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Pumpkin Spice Face Mask

I know, I know… pumpkin spice is everywhere, do we really need another pumpkin spice anything? Yes, yes we do! However, this time we’ll move away from the edible versions of pumpkin spice and instead we are going to play around with how it benefits the skin in this pumpkin spice face mask! Maybe you have leftover pumpkins after Halloween, maybe you have left over pumpkin puree after making a pumpkin spice smoothie, or perhaps you just whipped up a nice big patch of homemade pumpkin puree and you are thinking…. what else can I use all this pumpkin...

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Ways to Make Your Postpartum Recovery Easier

The following is a guest post from Stormy of The Happy Herbal Home. If you’re pregnant you’re super excited (and probably a bit anxious) to meet your new little bundle. If you’re getting close to your due date, then you’ve probably already prepped really well (probably too well) for your little one’s arrival. You read the parenting books, figured out how you’re going to feed, dress, and diaper your baby. Researched your birthing options, made your choices and created your birth plan. You’ve got this whole thing figured out! All of that is great, except so many mamas forget to prepare for...

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52 DIY Face Mask Recipes

There is nothing like taking a few minutes out of the day and relaxing with a nice face mask. Face masks are an easy way to give our skin some love. Face masks come in a wide variety. You could spend thousands of dollars in store bought face masks but why buy when you can DIY? DIY face masks are incredibly easy to make and you likely already have the ingredients to make them! Most skincare ingredients are hiding in your pantry! This makes diy face masks incredibly affordable! I love easy and affordable, don’t you?! But why make one face mask when you could...

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread Popsicles

I’ve mentioned before that I’m one of those “sneak the veggies in” moms. Not that my kids are picky; they actually are quite adventurous eaters! However, that never stops me from wanting to get more veggies into my kids. Picky or not, kids or adults; we can all use more veggies! How many times have you felt justified when having chocolate zucchini bread because it has zucchini in it? Let’s be honest, zucchini bread is not really a health food. It’s usually full of sugar. However, we add a veggie in and we like to think that covers up...

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5 Options for When You Can’t Breastfeed

While I have breastfed most of my babies and I’m a big supporter of breastfeeding… I also know that sometimes you just can’t breastfeed. Now I do want to say up front that most women can breastfeed. It might not always come easy but it’s actually pretty rare to actually not be able to breastfeed. So if you’ve been given one of the many breastfeeding myths and it’s still really bugging you and you want to breastfeed, know that you possibly can actually breastfeed. There are many great resources and things you can do to make breastfeeding work. But...

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Homeschool Curriculum 2017-2018

I can’t believe that my family will soon be starting our seventh year of homeschooling! It’s amazing to me that I’m getting to be more in the seasoned homeschooler category and out of the newbie homeschooler category. Didn’t we just start this journey? I’m even more shocked that this will be the first year that I will have a middle schooler! One important part of getting everything ready for homeschooling is choosing the curriculum. Obviously you need to know what books you will be using when teaching. This year, we are changing a few things from last year’s curriculum....

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Soothing Lavender Chamomile Face Mask

Does your face ever tell you that it’s in dire need of calming down? The weather, the beauty products, the dirt and grim of our daily lives can really take a toll on your face. A great way to calm down your face is with a face mask! Face masks in and of themselves are relaxing. They make us take a break for our busy lives and for just a few minutes take some time for pampering…. even if you multitask and continue doing chores while wearing a face mask you will still feel a bit calmer and your...

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