Bakuchiol! It kind of sounds like an aggressive sneeze. But actually, bakuchiol (pronounced buh-KOO-chee-all) is nature’s newest substitute for retinol, the former favorite anti-aging ingredient in skincare products. This newcomer to the beauty game is derived from plants and gentle on sensitive skin. Here is the must- know information:
In the age of polished mommy bloggers, it can be tough to find media that represents the actual struggles of motherhood. (Beyond dirty diapers, that is.) But Netflix seems to have changed the game with “Workin’ Moms,” a new series that hones in on the real-life problems of 4 working mommas. Why it should be your next binge-watch:
If there’s ever been a time to flex your green thumb, spoiler alert: it’s now. Not only are houseplants the trendiest tool for any and all aesthetic overhauls, but they’ve also been known to decrease stress, filter air toxins, and boost creativity. Here are the most functional plants for your home, by room: Read More “House Plants for Every Room in Your Home”
What’s worse than a newborn who’s allergic to sleep? Is it a toddler who tries to eat everything? Nope. It’s a moody teen, proclaiming that you’re “literally, the worst mom ever”. (Ouch) Managing teen angst can be tough, especially when nobody warns you how much it can suck. Without further ado: our survival guide for those ne’er spoken of teen years: Read More “Managing Teen Angst”
To online shopping aficionados, subscription boxes are the best thing since Amazon Prime. They’re like getting a birthday gift delivered to your door every month… that you paid for yourself. Er, that doesn’t sound terribly exciting, does it? Anywhoo… Here are some great goodie-boxes that you could always just gift to someone else.
Imperfect Produce: Mushrooms with two heads and lumpy, bumpy strawberries. These flawed fruits and veggies are unfairly deemed “less than” by grocery stores for not fitting the mold of their rigid beauty standards. (Which means you can get them for 30% less!)
Fuego Box: We’ve got hot sauce in our bag, swag. This hot sauce subscription service delivers kickin’ sauces ranging anywhere from mild to “painful”. Most kids can’t handle the heat, so you won’t have to hide in the bathroom while enjoying these. (We’re looking at you, chocolate.)
Slime Box Club: In the age of iPads and tablets, it’s a wonder that slime is such a hot commodity amongst little ones these days. This slime subscription box comes with all sorts of sparkling beads and other additives to give your ordinary goop some serious game.
Water drinking: an issue we all stand divided on. Some people love water and drink it willingly and consistently, even at restaurants. Others have a thirst that only diet coke and iced coffee can satisfy. Whatever camp you fall into, we could all stand to get our hydration on. Especially since consistent water drinking prevents headaches and boosts energy levels!
Infuse with fruits: Wine is made of grapes, and grapes are fruit. By that logic, if you put fruit in your water you’re baaaasically drinking wine, right? Consider these 8 great fruit combinations for hydration with a (lemon) twist.
Opt for seltzer: When it comes to seltz, haters gonna hate. (hate, hate, hate, hate). But seltzer is a great alternative to soda, as long as it’s not of the spiked variety. For the newbies, here are 18 of the best and worst la croix flavors, ranked.
With home décor trends changing faster than we can say “Fixer Upper”, it can be hard as hellllll to stay up-to-date without spending a fortune. We blame Joanna Gaines and her stark white kitchens. I mean, she’s so cool it actually hurts.
Anyways, don’t weep over your outdated oak brown cabinets just yet. We’re swinging some one-day home improvement ideas your way.
Paint your front door: Sometimes, it’s what’s on the outside that counts. This study shows that homes with front doors painted in dark shades sold for $6,271 over their market value. That’s a lot of target runs.
Frame your Bathroom Mirror: If taking a leak is your only moment of solitude during the day, you may as well enjoy the view. Framing your bathroom mirror can make your oval office look larger and more refined.
Upgrade your house numbers: Lend a hand to the pizza delivery guy by updating those old house numbers. You aren’t confined to block lettering etched to the front of your home, either. Here are 25 creative ways to brand your residence
If you’ve been on the Internet lately, you may have noticed that people are lint-rolling their faces.
Okay, not really. But everyone seems to be using these trivial little tools called “derma rollers.” Rolling the tool over your skin *supposedly* makes you look younger and hotter, or something. We were… less than convinced, so we did some research.
We have a bone to pick with whoever said that dogs are a “man’s best friend.” Let’s get one thing straight, us ladies love our fair share of slobbery kisses and wagging tails, too. These dog treats contain real, identifiable ingredients and are perfect for spoiling the pampered pooch in your life.
Has your purse become a designated dumping ground for random, useless items? You’re in good company, girlfriend. Let’s clean out those broken cheerios, abandoned shopkins, and cough drop wrappers. It’s time to re-prioritize your purse game. Read More “Handbag Must-Haves”