Sponsored Post Today’s post is over on SheKnows, where you’ll find my thoughts on how to look less tired. Sadly this is a topic that I seem to know a lot about since I’m often on call and have a 5 month old! In the post I share the 11 steps I keep in mind when I need to look more awake. I even share my favorite product recommendations! 11 Beauty tricks that will make…

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Product Sent for Review Affiliate Links I Bought It Myself Even though I knew that I’d be sacrificing a lot of “me” time when I had my second baby this fall, I admit I still was overestimating how much time I’d have each day for a beauty routine. Oh, how nature ensures that mommies will forget many of the details of the first few months after birth… Now that I’ve returned to work and things…

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When Christine told me that she was thinking of featuring some of her readers on her “Mommy Fast Friday” series I told her I thought that was a great idea. Then she totally surprised me by asking me to do it. I love this series and her blog in general so of course I said yes (even though I’ve never written a blog post before and I’m really, really nervous). My name is Melissa and…

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Being a mom to a 3-yr old (she’s a handful I tell ya!), I have a quick n’easy everyday beauty routine to get ready and be out the door. I like to keep things simple and natural. Simple is fast, easy and motherhood approved! Here’s an everyday makeup look that requires me to devote only about 5-6 minutes to look polished and put together. On my face, I always start with a lightweight moisturizer with…

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So, for some reason until recently I never featured any of my “I’m in a crazy hurry and can barely do anything” looks. I guess I assumed they were not “good” enough to be featured on the interwebz? But, it appears that people really do like to see the fast and quick beauty routines. So, this is what I looked like recently, and when I timed it (I really did, my iPhone happened to be…

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