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Beat Post-Workout Sweat with a Detox Skincare Line

I don't work out as much as I would like to. I also don't take care of my skin like I should. When I do either one, I try to use the best products for oily and acne prone skin. My face is so shiny and so finicky that only certain products can be used. I try to avoid products with excessive amounts of added oils and chemicals. At the same time, I also try to avoid face wash with over-drying properties. What do you do when you want to scrub off oil, sweat, and dirt without turning into a ... [read more]

Mint Brownie Cheesecake Ice Cream

I am a huge fan of ice cream. My favorite ice cream was Mint Chocolate Chip. However, I remember when I was pregnant with my son, my preference changed to Rocky Road. It has since changed to other flavors. With warmer weather, get ready for Mint Brownie Cheesecake Ice Cream! ... [read more]

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Mint Brownie Cheesecake Ice Cream

I am a huge fan of ice cream. My favorite ice cream was Mint Chocolate Chip. However, I remember when I was pregnant with my son, my preference changed to Rocky Road. It has since changed to other flavors. With warmer weather, get ready for Mint Brownie Cheesecake Ice Cream!

Authentic Japanese Snacks Delivered to Your Door

I love trying new foods and I give it my best shot to try to avoid picky eating. Subscription boxes have been super helpful in aiding me to branch out from my norm and try new options. One of the areas that I feel was lacking was international foods and snacks within my diet.

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An At-Home Spa Day With These Pure & Coco Products

Natural Care For The Family

As a single mom, I am always on a budget. However, when it comes to beauty, I like to be picky with what I use!  A few months ago, I had to purchase a list of basic beauty essentials to send to school for my son, such as a comb/brush, toothbrush, toothpaste, lotion, deodorant, etc…. [read more]

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Tech

Get Smarter: What To Look For From Your Next Smartphone

In the olden days (by that, we mean the early 2000s), phones were all about calls and texts. They were functional devices which seemed like the cutting edge in communication. When we bought a new one, we looked out for things like appearance or a decent pay as you go package.

Best Gifts For Gamers

  Everyone knows a gamer. Many of our readers are probably gamers of one kind or another. I, personally, prefer fun little games I can play on my phone or iPad like word-themed games, or those where you build up a little town and trade gifts and help other players, solitaire-type games, mystery games, or… [read more]

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Mint Brownie Cheesecake Ice Cream

I am a huge fan of ice cream. My favorite ice cream was Mint Chocolate Chip. However, I remember when I was pregnant with my son, my preference changed to Rocky Road. It has since changed to other flavors. With warmer weather, get ready for Mint Brownie Cheesecake Ice Cream!

Chunky Monkey Brownies

Are you looking for a recipe to use your ripe bananas? I love when I go to the grocery store and I happen to be craving bananas. Of course, after a few days, I’m over bananas! The Chunky Monkey Brownies are a great way to use ripe bananas!

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Fashion

This Years Hottest Easter Items

  As Easter is quickly approaching I thought it would be fun to put together a list of the hottest Easter ideas for your little ones. With that being said, our Children know the real reason that we celebrate Easter and that is always our main focus but who doesn’t love to see their little… [read more]

Sharing My Easter Traditions With My Kids

Growing up Easter was always one of my favorite holidays. Not for all the treats but for the time we got to always spend with family. For us, Easter was always about making the most of the time we had with family and celebrating the real reason for Easter. These are my reasons for sharing… [read more]

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Toys

I Spy With My Little Eye Kindergarten Fun

My oldest son just turned 5 this past February and after years of his countless asking, Kindergarten is on the horizon. My son has been anxiously awaiting the day to begin school and we are excited. I also know we need to spend some time fine-tuning some of his skills needed for the impending school… [read more]

Kindergarten Preparation with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  Hello there! With April here and my oldest just turning 5, we have been on the hunt for fun ways to prepare for Kindergarten. We have all of the basics down but you can never spend too much time reminding young children about the things they already know or other ways to use their… [read more]

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Lifestyle

Get Smarter: What To Look For From Your Next Smartphone

In the olden days (by that, we mean the early 2000s), phones were all about calls and texts. They were functional devices which seemed like the cutting edge in communication. When we bought a new one, we looked out for things like appearance or a decent pay as you go package.

Update Your Beauty Routine To Boost Your Confidence

Like any busy woman, you’ve probably “tried and tested” beauty routines that work for you. You have your preferences set. Why change? You stick to your routine so you can get on with your day, on time, and feeling your best. However, with the beauty industry and world constantly evolving, there are always new ways… [read more]

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Fitness

Shapewear: Our Little Secret

Let me tell you about shapewear our little secret. Growing up I was never skinny but I was always short, so that makes me look even heavier. I was always made fun of for being overweight and especially in middle school and freshman year of high school. At my heaviest, I was in size 18… [read more]

Look Up At The Stars And Bring Peace

I remember looking up at the stars as a kid. Watching the twinkling stars adds stillness and zen to one’s thoughts. You get lost in the calm and peaceful feeling. Do you ever take the time to look up at the stars? A few months ago, my son and I moved yet again. I’ve always… [read more]

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Travel

Pack Everything You Need in This Toiletry Organizer

As a blogger, I used to travel to different beauty events in the Los Angeles area. I’ll admit, I’m not exactly a light packer, but I’m also not an “I may need this heavy sweater in July” person either. However, I do pack a little more than I need to, which means I’m stuck bringing… [read more]

La Bufadora, A Beautiful Piece of Ensenada

  My husband and I love to travel. In May, for our anniversary, we decided to take a cruise to Ensenada. Ensenada is beautiful and has many things to offer but my favorite experience there was the trip to La Bufadora.

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