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Workout Essentials for Fitness Fans

So, are there any fellow runners out there? Megan and I recently started running again and we're loving it. I just came off a six month stint in rehab for a bum knee and elated to be hitting the pavement again, while Megan is training for a race, so we're always on the lookout for products that will enhance our fitness regimen. On that note, I recently came across a product line that's full of workout essentials that are sure to put a smile on any fitness fan's face! Say hello to Yuni. Yuni has a...

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Spring Hair Care Essentials: #BeyondGentle

We have partnered with SoCozy for this sponsored post. All opinions are our own and not edited by the sponsor. I don't know about your kids, but mine don't exactly relish bath time. Every time I say it's time to get in the shower all I hear are groans. Bubble baths don't even do the trick anymore. Man do I miss that stage when bubble baths were a thrill. Bwah! And asking them to wash their hair? Forget about it! So, I have to be really careful about the products that I use on my wee...

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Testing Beautycounter Makeup

Beautycounter Makeup

It's a hard job but someone's gotta do it! I'm talking about trying out new beauty products, something I'm enjoying more and more over time. And testing Beautycounter makeup, in particular, had been on my list for awhile. So. when a local Beautycounter consultant and friend invited me to an in-home party I was excited to go. I, of course, enjoyed mingling with my fellow Annapolis ladies, but I really loved getting to see the products up close and personal. Testing Beautycounter Makeup If you haven't heard of Beautycounter yet, you are sure to hear about them...

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Simple Sugars: The Best Beauty Time Saver

What is the one thing us busy moms always seem to be short on? Time! Am I right? Whether we're working outside or inside the home, we're, more often than not, hard at work while taking care of our broods at the same time. So many of us tend to neglect ourselves, but it doesn't have to be that way. We can be wonderful parents who are fully devoted to our families while focusing on ourselves too. And one area, I never try to skimp on is my personal skincare. I don't mind looking my...

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Full Size Product Purchase Worthy Beauty Samples

So, I'm kind of a subscription box junkie, along with being a beauty product junkie to boot. And when those two worlds collide, like they do with Birchbox, I'm a very happy girl! In fact, I've been collecting all of the beauty samples that I've really fallen in love with the past few months so I could take the full product size plunge when the time came. And I thought perhaps you would be interested in hearing about some of the beauty products that have caught my attention as of late. Aren't samples great? It's...

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How to Get Your Lips Ready for Spring

If you know me, you know for many moons I've been pretty loyal to one brand when it comes to lip color. Every season I get at least a few of their hot new shades and they never disappoint. That being said, for the past few years, I've also tried to branch out and include other brands in my lip color go-tos list and one of those just so happens to be a budget friendly brand. e.l.f Cosmetics won't cost you an arm and a leg and it seriously delivers. In fact, I tested out...

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Dewy Looks with Butter London Spring Makeup

Meg with Butter Lipgloss

I've really started experimenting with makeup lately. I think I'm reverting back to my teenage years, lord help us all, and just having fun with different looks. For a busy weekend day I've been really liking pretty and natural looks. It feels fresh and spring like. But being in my mid-thirties means it still takes some work to get that dewy fresh face. I've recently added a few additions to my makeup collection with Butter London. Before this I had only used the Butter London nail polish and I loved it. The Butter spring makeup has...

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How to Refresh Tired Eyes

There is one part of your face that will always give away how tired you are and it's your eyes of course. Lack of sleep wreaks havoc on your skin, especially around your eyes, but sometimes it's simply unavoidable. If you have a baby, a toddler getting used to a big kid bed or even a tween with sleep issues at home, you probably aren't logging an ideal amount of hours in the old rest bank. Don't worry, this too shall pass. But until that time, let's talk about how to refresh tired eyes. I...

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