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We’re Training to Be Foster Parents

Our biggest change in 2020 will be becoming a foster family. We are a bit uncomfortable and vulnerable opening up about something so personal, and not solely our own. But, given we share so much of our lives here,…

(Non) Toxic Beauty: Does Talc Cause Cancer?

The internet is a place where people can say what they want. It’s not a surprise that most of us (yes, myself included) are driven by a bias for income and engagement. I could say a lot of things,…

Healthier Hair Products & Avoiding Cancer from Dyes and Relaxers

Today’s topic is inspired by the recent study showing chemicals on the hair, specifically treatments and dyes, increase risk of cancer (more on that below). So we’re talking about our favorite healthier hair products (that actually work). BUT FIRST,…

The Boys in our Hood Play “Chopped Junior Junior”

For years, our boys, have done a challenge they call “Chopped Junior Junior”. Essentially, Food Network’s Chopped is so inspiring that they wanted to do their own version with their friends. A Junior version of the professional TV show,…

Healthcare, Low-Income Disadvantage & Fat Phobia

This month, I’ve been doing more for my health that I have in a long time – I’m taking advantage of preventative healthcare. When I left my corporate job, one of the questions we asked ourselves and nearly every…

Stacy’s Basic Face: Flawless in 5 (minutes)

No one is flawless. Which makes each and every single one of us fantastic in our own wonderful unique ways. Period. No ifs and or buts. As middle age has encroached upon me, I’ve become more comfortable in my…

5 Friday Favorites: European Vacation Edition

  1. On-the-Go Protein Traveling for so long in countries where the level of “gluten-free awareness” was suspect, we needed to bring our own snacks. We know we can find “crisps” and fruit most places, so it was protein…