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Where Have I Been?

If you follow my blog or social media, you may have noticed that the past few months have been relatively quiet. Where have I been?…

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Clean Green Summer Beauty Must Haves

Less is more for summer beauty and hot days mean loads of dry shampoo, cool mists, and SPF! Since I’ve tried it all, here are…

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On the “Toxic City Sick School” Series: Don’t Despair – Take Action

I’ve been chronicling my battle with the Philadelphia School District, fighting for safer, healthier, cleaner schools. Though I shouldn’t say “my battle,” as I share this battle with…

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Demanding a Path to Better: Being Your Own Health Advocate

I’ve written before about discovering my primary immunodeficiency and living with Common Variable Immune Deficiency. I’ve also talked about how the diagnosis was pretty much done…

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prAna Upgrades to 100% Organic Cotton: Plus a Discount Code for You!

prAna has long been one of my favorite apparel brands. Known for creating versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories, prAna clothing is ideal for an…

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Parenting Gear, Advice, + Activities at Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo

A Child Grows in Brooklyn is bringing back the borough’s most popular baby show, the Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo, on Sunday, April 22, from…

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Scents that Are Truly Refreshing: Goddess Garden Essential Oil Perfumes

How many times have you been in a Lyft or Uber with an “air freshener” fragrance so strong you’ve had to open the window in…

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If I Did Everything the Health Professionals Told Me

Having a rare chronic illness – in my case primary immune deficiency – is more than just physically exhausting. It is an emotional mindfuck, rife with conflicting…

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Things You Didn’t Know About The Instant Pot – And Three Easy Recipes

Every Black Friday and Amazon Prime day I have let the Instant Pot deals pass me by. But after the new year, I decided it was finally time…

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My Twitter War with Roseanne Barr (Or How I Spent my Winter Vacation)

So here’s a story I never thought I’d be telling. Yet, for those who know me well, there is somehow nothing surprising about it. It’s…

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