self care

5 Ways I Took Back My Time In 2018 - from decluttering, organizing to making conscious choices. My time is mine again. #Lifestyle #Parenting #Minimalism #Clutter #Planners

2017 was a whirlwind. I don’t think there was a single day where I was able to just stop and breath for longer than 5 minutes. My usual unwinding time was a mess of laundry, school activities, cleaning, work, more work at my other job, play dates, doctors visits… the works. I spent a better part of last year in a haze of craziness that left me gasping for air

Eco-Friendly Cloth Solutions With Omaiki {Review}

With 2018 slowly rolling by, one of the biggest “resolutions” our family made was to lessen our household waste and make more conscious eco-friendly decisions. It seemed like an easy enough plan to make, each of us would do our best to recycle, use less and make better choices for the environment. Little did I know how many changes we would be making, and how easy they have been to

Making time for me with #LiveGrand + #Giveaway & how to win $5000! #AD

As a mom, it’s pretty rare that I get to take time for myself to do pretty much anything that isn’t mom-related. This includes any trips to the mall that aren’t for new kids clothes, school shoes or doctors appointments. I was pretty excited to be given the opportunity to Live Grand thanks to the BCLC Daily Grand contest and grabbed one of my fave ladies – Sara Paley from

Microblading? 5 Things to look for to get those perfect brows

I have been blessed with many things: common sense, intelligence, a wonderful family and amazing friends. There’s more, but eyebrows have never made the list. I was born a blond with matching barely there eyebrows, and when I started getting interested in makeup I really began to notice them; or the lack of them. Making up the rest of my face made my eyebrows seem even more non-existent. Trying to

The Unexpected Passenger {Mental Health}

I have anxiety, among other things, but for the most part my anxiety under control. Of course, there are still situations that I find difficult, and times when it pops up pretty randomly. I liken my anxiety to that one person/friend (we’ll call her Annie) who is always giving warnings and tips about everything from earthquake survival to food recalls to the dangers of microwaves or using deodorant. They seem