Create Memories with these 5 Activities for Moms and Daughters of all Ages

Create lasting memories with these 5 ideas for moms and daughters of all ages.

Mother's Day just past, but that's no reason to stop focusing on building up our own moms and celebrating daughters.  The relationship and bond between generations of all kinds is one of the strongest we'll cherish throughout our lives. When I think about who has been the biggest influence on who I am as a person and who has influenced my ideas of beauty, I always think about my own mother and grandmother. While they've both been an inspiration to me, they also play a large roll in my own ...

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Being Like Mom – My #BeautyStory

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My mother has taught me a lot. From being a mom to a friend to figuring out what kind of mother I want to be myself. One of the things she taught me was how treating myself well can make me look and feel. I may fail at times, but it's not because of a lack of inspiration! This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about Dove #BeautyStory, all opinions are my own. My Mom - My #BeautyStory For as long as I can remember I've idolized my mom. She is so beautiful and kind and generous. I remember ...

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Make Mom “Appy” with Innovative Oral Care this Mother’s Day

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Are you still brainstorming for that awesome Mother's Day gift? I pride myself on "trying" to be an awesome gift giver, but it can be very difficult at times.  Even when you LIVE with someone and know their ins and outs, it's not all that easy.  Some people already seem to have everything they need and there are those that you haven't seen in a while... who knows what they have, want or need? Well, friends, I have a cool last minute suggestion that I think mom will love. This is a sponsored post ...

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10 Ways to Feel Revitalized This Spring

10 ways to feel revitalized this spring!

Winter has come and gone, and spring is here. If you're like me, you're feeling very "blah" after the winter we had. That's why I've put together this list of 1o ways to feel revitalized for the coming months. It's spring, ladies! It's time to get our groove back! This is a sponsored post about Dove Revitalize products, all opinions are my own. Feel Revitalized. Get Your Groove Back The winter is a killer. It kills our spunk. It kills our vitality. It kills our groove. Winter is the season of ...

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4 Things I’m Grateful for that My Mom Probably Should Know


Do you have memories of wonderful moments with your mom that you think of from time to time? I was just thinking about my own mom and I realized that she probably doesn't know about some of the things that I'm truly grateful for. She probably doesn't know that I remember these little cherished moments and how they really shaped me as a person. This mother's day, I am going to change all that. I'm digging way back into my childhood to share my most memorable moments. Join me on this journey and ...

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Serve the Perfect Brunch with these Spring Decorating Ideas

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Spring is the time when all of the awesome things start happening. You know, like Mother's Day and special breakfasts and brunches, which are my favorite. Yum!  There's just something new in the air and just another (completely valid) reason to celebrate or treat someone to a little fun. Today, I am going to share some very simplistic, yet gorgeous ways to set up a brunch spread this spring. This post is product sponsored by Balsam Hill, all opinions are my idea. Flowers and candles are ...

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The March of Dimes, Kmart, and Jillian Michaels – Marching to Make a Difference

Kmart has teamed with celebrity fitness icon, mom and Kmart ambassador, Jillian Michaels to kick-off its 2015 fundraising support for the March of Dimes on Sat., April 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Rodgers/Invision for Kmart/AP Images)

The March of Dimes has been around for over 70 years. They began as an organization to help fight polio, but the majority of their years of service has been devoted to helping premature babies through some difficult times. Chances are, you've known someone who had to deal with the stress, fear, and uncertainty of a prematurely born infant, and chances are The March of Dimes was there to help.  This is a sponsored post, I am blogging about Kmart and the March of Dimes, though all opinions are my ...

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DIY Confetti Glitter Laptop with HP Envy Touchsmart

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Are you a techy? I find myself more and more dependent on awesome technology as the days go by.  After all, blogging is something that goes hand and hand with it! Since I'm practically on the computer every day, I thought it would be cool to treat my desk to a little DIY Confetti Glitter Laptop project. Aside from working, I also use my computer to handle expenses, store family photos, stay in touch with my long distance family, find yummy recipes and phew...pretty much everything else that I ...

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5 Things That Will Make You Feel Girly Again

Feel girly again with these 5 fun ideas. Totally cute!

Do you ever just feel so wrapped up in the day to day that you forget about YOU? Totally guilty here. I thought it would be fun to think up some simple ways to feel girly again fast. I'm taking it way back today gals. Hope these ideas make you laugh, smile and maybe even get a glimpse back to some of the fun things you did growing up!  This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about Dove Advanced Care, all opinions are my own. 1. Wear heels!  I remember wanting to wear my moms high heels SO ...

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5 Reasons for Your Dry Hands & Ways to Fight Back

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Dry hands are the worst. They're so rough and snaggy, it's like walking around with sand paper for skin. We all try whatever we can to keep dry hands at bay, but it can be a challenge to say the least. Especially when the most hand drying activities can't be escaped! Today's conversation is sponsored by Vaseline® Healing Serums available at Walmart in conjunction with Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. Dry Hands - The Biggest Offenders All kinds of things can cause your dry hands, but ...

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Hmm. Firmer, Smoother, Healthier-Looking skin in 28 Days?


I've gone pretty far in my life to conceal my age. It got slightly more serious when I hit 30. Okay, maybe not slightly.  It's not necessarily denial but more from the angle of "age ain't nothing but a number" or " you're only as old as you feel". At least that's what I've told myself.  This is a sponsored post about Burt's Bees Renewal Line in partnership with DataRank, all opinions are my own. Those that know me, have surely heard me say that I was 21 again every year on my birthday. ...

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