Easter Happenings 2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

I hope you had a blessed Easter!  We enjoyed an Easter egg hunt and lots of family time.  So thankful for that and mostly for our Savior who endured so much so that we could be free.  

PS - is it really already Tuesday?  I feel like I skipped Monday.

pregnancy face blunders

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

This pregnancy has thrown my face for a loop.  Georgia didn't cause a lot of hormonal breakouts and crazy face time, but baby boy?!  It's in full swing.  I have had to switch up my regime a bit (partly because you can't use salicylic acid during pregnancy) but also my face has just needed a more gentle routine lately.  So below is what I have found that actually works!  All is safe for pregnancy (and after pregnancy and for life because the ingredients are GOOD!  not scary!).  Hope this helps!

I cleanse morning and night with this gentle cleanser.  This is not a change from pre-pregnancy.  This has been my go to cleanser for awhile now.  It's gentle but so effective.

I still love my Enlightening Treatment Pads and I was using them morning and night.  Since pregnancy I have switched to using them just in the morning.  They're great because they help exfoliate a bit (which helps makeup go on smooth) while also working on evening out my skin tone.  At night I have switched to good 'ole Apple Cider Vinegar.  I mix equal parts ACV and water in a jar and use a cotton ball all over my face after I cleanse.  The smell goes away when the toner dries and it has really calmed my face down.  I will stick with this after baby for sure!

I've always been a fan of Tea Tree to treat my acne and I still use it pregnant.  But I also got a snazzy little bottle of this Belli Spot Treatment and love it too!  I use it if I notice a big under the skin something coming up and tea tree if its just maintenance.

Nourish - Oil
I used the oil before pregnancy too and it is the only one that doesn't cause me to breakout!  It has chamomile which calms my skin and allows me to wake-up with a dewy complexion instead of a red one.  Good stuff.

Deep Clean - Face Mask
I use this mask 2-3 times a week.  I love the ingredients and it helps to keep my breakouts at bay.  It helps exfoliate as well!

snapshots of late

Tuesday, March 31, 2015


egg hunt at school and cuddling with mama around the house (pictures 2-3 were taken by my sweet friend Bridget!)

after our family took a hit early last week with the tummy bug and strep, it was so nice to get out and about later in the week and this past weekend.  we are moving georgia into another bedroom soon so our projects as of late have been organizing her clothes and putting them in her big girl dresser :)  thankful to be healthy!

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