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Fabulous Winter Fashion & Beauty Products

Fabulous Winter Fashion & Beauty Products

Winter is a great season to dress up and bundle up. Here are some of my top winter fashion essentials and natural beauty products to help combat the cold weather.

Awesome Gift Ideas for Creative Girls

Awesome Gift Ideas for Creative Girls

Gift buying for kids can be so much fun! I love picking out useful gifts that inspire my kids to be creative. Here are some really fun gift ideas for creative girls.

Easy DIY Sparkle Lip Gloss

Easy DIY Sparkle Lip Gloss

Flavored lip gloss is fun to make and even more fun to use! You can make this shimmery lip gloss using a variety of colors, fragrances and flavors. The basic ingredients for making your own lip gloss are beeswax, shea butter and coconut oil. Learning how much beeswax to use in your DIY lip gloss can take some trial and error to achieve the perfect consistency. Once you’ve mastered the basic lip gloss recipe, you can make all kinds of colors and flavors!

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5 Great Skincare Products for Every Coffee Lover

5 Great Skincare Products for Every Coffee Lover

If you’re like me, you love the rich flavor of coffee beans, fragrant aromas and caffeine’s natural boost of energy. Coffee is also a great antioxidant. Here are five great skincare products for every coffee lover.

DIY Floral Crowns & Flower Girl Bouquets

DIY Floral Crowns & Flower Girl Bouquets

Learn how to easily make darling DIY accessories flower girls and parties! Use these tips to make custom flower crowns and bouquets using any color or style of flowers.

DIY & Surprise Beauty Products Kits for Kids

DIY & Surprise Beauty Products Kits for Kids

Like many other kids, my girls love beauty products, color, glitter and surprises. We often make our own spa products including bath bombs and lip balm. These surprise DIY dispensers from Vendees are an easy way for girls to make their own bath and beauty products. Kiera and Sylvie really enjoyed unboxing and demonstrating how these mystery DIY kits work!
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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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