Um No, I Don’t Want That on my Skin!

This week, we learned all about the skin. Now I don’t know about you, but I have never really given too much thought to what is in personal care products. For one, I can’t read or understand half of the ingredients to begin with. And honestly, I was mainly only looking for soy or almond…

Making my Skin Crawl

It’s weird to think of our body as an organ. But, it’s the biggest organ we have, and as Kim at Episencial pointed out: it’s the only organ we can actually look at on a regular basis and consider what’s going on with it. This week, we learned about taking care of our skin. Piggy-backing…

Buh-Bye Horrific Chemicals!!

Each week of this campaign I have thought “boy, I learned a ton this week…” and that is even MORE true this week. My mind was blown learning about how unsafe even our laundry detergents are! So where was I before this campaign on chemicals? I realized one day, while cleaning the shower, I was…

eating clean tips to avoid toxins in your food

Eating Clean: How to Avoid Toxins in Your Food

For most of human history, people have eaten relatively simple diets. Food came from whatever you could catch, kill, pick, or grow–from nature. The only manipulation was via mixing those ingredients and then either cooking, curing, drying, pickling or some other type of basic preservation. These days, the picture is much more complicated. Many ingredients…

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Week One – WOAH Nelly!

So, guys…I can’t even begin to describe what I feel today. I have been so extremely blessed to be a part of Mamavation Campaign 17 with Jessie and Lydia. I STILL am in disbelief that I was actually chosen! I’m in awe. I have wanted to be a Mamavation Mom since I learned about Mamavation almost…

Week One – Let’s Go Baby!

I have to say that these last two weeks have been some of the most stressful that I can remember. Keep in mind that I just got married in May … and while I was stressed then, at least I knew what was going to happen and what was coming. Not knowing and hoping were…