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A few years back my oldest son started complaining about not being able to see the board in class and he would occasionally have headaches at the end of the day so I made him an appointment with an optometrist and we learned that he needed prescription glasses. Wearing glasses has helped solved his vision and headache issues but he’s an active kid and he can be kind of hard on his glasses so I’m thrilled to be able to save a bundle on great quality glasses from DiscountGlasses.com!

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15 Quick & Easy Hairstyles for Busy Moms

15 Quick & Easy Hairstyles for Busy Moms

When my kids were younger I kept my hair short because it was so much easier to care for and harder for them to pull! My short hair limited what I could do with it and I’ve since let my hair grow out so I’m excited to be able to style it in different ways now that it’s longer. I have to admit that I sometimes miss my short hair when it’s hot and sticky outside, but I found some fabulous quick and easy hairstyles that will help beat the heat, humidity or any other kind of “bad hair day”!

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7 Fun Ways to Exercise as a Family

7 Fun Ways to Exercise as a Family

Exercising as a family is super important. Not only do you get to spend extra time together as a family, but you get healthier as a family. If you’re new to family exercising or just wanting some new ideas, check out these fun ways to exercise as a family.

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15 Favorite Hair Styling Tools You’ll Use Every Day

Winter Hair Ideas/Tools

My two daughters and I all have long hair and I’m pretty sure we’ve tried every hair styling tool available. If something new comes out we’ve got to try it but it’s sad how often those products don’t live up to the hype so I’ve put together this list of our 15 favorite hair styling tools and accessories that we use everyday.

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DIY Facial Cleansing Wipes with Geranium, Lavender and Frankincense

DIY Facial Cleansing Wipes with Geranium, Lavender and Frankincense

Way back in the day when I was in high school I read that for every day you don’t remove your makeup before bed you are aging your face TWO days! That statement has stuck with me ever since and I’m pretty religious about cleaning my face at the end of every day. I’ve used everything from foaming cleansers to astringents and I’ve found that the best method for me is to use a gentle cleansing wipe because plain water isn’t enough to remove all the makeup and impurities but plain soap or astringent cleansers are too harsh for daily use. But more importantly, facial cleansing wipes are convenient and disposable so all I have to do is grab one, wipe my face, then toss the wipe in the trash – easy breezy and I have no excuses for not taking care of my skin.

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Live Life More Fully! Light the Candles

Live Life More Fully! Light the Candles

Live life more fully! That’s what I plan to do this year. I don’t really believe in New Year’s Resolutions and I wrote a post about that recently, why I believe goals and priorities are more important and achievable. However I do think that the beginning of a new year is the best time to assess and evaluate your goals and priorities – so whatever you want to call it, goal or resolution – one of my biggest this year is to live life more fully. I don’t mean take lots of trips to exotic locales or do anything wild and crazy, but to take more joy in the small moments.

Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.

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DIY Vanilla Mint Lip Balm

DIY Vanilla Mint Lip Balm

If you are new to making lip balm, the first thing you should know is that it really isn’t as hard as you may think! It also isn’t time consuming either and one great perk is you can save a lot of money by doing it yourself. If you have a good, natural base, then once you’ve made your own lip balm a few times, you will feel confident in changing the flavors and ingredients for them with no problem. This recipe has a good base which comes out nice and smooth and then with the addition of a great spearmint essential oil and vanilla extract you’ll have a perfect flavor combination.

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6 Tips for Looking Good When You’re on a Budget

6 Tips for Looking Good When You’re on a Budget

Who says that just because you’re on a budget you can’t look good? I know plenty of people who are on a budget, but they still look their best. You don’t need a designer purse to look your best. Check out some of these tips for looking good when you’re on a budget.

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DIY Water Bottle Carriers and the Gift of Healthy Water

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DIY Water Bottle Carriers and the Gift of Healthy Water

Our usual back to school activities typically include getting new shoes for the kids, buying school supplies from the list provided by their teachers and making sure the kids have a new outfit or two to start out the school year. The kids are allowed to have certain kinds of clear water bottles at their desks so this year I also made them all water bottle carriers so they could more easily carry their water and keep the bottles out of their backpacks to reduce the likelihood of wet books and homework.

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DIY Sunscreen & Top After Sun Care Tips

DIY Sunscreen & Top After Sun Care Tips

There are many products on the market for preventing sunburns as well as for treating your skin after you are unfortunate enough to get one, but so many of those products contain toxins that are not good for your body at all. With the skin being our largest organ, it is important to treat it as nicely as possible. Going out in the sun of course, already can cause damage, even when you’re trying to protect it, so here are some tips and recipes to use for prevention, and treatment that contain good and healthy ingredients that you can feel great about using.

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