Rehab Your Feet: 7 Steps to Stepping Pretty

Sandal season may seem far off, but if you have "problem feet" NOW is the time to start rehabbing them! Check out my foot rehab routine for getting dry, cracked feet back into shape!

Sandal weather may seem like it’s light years away since we’re still smack in the middle of winter, but if you have “problem feet” like mine, now is actually the best time to start rehabbing those feet! Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve dealt with insanely cracked heels and dry feet. I love wearing sandals and flip-flops in the summer, but I’m embarrassed. This year, I decided to start rehabbing my feet early so they’re ready by spring. I’ve finally perfected my routine, so I’m sharing it with you! Rehab Your Feet: 7 Steps to Stepping Pretty *This post […] Read more »

5 Heart-Healthy Actions You Can Take Right Now to Fight Heart Disease #FromTheHeart

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Heart Truth®. All opinions are 100% mine. February is American Heart Month. Obviously, we should take care of our heart every month, but during February, organizations like the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute really step up their efforts to get the word out about heart disease. Did you know that heart disease is still the #1 killer of women in the United States? It’s true. Of all the women who died in 2013 in the US, one in four women died of heart disease. I think most of us […] Read more »

The Agonizing Truth About Migraines: They’re More Than “Just a Headache”

There's a whole lot more to migraines than "just a headache." Learn more about how they affect different people and where to get help.

I created this post as part of a campaign by Teva Pharmaceuticals. I received an American Express gift card for participating. If you’ve ever suffered from a migraine, you know it’s much more than “just a headache.” In fact, anyone who says those words to me when I’m having a migraine day will swiftly find themselves facing my wrath. Saying a migraine is “just a headache” is like saying the Pacific ocean is “just a little puddle.” Yet migraines are still so often misunderstood, which is sad because they rank in the top 3 of the world’s most prevalent medical conditions, […] Read more »

Give Back While Getting Glam for Valentine’s Day with Estée Lauder

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This Valentine’s Day (and beyond), get glamorous while giving back and supporting breast cancer research with two fabulous beauty products from Estée Lauder!   If there’s one thing I love than the confidence boost I get from a great new shade of lipstick, it’s the feeling I get from knowing that my purchase is going towards helping in the fight against cancer. See, about a year ago, my aunt was diagnosed with brain cancer. Before that, fighting cancer was definitely something I felt strongly about. Now, though, it’s more than a passion, it’s a necessity. My aunt’s diagnosis has made me a […] Read more »

Get Gorgeous Without Spending a Fortune with DG Body

DG Body compare to national brands

55653 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Good news, my fellow bath and beauty product fanatics- you can get totally gorgeous without spending a fortune with DG Body at Dollar General. Even better news? It will cost you a fraction- a FRACTION – of the amount you spend on big names.  I know what you’re thinking. There is NO way DG Body can stack up against national brands. Well, turn that skeptical frown upside down, sunshine, because I put a diverse range of products to the test […] Read more »

Meaningful Beauty Product Review

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This post was sponsored by Meaningful Beauty as part of a Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.  Last month, I shared my first impression of the Meaningful Beauty system with you and promised to update you after I tried it a bit longer. Since then. I’ve been using Cindy Crawford’s Daily Routine pretty faithfully, so I’m ready to share my thoughts. I suggest checking out my first post for a bit of a refresher. Meaningful Beauty System: My Thoughts on Cindy Crawford’s Not-So-Secret Secret to Staying Gorgeous Cindy and I (because we’re totally […] Read more »

13 Ways to Obliterate Your Coughing with Natural Home Remedies

Home remedies for a cough

Winter is one of the worst times of the year for coughs. Between that icky wet cold and flu cough and the dry cough you get from having the heat turned up all the time, it seems like someone around us is always hacking. I have a very weird system when it comes to cold and flu medicines, so I try to stick with natural home remedies for coughs whenever I can. Most cough medicines either knock me out or whack me out, neither of which is beneficial during the work day! It should go without saying, but I’m saying […] Read more »

Kiss Me, Sugar Lips! DIY Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe for Valentine’s Day

Want soft, kissable lips for your hot Valentine's Day date? Make your own Valentine's Day sugar lip scrub in just a few minutes with two ingredients (plus one optional ingredient)!

Want soft, kissable lips for your hot Valentine’s Day date? Make your own Valentine’s Day sugar lip scrub in just a few minutes with two ingredients (plus one optional ingredient)!   You know how they say that the greeting card industry came up with Valentine’s Day to sell more cards? Well, I’m pretty sure the skincare industry had something to do with sticking it smack-dab in the middle of winter! Between alligator-dry legs and chapped lips, our skin needs a lot of love to get ready for a night of love, if you know what I mean (wink wink, nudge nudge). […] Read more »