Mama Mondays: A New Addition

I can honestly mean it when I say, Happy Monday today!  Our sweet baby boy arrived last Thursday afternoon, and our family is complete.  And by complete, I don’t mean it’s complete because we have two children, or one girl and one boy, but complete because something was missing until we met this little soul. […]

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February Beauty Heroes: Osmia

   Ah, sleep…..  I haven’t been getting much at 39 weeks pregnant, and I doubt I will get much for weeks and weeks to come, but I will tell you what has made a big difference for me: February’s Beauty Hero, Osmia Night Body Oil.  It arrived at my doorstep just in the nick of […]

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Self Love for Valentine’s Day

If you’ve been following me for the last few years, you know I’m not the biggest fan of Valentine’s Day.  It just seems forced to me, and I think that way too many women (both those with and without a valentine) end up disappointed.  What do we all really need?  We need to love ourselves and […]

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Brighten up Your Winter Face

Photo: Hannah Reynolds It seems that every year around this time, I finally admit to myself that my face could use a boost, and I abandon my usual neutral makeup palette of brown and bronze for something cooler.  But, this year, I discovered something new and really special: The Artist Eye Palette from Vapour Organic […]

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Au Revoir, Wrinkles and Dry Skin!

A little over a year ago, I discovered a cool-Parisian-girl beauty secret.  I have to admit that I was pretty skeptical about the best-selling French supplement, Biocyte Hyaluronic Forté,  but Dara at Ayla Beauty assured me that it made a big difference for her personally; she didn’t need a heavy-duty moisturizer anymore.  (Plus, I know she is super-smart and […]

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Back to Basics with True Botanicals

Every January, there is talk of detoxing and new beginnings, and while I am so NOT detoxing at 36.5 weeks pregnant, I can always get on board with recommending clean replacements for toxic bath, body and haircare products.  True Botanicals makes some of my favorite not-so-basic basics.  They offer totally clean, totally effective formulas that […]

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