My Current Summer Routine

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It’s summer and this is the time when less is more for me. I try to log off the internet a lot earlier, exercise a little more, less makeup, and more going out and spending time with family and friends. We all like to change things up for the summer, and this is what I’ve been doing and so far it’s been amazing.
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Are You An Over Packer?

Are you an Over Packer?

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I used to travel once a year to Los Angeles to attend the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (IMATS), and each year I always managed to pack more than what I actually needed. I always tell myself, “I may need this.” Spoiler alert, I never do. Because of overweight luggage fees, I’ve always made it a conscious effort to always travel light. I’m talking just my carry on and handbag. Nothing more. Here’s how I do it.
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Mermaid Madness

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If your kids are anything like mine, they are being swept up by the mermaid craze. Who doesn’t love the thought of being free to run and swim in the ocean all day and not have a care in the world? Growing up we had The Little Mermaid, and now your little ones can have EnchanTails.

What are EnchanTails? They are an adorable five piece mermaid tail slumber bag set that comes with your choice of sleeping bag (size 26″ x 83″). The set also includes an easy carry tote, decorative pillow, wall decals, and a great starter chapter book. The age recommendation for this product is three and up, and it is not for outdoor use.

We chose the beautiful Kelani Mermaid Deluxe 5-Piece Slumber Bag Set. Did you know the threads glow in the dark? The Greens and Oranges set each other off in such a lovely way. My daughter especially loves this set because her name starts with an E and she loves the fact that the pillow “is just for her” as she says…. [read more]

Must Have Items When Commuting For An Interview

 

Must Have Items When Commuting For An Interview-Kushyfoot Flats-PreHeels Spray-Letters To The Lost by Brigid Kemmerer-Boscia Blotting Sheets-100% Pure Cocoa Butter Matte Lipstick

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When I finished college years ago it was time to head out on interviews. While I was hoping to get interviews for companies in the suburbs, that didn’t always happen. 90 percent of my interviews were in the city about 50 miles away, which was an hour by train. When doing long commutes it’s important to bring only the essentials — meaning pack light!

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Relax and Clear Your Mind With Adult Coloring Books

 

Relax and Clear Your Mind With Adult Coloring Books - MindWare Wild Wonders Color by Number Books and Prismacolor Colored Pencils

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Are you looking for ways to take your mind off of a bad day or to de-stress from a long work week? A great way to relax is by coloring in an adult coloring book. Before you start snickering or rolling your eyes, it’s true! Not only is coloring fun, think back to your days as a kid, it’s a perfect way to relieve stress. Mindware® offers a truly unique adult coloring book that I am currently enjoying along with a wide array of colored pencils.

I started using adult coloring books two years ago when I found out my dad had lung cancer. I needed something to help take my mind off of things, and working on a jigsaw puzzle wasn’t working. I went to Barnes & Noble to walk around and I saw a stand of adult coloring books. I browsed through them and found a few that I really liked. Within a week or two I was obsessed, and it was a great distraction…. [read more]

The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife

Beauty Brite DisclosureBelieve it or not, movies have the power to change our lives. A great, thought-provoking film can awaken our souls and stir something deep within us. To me, The Zookeeper’s Wife is one of those life altering movies. The story played through my mind for days after I saw it and the message left an imprint on my heart. Act courageously when faced with the evils of life. We can be the change we wish to see in the world…. [read more]

Kohl’s Cares Spring Collection

Kohl’s Cares Spring Collection

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Kohl’s is offering children’s books from renowned author/illustrator Dr. Seuss and toys priced at just $5 each, with 100 percent of net profit benefiting children’s initiatives nationwide.

Every year we take advantage of Kohl’s Cares products from our local Kohl’s department store for a few reasons…. [read more]

5 Easy Ways To Add Zen To Your Life

5 Easy Ways To Add Zen To Your Life
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Go, go, go. Our society is always on the go. Many people are busy, rushing to the next destination, appointment or task.

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Add Some Namaste To Your Day

Put Some Namaste In Your Day

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It’s a new year and that means I’m going to make healthier choices. I don’t want the typical, cliche, weight-loss goals that everyone makes once January rolls around. I want a healthier, happier, and more centered version of myself…. [read more]

The Perfect Book for Your Little Animal Lover

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You can be sure this holiday season that our children will be asking for the latest and greatest holiday toys. My 5-year-old has already asked for a tablet, computer, and cell phone (yeah right, not happening, buddy!)

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