Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Living Honest

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Hey Guys! I am sure you're thinking that it's about time I post something! So here it is a review on the Honest Company and products I have bought and tried so far. Jessica Alba founded the company to be able to "help moms and to give all children a better, safer start." What can you expect from them? Honest, Social goodness, Support, Peace of Mind, and Delightful Design. For more information on Honest check them out here.

1. Scrubber sponge- at first I was excited about this, its been a month of using the sponge and it does get the job done BUT, the scrubbing fiber layer is separating from the sponge. I am hoping this is just a defective sponge and not all of them are like this.
2. Multi-surface cleaner- two thumbs up! I have stainless steel appliances and Jadyn is constintly putting his little hands all over them (hello handprints).  This cleaner cleans them up and leaves no streaks.
3. Bubble bath- kids love this, bath time is very sudsy and smells AMAZING, also doesn't burn their eyes!
4. Bathroom cleaner- okay so I am used to cleaning with bleach and clorox, so this is very different for me and I am still adjusting. What I do love about this is the smell and it doesn't leave a residue on our glass shower. I really enjoy not having the harsh chemical smell, and this does clean well. However, our shower is made of travertine so water just sits in the tiny little holes (if you don't know what I am talking about look here) and it turns pink, and I feel like nothing better to kill all that with some bleach! 
5.  Healing balm- best thing ever, Jadyn has had a few rashes with his swim diaper and all I do is apply this balm before bed time and the next morning it's all gone! I am not too fond of the smell on this one.
6. Breath Easy rub- I have had to use this only two times on the kids, I guess that means it worked? What I really liked about this was unlike vapor rub the smell wasn't over powering, but it still helped the breathing when they were stuffy.
7. Toilet cleaner- another great smelling product and cleans well.
8. Shampoo and body wash- boys also love this one, and best of all it's tear free!! Jadyn is always rubbing his eyes and we no longer have a problem with his little eyes burning. This smells AMAZING also.
9. Dish towels- I was expecting the towel to be a bit bigger, I don't know why but I was. Cute towels and dries the dishes well.

Overall I love everything. They now have items for sale at Target (a lot of the items are sold online only) and Buy Buy Baby. I would recommend going to Honest and choose your bundle because you get to save more money, and we all want that right? You can choose different products every month or you can opt out if you would like. So there you have it I hope this helps and let me know what you think when you try the products! Enjoy living Honest!

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Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. -Romans 13:13

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Get it right, get it tight

Work it out

Most of the days wait no that isn't really the truth, more like everyday I am in workout clothes. I have two kids under two, and you can bet your money that I always get something on me. Sometimes, and that is a BIG sometimes when I go run errands I put on something a little nicer, and by that I mean jeans and a tee. I also workout 6 times a week, my schedule is never predictable. I sometimes get to workout early in the morning then I'll shower and change, but 90% of the time my workouts are during nap time and that’s always after lunch. So why put on regular clothes just to change in a few hours, that makes no sense and is just way to much laundry to do, and trust me I have enough of that. With all that being said I have rounded up my absolute favorite workout tees for y'all! Most of y'all have already seen me in some of these and or probably already have heard of the companies above. For more information on each of them the link will take you to my polyvore then to each website, I still don't know how to do an image with its own link (I promise that will be the next thing I learn). Which ones do y'all like the best? Also a gift card giveaway coming soon for one of the companies above! Stay tuned.

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I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. - Philippians 4:13

Friday, May 30, 2014

Happy first birthday Jadyn Samuel!!

My little man isn't so little anymore. Colin and Jadyn are just shy of one year apart. Colin came 10 days before Jadyn turned one... so I wasn't able to do Jadyn's first birthday until a few weeks ago. I totally teared up when we sang happy birthday to him. I can't believe how fast a year has gone by and how big he is getting, he lights up my world with his little smile, and big wet slobbery kisses.

J-breezy, you have given me one of the greatest gifts...the gift of being a mother. I am so grateful that God gave you to me. Watching you grow has been so sweet, I pray that you will grow and develop into a kingdom man, that you will always follow Gods foot steps, that you will be bold, courageous and a fierce leader in this crazy world for the kingdom of God. You light up my life with your smile, your giggles and your kisses. I love you to the moon and back meu amor! 

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Jadyn was pooped from his little party! A lot of the DIY ideas I got from Pinterest, birthday parties are not a walk in the park I tell ya! I'm glad both boys birthdays are in the same month because I will be doing them together after little Colin turns one. In case you were wondering that big aTm cake was from uncle Flip who played football at aTm. I'm not to proud to admit this but, that cake lasted longer then it should have ... and that I ate about half of it, thanks a lot Flip! 

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I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. -1 Samuel 1:27

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

current obsessions

must have products

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See that no one pays back evil for evil, but always try to do good to each other and to all people. - 1 Thessalonians 5:15

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Happy Mothers Day!

In Honor of Mother's Day, here are some sweet, funny, and even tearful videos! Just like the last video says -  what mothers do is not ordinary, moms are mighty!!

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She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. - Proverbs 31: 25

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A mom's sacrifice

I posted a video probably two days ago on Facebook of a woman who chose to document her abortion. It's sick and disturbing all at the same time, she claims that she wanted to show a "positive" view and give "hope" to other woman who wanted to do the same (have an abortion that is.) Well so far the video has gotten nothing but bad reviews (thank God). Below is a touching story of a mom that decided to give up her life instead, now this is worth watching. Enjoy! 

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"Love has its source in God, for love is the very essence of His being." - Kay Arthur

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Mother's Day wish list

Mothers day wish list

If I lived in a perfect world where money was not an issue I would get everything above. But I don't live in a perfect world, and money doesn't just grow on trees so for now I'll just keep dreaming. Maybe you're like my hubby and stuck on what to get your awesome wife/mom, and being the great person that I am I decided to help.

1. Nespresso coffee machine WITH a milk frother! I loved having my milked frothed, I felt like I was drinking a Starbucks coffee. Jordan broke my frother a few weeks back... I am still bitter about it.
2. Ilycouture Mama tee. How cute it this?! I REALLY want this shirt!
3. Jcrew dress, this is a cute dress for the summer and I love the lace detail.
4. Hunter boots, I still have to get one and I love the pink ones ... It's also cheaper because its the kids size, your welcome!
5. Tory Burch sandals, it goes with anything.
6. A FULL day at the spa. Head. to. toe!
7. I love my silver MK watch, and now a gold one would be great also!
8. My pandora bracelet is still pretty bare, and this little heart and pink charms are cute!
9.  Nike Air max, and its PINK!
10. Wifey Necklace to match my wifey tee from Ilycoture (They have a gold as well).

Happy Mother's day to all the great mommas out there! Nothing could ever really repay all the hard work and sacrifices that you do day in and day out, this world is a better place because of you!!! Thank you!

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Her children stand and bless her. Her husband praises her: There are many virtuous and capable women in the world, but you surpass them all. - Proverbs 31: 28-29