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Open Your Eyes To Lash Extensions

I always wondered how make up commercials made models eyelashes look so long and voluminous. When I would buy whichever mascara they were advertising my eyelashes would look clumped together, and nothing like the perfect lashes shown on the pictures. Then one day my friend told me about her lash extensions and how much she…… Continue reading Open Your Eyes To Lash Extensions

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5 Truths I Learned About Having A Newborn

I have been in my stepsons lives since the youngest was one, so I wasn’t too worried about how good of a mother I would be when I was pregnant for the first time with our son. I had changed plenty of poopy diapers, dried many tears and learned about way more superheroes than I…… Continue reading 5 Truths I Learned About Having A Newborn

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5 Things Every New Mom Should Have

Recently, I brought our son to meet the people I work with, where a pregnant coworker asked me what items I think every new mom should have besides the essentials. I know that registering for a baby shower can be so overwhelming. There are so many products to choose from. The baby product industry brings…… Continue reading 5 Things Every New Mom Should Have

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The Ultimate Superman Themed Birthday

My husband is a huge Superman fan, so naturally, both of his kids love the Man of Steel from Krypton as well. When I asked my step son what he wanted to do for his 5th birthday party, I already knew the answer before he even opened his mouth. Superman. So I hopped on Pinterest,…… Continue reading The Ultimate Superman Themed Birthday

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Finding My Lost Faith During Infertility

There is a John Lennon quote that says “Everything will be okay in the end. If it is not okay, it is not the end.” If you would have asked me a year ago if I believed in that, I would have said “no”. My husband and I struggled to conceive for a while. The…… Continue reading Finding My Lost Faith During Infertility

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5 Things You Can Do To Beat The Winter Blues

Every year around this time, I find myself daydreaming of weekends spent at the beach, and mornings where I don’t have to freeze my butt off while driving to work, because I forgot to warm up my car. The snow is dirty, the weather is dreary and sometimes it is so cold, that the air…… Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do To Beat The Winter Blues

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5 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

With my 30th birthday next month ( I know this site is titled “Life At 30 Something” so yes I’ve been living a lie the past year), I have been reflecting often on the past ten years and all of the experiences I have had from going from a single girl in college, living with…… Continue reading 5 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

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Black Bean Chicken Tacos

We all have busy schedules. Between working 9-5, helping our kids with their homework, and afterschool activities, the last thing we want to do is spend an hour in the kitchen preparing dinner. The recipe below is a quick solution to those busy days, when you still want a home cooked meal! What you will…… Continue reading Black Bean Chicken Tacos

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Product Review- R+F Foaming Sunless Tan

The sun is setting sooner, the days are getting cooler, and our sun kissed skin is starting to fade. Fall is upon us. While I love fall jackets, knee high boots, and scarves, I do find myself missing my summer glow. This year, I have a solution. Sunless tanner. I have tried many different kinds…… Continue reading Product Review- R+F Foaming Sunless Tan

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Defining Happily Ever After

Β  As a child, like many little girls, I was brought up watching Disney movies, and loved Disney Princesses. Life was going to be great. When I got older, I would marry my Prince Charming, who would be absolutely flawless, and we would live happily every after. Once high school came along, romantic comedies taught…… Continue reading Defining Happily Ever After