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The Biggest 2019 Beauty Trends

It’s 2019 and it’s time to start thinking about switching up your beauty routine for the spring season. There are lots of fun trends to try out like glossy eyes, 1990s makeup, and if you dare – baby bangs! All featured beauty products are cruelty-free too! Bold Lips Of course, you can’t go wrong with a classic red lip, but for the spring we are thinking a gorgeous pink hue would be fantastic. Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Cotton Candy, $26   Liquid Exfoliators A simple swipe of the skin will clear away dead skin cells for an instant skin refresher. Glossier Exfoliating Skin Perfector, $24   Eye Gloss You’ll want to take so many selfies with these glossy lids. Milk Makeup Face Gloss, Was $20, Now $10   Baby Bangs Not for the faint of heart, but...

New Year, New You: Exercise Self-Care and –Love for 2019

Forget about only focusing on weight loss for the new year. 2019 is the year for self-care and self-love. If you find yourself unbalanced and being pulled and twisted from all directions, it’s time to take a step back and give yourself the attention that you deserve. Once you begin to make yourself feel better, decisions that you make going forward may come easier as you begin to realize what the right path for your life is. Keep reading to see some steps we plan on taking to achieve a more balanced lifestyle going forward.   Sleep Sleep, sleep, and more sleep. We are lacking sleep because…we work too much…we have kids…we watch too many YouTube videos…we [insert pretty much anything right here]. By giving your body more...

What to Eat for a Mental and Physical Boost

Have you ever felt kind of ‘bleh’ even though you think you’ve been eating pretty good? Maybe there’s something missing in your life! Check out the physical and mental wellness boosters below to see if they might be what you need to get you where you want to be.   Fat Don’t be scared of eating fat! We think that it’s actually gotten a bad rap through the years. Eating the RIGHT fats are thought to sharpen the mind, do wonders for your skin and even help with heart disease. Now, we aren’t telling you to go down a dozen cupcakes and eat a gallon of lard, but we are saying to be sure to add some healthy fats to your diet if you aren’t already eating them. Roland...

Slow Cooker Soup and Stew Recipes

Sitting down with a warm, hearty, and flavorful bowl of soup or stew is a must for the cold weather season. There is just something so comforting about it. And while we typically post ‘healthier’ recipes on this blog, we thought that for this post, we would just write about any type of soup or stew that makes our mouths drool. After all, there is nothing wrong with eating something a bit more on a decadent side once in a while, as long as you eat better the majority of the time. All of the recipes shown here are to be made in a slow cooker. We figured it would save you a lot of time at the stove so that you could go off and...

What To Do With Too Many Apples

Did you go apple picking this season yet? Or if you plan to, this is one post you are going to want to save! Apple picking is one of our favorite things to do in the fall, BUT there are only so many raw apples we can eat. Drumroll for some great recipes to use up those apples no matter what varieties you have on hand.   BBC Apple Puree Why in the world would you want to make batches of apple puree? Because you can eat it as is and tastes fantastic when made with fresh apples. Because it is great when used for baby food if you have a baby. Because you can add it to baked goods to add a natural sweetness and moistures. Because...

Fall Wellness: 6 Products You’ll Love Using This Season

We’re always looking for ways to help boost our general wellness. From tropical-smelling oils to crystal chakra sets, check out the products we’re itching to add to our fall routine.   Herbivore Coconut Oil, $36 Summer might be almost over, BUT you can still keep an amazing memory of it around with this delicious smelling coconut body oil. Not only will it moisturize your skin, but people are so smitten with the scent that you can skip your morning spritz of perfume.   Alaska Bear Natural Sleep Mask, $7.99 Silky smooth and it comes in 10 different colors and patterns, this blackout sleep mask will feel comfortable and help you sleep deeper. The strap is adjustable so that it will fit your head as you wish. Plus, the material won’t snag...

Healthy No-Bake Dessert Recipes

No-bake desserts are a must for the summer! Not only will you be keeping your home cooler without having a hot oven on, but you won’t have to worry about burning anything. While we have no issues with people wanted to indulge in some fattier, sweet treats, this post is for those who are looking to watch their calorie or ingredient intake without having to sacrifice a ton of flavor. Try each one out before the summer is over! Dolly and Oatmeal Vanilla Bean Icebox Cake Holy crap! Not only is this a beautiful dessert to bring out, but it is dairy free, gluten free, and vegan! We might need to repeat this recipe because icebox cakes are one of our favorite desserts in general to eat.   Spry Living...

Perfect Summer Makeup With Glossier

Summer is right around the corner and we want to look as fresh-faced as possible. That’s why Glossier is going to be our go-to brand this season. Forget about heavy foundations and contouring! This summer we want to embrace our natural beauty with great skincare products and makeup that will enhance what we have, not cover it up. The products are lightweight, making them great for the hot and sticky weather. And of course, Glossier is also cruelty-free. Lip Gloss, $14 The company states that this is the perfect lip gloss on their website. We have to agree. It has a fantastic shine to it and it is NOT sticky or greasy. It’s a staple for our bags. Exfoliating Skin Perfector, $24 This is key to getting rid of...

Crazy For Smoothie Bowls: 6 Tasty Delights

Spring is almost here, which means that fruits are starting to be bountiful. Eating fruits when they are in season makes a huge difference when it comes to flavor. To get away from the lack of fresh fruits some of us experienced in the winter, here are some amazing smoothie bowls to incorporate everything from mangoes and jackfruit to oranges and strawberries. Fruit tip: We especially love freezing our own ripe fruit because when a particular fruit is in season, the prices are lower and it helps us save some money here and there in lieu of purchasing already frozen fruit. The bonus is that it will be extra sweet too. With Food + Love Green Mango Smoothie Bowl The addition of kale and hemp seeds makes this a...

From Gym To Street: Coveted Fashion Sneakers

Athleisure wear seems to get more popular, year after year, and we are not complaining. Comfort and fashion combine in this hot category and we think it is something that every woman should take advantage of. Keep in mind that these designs don’t have to only be paired with athleisure wear looks. They will look just as stylish when worn with everything from sweatpants and denim to dresses and skirts. Step out of the box with these chic trainers. Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, $495 These metallic sneakers have a distressed look to them that looks effortless and too-cool-for-school. It features the brand’s signature star and will pair easily with all other colors. Gucci New Ace Rainbow Trainers, $620 Give your look a shiny glow and Rainbow Bright hues with these...