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Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Part 1: How to Choose a Green Beauty Subscription Box

Are you debating on trying a green beauty subscription box? At this point, there are so many great boxes to choose from that actually choosing which one to try can be daunting! This is part one in a three-part series about green beauty subscription boxes. As an avid subscription box lover, I have been asked over and over again, “Which box do you recommend?” Well, I can’t answer that for you! Instead, let me help you decide which box is right for you and your unique needs and preferences. Make sure you follow along for all three articles as each […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Simple Home Organization Hacks

Home organization doesn’t have to be a daunting task. And there are benefits to be had in a home where you feel like there’s space around you, no matter the size of the home. An organized and tidy house makes for a comfortable and serene home. It’s not so much that our homes need to be dust-free, minimalistic, and sparkly. It just needs to be somewhat clean (like not sticky or moldy) and things need to be put in its space so that you can live in a pleasant space. You don’t have to do this in one day, but […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Easy Bathroom Cleaning Hacks

Our bathroom is our sanctuary. It’s where we get clean, relax, and even hide from the kids/spouse. It’s where we start a new day and wind down after a long day. And that’s why we all desire to keep this safe place in our home as clean as possible. However, not all of us have that much time or energy or actual desire to scrub a tub or toilet all day. So here are some of the best bathroom cleaning hacks around to help you make your sanctuary bright, shiny, and clean! Dare we say, so clean, you could drink […]

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Summer Drugstore Beauty

Ah, I love drugstore beauty, especially when I find really great hidden all natural beauty gems. Drugstore products are often not 100% organic and all natural, but sometimes, they can be. The biggest thing is that they are affordable and easily accessible for most people. We don’t have to scour the internet buying from small boutiques and the gratification of a new beauty product is immediate. Here’s a new video of my summer green beauty haul and first impression with a makeup demo featuring products from my local drugstore, Pacifica and Physician’s Formula. Have you found any gems at the […]

Big Picture, Mindset

What Makes a Good Life

What makes a good life written by from someone who’s barely lived life is absurd. I know this. You know this. Thus, I am drawing on what the expert, namely Robert Waldinger has to say from the longest running research study ever in the history of research by Harvard Univesity. You can watch the video here or have a quick read right where you are. But first, let’s be clear that you don’t have to wait until you’re 80 years old to figure out what makes a good life. A good life can start right now if we take the […]

Big Picture, Productivity & Planning

Free Printable: Christmas Savings Plan

Since half the year is almost over, this means we need to start saving up for Christmas now. We’ve created an amazing and simple 28-week Christmas Savings Plan worksheet for you. Christmas will get here quicker than you can get a tan and before you know it, you might feel sweaty about not having a budget in place for all your loved ones’ presents. The key to saving is to start where you are comfortable and be as consistent as possible. If it’s $10 a week, $20 a week, or $30 a week, the amount is up to you. And, […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Work-Life Balance Myths and Reality

Recently, I spent time with a very dear friend who has two sons like me. She spends 3 days in the office, 1 day working from home, and Friday’s with her children. We talked about how hard it is even with help on her end. The guilt for her for not spending enough time with her kids. My guilt for not having a traditional office job like all the other moms. Our overall guilt for never feeling like we can balance anything out perfectly. This isn’t about moms who go into the office versus moms who stay at home. It’s […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Top 5 Natural Brands at CVS

CVS is a large drugstore chain in the U.S. that’s very similar to Walgreens as well as Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada. CVS has a drive-thru prescription pick-up window that makes it ridiculously easy for people who need to fill their medication with the most helpful pharmacists in the land. Better yet, they’re now inside our beloved Target which makes shopping at Target an even more amazing life-changing experience! What’s exciting at CVS is that effective by 2019, CVS brands such as CVS Health, Beauty 360, Essence of Beauty, and Blade Lines are becoming more natural-ish by vowing to eliminate […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Easy Closet Cleaning Hacks

I’ve been trying to do the closet cleaning for centuries. There are the sentimental items in that closet and the items that I still have hope to fit into. When the reality is that I only wear the same 6 things every day. I know my friends have a carefully curated closet that’s very minimal with strategically purchased items. That’s a lifetime goal to eventually have that, too. Anyone else? Closets aren’t limited to just where your clothes are and maybe people use their closets to store other things like shoes, linens, and even makeup. Seriously, a closet full of […]

Videos

Coola Organic BB Cream Review + First Impression Try-on! All-Natural/Cruelty-Free

Here is a first impression review and demo of the Coola Organic BB cream! I picked this up at Sephora and so glad to see more Coola products being carried there. Did you know they were the first cleaner SPF brand I tried about 7 yrs ago! I love seeing how cleaner brands are developing and infiltrating the mainstream higher end stores like Sephora and even Nordstrom! It goes to show that people are starting to show a stronger interest in using products with cleaner ingredients! Make sure you click the photo below to take you to the video! Hope […]