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Gift The Kit: Eleven Gift Pairings To Create From Your Starter Kit

December 3, 2018

Um, hi, December! If you’re like me, your mind is on gifting and you keep trying to take advantage of the sales while not splurging too much on yourself… Ah, the battle. If you haven’t jumped on the Young Living train with me yet, December is a perfect time to get the starter kit. Why? Because I just figured out how this $160 will benefit you AND eleven lucky humans.…

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Typical Katie Tries: Atlanta Balayage

March 13, 2018

Hey, hey friends! I am SO excited to announce a new series here at Typical Katie. My umbrella mission of the blog has always been to bring you along on the ride as I experience life. This means the good, the bad, and the ugly. I thought VLOGS (that live on my new YouTube channel) would be an awesome new addition and offer a closer look at the things I am “trying”. So, here we go!…

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6 Postpartum Problems No One Told You About with Tom’s of Maine

December 4, 2017

Thank you Tom’s of Maine for sponsoring this post. The postpartum period comes with a slew of uncomfortable side effects. If you are a mom, you’ve been there. Tom’s of Maine deodorant is currently helping me battle my very favorite and number six on this list: body odor. Yep, body odor. B.O. is a perfect example of something veteran moms just casually leave out of conversation when telling you about the beautiful and magical weeks after your bundle arrives. Not…

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Best of Napa | Hair and Lashes

November 16, 2017

One of the hardest parts of moving to a new place is finding replacements for beauty services like hair stylists and lash specialists. I came from Atlanta, where it already took me what feels like forever to find a stylist, so I was not excited about being on the search again. After scouring social media, Yelp, and local referrals, I found two AMAZING gals that I just had to come on here and tell you all about. If you are…

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How To Do Microdermabrasion At Home

September 29, 2017

This post is sponsored by PMD. All opinions are mine. Holy California dry air, Y’all. Coming from Georgia where the humidity hits you like a brick wall, my skin has had quite the shock here in Cali. I have always had dry/combination skin. The breakouts probably have a lot to do with the fact that my skin isn’t adequately moisturized so my oil glands were working overtime to overcompensate. A huge part of moisturizing properly, though, is staying exfoliated so…

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Why is Adult Acne a Thing?

September 4, 2017

This post was sponsored by TrophySkin. All opinions are mine. But, really. Why? Why is adult acne a thing? Didn’t I serve my time as an awkward teen? Between environmental causes, hormonal fluctuation, and whatever else, my skin has just progressively gotten worse in my adult years. Adult Acne should literally be eradicated. It’s not fair. My skin isn’t even oily, which is a conundrum in itself. My skin is dry, but I am constantly broken out. I decided that…

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Making Bath Time Easy and Fun with Aveeno

May 8, 2017

This post was sponsored by iHerb. All opinions are my own. Bath time can either be the most fun or the least fun. It depends a lot on your particular children and the routine you have set up. Grayson liked baths, Charlie is very temperamental and likes to use bathtime as an opportunity to find new ways to hurt herself. It’s always exciting… My first words of advice are about how frequently to actually bathe them. Do not stress yourself…

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Tips and Tricks for a Toddler Topknot

April 28, 2017

This conversation was sponsored by Goody. All opinions are 100% mine. You may have seen my Instagram post last week where I briefly talked about the struggles of doing Charlie’s hair. Toddler girl hair can be a challenge! It’s wild and constantly in her face, but she hates sitting still long enough for me to put it up. Not only that, but it can be a bit tricky to style thanks to the fine texture of baby hair. I wanted…

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Atlanta Eyelash Extensions with Lash Out

March 9, 2017

Thank you, Kalia, for gifting me this service so that I could share this post. I did a thing! I got eyelash extensions! You should know that I have no eyelashes. Like, none. I have super short blonde eyelashes, so if I am not wearing makeup I look dead. (No offense to the dead.) I feel like all of my friends have tried eyelash extensions and I have wanted to try them for so long! I have been so busy…

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Treat Yo’ Face | Plastic Surgery Center of the South

November 17, 2016

I was given these services in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.  You may or may not know that I struggle with my skin… a lot. I don’t know what happened, but sometime in my 20s, my complexion revolted and turned on me. I have acne that is really hard to control and a nervous habit of picking at my face when I am broken out. These issues combined leave me with a lot of damage…

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Sugs Shoppe | Eucalytus Bath Soak

February 21, 2016

I won a giveaway, guys. I NEVER win anything. EVER. It’s a big deal. Tyler is the lucky one in the family. He wins like everything he enters. Anyway. Sugs Shoppe recently re-opened after a brief maternity hiatus. Tami makes gorgeous bags made from repurposed and upcycled materials, tie dyed clothes for mamas and babies, and organic bath products. I won her Eucalyptus Epsom Salt Bath Soak and I am compelled to share my love.…

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