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When the Weather Wrecks Your Skin

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* I was compensated by the CHPA's Educational Foundation, KnowYourOTCs, but all opinions are my own.
Y'all, this winter is no joke.So normally I can be seen using my joking about California and our lack of seasons (#westcoastwinterstruggle) but lately, we've been having....weather. Like below 60 degrees cold, rain and hail. Hail, y'all. And because it's been a WHILE since we've experienced any type of real weather and as a result, my moisturizing game is all off. 






For some reason, my skin has been ridiculously dry lately. It's so bizarre because I STAY moisturizing. I pretty much douse myself in all the butters, oils and lotions each morning after my shower.  But this current season has been different it seems like no matter what I do, I can't stop the dry skin from creeping in. My husband doesn't seem to notice and thinks my legs are still soft and smooth and while my skin isn't thirsty dry, it's just dull and dry looking. That bugs met. My s…

Weekend Mama Style: Casual Leather + Kicks

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So in case you haven't heard, capsule wardrobes are all the rage. The concept of a seasonal capsule wardrobe (the idea of taking a set number of pieces and wearing only them for a season) has been around for quite some time but it's completely taken off this last year. I remember discovering the 30x30 Remix Challenge by Kendi Everyday in the early days of style blogging around 2010 and it amazed me she could pull off wearing only 30 items from her closet for 30 days.
Like what? Where do they do that at?



Since then, the approach to capsule creation has evolved while the fundamental tenets remain the same: Choose a limited number of pieces from your closet that are relevant seasonally, you can include shoes and accessories or not and basically where only those pieces for the 'season'. 
Being that we don't really have "seasons" in California and global warming has totally messed things up, I shied away from the idea. Then in September, spurred on by Amiyrah I w…