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How to Work with Brand Reps to Get Photos of Your Products

I share a lot of photos of my daughter. A lot. And while I do love shooting photos of her because she’s gorgeous, I promise that’s not the only reason I do it. I take hundreds of photos of her every week because she is a brand rep. If you’re not familiar with the term, a brand rep is a [...]

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A Guide to Using Flowers in Your Health and Beauty Routines

It’s no secret that receiving flowers is something special. In fact, a full 92% of women remember the last time they were given flowers as a gift. But did you know that flowers can do a whole lot more than just sit on a shelf and look pretty? That’s right — flowers can be used for anything from perfume to potpourri. They’re [...]

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Make Your Own Henna With This Step-By-Step Guide

Temporary tattoos were once reserved for little kids at birthday parties, but now times are changing. While those cute 1.5×1.5 inch tattoos are perfect on children’s hands and cheeks, this body decor is making its way into adult world. From scented ink to flash tattoos, these skin accessories are becoming a fashion staple. But one type of ink has withstood the test of time: Henna. [...]

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Keeping Up with Food Trends in 2017

Food is a lot like fashion — With each year comes a host of new flavors and dishes to look out for. So far, 2017 has been no different, with many of the original trend predictions coming true. As consumers seek to combine traditional cooking methods with global cuisines while maintaining a healthy approach, restaurants and supermarkets are starting to [...]

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Family Vehicle Review: 2017 Toyota 4Runner

Disclosure: In partnership with Toyota, I received a car to review for a week. All opinions contained below are my own and 100% honest. A few months ago, my family consisted of four of us: My husband, myself, and our two daughters. But when my two stepsons came to live with us, we suddenly became a household of six — with [...]

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Five Ways to Deal with Your Broken Appliances

“Nothing’s built to last these days,” says my dad when I explain that I’m on my third vacuum cleaner in five years. Of course, it’s partially my fault for having 20 cats and a bad temper, but I’m not going to tell him that! Thankfully, there are many options nowadays for dealing responsibly with our broken householdappliances. Simply throwing away [...]

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3 Tips For An Affordable And Eco-Friendly Wedding

When it comes to tying the knot, more and more couples have been doing their best to incorporate eco-friendly and sustainable solutions into their decor and activities. However, many people are still under the impression that eco-friendliness and affordability simply don’t mix, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! There are plenty of ways to make your dream wedding [...]

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Your Clothes May Be Stylish, But Are They Sustainable?

It’s been said that clothes don’t make the man, but many of us have a real attachment to our clothing. A certain piece can completely derail our self-confidence or possess the power to pick us up when we’re feeling low. And without a doubt, fitting into our favorite pair of jeans or outgrowing a beloved item from childhood can have [...]

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Ignorance Is Bliss? Not When It Comes To Human Impact On The Deep Ocean

From plastic pollution to carbon emissions, human activity has a profound effect on the Earth’s oceans. Of this precious ecosystem, the deep sea is perhaps the most vast. Comprising the area of the ocean below 650 feet, this region covers two-thirds of the Earth’s surface. It is undeniably significant and home to a wide array of species. And as it turns [...]

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3 Fall Lawn Care Tips For American Homeowners

Taking care your lawn can not only improve your home’s curb-appeal, it can also be a great investment if you’re planning on selling in the near future. The yard is certainly considered one of the cornerstones of American home living, with 83% of Americans thinking to have one is important and 90% of those with one believing that keeping it [...]

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Master Gardeners Spreading Their Knowledge In Local Communities

With more people going green with each passing week, the backyard garden is undergoing a bit of a Pinterest-fueled renaissance. However, gardening can be an incredibly difficult hobby to teach yourself. That’s where the Master Gardeners program comes in. These classes are offered all over the United States and Canada, and they’re a great way for beginners who want to [...]

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