Healthy oral care products for little ones

Healthy oral care products for little ones

When my children first got some teeth and we had to start an oral hygiene regime, I immediately gravitated toward the traditional, plastic, character-themed toothbrushes at Target.  I figured that they’d be fun for my little ones to use and that they would do the job well enough.  It just never occurred to me that there were safer and better alternatives out there. Then one day, I was doing some online shopping and just happened to stumble across some oral care products by Jack n’ Jill, and it hit me!  I thought that I was being...

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8 green beauty essentials to keep you looking fabulous throughout the winter

8 green beauty essentials to keep you looking fabulous throughout the winter

I write this post as the temperature here in Charlotte is pretty warm.  No jacket required.  Regardless, I suspect that it will get cold here again eventually, so I’m rolling with the winter theme today! Here are some of my best green beauty essentials.  In other words, these are the things that I need to keep me from looking like a scaly snake. Solavedi Hand Cream My hands can get seriously dry in the winter, so I always make sure to keep some hand cream in my purse.  Just a little bit goes a long way, so use it sparingly.  My...

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How to transition to a plant-based diet

How to transition to a plant-based diet

I haven’t really discussed it much on the blog, but believe it or not, I have been following a plant-based diet since February of this year.  That’s right, the salmon lover has given up salmon. (However, I’m not vegan because I still eat honey and do carry leather handbags.) Before I dive into this post, I want you to know that my intention isn’t to call you over to the dark side, shame you for being a meat eater, or to tell you that my way is the right way.  I just thought I might help someone who is already...

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One beauty & health food you’re probably not eating

One beauty & health food you’re probably not eating

(Please note: This post contains some affiliate links.)   Did you know that you can eat the seeds of apricots? Up until about two months ago, I certainly didn’t have a clue.  I just happened to find out about them when I was searching Vitacost for some snack food ideas.  The reviews were all so glowing that I figured I’d take a gamble and order them, but it wasn’t until later that I learned about their powerful benefits. These little babies are so powerful, in fact, that it is recommended that you only consume 2-4 of...

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Brand Spotlight: Lotus Wei

Brand Spotlight: Lotus Wei

Since making a full commitment to natural, nontoxic, and plant-based products this year, I have discovered so many amazing brands.   The makeup, skincare, and hair care products are typically my favorite because they’re just lots of fun, and I love getting to play and experiment with them.  However, it is a rare occurence when a brand actually improves the quality of your life.  In fact, I’m not entirely sure that any line had ever done that for me before I was introduced to Lotus Wei. Some of my very favorite green beauty...

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November 2015 Favorites

November 2015 Favorites

(Please note: I received some of these items as samples as disclosed below, but I was not paid to feature or review any of them.  As always, these are my own true thoughts and opinions.)   Hello! I easily could have listed 100 favorites this month, but I did my best to keep the list as short as possible.  I’ll actually be giving one of these favorites away to one of you, and it’s really good, so stick around! Habit Cosmetics Nail Polish in Disco This nail polish came in a Petit Vour box, and I was really surprised that I...

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