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I Know You’d Like to Think Your Pits Don’t Stink – A Summer Guide to Natural Deodorant

I am a sweaty little human being – I run hot, and once I overheat it’s a runaway train of sweat and stink. So while most people think of Minnesota summers and conjure images of lakes, rooftop patios, and picnics, I think of the crescent-shaped sweat stains my butt leaves behind, desperately seeking clothing for […]

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Nurture the Skin You’re In

{Photo credit: Anna Ligocki Photography} “Throwback Thursday” – ugh! It’s even worse as a hashtag: #TBT. Looking at old photos of myself is a blunt reminder that any ounce of style or grace I now have was hard-earned. Every old photo evidences past mistakes: barrel bangs, blonde streaks, flannel shorts, head-gear, awkward poses. Throughout my cringe-worthy judgment lapses, […]

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Fall Trends to Wear NOW

Friends, the fall season will soon be upon us and that means my favorite fashion season of the year is here. There is something special about the fall season – we say goodbye to shorts, flip flops, tank tops, and all the items associated with summer, and welcome the beauty of layered outfitting. Sidenote: I always remember going […]

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Date Night Dressing

Date night – that magical unicorn of a concept that you scratch your head and think, “Yes…that rings a bell…where have I heard about that before?” And then you remember, “Oh yes, those happened BEFORE kids!” Well girlfriends, grab your partner and book a babysitter because I’m sharing the perfect date night outfit. And let’s […]

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Walking Alongside Moms Across the World

{Disclosure: City Moms Blog Network has partnered with Food for the Hungry to initiate change in communities around the world facing extreme poverty. In May 2016, Food for the Hungry sponsored an educational trip to Guatemala for three members of the City Moms Blog Team.} Guatemala. As we were flying in, my limited knowledge could [...]
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Beat the Winter Itch: Fight Dry Skin with Vanicream

{Disclosure: This post is sponsored by PSI. All opinions are 100% my own.} As Minnesotans, we know dry skin. We know rough, parched hands and tight, itchy post-shower skin. We know scaly, dry patches that appear on the backs of our kids’ arms. We know the horror of brushing our face with a black wool glove […]

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