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The reality of achieving silky hair and glowing skin can be hard with the triple threat of sun, salt water and chlorine, but it’s never too soon to protect skin by choosing natural ingredients over harsh chemicals. Desert Essence has everything we need to look and feel our best this summer… and did I mention that the items below smell a-mazing? Read more

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
~Robert Browning~

Finding a perfect Mother’s Day gift to embody all that you feel for your own mother can be tough – how do you wrap up love? We have put together our 2018 Mother’s Day gift guide, filled with items that pamper the mom in your life!

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FabFitFun Subscription Box

Does your mom love learning about the latest beauty, wellness, fashion, and fitness finds? Each season, fabulous premium brands handpicked by the FabFitFun team are showcased beautifully in the latest box and sent to her door… all for a fraction of the cost at $49.99. Filled with 8-10 full-sized items valued at over $200, this is an exciting way to indulge and explore the newest items in fitness, home, beauty and more. You can learn more about this subscription service at fabfitfun.com.

A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.
~Princess Diana~

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Dreaming Tree Wines

Treat Mom to a delicious bottle of wine this Mother’s Day! Dreaming Tree Wines are produced by renowned musician, Dave Matthews, and New Zealand native, Sean McKenzie. We love that their lightweight bottles are manufactured with clean-burning natural gas, 100% recycled paper labels, and recyclable corks! With five distinct varieties to choose from, plus wine gift sets, Dreaming Tree Wines is the perfect choice to serve for Mother’s Day brunch or just give Mom as a gift. Visit dreamingtreewines.com.

A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go.
~Unknown~

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Desert Essence

Desert Essence’s bath and body range makes it easy to find just the right body lotion or sustainably-sourced, vegan, gluten-free soap bar to shower mom’s skin with delicious nutrients! Treat mom to a gift basket of goodies from this incredible line… with natural fragrances such as Spicy Vanilla Chai or Island Mango, it will be hard to select just one to delight mom! See the entire line at desertessence.com.

Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
~Unknown~

*Companies generously provided samples and images for this article. All thoughts expressed herein are my own.*

Kiss My Face Kids Defense Lotion

Get prepared for an eco-friendly summer with these new finds! From play dates and picnics to long days at the park, “Mom” has compiled her top picks for the months ahead!

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Kiss My Face Kids Sun Care Collection

With the new Kiss My Face Kids Sun Care Collection, kids can protect their skin all summer long with formulas that effectively block harmful UV rays with the use of Antioxidant Defenders™ that are free of parabens, oxybenzone and artificial fragrances. Whether mastering the biggest cannonball or setting up shops for the best lemonade stand, summer’s possibilities are endless thanks to Kiss My Face. “Mom” is loving the Kiss My Face Kids Defense™ with Air Powered Spray™ SPF 50 – this provides a fast, easy applicaton for not only hard to reach places, but little ones on the move! Two more products round out the collection, which includes the Kiss My Face Kids Defense™ Mineral SPF 30 and the Cool Sport™ with Any Angle Air Powered Spray™ SPF 50. All products are biodegradeable, too! www.kissmyface.com

Posh Play Mat

This is a busy mom’s dream come true! This planet-friendly, PVC-free faux leather mat looks classy while providing little ones a sanitary place to play in an instant – both inside and out! With a large celeb following, the Posh Play Mat wipes clean in seconds and can be rolled up to tote anywhere, from the park to playdate to airport! www.poshplaymat.com

Desert Essence Baby

Desert Essence Baby

Afer a long day of playing in the summer sun, get your kiddos squeaky clean with this new favorite line of “Mom’s” by Desert Essence! Their new NSF-Organic & USDA Certified-Organic Babycare & Nursery Care products are simply awesome. The Oh So Clean 2 In 1 Gentle Foaming Hair & Body Cleanser smells delightful and is made from 100% Olive Castile soap blended with vitamin-rich Organic Sunflower Oil. The My Sweetie Pie Baby Lotion is also quite a hit! www.desertessence.com

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Bitsy’s Brainfood Cereals

Move over Raisin Bran! There’s an exciting new cereal called Carrot Raisin Crunch from Bitsy’s Brainfood that will have everyone clamoring to the table this summer! The popular Bitsy’s Brainfood has created a smarter cereal alternative made from organic ingredients and real fruits and veggies!. Bitsy’s cereal is available in three tasty flavor combinations: Fruit & Veggie 1,2,3, Carrot Raisin Crunch, and Banana Squash Squares. Kids can have a nutritious breakfast that will fuel them for the day of summer activities or the cereals make an excellent snack for on-the-go, too! Just place in a reusable container for something fun to nibble on! www.bitsysbrainfood.com

*Companies generously provided samples and images for this piece.*