going to the park with them, dressing them up for Halloween, their faces on Christmas morning…I thought about kissing them goodnight and snuggling in with them on Saturday mornings while I drink… Continue reading The Truth About Motherhood

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The Great Minnesota Get Together…and Puke

The last week and a half of August symbolizes many things to many people.  It symbolizes the end of care free summers, the start of school, and if you live in Minnesota and the surrounding areas, it means cheese curds, deep fried snickers bars, turkey legs, and anything you can think of eaten off a… Continue reading The Great Minnesota Get Together…and Puke

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Put On That Bathing Suit and Make Memories

Making memories with your kids is more important than vanity.  I have an imperfect body, and with that I have an imperfect view of what a perfect body means.  But guess what?!?  My kids do not give a shit about what my body looks like.  All they care about it playing with Mom at the… Continue reading Put On That Bathing Suit and Make Memories

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The Hell of Family Pictures

Every mom has this vision in her head of getting that perfect family photo to use in Christmas cards, show off to friends, get printed on a too expensive canvas to hang in their fancy dining room, and/or to end up doing nothing with because, well…life.  I, too, had this vision in my head and… Continue reading The Hell of Family Pictures

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A Secret Anti-Aging Solution

I’ve shared with many people my journey to nontoxic beauty products.  I’ve always taken care of my skin, and with Beautycounter, I take care of my health while taking care of my skin.  But, I’ve also learned that anti-aging and skincare also comes from within. In my research, I’ve realize a secret ingredient that helps… Continue reading A Secret Anti-Aging Solution