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5 Tips for Staying Positive

Positivity
Positive Tips

If you happen to follow me on Instagram, you might have some inkling as to where I have been these past few months. Between my mom breaking her hip while ice skating during her holiday trip here and the loss of our very social schnauzer, Harley, January and February were basically a wash. These altering events coupled with the negativity in our country lately had me feeling quite down and depressed. No matter what side you are on politically, these…

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Learn to Listen & Communicate Effectively: The Red Boot Coalition

General, Positivity
red boot coalition learn to listen

The very wise Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” His words are ever present in my mind these days as I have become so exhausted by the negative tone on every avenue of social media. What saddens me most of all is the number of relationships that have been affected due to political unrest in our country. Desiring a change, I found myself elated to stumble across my neighbor, Marni’s Facebook…

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DIY Acne Fighting Moisturizer

General, Safe makeup and skin care
acne fighting moisturizer recipe

Please help me welcome Jodi, from Date With Your Plate as my guest poster today. Please allow me to let her tell you a little bit about her background. “Hey there, I’m Jodi, a Holistic Nutritionist from Date With Your Plate working with people who want to clear their skin of acne – lovely to meet you! Having studied at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, I’ve learned the important role that food plays in restoring health and wellness in…

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Last Minute Handmade Holiday Gifts

General, Safe makeup and skin care
Handmade Holiday Gifts

I don’t know about you but rushing around doing last minute holiday shopping is no fun. That’s why I love to whip up cute handmade holiday gifts for my friends and family. Every woman loves a little pampering and I am certain the ones on your holiday shopping list will appreciate these handmade gifts. The onset of winter can really dry out your skin. Sugar scrubs are a great addition to your shower routine. They work well to exfoliate the dead…

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Winter Green Beauty Favorite Products

Safe makeup and skin care
winter green beauty favorites

December is finally upon us and with it comes cold, dry weather that wreaks havoc on the skin. My skin gets so dry, itchy, red and irritated. My winter green beauty favorites are my must have products for surviving the dry skin which this season brings. I did an extensive review of the brand Beautycounter HERE and I’m back to rave about another favorite of mine, Rejuvenating Radiance Serum. As with all serums, you use it after cleaning your face and before applying…

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