3 Benefits Of Some Spa Time

Thanks to Groupon for sponsoring this post. As moms I think many of us tend to put others before ourselves. Whether it’s our kids, our spouses or other commitments, it’s hard to prioritize time for ourselves and our needs- especially during this busy holiday season. I recently got out of the house for a couple … Read more

New School Year For Kids Means New Beauty Regimen For Mom

The new school year always brings as much promise for me as the New Year does. It’s a time to start new traditions and new routines. While that means new classes and activities for the boys, it means a new beauty regimen for me this year. Thanks to Johnson & Johnson for sponsoring this post … Read more

Preparing For A Long Awaited Date Night

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALSĀ®Ā 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. I am so excited to be going … Read more

Seasonal DIY Facial Masks

Pumpkin Facial Mask This recipe is full of exfoliating enzymes that will brighten your skin, giving you a healthy, refreshed glow. Pumpkin is also rich in vitamin A, which can help heal skin and repair damaged tissue. The antioxidant properties of the vitamin A will also help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. … Read more

Mark Hill Haircare at Walgreens

While at BlogHer I got a complementary hair style by Jarrad, a UK stylist who was in Chicago to share about the new line of Mark Hill haircare now available in Walgreens (and Duane Reade, too). Mark Hill is one of the most well-known celebrity hair stylists in the UK and I’m so excited that … Read more

DIY: Chocolate Flavored Lip Balm

You know what’s better than soft lips? Soft, chocolate flavored lips :) Enjoy this DIY recipe provided by beauty expert and author of Bonding Over Beauty, Erika Katz. This lip balm contains shea butter, beeswax, and coconut oil, which are all excellent natural emollients. You can get creative and add other flavors like peppermint oil, … Read more