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What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

Hi Mommas and Mommas-to-Be! Our doula, Ambrosia, has been such a special part of our baby story with Remi Rain. When my husband first approached me about getting a doula for our adoption I, who had always learned that a doula was more for the prenatal and birth, said "A doula? Honey, you don't know what you're talking about." But once we met with Ambrosia...

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3 - 6 Month Must Haves

Tried and True – My 3 to 6 Month Must-Haves

With so many products for babies available it can be overwhelming choosing what is best. Remi and I are sharing with you our tried and true baby must-haves for 3-6 months. We found our favorite things that are both stylish and help her development at this age. Watch my video re-cap of all my favorite 3 to 6 month products! Comment below with your favorite products...

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins with Mashed Potatoes

Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins with Mashed Potatoes

Prep time: 25 min   Cook time: 18 min  Total time: 43 min  Serves: 12    INGREDIENTS 8 cups bread cubes (about 1 loaf)  3 tablespoons butter  1 medium onion, diced  4 cloves garlic, minced  1.5 cups celery, diced  1 teaspoon thyme  1 teaspoon rosemary  salt and pepper to taste  1 egg  2 ½ - 3 cups vegetable broth  oil for greasing muffin tin   DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spread bread cubes out on baking sheet. Bake until toasted (about 10-15 minutes)....

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World Adoption Day!

Happy World Adoption Day!

Today is World Adoption Day and I am in full sentimental mode.  We are celebrating our little Remington Rain along with all the love, joy and laughter she has brought to our family. We are so lucky this smart spunky girl chose us as parents from the heavens.  Remi’s life and this single adoption has already sweetly effected the lives of so many others. Imagine what she will become...

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Christine Bullock

Halo Procedure

The bane of my existence has been these marks of discoloration all over my face. I wake every morning seeing the mask of MELASMA that also affects 5 million Americans, most who are women. Having worked in the beauty industry for over 15 years and owning my own skincare brand, I have always taken care of my skin. Look, I’m not anal about it with...

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Vegan Sweet Potato Pie with Coconut Almond Crust

Prep time: 10 min  Cook time: 1 hour 10 min   Total time: 1 hour 20 min    INGREDIENTS Crust  ¼ cup coconut oil, melted  ¼ cup honey (or sub maple syrup)  1 cup almond meal  1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut  ½ teaspoon sea salt  ½ teaspoon baking soda    Filling  2 pounds purple yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch rounds (about 4 cups worth)  ¾ cup canned coconut milk (not low fat)  ½ cup maple syrup  1 ½ tablespoons tapioca starch  1...

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