Safer Beauty - Three Reasons to love Beauycounter

Safer Beauty - Three Reasons to love Beauycounter

Have you heard of Beautycounter? Up until a few months ago, I really hadn’t. I knew they had a “pop-up shop” in Target for a few weeks, but that was it. Once I dug a little deeper, it didn’t take long before I knew this was a company I wanted to be a part of. Beautycounter just celebrated its fourth birthday on March 4th, and I thought it might be a good time to pass on a little bit of why I fell in love with this company, so here are my top three reasons.

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Paleo-rific

Paleo-rific

My oldest, Parker, is five years old, which means I found out I was pregnant for the first time, about six years ago. Wow - that’s shocking. Six years ago we had zero children… ZERO, but two dogs who we affectionately called our “babies.” ( I laugh at myself for that now.) I honestly don’t even know what I did with my days - maybe I had free time. Fast forward, and life as I knew it changed dramatically, and during the interim, a lot has “gone down.” To sum it up, I’ve had three babies and three surgeries, which is a lot for one body to go through in that amount of time. But, let’s back up a bit.

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Safer Dishes for Kids - A Review of Kinderville

Safer Dishes for Kids - A Review of Kinderville

A few months ago, I was having dinner with some friends, and we were talking about dishes - more specifically, the never-ending cycle of washing them. Unbelievably, the minute you’ve gotten every dish clean and sorted out, a fresh batch awaits in the sink. Our conversation started out as an innocent, mild Mom-rant, but then we got into dish safety. Before that moment, it had never occurred to me that the plastic dishes we used three meals a day could be unsafe. I had a feeling there were “greener” options, but I didn’t think plastic could be harmful to my children.

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Stay calm, and baptize on.

Stay calm, and baptize on.

Getting out of the house for a big occasion was stressful when it was just me because I tend to over think things. Fast forward a few years, add three kids and a trip to “big Church” - that's a recipe for one snippy, overly-stressed, high-strung Momma. So, when it came time to have Cooper baptized, I had a little sit-down with myself because, no matter how frenzied things got, I did NOT want to go into “crazy Mom mode.”

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2016: A Year in Review

2016: A Year in Review

As we get ready for the 2017 countdown, I can’t help but reflect over the last 12 months. So many good things happened in 2016. Our third child, Cooper, was born, we launched the Lattes & Living blog, and, most importantly, we have each other, but 2016 did not come without its struggles.

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Unique, Last-Minute Gift Ideas with Amazon Prime

Unique, Last-Minute Gift Ideas with Amazon Prime

At this point, it's likely we’ve all got one or two people who we haven’t quite found the perfect gift for, and it’s crunch time. I’ve compiled a little “last minute gift guide,” and it is FULL of IN-STOCK (as of midnight on December 18th), Amazon Prime merchandise that is guaranteed to be here before the "Big Guy" arrives.  

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JORD Wood Watches - A Unique Christmas Gift Idea

JORD Wood Watches - A Unique Christmas Gift Idea

Honestly, I didn’t know about wood watches until JORD contacted me to review a men’s watch for my husband, but after spending a few minutes on their website, I realized it was something special.

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