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Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Birthdays are the perfect excuse to celebrate mom! Celebrating mom’s birthday is a wonderful occasion to pick out one of these gift ideas for moms to show how much you love her!

Fabulous Fall Tips for Face, Hair & Nails

Fabulous Fall Tips for Face, Hair & Nails

Fall is a great time to get organized within your home lifestyle choices and beauty routine! Here are my latest favorites for keeping up with taking care of my face, hair and nails.

Natural Tints That Moisturize Your Lips

Natural Tints That Moisturize Your Lips

When seasons change to colder weather it can be hard on your face and lips. I start applying lotion, lip balm and moisturizers more frequently to combat dryness and irritation. Natural lip tint that is moisturizing is a fun way to add some color while also caring for your lips. I recently tried 3 beautiful lip tint hues that also serve to naturally protect my lips against cold weather and dry air.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Change Up your Skincare Routine with Something New

Change Up your Skincare Routine with Something New

I use a few basic products for my skincare routine; face wash, moisturizer, blemish control and toner. I also love trying new products! The best formulas are natural and leave my face feeling soft and refreshed. Here are some great skincare basics for daily use!

Trendy Prom Dress Styles for Teens

Trendy Prom Dress Styles for Teens

Prom is an important high school milestone and opportunity to make memories. For many teens, it’s also important to find the perfect dress. These styles and colors were most popular for prom dresses this year.

Gel Polish Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Gel Polish Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Gel nail polish is changing the beauty industry as we know it. Suddenly, it’s possible to achieve salon-quality results from home! You don’t have to be a beauty guru or stylist to master gel polish. It’s all about your technique and you can learn the right technique right from home. Working with gel polish isn’t the same as working with traditional nail polish. As a beginner, it might take some practice to get the hang of the new polish, but once you learn, you’ll never go back! Here are some tips and tricks for gel polish beginners.
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Simple Beauty Tips for Your Hair, Skin & Immunity

Simple Beauty Tips for Your Hair, Skin & Immunity

Busy moms need to find simple solutions that allow us to take care of our skin, hair and immunity. Here are some of my latest health and beauty care favorites that I’ve been using this fall.

Fun Stuff for Fancy Moms + Gift Ideas!

Fun Stuff for Fancy Moms + Gift Ideas!

I need basic essentials that help me simplify my morning routine, take care of my skin and at least attempt to style my hair in the midst of 3 kiddos running around. These fancy products are easy to use and can help moms feel a bit more glamorous.

Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

How fun would it be to visit a local farm that makes amazing herbal skincare products and supports sustainability within the community? We had the chance to do just that and visit the Moon Valley Organics farm on our way through Deming, Washington. We lived in the Seattle area for 5 years so in a way, this Pacific Northwest trip felt like going home, even if it was just for a few days. I’m excited to share some highlights from our visit to the family-owned Moon Valley Organics farm!
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Luxurious Spa Day & 3-Free Nail Polish Brands

Luxurious Spa Day & 3-Free Nail Polish Brands

Do your kids love being pampered? Fill an afternoon with spa activities! Your kids will enjoy being included in an afternoon spa day; just mix up some homemade facials and masks, soak your feet, and paint your toes.

Gorgeous Little Girl Dresses & Scented Nail Polish

Gorgeous Little Girl Dresses & Scented Nail Polish

Snag some pretty little girl fashions and scented nail polish just in time for back to school, the holidays, or any occasion to dress up and look glamorous! Here are some of our latest little girl fashion finds!

Gorgeous DIY Accessories & Swedish Fashion

Gorgeous DIY Accessories & Swedish Fashion

We love dressing up around here. My girls love making necklaces, designing crowns and running around in twirly dresses. I love dressing up too and it’s even better to find clothing that allows me to comfortably run after the kiddos. Our warm weather weeks are filled with playing in the yard and splashing in the inflatable swimming pool. I recently discovered a gorgeous clothing line, Gudrun Sjödén, which offers many tunics, dresses and accessories that are comfy and stylish.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for All Ages

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for All Ages

I love celebrating Valentine’s Day with my kids and family. Here are some of our top picks for Valentine’s Day gift giving to celebrate this special day!

How to Grow Flowers & Tame Curls in Winter

How to Grow Flowers & Tame Curls in Winter

Little girls come with lots of personality, interests and preferences, and heads of tangled hair. My little girls wake up every morning with huge teased bedhead hairdos, so we start the morning routine with brushing out their locks. Don’t miss our simple hair tips and little girl fashion picks!

How to be Naturally Glamorous

How to be Naturally Glamorous

Glamour is even more attractive when achieved naturally with wholesome and rejuvenating products. For kids especially, it’s important to teach habits that limit chemical intake and that nourish naturally. Skip the soda and make drinking water a daily healthy habit. Read the labels and don’t buy products with pore-clogging ingredients such as petrolatum and mineral oil. Make homemade lemonade and smoothies rather than enjoying sugary drinks that include high fructose corn syrup. Establishing healthy habits within your family can go a long way toward encouraging your kids and yourself to live a healthy lifestyle. I’ve rounded up a few of my recent favorite skincare products and my go-to DIY sugar scrub to share with you!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.