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How to Halloween and Avoid COVID-19

Our favorite holiday, Halloween, is being put on a slight pause this year, with concerns about COVID-19 piled on top of the usual warnings about safety. And with Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, us parents may feel under pressure to make this year a Halloween to remember. I was originally going to cancel it, but that’s not fair to anyone! There are some simple things we can do to help…

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Essential Oils in Your Laundry?

For the past years we’ve seen an increase in people using essential oils. Essential Oils are natural and have tons of benefits. They’re often used to ease stress, boost mood, relieve pain from headaches and migraines, get a better night’s sleep, and the list goes on! With all these benefits it’s no wonder Gain decided to add essential oils in their detergent. Imbued with the calming scent of an untamed field…

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Why is my Child Still Crying During Swimming Class?

Why is my Child Still Crying During Swimming Class? Crying is one of the most common behaviors when kids are starting out with swimming classes. Gunner was one of those kids that disliked the water he would cry when his toes touched the ocean- you can catch it on this vlog. Naturally, I had concerns he’d start crying during swim lessons at Goldfish Swim School. Luckily, Gunner didn’t shed a…

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The Perfect Power Salad for Autoimmune System

I’m not one to eat healthy– give me some vegetables and I’ll turn the other way. It’s just not my thing, but since I have a boyfriend at home who decided to go plant based aka cutting out meat or anything from an animal, I’ve been trying healthy meals. One morning while watching Good Morning America, I seen one of my favorite chef’s Michael Symon and then I seen a…

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I Don’t Use Deodorant Anymore…

That’s right folks, I Betsy Vilca, no longer am slipping on gross chemicals into my body– at least through the armpits. Why? Well, because my hippie bestie Daniela has gone all out and gone eco-friendly. That includes using less plastics! Also, I heard about deodorant possibly causing breast cancer, so there’s that. You heard about people linking deodorant and breast cancer, right? Apparently, ‘underarm antiperspirants or deodorants are applied near…

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New Way of Printing Photos |Polaroid Lab

*New Way of Printing Photos |Polaroid Lab-This is a paid campaign with Best Buy and Polaroid. All opinions are my own* Polaroid always has something up its sleeve and this year is no different. I remember using a Polaroid camera as a kid and then decades later getting the newer ones for my daughter. But now, there’s yet another one! Polaroid Lab– same concept, but with a fun twist! What…

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Prepare for the Christmas Holiday!

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Road Trip Games

We’re a family that loves to travel- whether it’s a plane ride away or car ride away. And we go on plenty of car rides. We recently did our yearly camping trip to North-South Lake Campgrounds and had a fabulous time! Many people really don’t like car rides especially long ones with children who just bring on the nerves. Sure, Barbie dolls, action-figures, coloring books and electronics can keep them…

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Upset Stomach, Constipation!

No one likes talking about shit, literally, but having dealt with this thing called constipation I wanted to share what I’ve learned. A few weeks ago I spoke about what me and Ziana Eliz were going through on Instagram, I was surprised at how many of you guys dealt with the same issues. What is Constipation? First thing to know is that it’s considered constipation if you go to the…

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Things to do in Tulum Mexico

After a blissful five day in Tulum Mexico (without any kids may I add), I’m back! I ended up going for my best friend’s Bachelorette party and I’m so glad I decided to go. It was something special for her, but also a nice mental break from #momlife. Tulum is a secluded paradise full of hidden jewels. I was surprised at how beautiful everything was and also very surprised that…

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Back to School Essential Style Pieces

“This post was sponsored by OshKosh B’Gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.” Us folks on the East coast have one more month until school is back in session, but as for the folks on the west coast, back-to-school is weeks away! Doing all the school shopping now before waiting last minute is ideal. Thus, why I’m bringing you not the boring school supply must-haves, but some of…

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