Power Up with Vitamin C!

Last winter, I was constantly getting sick from the kids – picking up their coughs and sneezes as often as I picked up their laundry.  I scheduled a visit with my doctor to do routine bloodwork and to see if there was any medication or precaution I could use to better maintain my health.  When we met for our consultation, he simply told me this – Vitamin C was my best…

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Skincare Confessions! Hear from Laurel, 56.

Welcome to our new Blog Series – Skincare Confessions.  It’s like a peek into your bestie’s makeup bag, or a one-on-one beauty talk with a trusted friend. We’ve asked our customers, co-workers, acquaintances and family for their honest thoughts and feelings on skincare and cosmetics: tips, woes, loves, daily routines and must-have products. Get ready to be inspired!  This post is from Laurel – our customer and the co-owner of a bakery and…

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Hyaluronic Acid and Moisturizer Myths

Never has my skin taken so well to an ingredient. The word “acid” seems alarming at first, but I love what Hyaluronic Acid does for my face and the health of my skin.  As you may have read or heard, Hyaluronic Acid (which looks like a pure, clear jelly) is a molecule that can hold up to 1,000x its weight in…

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Go for The Glow! Staying Consistent with Retinoid Skincare

The beauty topic on everyone’s mind? Glowing skin.  We recently asked Instagram followers why glowing skin was so important to them.  Some of the answers that really stood out were these:  “Having glowing skin is important to me because it’ll boost my confidence!”  “Glowing skin is important because all want to love the skin we are in.”  “I want to keep my natural glow…

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Work It! Fashion in the Office: An Interview with Sarah, CEO of M.M.LaFleur

Founder and CEO of M.M.LaFleur, Sarah once described herself as “your typical woman in finance” who had a closet full of (in her own words) “blah pantsuits.”  She developed the concept for the effortless, functional and chic collection for M.M.LaFleur with her co-founders “to take the work out of dressing for work.” We are inspired by Sarah’s vision…

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Major Multi-Tasking on the Daily

Wow, there’s a lot we have to accomplish on a day to day basis – and that’s the understatement of the year.  The positive side is it’s wonderful to add value to your work, home, family and community.  On the flip side: how on earth can we get all of this done?  Anecdotally, I have two full…

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Decluttering Your Mental State: An Interview with Ingrid Bacci, PHD CST

There’s so much talk about tidying up your closet, bedroom, and kitchen counter.  But how can we clean up our busy minds? Ingrid Bacci is a PHD CST who once struggled with high levels of stress and major physical pain that doctors said was incurable.  After her challenging journey to self-wellness, she has dedicated herself to learning,…

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Art & Optimism: An Interview with Evan Mooney

Evan Mooney describes herself as a Mother, Artist and Optimist, which you can certainly see it in her work. Each piece is bright, sunny and chic – she finds much inspiration in color, textures and contrasts, and from her family.  Q: Evan thank you for telling us about your artistic style! Can we ask how…

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Travel Light, Summer Style

I love a good packing challenge.  For our most recent trip, I was able to fit all of our belongings for ONE WEEK in ONE carry-on – for a family of four! (That’s two adults, two kids, and 1-2 pairs of shoes apiece plus snacks). Disclaimer: we’ll take a backpack for things we might need en-route, too. I…

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