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What You Should Know After Delivering a Baby

My pregnancy was friggin’ fantastic. I had a super fun time being pregnant. I ran, I walked, I did yoga, I went spinning. The only bump in the road was my gestational diabetes. Once I pushed Baby Spawn out, all hell broke loose. Here is… What You Should Know After Delivering A Baby Note: This […]

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Tips to Surviving the Natural Products Expo

I am bummed that I won’t be attending this year’s Natural Products Expo (aka #ExpoWest). Baby Spawn is too young to handle 8+ hours of trudging the tradeshow floor with me. So I’m skipping this year; hopefully I’ll be back next year! In the meantime, this is for you n00bs! Tips to Surviving the Natural […]

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My Favorite New Mom – Baby Toys Essentials

Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links. We’re more than six months in with Baby Spawn. I can’t believe it. She’s still alive. We haven’t f*cked this up. Miraclllllllllle! Sing it, y’all! We live in a small apartment with very little floor space. It’s a running joke. What we do have fits the most awesome playmat ever. […]

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My Favorite New Mom Nursing Essentials

Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links. Inspired by Lindsay’s post, I bought the DOHM white noise machine on Amazon. Thanks to my membership to Amazon Prime, it shipped in a day! My Favorite New Mom Nursing Essentials Now that I’ve been a new mom for six months, I can list out some of my favorite ‘new mom’ items […]

Fresh Off The Boat Blogger Drama

Look. I don’t understand why bloggers are sh*tting all over these Asian American mom bloggers in the comments. They’re attacking the AA bloggers with stuff** like “You’re just jealous you didn’t get invited.” Did you not read their blog posts? Are you in high school?! “You’re just jealous…” For real, I can’t believe you’re gonna throw […]

POSTPARTUM & BABY

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Ergobaby 360 Carrier Review – Enter Sleepy Dust!

Disclosure: I received an Ergobaby 360 carrier to facilitate this review; all opinions below are my own. Please, people. Post contains affiliate links. Happy new year, everyone! When I was invited to attend Clever Girls’ Baby Blogger Boot Camp in late February last year, I didn’t know what to expect. Well, I received an Ergo 360 […]

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Rookie Moms Challenge #9 – Mommy Movie Day

I struggled with postpartum life right after Spawn was born. I felt alone and isolated. The Wife was with me every step of the way yet I still found being a new mom to be lonely and kind of traumatic. Somewhere around Week 8, I felt the fog lift. The Wife has been instrumental in getting […]

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BICEPS, AKA FITNESS

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National Stroller Running Day is November 8!

One of the cool things about belonging to the Sweat Pink community is the variety of fitness bloggers I can tap into and read. Not everyone is a yogi nor are they paleo. [/sarcasm] This week, I learned about National Stroller Running Day, which will take place on November 8, 2014. What perfect timing, right? I’ve […]

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Shake Weights – Workout Update 10.23.13

Shake weights. I’m not talking about shake weights, the informercial sensation. I’m talking about your arms shaking so bad because you can’t curl the dumbbell any more. This week, I stepped up my game in the weight lifting arena. This may not be a big deal to you but it is to me. I hit […]

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BEAUTY FEATURES

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Josie Maran Argan Oil to the Rescue – Review

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but my face has been severely jacked up this year. Argan Oil (mixed in with Oil of Olay Total Effects Moisturizer SPF 15 – my good old standby for daytime). Then in the evening, I used my handy Clarisonic brush to cleanse and a couple drops of Argan Oil as a night moisturizer. Even if I had a blemish, I still used the Argan Oil.

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Julep Nail Polish Review – Myrtle is Thy Name

Last month, I learned about Julep’s monthly subscription box, Julep Maven. You can still get your free box (plus $3.99 s&h) using the code: freebox. I took the quiz and the result? I’m “Classic with a Twist.” I ordered my Classic with a Twistand got this! My Classic box came with two nail polish colors (Myrtle […]

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BITCHIN’ BUSINESSES

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5 Questions with Bamboobies Founder & CEO Kerry Gilmartin

As the owner of two leaking breasts, I sought out nursing (or breast) pads that would help cover up my wet spots on my blouses and tank tops. Lucky for me, I had a pair of Bamboobies and a pair of EpiBi nursing pads. The Bamboobies won out – they’re almost leak-proof and made of soft […]

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Buff Bake – Superfood Nut Butter Packs A Punch!

Recently I contacted Buff Bake, a small business locally owned by two women in Southern California. You KNOW I’m all about woman-owned businesses… and the fact that they make an awesome product is a double bonus. Buff Bake Packs a Protein Punch! Buff Bake makes superfood nut butters with protein! That’s right. Make your nut […]

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Friday Five

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Friday Five 2.6.15 – I’m Still Laughing at the Golden Globes

It’s been a few weeks since the Golden Globes aired, but I still laugh at Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s intro monologue. I mean, the George Clooney dig… brilliant. Just everything. I watched it again and laughed out loud. Spawn startled. Oops. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_XUSOLVRzA What else have I been laughing at lately? Check them out… Friday […]

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Stop Posting These Things on Facebook

You know, I’d totally blame my impatience of stupid posts on being a new mom and having no time to read stupid crap on Facebook. But the fact of the matter is that I’ve always side-eyed these types of posts because they don’t make any sense and they are not effective. Well, they effectively annoy me, […]

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