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9 Minute Makeup

I want to share a simple, quick, and effortless makeup routine that can have you looking like you slept all night in just nine minutes.  My favorite way to quickly cover any blemishes or dark spots is a full coverage CC cream that has skin loving ingredients and sunscreen built right in. IT Cosmetics CC […]

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The Ode to the Angry Mom

You woke up from a night of haphazard sleep. There was no hesitation in your toddler’s voice as he demanded breakfast, and then threw a fit as you made eggs instead of a PB&J. Your baby clawed at your legs and cried as you quickly put breakfast on the table. It was too hot. The […]

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Surviving Pregnancy

Pregnant with baby number one? I see the look on your face! I understand the deep amount of excitement followed by the small amount of fear of raising a human being. I see you staring at your stomach in the mirror (don’t worry soon you will eventually look pregnant). First, you will go through the awkward […]

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Pumpcation

Vacation (noun) 1. a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday. 2. freedom or release from duty, business, or activity.   Pumpcation   1. being chained to a breast pump for two or more non-continuous hours in a 24 hour period. 2. the […]

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The Milkless Freezer

If you were to come to my home and open my freezer, you would notice I have a lot of interesting and stereotypical freezer items: frozen vegetables, fish, teething rings, etc., However, one thing that is definitely NOT in my freezer is breast milk. As a new mom, this would be not only normal, but expected in […]

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