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Zero-Waste Holiday Meal Prep

zero waste thanksgiving Christmas holiday meal prep

It’s that time of year when we start diligently planning our Holiday celebrations… Or, at least planning to start planning them by creating a holiday Pinterest board… Holiday meal prep can be terrifying, exhausting, and a little bit exhilarating all at the same time. While just about every mom spends the time leading up to […]

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Thrifty Halloween Costumes to DIY This Year

It’s official. Halloween is right around the corner. This festive Fall holiday is absolutely one of my favorites, despite the fact that it has evolved into a very wasteful event (I’m talking about you, candy wrappers). Now, when it comes to picking out Halloween costumes, there is no shortage of polyester, nylon, and plastic options available. […]

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Tea Latte Recipes | Chai | Matcha | Lavender | Rose

Milk Tea Latte Recipes | Chai | Matcha | Lavender | Rose I think that we can agree that hot beverages are having a moment. Ummm, hello October! Foamy creamy, and heavy on the warm, cozy, and comforting, there are few things better than a hot steamy tea latte. Or, if you are a coffee […]

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Pro Secrets for Secondhand Shopping

Secondhand shopping

    Walking into the City Opera Thrift Shop in New York City is purely intoxicating. The racks packed with clothing and the shelves brimming with stock, the smell of vintage leather dances inside your body with every breath. As I saunter over to the wall of vintage fur coats, I run my finger over […]

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All-Natural Remineralizing Spirulina Toothpaste

                  All-Natural Remineralizing Spirulina Toothpaste The first time I thought about whipping up my own toothpaste was one afternoon while searching for a healthier and natural alternative. After a frustrating series of searches, running from store to store, and comparing products on Amazon, I was not able […]

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9 Natural Summer Beauty Essentials

I recently read an article that featured celebrity makeup artist and natural beauty expert, Katey Denno. In it, she confessed that there are over 10,000 toxic ingredients in most everyday cosmetics, hair product, and skin creams. She continued to say, “Unless they’re saying ‘non-toxic,’ or ‘safe’ or ‘clean,’ 80 percent of the time they’re containing at least one […]

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Summer Activities for Kids of All Ages

Summer Activities for kids

Summer Bucket List Activities for Busy Kids   It’s officially Summer and the time of year for fun activities, adventure, and air conditioning. A short while back I was inspired by a Summer Bucket List post on the blog, A Dash of Mum. So, this past week my toddling boy and I headed outside to celebrate the […]

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Postpartum Wardrobe Essentials

Postpartum Wardrobe

It’s understandable that to get excited about our bump style. See my bump style here) But, often we forget that we will need a postpartum wardrobe too. Especially while transitioning from pregnancy to back into our old skinny jeans– assuming that we ever get there…Fingers crossed. Don’t get me wrong, I had a few maternity […]

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Gentle C-Section Birth Story // Bronson Ford

Gentle C section birth story

This is my Gentle C-Section Birth Story… Giving birth to Bronson wasn’t exactly as I envisioned. In my mind, I saw a quiet birth at home laboring in a bath filled with relaxing oils. Laboring by candlelight with my husband, midwife, and doula by my side. I dreamed of the support of those that I […]

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