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Boring Girl Beauty tips: The Body

It's time to discuss our bodies. No, not the birds and the bees, and what all those parts do. If you don't know that stuff already, this might not be the right place for you, yet. Just sayin'. If you do know what all your parts do, let's make sure all those parts are soft, silky and well maintained boring girl beauty style! I have a very laid back approach to keeping my skin feeling, and looking great. I'm sharing my boring girl beauty tips for The Body today. Let's dig in! Boring Girl … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty tips: The Body

It's time to discuss our bodies. No, not the birds and the bees, and what all those parts do. If you don't know that stuff already, this might not be the right place for you, yet. Just sayin'. If you do know what all your parts do, let's make sure all those parts are soft, silky and well maintained boring girl beauty style! I have a very laid back approach to keeping my skin feeling, and looking great. I'm sharing my boring girl beauty tips for The Body today. Let's dig in! Boring Girl … ...Read More...

7 beauty tips to survive winter #chosenchixhop #beautytips #boringgirlbeauty

7 beauty tips to survive winter weather

Beauty. It's something that comes from the inside, right? Isn't that what everyone talks about? I know I tell my daughter that true beauty comes from within, and shines through with a person's actions. However, it's nice to feel beautiful, too. Who doesn't want to look in the mirror and see a beautiful head of hair, glowing skin and a healthy all-around look? Winter weather can be hard on your skin, your hair, and your body. I'm here to tell you it's okay to want to look beautiful, because at … ...Read More...

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You think you don’t need waterproof PeapodMats, but you do

It doesn't matter if your kids are potty trained. It doesn't matter if your kids don't have night time accidents. You think you don't need waterproof PeapodMats, but I'm here to tell you, you do need these fluidproof beauties. Believe it. You think you don't need waterproof PeapodMats, but you do Little Miss and The Boy have been potty trained for years. However, BOTH of them sleep like logs. Bombs could go off, fire alarms could sound, and an army could come through our house, while both … ...Read More...

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Starting a small business? Promotional products are important

Branding your business starts with a great logo. We've established the importance of a great logo design for your small business. Getting your business cards is another important step in the building of a great brand, and small business presence. Now? You've got promotional products to think about. They're important. It's the extra take-a-way to brand yourself! The best promotional items are ones people can use every day, and that have a connection to your brand. Starting a small business is no … ...Read More...

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Fill my cup, put some Vicks in it

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. Our family doesn't get flu shots. We have our reasons, as do the people who get flu shots. However, our family does stock up on Vicks products to be fully prepared for flu season, as well as cold season! There's no guarantee the flu shot will protect anyone against the flu, either. It's probably a great idea to head to Walmart to stock up on Vicks products for flu & cold season! Plus, the flu shot definitely won't protect you … ...Read More...

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Starting a small business? You’ll need business cards

Staring a business isn't easy. Small business start ups are no less stressful than starting a huge corporation. There's so many details to be on top of it, and simple things always get put to the side, right? Logo design happens, and then you're thrust into finding office space, or buying equipment, or handling lawyers, and finances. However, the little details of a business cards should NOT be overlooked, and should be taken seriously. Business cards will be your "calling card," of course. It's … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty tips: The Feet

Girls who enjoy a good pedicure come from all walks of life. Even those of us who are more apt to follow the boring girl beauty lifestyle want our feet to feel soft, and look pretty. Granted, in the winter it's harder to stay on top of foot maintenance, but it's something that can be done quickly. Don't believe me? Come on now, I'm Mrs. Boring Girl Beauty. You know I'm doing the bare minimum to make sure my beauty routine is simple, and downright BORING! Boring Girl Beauty tips: The … ...Read More...

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7 Things I love about working from home

Working from home. I do it. Lots of people work from home. There are days it's pure awesome, and there are days I want to scream. It's hard not to have mixed feelings on the topic, so my seven things I love about working from home are "mixed." Wondering what that means? Keep reading!!! 7 Things I love about working from home 1. Having an extremely flexible schedule. Yes, I get to adjust my schedule to accommodate kids' school parties, or events, or performances. Sure, I get to alter the … ...Read More...

