Stay Sun-Safe with BeautyCounter Sunscreen

Staying "sun-safe" is more than being diligent about applying and-re-applying  sunscreen. You also need to be careful about which sunscreen you are using.  Most sunscreens on the market today include harmful ingredients that can cause a variety of health issues including an increase in the risk of skin cancer. Yes, you read that correctly. Many sunscreens include toxins which increase the risk of skin cancer and even encourage tumor growth (crazy I know!).  Sunscreens that contain toxic chemical...
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Versace Mansion aka The Villa Casa Casaurina

If you plan on traveling to Miami, plan to also visit the fabled Versace Mansion on Ocean Drive. It's one of my "go to" places when I'm in town and love, love, love the iconic venue. The former estate of the late fashion designer Gianni Versace was purchased in September 2013 to a Florida business connected to Jordache Enterprises. The Mansion was purchased at auction with a winning bid of $41.5 million. Back to it's original name from the 1930's (when the home was originally built), The ...
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Top 8 Aruba Beaches

Aruba used to be my secret paradise.  After visiting the island for the first time some nineteen years ago, I've been in love with the perfect Caribbean destination ever since. But, now that the rest of the world knows about it or wants to know about this island-paradise destination, I thought I'd share my favorite 8 beach locations for sun, swim, snorkeling, romantic walks and family fun. 1. Palm Beach Palm Beach is a two-mile strip known for its white sands and turquoise waters. This...
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Adare Manor Castle and Golf Resort; Ireland

Have you ever stayed in a nineteenth century neo-Gothic castle surrounded by half standing medieval ruins, beautiful gardens and romantic winding forest paths? Well allow me to take you there. I know just the place. Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort (a member of the Leading Hotels of the World) located in Adare Village in Co. Limerick, Ireland is exactly as described above, only dreamier. Last Spring, a beautiful trip to Ireland was our destination we had anticipated for months.  If you read ...
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Top 20 Family Friendly Activities in San Francisco

If you've never been, San Francisco is a fun place to visit, especially for the kids.  We paid a nice visit to San Francisco just a couple of weeks ago and had such a fun time, we wanted to share our top 25 family friendly activities for all of you to enjoy! Pier 39 PIER 39 was a location we visited a few times during our five-day stay.  The Pier entails 45-acres of waterfront property that is quite the gathering place for tourists and San Francisco locals. The Pier ha...
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Sunny Days and Fun Nights in Miami

If you ever have the luxury of traveling to Miami, I highly recommend it.  Traveling to Miami, Florida with no kids was one of the finest ideas ever. My husband and I travelled to this hot destination with a few other like-minded fabulous couples with a fun filled schedule in hand to keep us busy. Not the boring site seeing kind of busy but the extravagant "Hey I'm a rock star" kind of busy. A dream for most parents and certainly a trip I was able to check off my bucket list! When you're done re...
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