BEAUTY

The Best Drugstore Makeup for Under $5

  The Twincesses love makeup sooo much, and are such girly girls that they are constantly asking me if they can wear makeup, and they recently got into my makeup, ruining a few expensive Tarte lipsticks of mine-I was livid!!! I guess the play makeup I made for their birthday in October wasn’t cutting it anymore!   So the next time…

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MOTHERHOOD

What to Pack in Your Diaper Bag

When The Twincesses were babies, one time I underestimated how many diapers I would need when going to a friends house, only to run out.  My friends house was a 45 minute drive from mine, and the girls both decided to make poo explosion diapers right after I had changed them, and used the last of the diapers.  FML.  I…

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LIFESTYLE

The Ultimate Day-cation at Thermёa Nordik Spa

*This post is sponsored by Thermёa by Nordik Spa-Nature, however opinions are honest, and my own.*   Exhausted.  Physically, mentally, emotionally…utterly exhausted. Sound familiar? This is exactly how I felt, and had been feeling for months. I needed a break, badly. But how can a full time mom get a break between pre-school drop offs, fundraisers, dance class, play group, grocery…

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Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

When I make soups, sauce and casseroles, I always try to at least double, and preferably quadruple the recipe If I can, so that I can freeze portions for those busy, or lazy days, when cooking is just not going to happen. A few weeks ago I was replenishing my freezer meals, making tomato sauce, lasagna’s, and hubby’s fave, my…

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