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EMMALEE BABY MINIS

When my sweet friend Taeler told me she had started her own baby apparel line, I couldn’t have been more excited! She makes everything from hoodies, to rompers, leggings, booties, to custom outfits. One sunny autumn afternoon, we gathered up a few of our mommy friends, met up at a local park, and snapped a few photos of these cuties wearing Emmalee Baby apparel. There aren’t many things in the world that can bring joy to my life the way a toddler can, so I hope you all enjoy these images as much as I did taking them! Be sure to check out her website!

SWEET LEMON BODY SCRUB DIY

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With warm weather right around the corner, there’s nothing better than a fresh, zesty body scrub to make your skin shine. Trust me when I say that this sweet lemon concoction will have you smelling just as good as summer feels. I’ll even let you in on a secret: for a fraction of the price, this simple do-it-yourself scrub easily compares to one of my favorites from The Body Shop. Let’s get started! Continue reading

Q & A WITH MACKENZIE DEONIGI

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This post has been a long time coming, so I think it’s safe to say that I’m more than excited to share it with you guys! For a little background knowledge, Mackenzie and I met on Instagram and instantly clicked after realizing many similarities between the two of us. We each had a child at a young age, grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and enjoy a lot of the same activities. I had recently started blogging during this time, and was later introduced to Mackenzie’s blog, Keeping Up With Kale. We agreed on the idea that it would be so much fun to collaborate on a post together – bringing me here! Continue reading

10 BEST HIGHLIGHTERS FOR GLOWING SKIN

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Contouring + highlighting has recently swept the beauty industry by storm, and for good reason. It’s a simple addition to your everyday beauty routine that will bring tired or dull-looking skin back to life. The concept of highlighting is to draw attention to certain features, which is why a little highlight is ideal for inner eyes, brow bones, and above cheekbones. With any of these ten amazing products from brands and budgets all across the board, you will have that gorgeous, lit-from-within glow in no time! Continue reading

MAKEUP WITH MCKENNA

With autumn in full swing, it’s that time of year again to add some new fall shades to your beauty collection. I know I’m not the only one who’s been anxiously awaiting berry-bitten lips, bold brows, and earthy shadow tones!

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This month I partnered up with the ever talented, self taught MUA, McKenna Leininger, to create this gorgeous fall makeup look. Using a few of our fall favorites by MAC, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Jaclyn Hill, and others, McKenna captures the perfect look for a family photo shoot, holiday get together, or day out at the pumpkin patch. She also gives us the inside scoop on which products you can use to achieve this look on your own! Be sure to check out her Instagram (@malonemua) for even more beauty tips and tricks. Continue reading