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NEW Groundbreaking Diaper Rash Cream That Utilizes Avocado

This Diaper Cream is NOT ONLY just for when baby already has a rash, but to PREVENT it from ever happening! Mustela has added avocado perseose to the beloved Zinc Oxide for a groundbreaking new cream, a must for first-time moms and veteran mama bears a-like.

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Why I’m Choosing to Cook with Cast Iron

Friends, say hello to my new baby ^. We’ve been wanting to make the switch from today’s chemical-ridden, go-to, pre-coated “non-stick” pans, to the seemingly old-fashioned choice in the kitchen, CAST IRON. I don’t know why, but it’s like I was procrastinating and “waiting for the right moment” to make the switch. Maybe it was because I wanted that moment of meeting my very own/first EVER cast iron skillet, to be perfect (that’s a foodie’s life problem for ya right there). Or perhaps I was just intimidated by the differences in cooking with, caring for, and routine I’d have to learn and adapt to. Well, whatever it was, I’m over it. Hubby & I picked up this beauty from Whole Foods yesterday, and I’m in love. I chose a Lodge Cast Iron grill pan. We are habitual steak-eaters, so this seemed like a perfect introduction in to the cast iron world. Now if you’re a cast iron newbie, like I am, here are a few reasons why you may want to look in to this “way-of-life”: Cast Iron …

African Artisan Adornments that Give Back

  At a point in my late teen years, I was one signature away from joining the Peace Corps. But before that spec of time, there was my younger teen years, a period in which I was heavily engrossed in International Affairs. Most of my interest was embedded with Africa. I dreamt of being a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador and traveling to Northern Africa. My family thought I was crazy because where I wanted to specifically make an impact (Sudan), was at the time, in a state of crisis – with a western region (Darfur) being described as one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. After sharing all of that, I must note that my personal backlog is not what is important here. What’s important is that with the ever-growing, widespread participation of developing countries in World Trade, and the partnering interests of Americans with such communities, I see a glimpse of hope. A hope that through social enterprises (like the one being featured in this article), there can be an “increase of economic opportunity” to empower …