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What's up, world? - Spawn is here.

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 […]

Tom Hiddleston - ALS ice bucket challenge

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?** […]

Healthy HooHoo products for the vag

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 […]

Bamboobies Nursing Pads - Combo Pack

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 […]

Ali. Calligraphy - Linda Yoshida

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 […]

WAIT. I’M PREGNANT?

What to Pack for a Beach Babymoon

What to Pack for a Beach Babymoon

Traveling to Maui for our babymoon was a blast – I had a lot of fun and relaxation. I looked back to the essential items I packed, and I wanted to highlight what to pack for a beach babymoon like ours! If you’re headed to an island vacation, check out these products that should make it […]

Treat Yo Self - Parks and REc

5 Ways to Treat Yo Self – Pamper Your Pregnant Self

We are now at Week 38, yo! I’ve got two more weeks, in theory… The Wife and I have been building furniture, purging, cleaning, laundering, cleaning, purging, oh and cleaning for the last month. In the meantime, I’ve been looking at ugly stank feet. I thought I’d list out my 5 ways that make me still […]

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BITCHIN’ BUSINESSES

Kwany Lui - Co-founder of Bundle Organics

5 Questions with Bundle Organics Co-Founder Kwany Lui!

I get a buzz anytime I find out a product I like was founded by a woman or a company is led by a woman. Earlier this year, I reached out to Bundle Organics to try out their prenatal organic juices. This very new company has created the easiest way to get your prenatals in, seriously. I […]

MELT Organic - ExpoWest 2014

5 Questions with MELT Organic CEO Meg Carlson!

You know I love me some woman-owned businesses and women leaders! When I attended the Natural Products Expo, I ran into Cygnia Rapp at the MELT Organic booth. I struck up a conversation with her and found out she was the founder of MELT Organic! I wanted to highlight this bitchin’ business – not just because […]

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BEAUTY FEATURES

Julep Bare Face Cleansing Oil - Julep

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 […]

Crazy ass close-up: MAC x Maleficent "True Love's Kiss" red lipstick - Outdoor lowlight

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

Roots 4 - carrots!

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 […]

Adidas Energy Boost 2 running shoes

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

Marc by Marc Jacobs - 57mm sunglasses - Nordstrom.com

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 […]

Yes to Cucumbers - facial wipes - Yes to Carrots

Friday Five 7.4.14: Made in the USA Products

#MERICA! or #MURICA! It’s a long weekend for most Americans, and hurrah for that! I thought I’d change it up and showcase five brands made in America. Yep, USA! USA! I do love businesses that keep their production in the country. After all, this is my country. I was made in America too. Let’s get […]

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