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Home & Family, Well Being

Mothers and Others

A Mother by any other name would still be a Mother. Mothers come in all shapes, sizes, and disguises. There are many versions of mothers that have nothing to do with giving birth. To make this a bit more convoluted, there are mothers who fit into all the following categories of birth mother, adoptive mother, foster mother, father mother (dads who also act as moms), and lastly, mothers to others. Let me explain a little further. A Birth Mom with the Perfect Scenario This one seems to be a no-brainer but, it’s not. Let’s say you gave birth to your […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Top 5 Natural Brands at Target

You all know the wise saying by now that goes something like this: “If you’re sick, go to Target. If you’re sad, go to Target. If you’re tired, go to Target. If you’re happy, go to Target. If you’re dead, go to Target.” That said, Target has been expanding their natural brands quite extensively over the past few years. Every few months, it seems like they are adding something new to the store that causes a stir of oohs and ahs. You are probably familiar with many of the natural brands at Target at this point if you have been […]

Videos

Monthly Green Beauty Favorites

Hi, everyone! My monthly green beauty favorites video is finally up! I’m excited to talk to you about some new favorites from Lush Cosmetics, Gressa Skin, Juice Beauty, Mun Skincare, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Trestique, and The Innate Life! I’d really love to know what you’ve been really loving lately! I always up being very loyal to certain products until they run out and then I end up restocking the same product!!! Are you like that, too?! However, I do love venturing out and trying to products and then when I find something that’s pretty amazing, I get all excited again […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Easy Kitchen Cleaning Hacks

Easy cleaning kitchen hacks exist, thank you Pinterest. A kitchen is where life flourishes, blooms, bonds are made, laughter echoes through the home, and where bellies are happy. The kitchen should be a sanctuary but also a place of functionality. Of course, in order for a place to function well, especially a kitchen, it needs to be clean. But, how many of us have time to get everything sparkling and all the grease stains off our cabinets? Kitchen cleaning probably doesn’t rank very high up there as a life fulfilling hobby. Turning on the oven to the self-cleaning mode feels […]

Personal Finance, Well Being

How to Stop Buying What You Can’t Afford

How to stop buying what you can’t afford is a sensitive, tough, and downright uncomfortable topic to face. We live in a world where we are tempted all the time even when we are on a no-buy challenge. The truth of the matter is that buying things makes us happy. And, buying really nice things can make our hearts feel like it’s going to burst with joy. Then when the reality sets in, we are wrought with stress, anxiety, and fear over how we will pay off the debt of that very nice heart-bursting item. We all want to have […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Top 5 Natural Brands at Ulta

Ulta is a perfect place for many beauty lovers. They carry many affordable and luxe brands. But, in the past couple of years, they have added several natural companies to their roster. If you are interested in natural beauty but feel they’ve always been out of reach, look further than your local Ulta. The following are just a few of the natural brands that can be found at Ulta stores as well as the website.   Pacifica Not only is this brand natural, they are also cruelty-free and vegan. They offer a huge range of skincare, body care, makeup, nail […]

Beauty, Natural Skin Care

Top 5 Face Cleansers for Spring

Spring is a transition season. As the earth shows signs of renewal, it is time to get our skin ready with beautiful aromas and light exfoliation! If only it were so easy. As we all know, Spring weather can be unpredictable. Cleansers are an important step in keeping the skin balanced while avoiding unnecessary breakouts. These five cleansers contain beautiful Spring smells while being lightweight and effective. They will aid in allowing your skin to adjust to the changing temperatures. No matter your budget or skin type there is a cleanser here for you!   Leahlani Kalima Cleanser This lightweight […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Easy Self Care for Busy Moms

Moms know this to be true. The meaning of “busy” changes wildly. It’s not the same as when you were juggling classes and jobs in college. It’s not the same as when you were just a single lad or a lad with a companion trying to make dollar bills. Moms, regardless of how many kids you have, you are always at level 10/10 busy no matter if you are a stay-at-home, have a job outside the home, working from home, full time, part time, or sometime when you feel like it, you are playing survivor all day, every day. We […]

Videos

GreenGoTo’s: Monthly Favorites! Natural/Vegan/Cruelty-Free

Hi, everyone! I’m a little late on my green go-to monthly favorites videos but better late than never! I was really into lips this month and with trying to achieve a healthy, glowy, dewy skin look to appear less like a zombie! I’d really love to hear what your favorites were this month because I’m always up for trying new, exciting products! Beauty is totally my happy place so please don’t be shy about suggesting anything that might be up my alley! I’ve also included a cruelty-free and vegan-friendly brand that is not quite green, Charlotte Tilbury, in my list […]

Personal Finance, Well Being

How to Deal with Money Stress

Money is a tricky subject, but it’s one that we have to discuss. Money stress is a real thing. From feeling like you never have enough to even feeling like you’re not doing enough good with all the fortune you have can be stressful all the same. The life long question seems to be how much is enough and then when that’s enough, is it really enough? We all want to live simply just so we can seem like we are not so deep into material things. Yet, we all want nice things because that’s just a function of having […]