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Baby Spawn is Here – She Rules Our World

If you have been following me on social media, you’ll know Baby Spawn has landed. She was born almost a couple of weeks ago, and … NO EPIDURAL.  I am forever grateful for my doula and The Wife and the labor nurse who stuck by me. Because NO EPIDURAL. It took me a while to share […]

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Abe’s Market Labor Day Weekend Sale – Plus an Extra 10%

Dudes. This is the weekend to shop, I guess! First Tiny Prints, now Abe’s Market! Abe’s Market marked down 34,000 products up to 60% OFF plus take an additional 10%OFF with the promo code: SUNSET. Well I can’t list all the products but here are some of the ones I’ve put in my basket for […]

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Clearly Filtered Pitcher Review – Water Water Everywhere

One of the things I don’t like about the city I live in is the tap water. The Wife and I long adopted the Brita Filter to help make our water less gross and drinkable. We buy Brita filters for our pitcher regularly, but The Wife is still not a fan of the filtered water it […]

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Tiny Prints Sale – Labor Day Promo 30% OFF

It’s been a month since Miss Spawn entered the world, and we are still hemming and hawwing over birth announcements. I mean, doesn’t everyone know she was born already? I’ve posted a few pics on my personal FB as well as Instagram. BUT… I just received an email about a Tiny Prints sale and their Labor […]

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The Grammy Museum: Learning and Celebrating Music

Ed. note: The following is a guest post. A few years ago, The Wife and I visited The Grammy Museum for the first time (as local tourists). This spring, another local couple visited The Grammy Museum and I am happy to have their guest post on their visit! If you’ve traveled to Staples Center or […]

WAIT. I’M PREGNANT?

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Healthy HooHoo – Woohoo for Postpartum Care

When I attended my first Natural Products Expo #ExpoWest a few years ago, I ran into a product called Healthy HooHoo. It was a line of feminine wash products, and my sarcasm meter went up. I was intrigued. Before you scoff, their genesis story is pretty not-funny. A friend of the founder’s was diagnosed with […]

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Bamboobies Nursing Pads – Bamboozle Your Leaky Boobs

As a new mom,  this whole breastfeeding thing is a trip, and I want to highlight Bamboobies Nursing Pads for saving my ass (leaky boobs). I first learned about Bamboobies at the Natural Products Expo. I picked up a pair of heart-shaped nursing pads there, and thank god I did. Bamboobies Nursing Pads According to a few FB mom […]

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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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5 Questions with Custom Calligrapher Linda Yoshida

The art of calligraphy isn’t dead. It’s thriving!! Have you checked out Instagram lately? Type “Linda Yoshida” or “calligraphy” and you’ll see TONS of images just on beautiful calligraphy! If you’re a fan of script or custom handwritten artwork, you’ve come to the right post! I’m proud to know Linda Yoshida, custom calligrapher, personally. She’s a savvy […]

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BEAUTY FEATURES

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I’m Melting! Julep Bare Face Cleansing Oil – Review

Thanks to one of my monthly Julep Maven subscription boxes, I got a chance to try Julep’s Bare Face Cleansing Oil. I’m a fan of cleansing oils now! Yes, I still wear makeup in the summer, and Julep’s cleansing oil does a marvelous job removing my makeup! It’s Melting My Faaaaaaaace……! Julep’s cleansing oil is pretty fantastic. The […]

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MAC Maleficent Lipstick: True Love’s Kiss – Review

I think I found another perfect red lipstick! My homegirl AJ went on a hunt for me and picked up MAC x Maleficent collection‘s lipstick called True Love’s Kiss for me and her! I heart it like I heart Maleficent and most Disney villains. I think this shade is more versatile and wearable than Ruby Woo. I know […]

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BICEPS, AKA FITNESS

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I Spent Three Days on a Pressed Juicery Cleanse – Review

 Disclosure: I paid for this cleanse. Post contains affiliate links.  Back when I was still in corporate land, I signed up for and spent three days on a Pressed Juicery Cleanse. I was interested in doing a detox and since they delivered to the office, I was like, SIGN ME UP! I don’t have to drive to West Hollywood […]

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Adidas Energy Boost 2 Running Shoes Review: Boost Me Up, Buttercup

Disclosure: I was sent a pair of Adidas Energy Boost 2 shoes for my honest opinion and review. Post contains affiliate links.  When Adidas contacted me to test out a pair of running shoes, I was excited! Granted, I was in my third trimester but I was game. It’d been years since I’d try on […]

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Friday Five

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Friday Five 8.22.14: Who Needs Sleep?

Miss Spawn officially turned one month this week! I’m so stoked! I’m also so sleep deprived that I can run on about three 1.5 hour sleep sessions. I have accepted the fact that I’m never getting more than 2 hours of sleep at a time… at least for the time being. Because who needs sleep?** […]

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Friday Five 7.18.14: Shopping Deals Make Me Happy

It’s Friday! I was thinking about what’s been making me happy. Shopping deals. If you’re not signed up on Ebates, what are you waiting for? Sign up, use their shopping portal to the big brand stores, and get cash back on every purchase! Dude. Save money! Why not use my referral link? I found a few fabulous […]

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