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Harry Potter Sharpie Mugs

Have you ever made a craft you were so in love with, you just couldn’t stop staring at it?! That’s how I feel about these mugs! I love LOVE love …

Starter Library For Your Baby - Hearth & Kin

The toddler years are so magical. These tiny babies of ours grow quickly into their own personalities and preferences. Impressionable minds learn and …

Crazy Benefits of Camu Camu Powder

It’s got 50 times the Vitamin C of oranges and it’s loaded with benefits—for mamas particularly. In this post and video, I’ll tell you all about it, …

Vitamins

5 "Work From Home" Productivity Tips - Hearth & Kin

We are all trying to figure out how to make working from home work for us. Finding balance, motivation, and productivity isn’t always easy – but it’s …

I Saw Her Today - Hearth & Kin

When we take the time to see the magic in the ordinary moments, we are given the gift of truly seeing our children for who they are.<p>We were on our …

50 Easy Healthy Recipes

Alton Brown, Bobby Flay, and Giada De Laurentiis make it look so easy. As much as we admire these culinary masters, cooking—let alone whipping up</i> …

Recipes

I Am Not My Things - Hearth & Kin

My journey from hoarding to minimalism began with a single step…toward a dumpster.<p>My back screamed as I launched the last of the magazines into the …

Abercrombie & Fitch

Avocado Toast with Eggs, Spinach, and Tomatoes

<i>Avocado Toast with Eggs, Spinach, and Tomatoes-this simple and healthy toast is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!</i> I love trying new foods, …

Avocado

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash

<i>Many online recipes for how to cook spaghetti squash in the oven will tell you to poke holes in the squash and bake it at 350 F… but</i> <i>I think this is a</i> …

Recipes

7 Lessons From a Tiny Wardrobe (and pictures of what I’m wearing now)

Every 3 months, I create a capsule wardrobe of about 33 items including clothing, shoes, outerwear, jewelry and accessories. I don’t count underwear, …

Style

8 Secrets of People Who Don't Have Clutter

Your old stand-mixer. Your kid’s broken recorder. That box of candles you’ve been meaning to regift. Despite your best intentions, clutter has a way …

Every Positive Change Starts With These Two Words

This past week, I repeatedly noticed an article being passed around by my parent friends. The column is from the New York Times and titled, “<i>When</i> …

Kids

3 Perfect Cheese Boards - Hearth & Kin

Three perfect cheese boards to share this Valentine’s Day…or really just any day.<p>Valentine’s Day is upon us once again and whether that makes you …

19 Real Food Recipes Every Gal Should Know

Learning how to cook can be a weird process. I grew up with a mom who rarely spent time in the kitchen. Her specialities were chocolate chip cookies, …

Cooking

10 Easy Ways to Redecorate Your Home {for FREE!}

If you ever just feel uninspired by a room in your home, this is the post for you. I know just how you feel, sometimes I just have no clue what to do …

Home

10 Healthy Habits That Are Worth The Time & Money

Last January, I decided to try a radical new approach to my health. Instead of resolutions, which had always left me feeling guilty and overwhelmed, …

Food

5 Secrets To A Long, Happy Life, According To My 91-Year-Old Grandmother

My 91-year-old grandmother is my last living grandparent, by a long shot. When I went to visit her on her 90th birthday, I asked her how she's …

Longevity

5 Tummy-Soothing Remedies for Nausea + Morning Sickness That Worked For Me

Nausea is the worst. It’s a symptom that usually leads to, well, you know, spending time in the bathroom. And if it doesn’t actually lead to that …

Nausea

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind

By Leo BabautaThe most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.Meditation has helped …

Meditation

Easy Homemade Condensed Soup

<b>This is a guest post from Melissa K. Norris</b>In an effort to keep our grocery bill low and also feed my family healthy foods, we’ve learned the easiest …

Recipes

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably have seen pictures of my refrigerator in my cleaning routine pictures. Every time I post one of them, I …

Stainless Steel

9 Green Makeup Brands You Should Know

Here at Hello Glow, we’re passionate about searching out the best safe, effective solutions for beauty and wellness. And one of the first things on …

Beauty

Supplements for Pregnancy & Nursing: What I Take

I often get comments and questions asking about the supplements for pregnancy and while nursing that I take. I talk about the prenatal care options I …

Nursing

If You Only Do 5 Yoga Poses, Do These

<i>Meet Chloe Kernaghan, a yogi and co-founder of SKY TING YOGA, an uber-popular yoga studio in NYC. Chloe’s background is in several traditions of</i> …

Yoga

Simple "Make & Freeze" Basil Pesto - Hearth & Kin

A quick and easy pesto recipe to pop in your freezer.<p>When I’m searching for new recipes to try, I have an unofficial set of criteria I like to …

Recipes

How Writing Helps Me Overcome Parental Anxiety | Brightly

<i>Late afternoon summer, Texas heat. I’m nine, maybe ten, years old. After spending the day with a friend, I return home to an empty house. My mother —</i> …

Writing

The Most Creative Way To Meditate - Hearth & Kin

Taking care of yourself in the most colorful way…<p><i>“Have you ever experienced flow?”</i><p>That was the question a stern looking woman-in-pantsuit asked me in …

4 Simple Felt Flowers

I remember the first time I went onto Pinterest when it just began and began searching for items I liked. One of the very first images I saw was a …

Flowers

Gray and Blue Yarn Wreath

Now that we are living in a bigger house, we have many, many more doors- which means I need more wreaths! I wanted to make a wreath for my basement …

Yarn