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Week 37: Greening Up My Baby Act

Posted in: Writing Samples on 06 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Week 37: Greening Up My Baby Act

Here is one woman’s mission to create a nursery that’s good for baby and the planet. I’m the furthest thing from Betty homemaker (I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve never even ironed before!). Yet as my baby bump continues to grow (and grow!) I’m finding that so do those notorious nesting instincts. Rather than making [...]

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8 Tummy-Flattening Foods to Eat This Summer

Posted in: Fitness & Health on 06 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

8 Tummy-Flattening Foods to Eat This Summer

From Redbook: If your first thought is excitement that it’s finally nice enough to hit the beach, and your second is panic that you have to don a swimsuit, we’re with you. Make the process a little less painful with these bloat-beating, belly-fat-melting foods. Nosh on a cucumber salad The next time you feel puffy, [...]

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Top hairstyles for any age

Posted in: Culture & Beauty on 06 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Top hairstyles for any age

From USA Weekend: In a style rut? Update your cut. The hairstyle you had at 20 should not be the one you have at 50. “Updating your hair is a quick and inexpensive way to overhaul your look as you enter into different life phases,” says Oded Gabay, celebrity hair stylist and owner of the [...]

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Week 36: Finding Balance

Posted in: Psychology & Relationships on 06 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Week 36: Finding Balance

From FitPregnancy: How an energy healer taught one active mom-to-be the virtues of learning to slow down. Moving my body is what I do to release stress and feel strong and energized. So when I didn’t know I was pregnant and was doing 20-mile training runs back in October for the New York City Marathon [...]

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12 Ways to Cut Hundreds of Calories at Your Next BBQ

Posted in: Fitness & Health on 15 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

12 Ways to Cut Hundreds of Calories at Your Next BBQ

From Redbook: Feeling anxious about what to eat can sabotage a summer cookout, and that’s no fun at all. Let us do the worrying for you, and slim down your grill fest with these skinny swaps — they’re so simple, you hardly have to think about them. Be sides savvy Take advantage of fresh and [...]

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Summer 2013′s Hottest Beauty Trends

Posted in: Culture & Beauty on 15 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Summer 2013′s Hottest Beauty Trends

From Redbook: From must-try hairstyles to making green juice work for your complexion, get warm weather-ready with 15 of-the-moment ideas. Go for a top knot style “With inspiration from celebrities like Jessica Alba and Kourtney Kardashian, this hairdo is a go-to this season, perfect for day or night,” says Adrianne Johnston, a stylist at Chicago’s [...]

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