We Changed One Component Of Our Workstation and We are Thrilled

We Changed One Component Of Our Desk Set Up and We are Thrilled!
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As a Mom, there are never enough hours in the day to complete all the tasks on my checklist. As a Mom who writes for a Blog, goes to School, carries a decent Social Media load, AND is a beauty enthusiast the task is even harder when topped with mom duties. I decided to change one major aspect when it comes to my workstation. This one change has truly has made all the difference for me. I hope it will for you as well.

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We Made Small Upgrades With Two Items We Use Almost Everyday

My son and I use to have to move every few years. Our most recent move was in December of 2018 and I’m confident it will be our last move for many years!  Each time we have had to move, I find myself making small upgrades with everyday items!

Small Upgrades With Everyday Items
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Every time we moved, I took the opportunity to downsize, declutter, and organize our things.  It is the perfect time to go through our things and determine what is worth packing up to take with us or just start over. I realize that not everyone likes to upgrade or downsize their items. With all of our previous moves, it just helps us overall ready for a new start. This time around, I was looking to upgrade my non-stick pan.

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Keeping What Matters Most Safe

Keeping What Matters Most Safe
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These days keeping what matters most safe is one of the most important things you can do for your family. Keeping things like documents and personal information safe can be the matter in getting help when a crisis when time is of the utmost importance. This is something that my family has learned unfortunately the past several months.

Missing Person
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Are you Ready to Upgrade Your #TacoTuesday?

Taco Tuesday Accessories

Taco Tuesday is so popular it has a hashtag. Tacos are a favorite dinner item, but it may be time to step things up a bit. Instead of going out, upgrade your dinner and enjoy #tacotuesday right at home? Prepara has everything to make a tasty dinner.

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Wall Art to Spruce Up Your Home Decor

Wall Art to Spruce Up Your Home Decor
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With winter coming to an end, I find myself craving an uplift for the decor in my home. I also know that my actual motivation to do a whole home makeover doesn’t match my desire to change things around. I found an easy solution though for changing my home decor needs without using a lot of effort. Wall Art. A few simple clicks and I’ve got wall art delivered to my door AND zero needs to change the paint as well as everything else in the room.

Wall Art is all it takes to make a quick room change? Yes! I mean there are other ways you can update the room of your choice as well but for a quick fix, Wall Art is an easy solution. With the world of media constantly changing, finding wall art for any space is easy! Whether you choose a look-alike print out of a famous painting placed now on a canvas or an actual Artist’s work, the possibilities are endless.

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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.

Get Smarter: What To Look For From Your Next Smartphone
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Spring Cleaning Tips plus FREE printable


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You still have time to SPRING CLEAN! There is plenty of time before summer starts, and there is no way you want to spend time cleaning while the sun is beaming. So get your rags, cleaner, and let’s start cleaning!

What is that SMELL?

I’m telling you nothing feels good like a clean house. But I don’t like the smells a clean home gives off; I know crazy right. Chemicals are what we usually smell when we clean our house with…right? So then our home is going to smell like full chemicals. Yuck!

I want to introduce you to a plant and probiotic-based with no man-made chemicals and is scented with essential oils- Counter Culture. It is made with USDA Certified Organic ingredients with no colors, allergens or fake fragrances. I’m in love with this stuff and will be using for a long time.

Counter Culture Bottle with bathroom sink

Counter Culture: 4 Ingredients Only

  • Purified Water
  • Probiotics (lactic acid and bacteria cultures)
  • Beneficial Compounds from fermentation brew
  • Organic Essential Oil

Most cleaning products have chemical detergents or toxic chemicals that kill bacteria, but Counter Culture works differently. Counter Culture cleans surfaces, eliminates stinky smells and helps restore the healthy balance of bacteria in your home. Now you know what type of CLEANER you need in the house then let’s get started with the cleaning tips.

Spring Cleaning Tips

  • Windows: Clean on an overcast day. Wash with a glass cleaner and micro cloth. Also don’t forget the blinds, which you can use a duster or vacuum if you have fabric shades.
  • Microwave: Place a microwave-safe bowl with 1 cup of water with chopped up lemon. Turn on high for 5 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes before opening the microwave. Then wipe out with cloth inside and out- it will shine!
  • Counters: Wipe down all kitchen surfaces with Counter Culture All Purpose Cleaner. Plus you can’t forget the fridge- wipe down everything and throw away stuff you don’t use or went bad. Fridges can stink so when you use the Counter Culture those essential oils will help with the smell. 
  • Shower Curtain: Buy a new one or machine wash on gentle cycle with bath towels. If shower curtain is fabric make sure to hit it with the Air+ Fabric Refresh when you hang back up. 
  • Bedding: During spring is the best time to wash all bedroom bedding and swap out with spring colors. Put away winter bedding in a huge ziplock bag with a couple of drops of essential oils or even spray the Air + Fabric Refresh

Yes, we know there is much more to spring cleaning than our tips above, but I also made a SPRING CLEAN CHECKLISTfor you so no worries we have you covered!

Thank you for reading and please leave us a comment about your Spring Cleaning Tips below.

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!

Chunky Monkey Brownies

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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.  They were going to work with the students on how to use these items, basic needs, and how to care for themselves! At the time, I needed to buy the items quickly, so I didn’t choose natural items!  After buying everything on the list, I realized, I should choose natural beauty 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. They were going to work with the students on how to use these items, basic needs, and how to care for themselves! At the time, I needed to buy the items quickly, so I didn’t choose natural items! After buying everything on the list, I realized, I should choose natural beauty for the family!
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As time went on, I’ve been slowly switching my son’s basic care items to natural products. We are now using natural toothpaste.

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Getting Whiter Teeth While Restoring Enamel

New Dental Products from Rembrandt and Plackers
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I have to admit that I’ve never been the best at taking great care of my teeth. I spent the money on an electric brush, and I use special toothpaste for people with sensitive gums and prone to bleeding. I’ve never had the best of luck with dentists, so I don’t like going. Because of this, I had $2,000 worth of dental work.

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