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My Simple $50 Makeup Routine + Video Demonstration

My Simple $50 Makeup Routine + Video Demonstration

As a busy mom, I keep my daily makeup routine simple and economical, without skimping on the mascara. I wear makeup mostly every day and I keep my stash stocked up for close to $50. See my top makeup essentials!

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For the Whole Family

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For the Whole Family

I love celebrating Valentine’s Day with my kids and family. We make treats, set up a post office and give small gifts. These Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the whole family are inexpensive and fun!

Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

Gift giving at the holidays is a great occasion to thank the special lady in your life. As a mom of 3 kids, I’m often coordinating gift ideas for my family and I usually feel like “I don’t need much.” This is because I enjoy taking care of my family and making the holidays feel special and in turn, my family brings me joy. However, if someone was to pick out a gift for a busy mom, something practical, personalized and maybe a bit sparkly is a great way to go. Here are some of my hand picked gift ideas I think many women will enjoy!
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Nature Up With Tom’s of Maine Natural Products

Nature Up With Tom’s of Maine Natural Products

A healthy lifestyle isn’t something that’s easy to achieve overnight, but you can take significant steps towards natural living. Tom’s of Maine offers lots of family essentials that make it simple to create healthy habits.

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

Learn how to create a DIY bow hair style with your hair, so cute! The holidays are the perfect time to be a little fancier than usual!

Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Great Birthday Gift Ideas for Moms

Birthdays are the perfect excuse to celebrate mom! Moms often take care of everyone else; they know just what you need and usually just how to help. Celebrating mom’s birthday is a wonderful occasion to pick out something extra special to show how much you love her! I recently celebrated a birthday and my kids spoiled me with pretty accessories, colorful socks and sweet-smelling goodies — all great gift ideas for moms. You don’t have to spend a lot to make mom feel loved. It’s also a great idea to share the cost of a gift between family members to buy something extra special.

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Easy Fall Tips for Face, Hair & Nails

Easy Fall Tips for Face, Hair & Nails

Does your beauty routine change from season to season? In fall, I usually need to apply a bit more moisturizer. I also enjoy wearing bolder colors. Here are some of my daily care tips for 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 recently tried 3 beautiful lip tint hues that also serve to naturally protect my lips against cold weather and dry air.

Change Up your Skincare Routine with Something New

Change Up your Skincare Routine with Something New

I have to confess, I don’t always buy the same skincare products over and over. Often when I come to the end of a bottle I decide to try something new. I guess this is because there are so many skincare products to choose from and it’s fun to mix up my regular skincare routine. Here are the basics I use and a few recent products I’ve tried!

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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. Here are some tips and tricks for gel polish beginners.

Simple Beauty Tips for Your Hair, Skin & Immunity

Simple Beauty Tips for Your Hair, Skin & Immunity

What does your morning routine look like? For me, mornings are usually rushed as I’m trying to help kids and get myself ready for the day. I’m not one of those moms who wakes up far before my kids, mostly because I work at night when I can be most productive. I still want to take care of my skin, hair and immunity so I need to find simple solutions that allow me to maximize my time and healthy routines. Here are some of my latest health and beauty care favorites that I’ve been using this fall!

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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 in Deming, Washington.

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 love being included in an afternoon spa day; just mix up some homemade facials and masks, soak your feet, and paint your toes. We love having spa days! My girls could spend all day doing spa activities, choosing nail polish colors, and rubbing on a homemade chocolate mask. I’m excited to share our favorite tips for planning a pampering spa day at home!

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