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Adult Acne Tips

Acne sucks but adult acne is even worse! I feel like when you are in high school and middle school, everyone is battling pimples.  But you think by the time you are out of college and beyond that, dealing with those embarrassing breakouts would be as far behind you as your love for the Backstreet […]

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High Tech Blow Dryer Reviews

We all spend more than we like to admit on our hair – from cuts to colors to fancy products.  But most of us probably skip thinking about our blow dryer – but that handy little tool is an important part of a great hair day! I always got my blow dryers from TJ Maxx and have probably […]

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Trendy Little Sweethearts

I am so excited to share this unique children’s apparel company, Trendy Little Sweethearts, with you.  Not only are their shirts a-dor-able and oh, so trendy – they are eco-friendly and socially-concious.  Each purchase includes a donation to help the animal on the front and an activity to share with your little one.  How cool is […]

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DIY Toddler Sensory Play

We’ll call this a Pinterest A-for-effort attempt!   It’s hard to be cooped up inside during the winter months and even harder if you are a toddler full of energy! Brexton loves to be outdoors to run and play and especially to dig around in the sand or realign all the rocks in our landscaping. […]

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Beauty Tips & Products for Every Age

These are all pretty well known but – just like always being told to drink more water and put on sunscreen (guilty!) – we can always use a friendly reminder! Here are a few basic beauty tips that have been part of my regimen for years. If you have any tried and true routines that work […]

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How To Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Try incorporating these easy tips to make the most of the extra hour of sleep this weekend! With Daylight Savings just around the corner, my friends at Beautyrest® Brand challenged me to show you how to take steps towards being a healthier, more well-rested you.  For me, that really starts with a good night’s sleep. […]

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Samantha’s Book Club

To me, there isn’t anything better in the fall than curling up under a fuzzy blanket with a pumpkin spice – well, anything! – and a great book! I’ve been an avid reader all my life and generally read a book a week (it’s why I don’t sleep!) I’ve always been into thrillers, murder mysteries […]

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Our Trip to the White House

Every year, the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion and team are invited to the White House to meet the President and take some really cool tours. Regardless of your political stance, it is a tremendous honor to be recognized by the President of the United States! I, of course, snapped my way throughout the […]

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Brexton’s Playroom

We have a room in our house that Brexton basically claimed with all his toys, so shortly after his first birthday I decided I wanted to turn it into an organized playroom for him! One day while flipping through the pages of my Land of Nod sales catalog, I stumbled upon this awesome motorhome play tent! […]