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7 Ways to Create a Relaxing Space at Home

Now that we’re staying inside more than ever before, it’s also more important than ever to create a relaxing space at home. 2020 is the year we turned indoor living into an art form. That year our homes turned into offices, gyms, yoga studios and schools. We made banana bread and kombucha. Became Zoom masters. …

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DIY Beauty tips for a fab office Christmas Party (guest post)

The office Christmas party: a time for awkwardly casual conversations with co-workers, trying helplessly to avoid the snack table, and yes, ugly sweaters. You don’t have to be bland and boring just to convey composure and poise. This year, shake things up a bit and transform yourself into the bell of the ball with these …

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Healthy “Nutella” Granola recipe

Chocolate. Hazelnut. Spread. The inventor of Nutella was a genius. The nutty flavor combined with chocolate tastes like heaven in your mouth. Since I’ve been cutting back on refined sugar I just HAD to try some of the “Nutella” alternative recipes you see popping up everywhere. So far I haven’t found a perfect dupe yet. …

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7 Thanksgiving Desserts your guests won’t believe are Healthy

The Holidays are a time to indulge. To me that means eating your heart out with delicious homecooked meals made with fresh ingredients. What it doesn’t mean is a free pass to eat junk. All of these recipes are made without (or can be made without) refined sugar. And you won’t even taste it.

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Turmeric Latte aka Golden Milk recipe

Give your immune system a boost with a hot Turmeric Latte drink! A year ago I never thought I would say this, but there are 2 spices I just can’t imagine living without. And that’s turmeric and ginger. There’s always a pot of fresh ginger tea cooking on my stove. It’s an amazing anti-inflammatory herb …

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How to treat cellulite with exercise and food (first guest post!)

I’m proud to present the very first guest post on The Makeup Dummy! Blogger Monica May from fit girl’s diary shares her exercise routine and diet tips to fight cellulite and look your best all summer long. Check out her blog for some serious #fitspo. And make sure to like and subscribe! The Actual Truth …

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