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Julie

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Hello Mellow. The name in itself is an exercise in relaxation.  Go ahead, say it out loud!  It feels good!  This is one  book you can judge by its cover; the products feel amazing too.  Hello Mellow butters,  balms, scrubs, and  sprays are made only of fine natural ingredients ~

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It doesn’t rain much in L.A., and when it does, it often pours.  People are generally unprepared, including me.  I’ve ruined many a leather  shoe and walked lots of steps in squishy socks and soggy pantlegs. The only pair of rain boots I’d ever invested in were a pair of

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With daylight savings time soon ending, it may be easier to get the kiddos in bed earlier, but how do we keep them there with the sun shining so early?  With my schedule, this works out great during the week, as we’re up at the crack of dawn getting ready

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Seven years ago, two traveling artisans found each other and decided to settle down together in Uruguay.  The result was not only love, marriage, and family, but also a unique hand-made craft.  Julie, a native Canadian, and Alvaro, of Montevideo, Uruguay make custom  guillerminas ~ adorable crocheted ballet style shoes, and

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Over the summer, neem oil became a reccurring theme in my life.  I’d never heard of the plant before and suddenly it was recommended by a trusted friend and a knowledgable relative as a great treatment for hair and skin; grown-ups and kids.  So, naturally, I checked it out… Neem

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Here Comes the Cat is a story of very few words that manages to say a mouthful.  It is a tale of a surprising and unlikely friendship that leaves everyone, big or small, with a light heart and a smile on their lips. A frightened mouse travels far and wide to

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Conjuring images of the roaring twenties, Posh Petti Designs lace rompers are just about the cutest thing in kids clothing I’ve seen in a while  EVER!  One of my favorite Etsy finds yet, these one piece lacy numbers are classic, yet entirely original. Made of nylon tricot and lace, my

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There is something I need to get off my chest.  I have an addiction that I have yearned to satisfy since as far back as elementary school.   For as long as I can remember, I have spent hard earned babysitting, ice cream scooping, waitressing, and nowadays, career money in search

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It is ironic that summer is the season we want our tootsies to look best, but also the harshest time for our feet.  No matter how many pedicures I can manage to fit into our fun (exhausting) summer schedule, my tired toes need some extra upkeep to be sandal ready

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Just because summer is coming to end does not mean we are safe from the sun’s harmful rays.  Ugh – I write this from Southern California’s triple digit heat – Autumn please!  For years I have used a daily facial moisturizer with SPF protection.  I have beenthinking, “why would I not

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