There are lots more important things going on in this world than beauty and fashion; here’s where we talk about them.

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Life Lately and Links

There are so many things to catch up on–from products I’m loving, to things I’m reading. Let’s do a little Life Lately and Links! Using When my sister and I were younger, we would laugh when my mom would take out her tiny little lipstick case to reapply her vibrant red orange lipstick after eating …

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PMS after kids

Life Lately and Links

I genuinely feel that the alternate title for this post should be, “PMS after kids is the biggest B of all B’s.” And I’m only abbreviating on the off (very off, because #smalltimeblogger and all) chance that someone peripherally related to my children’s education will read this and think that I am unhinged. For the …

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The What If Bomb

I was Instagram DM’ing with a friend last week when I accidentally came up with the most accurate phrase yet to describe my state of mind. I told her that lately, I have been a walking, talking, swiftly-ticking “What If bomb.” Other parents might know what a What If bomb is; I know most mothers …

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The Power of Compliments by Sonni

The Power of Compliments

Have you ever noticed how good it feels to say or do something nice for a stranger? The power of compliments is so real–not just for the recipient, but also for the giver.   Sonni and her sister It’s something that’s been on my mind a lot lately, and here’s why. I’ve been reflecting a …

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What the Universe Holds for You

A friend and I were talking this past week about a professional goal I’m trying to reach, when I realized that something crazy always happens to me every time I’ve got a big goal in my sights. I go go go; I charge toward what I perceive to be the finish line… and then… boom. Nothing.