Articles about Health & Fitness

Our Daughter Needs Braces

I've never had braces.  My husband has never had braces.  We had really hoped that our kids would not need braces.  Because "your child needs braces" is something that no parent ever wants to hear.  We all know that braces are expensive.  And from what I've heard from almost everyone I know ..... is that insurance very rarely covers them either.  After checking around with a couple of orthodontists and talking to our insurance company, we found that to be true in our case as well.  We were Read more [...]

Protect Yourself This Summer With Insect Xtreme Insect Repellent Clothing {Review}

By Asha

May 19th, 2019
Thank you to Anovotek for sending Insect Xtreme shirts for review in exchange for my honest opinion.The grass is finally starting to turn green here. It has been a really wet spring, which means one thing: our unofficial state bird - the mosquito - is going to be out in force this year, as well as the ticks!We spend a lot of time outside, and the bugs sure can make it miserable! I play softball on Friday nights and the bugs can be awful. My husband is a farmer and spends a lot of Read more [...]

My Mane Bio Hair Analysis Review {Accurate Hair Porosity Test}

My Mane Bio did a hair analysis for me in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own. My curly girl method journey About a year ago I tried out the curly girl method and learned that my hair was wavy. Yes, I was 26 years old before I knew my own basic hair type! I had gotten progressively less happy with my hair from my early to mid 20's. I had grown my hair out as long as possible to weigh it down. I found that when my hair was longer and more weighed down, it was less 'poofy'. I didn't Read more [...]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas {2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide}

Emily Reviews writers were sent samples for inclusion in our gift guide. There are affiliate links in this post. All opinions are our own.May is here and Mother's day will be here before we know it! If you're looking for mother's day gift ideas, we've got you covered.This stunning Sistine Petite Rosegold Watch from ADEXE Watch London will make a gorgeous gift this Mother's Day! Inspired by the most famous chapel in the world located in the Vatican City, the Sistine is a hand-polished, Read more [...]

Lakanto Monkfruit Sugar Substitute ~ Review & Giveaway US 4/20

Thank you to Lakanto for providing me with products to facilitate my blog review. All opinions are 100% my own.I follow the ketogenic diet. When preparing to start the diet, I did some research to see what products I should have on hand. It was strongly recommended to have a sugar substitute. The choices were stevia or monk fruit. I have tried stevia and didn't really care for it. When looking into monk fruit, I found that the brand Lakanto was the highest rated.I reached out to Lakanto and Read more [...]