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Getting a new office space organized

Are you tired of reading about the great flood of 2014? Honestly, I'm tired of writing about it. However, it's the source of a ton of great new projects happening my house. New projects bring new products. New products means SHARING my honest thoughts on the products! Everyone wins, right? Now is the time I'm getting a new office space organized. What happened to the organized office space Once upon a time, not long ago, I had a really fantastic office space set up in our finished … ...Read More...

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Starting a small business? Start with a great logo design

What's in a name is very important to think about when naming a business. If you're starting a small business, and you've established a fantastic name for your small business, you have to come up with a great logo design. It's the next step in creating a brand, because that's what's most important when starting a business. Branding the business! Starting a small business? Start with a great logo design What goes into a good logo? Oh that's just a loaded question! Everyone has opinions … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty Tips: The Nails

Having pretty nails is something I take great pride in. I don't wear make-up, or do much to my hair, but for me, having pretty nails gives me a little something feminine that's just for me. There's something about the process of taking care of my hands and then starting the manicure routine. Shaping and filing each nail. Applying the base coat, the perfect polish color for my current mood, and finally the top coat. It's therapeutic. I enjoy it. I look forward to it. Boring Girl Beauty Tips: … ...Read More...

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New York Moms master baby solutions

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MomsTrustHugges #CollectiveBias Have you ever wondered how moms in New York City handle the juggling act of being a mom, having a baby, toting around diapers and living in the city that never sleeps? How do New York moms master baby solutions for all things baby? Good question. To be super honest, half the time I didn't know if I was coming, or going thanks to the sleep … ...Read More...

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Lobster Risotto made by November Sunflower thanks to PeachDish

Over and over, it has been well-established that November Sunflower is not meant to be in the kitchen. I burn myself on the toaster oven at least once a day, and the smoke detectors go off at least once per day. Personally, I think it's because they are just overly sensitive. I try not to take it personally when they go off, each day. Anyway, recently I was asked to do a fun post about spicing up date night. Part of the fun was getting a meal from K-Y. A code to PeachDish came with the purchase. … ...Read More...

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Julep’s Free 4-Piece Gift for Valentine’s Day

Our newest monthly box came in the mail yesterday. The snow, sleet and freezing rain didn't stop our mail carrier from delivering all kinds of goodies to us on a day the kids had a snow day off from school. What to do, what to do? Break open our Julep box and dive into a manicure for Little Miss! I've been a #JulepMaven for a while now, so we didn't receive a free 4-piece gift from Julep, but we did receive a sweet extra goodie in our box this month for Valentine's Day! Hartleigh polish with … ...Read More...

Top 5 Little Red Dresses for Valentine’s Day

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links provided by Postpresso. NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. In order to survive, there's a need to make money. I love a lot of things, I share those things, and if I can make a little commission here, and there, I'm 100 percent going for it. Why should the brands I love be the only ones making money, right? Please, use my affiliate links within this post when placing your orders with the brand, or joining up with the brand. Your support is … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty Tips: The Hands

There's nothing worse than shaking someone's hand, and there hands feel like sandpaper. It doesn't matter if you're all about boring girl beauty, or if you're a die hard beauty pro, you've got to take care of your hands! Soft, but strong hands are necessary for all women. So what are the boring girl beauty tips for the hands? My friends, there's not just one tip, but a couple of them! Boring Girl Beauty Tips: The Hands The one place I spend a lot of time on, or the two places I spend a lot … ...Read More...

5 ways to get better hair color

Coloring your hair is a one of the easiest ways freshen up your look. However, most women are scared to do it themselves, at home, without a professional. WHY??? It's not as scary to do it yourself, in your bathroom, with just a smidge of help from the significant other, or a sibling. Trust me, the more you understand it, the more control you'll have over the results. Madison Reed professionals have five easy tips to get, and MOST IMPORTANTLY keep, better hair color. 5 ways to get better … ...Read More...

