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My Favorite Things, Ever Skincare and More!

My Favorite Things, Ever Skincare and More!

Hi loves! One of my favorite things is to share about my favorite things. According to the book The Tipping Point, there are certain types of archetypes people usually fall into: Maven, Connector and Salesperson. I think I am combo of Connector and Salesperson. Sometimes I get hung up on the “sales” part of it, and sometimes that can feel yucky, but really it just means a person is good…

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Natural Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Natural Ways to Beat the Summer Heat 1

  If gets hotter than Hades in the summertime where you live, then read on to learn lots of tips to stay cool naturally in the summertime. I am a third generation Floridian, born and raised in South Florida, so I know heat. The worst part about excessive heat is how crabby, grumpy and irritable it makes me. So, while staying cool is important for my body, it’s also helpful…

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The BEST DIY Cleaning Recipes

There seem to be a million different non-toxic cleaning recipes on the intranets, these are tried and true ones that I think are the best. My go-to homemade all-purpose cleaning spray. Easy liquid laundry detergent. If you have a new baby and the for first time you are realizing that you don’t want chemicals in your home, check out this awesome resource full of non-toxic cleaning recipes. If you are…

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Nine Natural Cleaning Recipes for New Mamas

Nine Natural Cleaning Recipes for New Mamas

With the birth of your first (or second or third or . . .) baby, cleaning becomes a completely different creature. Where once you were wiping dust off of surfaces and calling it good, now you’re worried about what your babe’s little mouth may come in contact with. You want surfaces to be clean, and you want your cleaners to be safe. Here are some safer, natural homemade cleaners that…

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One Ingredient Stovetop Cleaning

Last year we got a handmedown glass-top oven from friends who were upgrading and I was stumped on how to keep it clean. I mean, this thing gets gross from one over-boiling pot of water! I tried a few different things with lackluster results until I was talking with my grandma and she suggested baking soda. Of course, it’s one of her favorite cleaning ingredients, so I wasn’t the least…

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Tongue Cleansing

What’s up mamas?! I got a quick healthy living tip for you to reduce the toxin load on your body. I don’t know about you, but I am always trying to figure out ways to detox and help my body do it’s job of detoxing on it’s own. In this day in age with chemicals in everything, your liver is working HARD to get that stuff out of your body,…

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Transitions and Turtle Rescue

I still miss Tallahassee and my friends so much, but beach living is beautiful. We dubbed this summer “Mama and Daughter Camp” because she refused to go to camp this summer and only wanted to be with me. I was lucky enough to be able to rearrange my work schedule and make that happen. To you my sweet reader, and buyer of cookbooks and other things I am affiliate for,…

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Food/ Green Living

From Your Garden to Your Family: Beginner Gardening Guide and Cookbook!

From Your Garden to Your Family: Beginner Gardening Guide and Cookbook! 8

  Buy your copy here!  I love gardening so much. It has long been a tool for coping, healing and pure enjoyment. I get to be outdoors on a beautiful day and am getting exercise at the same time. Sometimes walking and yoga can get boring, but with gardening you are squatting and strengthening muscles without even realizing it! I feel a sense of pride and accomplishment when I grow a…

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Why Your Pets Should Eat Raw Meat

Why Your Pets Should Eat Raw Meat

We have a new member of our family! I’m excited to introduce you to Sadie Sev Ella (named by Penelope, who has a flair for extravagant pet names – she named her goldfish Mowanda, Shoshawnda and Coral this summer). She is a pure-bred Boston Terrier and just turned 9 weeks old. Sadie is the sweetest little girl and we are so happy to have another dog in our family, and…

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Green Living/ Motherhood

2013 Recap and 2014 Goals

2013 Recap and 2014 Goals

    Two years ago, I implemented a new way to do New Year’s Resolutions in hopes that it would give me a higher success rate of actually accomplishing my goals. In the past, I would write a 4 page diatribe of everything that I wanted to improve on in my life and then at the end of the year I would feel like a failure because I didn’t accomplish…

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