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Art, Career, Education, Family, Kids, Marketing

My Niece’s Frog Drawing Becomes a Coffee Cup

My niece is a talented young artist who has been featured at school for her art a few times already. Of course when I see anyone who has a passion for art I do my very best to help them develop their style, strengthen their skills, and find more ways to enjoy their wonderful hobby.… Continue reading My Niece’s Frog Drawing Becomes a Coffee Cup

Beauty, Demos Tutorials

Learning to Do My Gel Polish Manicure at Home

Different styles and nail colors I've tried out since starting to do my gel manicures at home. BTW this picture isn't even a fresh manicure, this is like 3 weeks in and I had cut my nails with the polish still on. This gel stuff is amazing! I went to get my nails done for… Continue reading Learning to Do My Gel Polish Manicure at Home

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Amazing Hemp Shampoo & Macadamia Oil Products

It's been a little while since I posted anything new about Avon. It's been pretty busy over here and we were using every spare moment to enjoy the warm weather before school started. I bought a bundle with a few of these products and it was such an inexpensive way to be able to try… Continue reading Amazing Hemp Shampoo & Macadamia Oil Products

Family, Food, Gardening

Tomato Season is the Best!

Garden fresh tomatoes are one of my favorite things about this season. When I was growing up my main chores were to do dishes, dust and vacuum, and water the garden. By the time I was a teenager the outside spigot was broken. So I carried 2 watering cans at a time from the kitchen… Continue reading Tomato Season is the Best!

Cleaning, Family, Household, Mom Life

Good Smells on Laundry Day!

WHOO! This year has been quite the whirlwind. I don't think of have written anything since May. I have a ton of pictures and things to write about but haven't had the time. That being said I wanted to post a low-stress blog about something I enjoy. I almost never use scented detergent because there… Continue reading Good Smells on Laundry Day!

Career, Education, Family, Health, Wisdom

ANOTHER Yoga Teacher?

Does the world really need another yoga teacher? In all honesty, probably not. Need is a strong word and since the yoga industry has exploded I don't feel like anyone is likely to be struggling to find a teacher. Still I had been looking at the requirements to become a Registered Yoga Teacher for several… Continue reading ANOTHER Yoga Teacher?

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C10 Ends & C11 Begins: What’s New Haiku?

I'm going to make this post pretty short because I have lots to work on (as always lol). Haiku has come out with 3 new fragrances, which means there are 5 Haiku Eau de Parfums! I haven't smelled them all but I do like the original Haiku. I don't often wear it because the fragrance… Continue reading C10 Ends & C11 Begins: What’s New Haiku?

Family, Kids

Pogo Sticks, Learning to Jump, & Impressing My Kids

I'm not gonna lie, it's not easy to impress my kids these days. They are usually much more impressed by dad who builds things and fixes everything. Enter our 20 year old pogo stick which still works but isn't in any kind of condition for a person over 50 lbs. My son had found it… Continue reading Pogo Sticks, Learning to Jump, & Impressing My Kids

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Are You Doing a Seasonal Hair, Fragrance, or Skin Care Shake Up?

With spring flowers & citrus belif Eau De Parfum - The Garden will have you smelling sweet this season🌸 Don't forget Campaign 9 ends tonight and the prices change. I don't know if you do a skin care, hair routine, or fragrance switch up for all the seasons but I do find that many women… Continue reading Are You Doing a Seasonal Hair, Fragrance, or Skin Care Shake Up?

Books, Food, Gardening

Are Plants Seducing Us to Further Their Own Species?

After listening to this audiobook I am certain they are and that certain plants have been extremely successful at manipulating us humans. This book is a fun and thoughtful journey through the more recent history of a few very popular plants the apple, the tulip, the potato, and marijuana. I had no idea that apples… Continue reading Are Plants Seducing Us to Further Their Own Species?

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The Best Bug Spray for Outdoorsy People

I included a video on this post talking about having bamboo in our backyard and why we like to keep our favorite Bug Guard spray at the house at all times. My family spends a lot of time outdoors because we love fresh air, growing things, and going on adventures. We used to hike a… Continue reading The Best Bug Spray for Outdoorsy People

Books, Education, Family, Kids, Party, Shopping

The Kids Books I Can’t Live Without

Check out the Usborn books I thought were special enough I had to have them! So my Usborn party was supposed to close tonight at midnight which you will hear in my video but it's been extended. For how long you say? I didn't ask, so if you want to order sooner is better than… Continue reading The Kids Books I Can’t Live Without

Books, Education, Marketing, Party, Reading, sales, Shopping

FB Parties Aren’t My Thing, So Why Did I Host a Usborn Book Party?

My kids are loving their Usborn books, so while I don't necessarily love having Facebook parties I do love shining a light on great kids books that are entertaining and educational. So I have tried or at least looked into just about every direct sales business on the market and these days there are plenty!… Continue reading FB Parties Aren’t My Thing, So Why Did I Host a Usborn Book Party?

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Last Call for Avon C7!

You can find the Avon Brochure here or if you prefer you can also view the digital catalog here. So what's new? Well Avon has a new vegan skincare line with thoughtful packaging and a boat load of natural ingredients, including a plant based alternative to retinol that will make having fun in the sun… Continue reading Last Call for Avon C7!

Family, Kids

Backyard Ninja Course & More Fun Outdoor Activities!

My kids love American Ninja Warrior and so when I was looking at swing sets I searched ninja courses just to see if anything was available. Wow, has the selection grown from last year! This is the ninja slackline we ended up purchasing but the price of this item has gone up since then. We… Continue reading Backyard Ninja Course & More Fun Outdoor Activities!