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Home & Family, Well Being

Holidays with Kids: How to Beat Overwhelm

When you see how the holidays look through your child’s eyes, it actually changes you. There’s a switch that turns on where you start finding Christmas trees extra special and you start collecting decor in August. Suddenly, Christmas music on the radio the moment after Thanksgiving isn’t so irritating. You become a little less jaded with the world and start to embrace the season more than you ever have since you were a child yourself. That aside, the truth is that parents are humans and people, too. The holiday season means long breaks from school. Working parents have to arrange […]

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Gift Guide: Fun & Quirky

If you’re looking for fun and quirky gifts to impress that best friend of yours, this is a great gift guide below. We love things out of the ordinary because they are unique and show the person you love that you took some time to really find a special gift for them. Here’s a round-up of our favorite unique gifts.   Outward Hound Hide-A-Squirrel Dog Toys Even if you are super late with getting people gifts, you probably got your dog a gift two months ago. That doesn’t mean you can’t throw in another last minute gift for your best […]

Health & Fitness, Well Being

Best 10-Minute Easy Indoor Work Outs

Are you looking for the best 10-minute, easy, indoor work outs? Who has time to get to the gym these days? If you do, then you probably don’t have kids. But, if you don’t have kids, then you are faced with the whole process of getting to the gym. Dressing up (yes, you know you have to dress up a little), get your gym bag, towels, water, and by the time that happens, it’s cold and you’re tired. Exercise can go by the wayside when you’re totally exhausted from a full day of work, but it’s so vital to keeping […]

Home & Family, Well Being

How-To Support Your Spouse’s (Healthy) Addictions

Hi, thanks for clicking on the link. We’re going to talk about how to support your spouse’s (healthy) addictions. There are two types of people who will be reading this article, A) you are the spouse with a makeup addiction or B) your spouse forwarded you this article. If you are in the A group, please stop reading and forward it to your spouse in the B group. Hello, B group. Let me tell you why you are here. It’s actually quite easy, your spouse likes makeup a lot. I mean, it brings her so much joy that you’ll never […]

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Gift Guide: Eco Style & Fashion

For those socially and eco-conscious ones on your gift list, presents may be a hard one to figure out when your recipient has very refined tastes. Vegan, ethically sourced, fair trade, low carbon footprint, made in the USA, and a host of other pre-requisites can have your head spinning if you aren’t up on the details. This Style & Fashion guide is full of gift ideas that are eco-friendly and ethically sourced (as well as lots of options for the vegan and cruelty-free ones in your life). This means that the materials are faux fur/leather versus materials garnished from real […]


How-To’s of Skincare in your 30s

Skincare in your 20’s has mainly consisted of sunscreen if you’re going to the beach, products to control acne, and staying moisturized if you have dry skin. Skincare in your 30’s tends to be geared toward fixing the problems that occurred from neglecting your skin in your 20’s as well as preventing the signs of aging. Here are a few important things to consider when taking care of your skin in your 30’s. Sunscreen The best anti-aging product is still sunscreen–SPF 30 or higher with UVA and UVB protection. Makeup and moisturizers containing SPF are usually not protective enough. Using […]

Home & Family, Well Being

5 Easy Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipes

For some, the holiday season brings joy in the form of lights, decor, a fresh cut tree, a million kids and family running around under one roof. But, for us, it’s definitely the desserts. However, these incredibly healthy desserts below won’t have you feeling so guilty by the next day that you decide to do something drastic like a 7-day fast or run 52 miles in the snow. Who says healthy desserts have to taste like sandpaper or make you regret wasting stomach space on them? Check out these 5 easy, healthy holiday dessert recipes below.   Lemon Melt Away […]

Home & Family, Well Being

How to Handle the Holidays (from a Golden-Ager)

It’s December and it’s to time talk about how to handle the holidays from a golden-ager. Just when you’ve put that turkey platter away and folded down the extra chairs, it’s time to get back to square one. Shopping, prepping, cleaning, and making gorgeous dinners for your family for the upcoming Christmas season. But, are you still wiped out from Thanksgiving? I am, too, and that’s because we are the family glue, the “keepers of the flame”, and the do-it-all-women. If this sounds like you, then welcome to my tribe I like to call the “Sandwich Generation”, otherwise known as […]

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Gift Guide: Culinary

This culinary gift guide is a far cry from your typical toasters and blenders. These gift ideas are modern, fun, yet classic twists on some mandatory items that we all need in our kitchens to make our culinary lives a little easier. Even if you don’t like to cook, some of these items will make it so ridiculously easy that you won’t be able to hide from it. Let’s take a look!   Instant Pot 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker One of the best culinary items we have ever used here at You can cook a full meal in this […]

Beauty, Natural Skin Care

Easy Ways to Clear Adult Acne

Acne is generally thought to be a teenagers dilemma. However, teens aren’t the only ones who are plagued by this physical issue. I know this from personal experience. At the age of 28 years old, I was affected by adult-onset acne. I wish I could say it was easy pinning down the culprit of my acne but honestly, there were various contributing factors such as: mental health (i.e., stress), physical well-being (living a sedentary lifestyle), and improper product usage (i.e., over exfoliation, high-ph cleansers). What cleared my adult acne may not work for you, but addressing these 3 key factors […]