Avoid Pregnancy Stretch Marks, Part 2

A few months ago, I wrote about some natural ways to avoid pregnancy stretch marks by making a natural stretch mark ointment. I also wrote about my love for Burt’s Bees Mama Bee cream as a back up for non shower days or when you are in the mood for something that is less greasy.…

Ultimate Pregnancy Protein Shake

This ultimate pregnancy protein shake has become my morning staple before heading out the door for work. Now that I am on maternity leave at almost 37 weeks pregnant, I still have this shake in the morning before or after my work out. I love this protein shake because it helps solve three problems for…

Normal Routine versus Newborn Routine

newborn routine

Is there such thing as a normal newborn routine? Will I be able to establish a normal routine again once the baby comes and before returning to work? This has been a crazy week. Between the election and a slew of baby prep classes at Kaiser, we have arrived home late and slept very little…

Natural Anti-Aging Night Cream

I absolutely love this natural anti-aging night cream by Andalou Naturals and have to share it! It feels moisturizing and luxurious as you apply and locks on that moisture all night long. It has a lovely creamy texture and is not oily in the least. At less than $20 a pop it is much cheaper…

The Best Natural Beauty Products

Best Natural Beauty Products

Maintaining vibrant, youthful and healthy looking skin is a goal of most women as they age. If you are like me, you want to do this without using intense chemicals and spending a small fortune. Which raises the question: is it possible to do this using natural beauty products? I certainly believe so. Is it also…

The Best Reusable Water Bottle

A few posts ago, I mentioned that the Insulated Widemouth Kleen Kanteen is my favorite reusable water bottle. I thought it was important to let you know why, as this is not just a matter of preference but also an issue of safety for myself and my growing family.