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Lessons On My 40th Birthday

Me and the Fam! I have news. A few weeks ago I celebrated my 40th birthday. It was my second COVID/lockdown birthday and I wasn't even sad about it. I'm not a huge birthday bash kind of girl, so not having to break the news to everyone that there would be no crazy party felt sooooooo good.  I've thought a lot about this post. About turning 40. What do I want to share here to help document this milestone birthday? When my kids look back and read this online journal so to speak, what do I want them to know about what I was thinking on May 11, 2021? And here's what I came up with: On celebrating my special day: COVID birthdays aren't so bad as an adult. Sure they suck shit for kids (can't have a party, can't see their family and friends, hardly any presents because said parties are a no-no). But for me, as an adult, I understand why I can't party it up with like 50 of my closest friends and family members. I understand that a Vegas trip is out of the questi

Fabulous Anti-Aging Beauty Finds that Help Treat Rosacea

Did you know that Rosacea affects over 3 million Canadians and nearly 16 million Americans? For a while, I literally thought I was the only one. I've dealt with Rosacea my whole life, but up until 2 years ago, I had no idea it was Rosacea. It was after pushing my doctor to send me to a dermatologist when I  was finally "diagnosed," and my journey to find the best products for skincare began. I can't say I've tried hundreds of products because, honestly, I was too nervous about making my skin worse. But what I did do, was pour myself into the Vortex of Google to find recommendations for super sensitive and rosacea-prone skin. My stipulations were: the products had to be light on the chemicals or even better, plant or essential oil-based. And most importantly, they had to have some kind of anti-ageing component because my tired old ass is almost 40, and my skin needs all the help it can get at this point! Here are a few things I've picked up recently that