Blogger's office

Why All Bloggers Should Have A Side Gig

You guys, this is what I thought blogging would be like. Me with a laptop, looking put together and working from anywhere. Cranking out content, steadily getting lots of subscribers, taking pretty pictures for my social media accounts. In my mind, this gig sounded cool and glamorous and sorta easy. I mean, I love to…

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safer lipsticks

Why You Need To Choose Safer Lipstick

Man, I love lipsticks and lip glosses. Always have, always will. As little girls, I think the first thing makeup item we want to use is bright and colorful lipstick. We are just drawn to all those pretty colors! After watching our mothers put it on to get ready for the day or on special…

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beach bag with safer sunscreen

My Safer Sunscreen Recommendations

Ohhhhh,​ ​sunscreen.​​ ​Doesn’t​ ​it​ ​seem​ ​as​ ​if​ ​all​ ​the​ ​information​ ​we​ ​get​ ​about sun​ ​safety​ ​is​ ​conflicting?​ ​Don’t​ ​go​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sun,​ ​it’s​ ​dangerous!​ ​Go​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sun, you​ ​need​ ​to​ ​make​ ​Vitamin​ ​D!​ ​Too​ ​much​ ​sun​ ​causes​ ​skin​ ​cancer!​ ​Not​ ​getting enough​ ​sun​ ​contributes​ ​to​ ​so​ ​many​ ​illnesses!​ ​​Geez.​ ​It’s​ ​enough​ ​to​ ​drive​ ​a…

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Safer self care

5 Great Tips for Choosing Safer Self Care

My life is crazy. I wear a ton of hats (literally and figuratively because I live in Alaska!), so I feel like I’m always running from one thing to another with no downtime in between.  I pretty much live on coffee and brightly colored sticky notes. Sound familiar? Yep, that’s what I thought. Despite what…

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Beautycounter

3 Ways To Get Involved With Beautycounter

As many of you know, I started making the switch to safer products when I was struggling with multiple miscarriages and crippling anxiety. I made significant changes by not only eating a real food diet but switching to personal care products free from questionable ingredients and toxic chemicals. And now, I just want everyone to…

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Greenwashing in the Beauty Industry

Greenwashing in the Beauty Industry

When it comes to choosing safer products, do you look for labels that include words such as natural, botanical, chemical-free, organic, or toxin-free? I know I used to, because HELLO… those things sound fabulous and healthy and safer. I mean, look at this sunscreen — Pure. Free. Naturally sourced ingredients. #1 Dermatologist recommended.    …

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