Category Archives: Health and Beauty

Thoughts on Fed Up

*Disclaimer. I don’t usually talk about politics on this blog but the movie Fed Up got me fired up about nutrition and the role the government plays in our health.  Here are my thoughts on the movie. I don’t watch … Continue reading

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Amazing Wheatgrass and How to Grow it

I have a new hobby. Growing wheatgrass. I know, I know, my new hobby could not possibly be more nerdy but I don’t care, I find it really fun and interesting. I have a couple of friends who recently told … Continue reading

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Sunday Rituals- 7 Small Tasks to Make your Week Easier

Happy weekend friends! Hopefully you got to enjoy some time off during the holidays. I was able to take New Years Eve and Day off then I had to go to work Friday for a few hours and now I … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Roll on Perfume

Making your own roll on perfume is quick and easy. With just a few basic supplies you can make a lovely scented roll on perfume that is easily stashed in your purse. SuppliesEssential oilsCarrier oil ( I used almond oil)Roll … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Make up Removing Face Wipes

Confession time. I often get really lazy about washing my face before I go to bed. Considering how much make up I usually wear I really should be diligent about washing my face before I sleep. I decided to make … Continue reading

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My 12 Week Fitness Challenge

My before pics taken Jan 2014 Jan 2014 This weekend I signed up for the Labrada Lean Body 12 Week Fitness Challenge. I have about 15 lbs of baby weight that doesn’t want to come off and it’s been getting … Continue reading

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How to Quit Drinking Coffee

Upon reading the title of this blog post you are probably thinking one of two things: Either, why would I ever want to stop drinking coffee? Or Yes! It’s time to get a grip on my caffeine addiction!  In the … Continue reading

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DIY First Aid Gel Packs

A couple months ago I was at the drugstore picking up my supplies for my postpartum “padsicles” and a few other things I needed for myself after the baby was born. One thing on my list that I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Postpartum Padsicles

I’ve been doing a lot of last minute preparations before I go into labor. It really could be anytime now…or not for several weeks. I’ve got my bag all packed and ready to go for the birth center and all … Continue reading

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Happy Henna Hints- Hair Gloss DIY

I wrote a post a couple years ago about how to dye your hair with henna. I had been dyeing my hair with henna for about a year and pretty much had the process down to a super easy science- … Continue reading

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