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Plant-Powered For Life Book Launch: Real Food Daily

Just a week before Spawn’s due date, I had an opportunity to hang out with Melissa of The Valentine RD, and attend a book launch for Sharon Palmer, RD, at Real Food Daily in Pasadena. Palmer wrote a new book called Plant-Powered for Life! (Her previous book was The Plant-Powered Diet.) The event was held […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WAIT. I’M PREGNANT?

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 […]

Motherlove, Earth Mama Angel Baby, Trader Joe's - Favorite Oils for a Pregnant Belly

Rub It In – My Favorite Oils for a Pregnant Belly

… that’s what she said. (I can imagine The Wife snarking at this title, so I figure I’d beat him to it.) There are three favorite oils for a pregnant belly I’d recommend wholeheartedly. I haven’t had new stretch marks on my baby bump, but my boobs and hips are another story. My skin around my […]

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BITCHIN’ BUSINESSES

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 […]

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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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

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 […]

Flywheel provides spinning shoes for all students! - ClassPass LA launch

ClassPass Review – Fitness Subscription Los Angeles Launch Event

Have you heard of ClassPass? It’s a new-to-me business model of getting fit, headquartered in New York City. It’s a monthly service where members can choose up to 10 classes per month for $99/month. Last month, ClassPass launched their Los Angeles program and I had a month membership to try it out! What’s great about ClassPass is that […]

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Friday Five

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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 […]

Juicy pork dumplings - Din Tai Fung (photo credit)

Friday Five 6.27.14: What’s Making Me Happy

Happy Friday! The Wife and I are finally getting some time off to clean our apartment, and it currently looks like a bomb went off in every room. We have sh*t everywhere. I think we can clear our living room by next week, which would be fantastic because you know, the baby is coming in just a […]

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