Earth Day + Some Deals

Happy Friday!  Earth Day is tomorrow, and I’m going to share a few deals with you, but first let’s take a second to honor Mother Earth.  We can all do our part to ease our burden on her without totally disrupting our lifestyle.  Little actions add up, good or bad, so here are some EASY things […]

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What’s in her Bag? Tara of Follain

In this week’s installment of What’s in Her Bag, I bring you Tara Foley of Follain.  Tara launched Follain in July 2013, as the healthy beauty retail alternative, and a catalyst for cleaning up the U.S. beauty industry. Before Follain, Tara researched safe and sustainable skincare, apprenticing on an organic lavender farm in France, and with […]

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April Beauty Heroes: Lilfox

How has another month gone by?  I almost missed the chance to tell you about the April Beauty Heroes Box!  I haven’t tried a new mask in a while so it was a delight to have the excuse to try two (!) with this month’s box.  Lilifox products are made by hand by founder Alexis […]

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Hey Mom, What’s for Dinner?

Is it me, or does everyone in your house need you, too, at 5pm?  One of the (many) challenges of having a toddler and an infant is dinnertime, especially during that in-between phase where friends are no longer bringing you dinner, but you don’t have your act together enough to cook that often, either.  We […]

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Spring Cleaning with The Optimist Co.

So, how’s your spring cleaning going?  …yeah, mine, too.  It seems that for every item I get rid of, another appears at my doorstep in an Amazon Prime box.  I just can’t seem to win the war on clutter these days…  Obviously, Marie Kondo (The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up) wrote her book before having children!  […]

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Resort-Ready Beauty

Happy Friday!  Like I wrote the other day, I’m jonesing for a tropical getaway, but it ain’t happening this spring.  Ironically, I keep testing products that are the perfect inspiration for planning an escape.  (Insert sad face here.)   I thought I’d share some of my latest finds with you while I wait for the […]

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This Beats Out Proactiv+, Naturally

Well, this does not surprise me, or anyone else I know who has tried the CLEAR Collection by True Botanicals, but they recently beat out Proactiv+ in independent clinical trials in combatting both acne and dryness. That’s right.  The toxic skincare system that has literally generated billions of dollars in revenue has been beaten out by […]

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Mama Mondays: The Eco Easter Basket

| organic lollipops | handmade organic bunny | organic easter grass | | natural egg-dying kit | non-plastic easter eggs | organic fruit snacks | organic jelly beans | Happy Monday!  It’s been a while since I published a Mama Mondays post.  Ironically, even though I am in the trenches of motherhood with a toddler […]

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Going Somewhere?

Well, I wish I could say I was jetting away on spring break to somewhere exotic, but that’s just not happening this year.  I’m just not ready to travel with le bebé quite yet, but I can dream!  One of our favorite vacations was a trip to Riviera Maya five years back with our friends […]

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What’s in her Bag? Ana of LeVert Beauty

Hi!  I’m already loving this “What’s in Her Bag” series, and it seems like a lot of you are, too!  This week, please welcome my friend, and founder of LeVert Beauty, Ana Congdon.  Like many women, Once becoming pregnant with her first child, Ana (a former PR maven) began to question the industry “norms,” and all […]

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