Summer 2017 Favorites

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In the summer you spend countless hours outside and in the sun. Remember to take care of your body and skin. Check out my Top 5 Summer 2017 favorites below to give yourself quick, fresh summer makeup; a new shake go-to and keep your skin and hair fresh!

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Toddler Friendly Cool Whip Easter Egg Dyeing

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While this post is a moot point now, it was super fun and easy so I had to share. It’s a good one to keep in your back pocket when Easter rolls around again.

Last year at Easter, Gunnar was too small to understand or participate. This year was a different ball game. We dyed eggs, did multiple eggs hunts and celebrated with family.

We dyed our Easter eggs with Cool Whip, yes you read that right. The sweet, sticky dessert topping! We all loved every delicious moment of it. Continue reading

His & Hers Engagement Gifts

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This past weekend during their ‘Stock the Bar’ housewarming party, surrounded by everyone they love, Leep’s brother Jeremy popped the question and was answered with an excited – Yes! 17634418_10102349967907607_8985838658398820672_n.jpg

Congrats Uncle Worm & Auntie Ash!

We were the only two in on the when & where details so we decided to surprise them with his & her engagement gifts right after the proposal to start the celebrating early. Most people will gift a bottle of wine, a Congratulations card or some other generic gift. Why not mix it up and give something a little more personal and meaningful. Here’s what we put in our gifts…

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Bee Keeping: Shore Thing Lavender

Last year my family started the adventure of a lavender farm on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, with my mother being the fearless leader, green thumb and brains of the operation. We all have done our fair share of weeding and tending to the plants and are proud to be entering our second year.

This year we’ve added an exciting addition – BEES! The bees will not only pollinate the lavender plants, but provide healthy local honey to customers.

Shore Thing Lavender also has an amazing line of natural, organic products for the body, home and culinary use. Be sure to follow along with our journey and adventures at the site below!

Source: We have bees!