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Athlete House NY has arrived on Long Island

Gyms without personality, and heart, have no place in my world. Joining a gym isn't something I've ever considered doing, because most gyms are just about making money by supplying fitness equipment to the masses. Training is scarce, and many times the training is being done by trainers who have hardly any certification. Have you been to a Crossfit in your neighborhood? You know why there are so many popping up all over the area? It takes one weekend to become certified as a Crossfit trainer. … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty Tips: The Face

It's me. I'm a boring girl who still enjoys a lot of beauty products. Seriously, I do. Make-up might not be my thing, but I look for a lot of products that will help keep my skin looking fabulous. Since I don't wear make-up every day, I need to make sure my face looks good without it. By face, I mean my skin. It's another installment of boring girl beauty. Today, I'm sharing how I care for my face! (I gave my tips on lips, which you can check out right now.) Boring Girl Beauty: The … ...Read More...

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Curves + Jenny Craig = Partners in health

Disclosure: I was invited to taste test some of the Jenny Craig foods, along with take a little Curves workout in New York City recently. All opinions in this article are 100 percent my own. My ladies, my ladies. It's no secret how I feel about joining a gym, and eating diet food. However, a lot of you out there want to get into the gym. You want to workout, without a huge time commitment so you can get back to your life. Total body workout in 30 minutes? Yup. Jillian Michaels has created a … ...Read More...

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New Year New You: Valentine’s Day

We're trying to keep up with our resolutions, right? Now it's February, and Valentine's Day. A day filled with indulging in chocolate, romantic meals, and getting all pretty-ed up for the big day. It's on a Saturday this year, for heaven's sake! When it falls on a Saturday, it somehow becomes a bigger deal. When it's so much bigger, it's harder to try and keep those resolutions of taking care of oneself: making better food choices, wearing the right shoes and outfit, and of course, "putting a … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty Tips: The Lips

I'm not a girl who wears make-up. I wear it when I have to, like for my wedding day. I have nothing against it. It also doesn't mean I don't like looking good. People always assume if you don't wear make-up, you don't care about your appearance. It's not true. I like feeling beautiful just as much as any other woman on the planet. I go to great lengths to find beauty products I can use that enhance my natural look, make me feel good, and make my skin shine. I guess I'd call it Boring Girl … ...Read More...

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New Year New You: Super Bowl Sunday

We all know the Super Bowl is the first real "test" of your will-power after you've made your resolutions for the new year. The food comes out, and you start to sweat. The alcohol starts flowing, and you're ready to jump out the window. It's hard to say no to all the food, beer, wine and other assorted goodies. It's hard, I get it. #TheStruggleIsReal for all of us. Super Bowl Sunday is a test of all the will power one can muster up, and the only way to have a fighting chance is to stock up on … ...Read More...

Shake it Off with KidzBop #kidzbop #shakeitoff

Shake It Off with KidzBop 27

Music brings out the best in all of us. Have you seen some of the videos of people singing along to Shake It Off, and having a great time? Even if you don't like a particular singer, or musician, if they come out with a catchy song - you're going to sing it! Don't fight it. Enjoy it. Shake it Off with KidzBop 27 If you have kids, you'll be familiar with KidzBop. It's a group of kids that sings kid-friendly versions of the the most popular songs that are out. They've been doing this for a … ...Read More...

Spice things up for date night #yoursandmine #cbias #sponsored

Spice things up for Date Night

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are 100% my own. #YoursandMine #CollectiveBias   Breaking news: I'm not super great about scheduling date nights with the husband. I do believe our last "date night" was on our anniversary back in July. Before that? We went out on a date in July of 2013, also for our anniversary. Unless you count back-to-school night, and parent-teacher conferences, as dates...which I don't think … ...Read More...