May 2016 Favorites

May 2016 Favorites

Please note: This is not a sponsored post, but the foundation was sent to me for consideration. As always, any reviews reflect my own true opinions.   Hi! May was a very busy month for me between the kids, kitchen renovations, and an awesome mini-vacation to Savannah which is why I didn’t get the opportunity to post as often as I would have liked.  I’m hoping that June isn’t quite as hectic, and I can get back on a better posting schedule. Last month, I didn’t have a ton of favorites, but this month, I...

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Beauty Brand Spotlight: Gressa Skin (& giveaway winner!)

Beauty Brand Spotlight: Gressa Skin (& giveaway winner!)

(Please note: While I did receive some complimentary samples, I was not paid to write this post by Gressa Skin, and as always, this post reflects my own true thoughts and recommendations.) I’ve been testing out products by Gressa Skin for the past several weeks, and it was actually my very first experience with the brand.  I fell head over heels in love with one product in particular, so keep reading if you’re curious to learn more! If I had to describe the brand in just one word, it would be: glamorous.  Between the product...

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Makeup, skin care, & home care haul (Vitacost)

Makeup, skin care, & home care haul (Vitacost)

Hello! I place one huge order a month through Vitacost, and this month, I ordered a lot of beauty and household items along with a couple of food items that managed to sneak into my photos. If you’ve ever ordered from Vitacost before, you know how exciting it is to see that big brown box with the green packing tape on your doorstep. I never can tear into it fast enough, and my kids love playing with the box once it has been emptied, so everyone is happy! If you have tried anything that I have not had the chance to use just yet, please...

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Some changes are coming!

Some changes are coming!

Hi there! I’ve really been looking forward to sharing some plans that I have in the works for The Grass Skirt, and I figured, why not today? When I started this blog, I was still health coaching and felt like this would be the perfect way to share more health information with my clients. I shared a lot of recipes, grocery hauls, meals that I was eating, and even some personal stuff which eventually led to my mommy blog.  If you read that blog, you already know that, after just one year, I decided to pull the plug.  There are various...

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Non-toxic beauty brand spotlight: ACURE Organics

Non-toxic beauty brand spotlight: ACURE Organics

It always makes me happy when more natural beauty brands hit mainstream stores.  Obviously, I like it because it makes the products easier for me to get without having to make a special shopping trip or online order. However, what really makes me so giddy about it is that it gives other people the opportunity to try a safer brand that they might not have purchased otherwise and hopefully paves the way for other non-toxic brands to enter these stores as well. Well, I am really pleased to announce that one of  my longtime favorite brands,...

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10 Winter Skincare Tips

10 Winter Skincare Tips

Hello! If you celebrate Christmas, I hope that yours was wonderful.  Despite the fact that my whole family was sick, we still had a great time.  Michael was so aware of Santa (aka Ho Ho) this year, and it made Christmas so special.  Surprisingly, Addie was all into it too!  If you want to see some of our family photos, head on over to The Mini Skirt for my recap. 🙂 When I lived up north, I absolutely hated winter.  Every time I had to scrape ice and snow off my car, I’d go on and on about how I was going to move to some place...

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