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The Perfect Reusable Water Bottle Challenge

In a recent post, we talked about our search for the perfect reusable water bottle and named our favorite glass and aluminum bottles for daily use. Shortly after, we were contacted by Glasstic, a manufacturer of shatterproof glass water bottles asking if we would test out their bottles and review them. Within a week, our new


Sophie threw a tantrum at Target because I wouldn't buy her a plastic toy phone she already owns. I didn't want to be in Target that afternoon, both of us unshowered and exhausted, but diaper cream is a necessity. It was 4:30 in the afternoon, but we looked like we had just rolled out of

20 Uses for Olive Oil Outside the Kitchen

Olive oil has long enjoyed the spotlight as a healthy fat, attributing to lower oxidative inflammation, lower risk of certain cancers, and lowering blood cholesterol to reduce cardiovascular disease.  However, olive oil has many more uses than as a healthy food; it can be used for home repair, green cleaning, beauty treatments and much more.