1. February Beauty Musts

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    Some things I can’t live without…

    Bye Bye Puffy Eyes with Erno Laszlo EyeCream, No more static winter fly-aways and ratty-looking split ends thanks to Redken All Soft Argan Oil, Make your face the perfect canvas (competely cover blemishes/unevenness) with HELLO FLAWLESS foundation, See a pimple forming? Kiss it goodbye with a dab of Alba Botanica Acne Spot Treatment before bedtime, Dry cuticle and chapped hands are healed and nourished with a daily application of Jason Purifying Tea Tree Pure Natural Nail Saver, Get the Long lashes you always wanted with this amazing clump-free BUXOM LASH Mascara, and find your perfect mix of color and glossy shine with Laura Mercier Lipgloss [color: Desert Rose].

  2. Currant Scones

    These delicious scones are the perfect sweet start to your morning. Whether you have a busy week of work ahead and want to make an easy prepared breakfast to take on the go, or you are planning to host a decadent brunch for friends and want a gorgeous display of home-cooked pastries, these are perfect for either occasion!   Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour (about 9 ounces) 3 tablespoons granulated sugar. (Low-cal substitute: 2 tablespoons granulated Splenda) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces (I used Land O Lakes Light Butter) 1/2 cup fat-free milk 1/4 teaspoon vanilla…

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  3. Take Home from the Hospital Outfit

    Baby Boy Packing List: Ralph Lauren Layette Pearl Blue Solid Coverall, the Layette Reversible Block Blanket, the Ralph Lauren Layette Cotton Cable Hat & Booties Set, and Carter’s Mittens ; Baby Girl Packing List: Ralph Lauren Childrenswear Infant Girls’ Solid 2 Piece Set and a matching pink Cashmere Blanket with Pink Bows (I couldn’t find a picture but imagine this one with bows), the Ralph Lauren Layette Cotton Cable Hat & Booties Set, and Carter’s Mittens. When packing my Hospital Bag in THIS article, I had to pack the perfect baby boy and baby girl outfits for Baby Gluck {yes, the suspense is killing me since I don’t know the sex!!}. So here…

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  4. Kale & Artichoke Dip

    Since Kale is the “trendy” vegetable of 2013, I thought this recipe was perfect, because spinach artichoke dip is so last year!  This dip is great to have on hand in the fridge… whether guests pop over and you want to put out a snack- serve alongside pita chips… you want a break from your usual mayo or mustard turkey sandwich, use this as a tangy spread… or simply to give your chicken dinner a whole new twist, use this as your “gravy” right on top! Ingredients (makes 2 cups): 2 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 shallot, chopped 5 ounces chopped kale,…

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  5. Packing your Hospital Bag to Take Home your Baby

    Well ladies and gents, the time has come… with less than 3 weeks to go Baby Gluck could be making his/her debut any day now! In preparation for the big trip to the hospital, I have all of my bags packed! After much research (and consulting with experienced Mom’s) I think I have everything I need (fingers crossed!) Here is what I packed… For Mamma: Insurance information, hospital forms and pediatrician’s contact info. 2-3 pairs of warm socks that can get ruined (for walking the halls before and after labor) and Slippers {I love my fur lined Uggs}. A warm ‘open’ sweater, meaning no…

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