Category Archives: because im addicted

LIVE WELL: Charcoal

charcoal wellness trend


Charcoal has been a maaajor wellness trend for a while now and I actually can’t believe I haven’t talked more about it. But here it is, in this week’s LIVE WELL!

It seems like it started as a soap and then overnight there was charcoal everything (literally, there’s even charcoal ice cream). So if you haven’t hopped on the bandwagon yet or are curious why so many have, here’s a quick breakdown of the benefits of incorporating charcoal into your wellness routine. Plus, the (many) ways you can go about using it.

But first

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Ladies In White


All summer long when it came to dressing the baby and I, I lived on the edge and opted to put us both in variations of white – it’s just so pure! This came to a screeching halt, however, when she started crawling last week. GAHH! They warned me that it happens fast but I didn’t believe that it was THIS fast. Slowwww down!

Some of my favorite white options for mama and baby:

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Ladies In White


All summer long when it came to dressing the baby and I, I lived on the edge and opted to put us both in variations of white – it’s just so pure! This came to a screeching halt, however, when she started crawling last week. GAHH! They warned me that it happens fast but I didn’t believe that it was THIS fast. Slowwww down!

Some of my favorite white options for mama and baby:

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I Traveled Alone With An Infant For The First Time, Here’s What I Learned

 
​One of the things that excites me most as a mom is sharing life and all that the world has to offer with my daughter. So naturally, I couldn’t wait to travel with her for the first time. As a nervous new mom I did all sorts of research to prepare, including asking for everyone’s tips on Instagram (so many useful tips here – thank you!) and between all the advice and actually traveling, I learned A LOT.

Here are my top traveling tips:

1. Passport

If you’re traveling internationally, babies need their own passports

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Things I’m Loving


You know what time it is! I’m back with the series where I curate all things I’m currently loving or crushing on. Please share anything you’re wearing, reading, or trying in the comments. I’d love to see what’s inspiring you at the moment, too.

Health + Wellness

How to eat for longevity—yes please!

Why sex is so crucial for a happy relationship.

Love these ideas on reducing waste.

Speaking of reducing waste, such an interesting read on plastic consumption.

Style

The Fall 2018 lists are officially in place. Are you into these trends?

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Why It’s Important to Eat The Rainbow



When most people think of vegetables, the color green usually comes to mind, but obviously there are way more than just that. Which begs the question—what does the color actually mean? And should you be eating more or less of a certain hue? Here’s what I know:

What the colors of your produce really mean

Red, blue and purple: If your produce is one of these colors it most likely contains anthocyanins, which means it’s primary health benefit is antioxidants. But most varieties are also filled with vitamins A, C and potassium

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