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All Natural, 0 Calorie Drink Mixes For Good

Part of how you and I can create change, as busy moms who often make the household purchases, is to change where we spend our money. There are many, many fair trade or social good companies who make accessories and purses and they are wonderful, but I hardly ever spend money on myself. That’s why I get so excited when I find social good items (as I like to call them) that my family can use everyday and I can easily and affordably replace my existing brand.

Everly is an all-natural, 0 calorie, sugar free and preservative free drink mix. They come in the flavors peach mango (my favorite), green tea passion fruit and pomegranate maqui berry. For every box of Everly purchased, they provide a packet of a life-saving mix called oral rehydration salts to treat children sick with waterborne disease.

All natural, 0 calorie drink packets. For every box purchased they provide a packet of a life-saving mix called oral rehydration salts to treat children sick with waterborne diseases.

“1.8 million people die every year from [waterborne] diseases (including cholera); 90% are children under 5, mostly in developing countries.”- World Health Organization, 2013

Oral Rehydration Salts rapidly rehydrate victims of waterborne diseases. These packets save lives. 

Everly provides the funds to the non profit ColaLife for the production of these ORS packets which are produced in Zambia by Zambians. These packets come in a kit that also contains zinc supplements and soap which helps treat diarrhea.

Put Everly in your lunch boxes, serve it at get-togethers, drink it at the gym. You can help reduce the number of people who die from waterborne diseases by a simple drink.

You can purchase Everly drink mixes here on Amazon!

Everly drink packets. These are all natural and 0 calorie and come in peach mango, pomegranate maqui berry and green tea passion fruit. For every box sold they provide a packet of life-saving oral rehydration salts to treat children sick with waterborne diseases!

Modern + Colorful Girl’s Bedroom

It’s been over a year since we bought our home and we still have many home improvements to do including decorating. We are very conservative when it comes to spending money so it has taken time to get our house looking like “home,” but it’s finally starting to come together. One room that is almost finished is our 7 year old daughter’s room. All it needs to be complete is new window treatments, a new paint color and wall decor.

There is only one small window, which doesn’t make for good lighting, so I’m doing white walls to brighten it up and a pink accent color. I think bright colors are great for a girls room because it’s very cheery and happy. Maybe I have an ulterior motive hoping those colors will brighten the mood when we get to the middle school years.

Modern side table

My favorite piece of furniture is this Sauder Modern Yellow Side table. It goes well with Priscilla’s brightly colored chevron rug and retails for less than $100. It would pair perfectly with the Sauder Shoal Creek Collection white dresser, which we just purchased (We bought the oak finish for brother’s room!) I like adding elements made with different materials, like in this room: metal + wood.

Little girl's room.

Of course, a bedroom side table must be stocked with all of the essentials: reading materials, lighting, decor and jewelry.

Girls room colors

The easy slide drawer is the perfect amount of bedside storage and since the side table is metal, you can put magnets on it! This pink flower is a magnet decoration used for lockers, but it’s a great decoration for this side table as well.

Priscilla loves her room and I do too. I think it’s the perfect amount of simple and modern yet bright and cheery, just how a little girl’s room should be!

I like this side table!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sauder. The opinions and text are all mine.

A Simple, Everyday Hairstyle That Takes Less Than 5 minutes!

My hair has always grown fast. In the past, I would straighten my long locks daily, but that was when I had as much time as I wanted to get ready in the morning. After the birth of my son almost eight years ago, I had my first “big chop,” with a haircut that couldn’t be put up into a ponytail. My daily hairstyle took less than five minutes and that was freeing with a newborn.

Fast forward eight years later and I have three first graders. My life looks drastically different, but I still strive for one thing in the beauty department: simple, everyday looks that take minimal time and effort.

The “in” look now is long, wavy bobs, which is awesome because it is becoming my go-to hairstyle that allows me to use little to no heat every morning. To achieve that look I’ve been using the Suave Professionals® Sea Mineral Infusion Texturizing Sea Salt Spray which helps create a loose, textured look with full-bodied waves that last up to 24 hours.

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Simply, spray the Suave Professionals® Sea Mineral Infusion Texturizing Sea Salt Spray on towel dried hair from the root to the tip. Twist hair section by section to create natural looking texture and waves.

NEW Suave Professionals® Sea Mineral Infusion is a salon-inspired range of products infused with a carefully chosen blend of rich minerals from the sea for effortless volume. You can pick these products up at your local Walmart and Walgreens!

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In addition to the Suave Professionals® Sea Mineral Infusion hair care line, I’ve been using the Suave® Professionals Sea Mineral Infusion Purifying Body Wash, which is infused with Dead Sea marine extracts. It leaves the skin beautifully luminous and not to mention it’s luxurious fragrance! I love that I can get these salon-quality products without spending salon prices.

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Discover the Beauty of the Sea with NEW Suave® Professionals Sea Mineral Infusion products.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Suave Professionals ®. The opinions and text are all mine.