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Kristen Love

Kristen Love resides in the Chicago area with her husband & two kiddos-- an energetic toddler who will do anything to make his sweet, baby sister giggle (which doesn't take much). She is the author behind The Love Notes Blog, a YouTube beauty vlogger, an extreme DIY’er, obsessive chick flick watcher, lover of all things pretty & her spirit animal is Li’l Sebastian. Connect with her! Blog: www.thelovenotesblog.com | Instagram: @thelovenotes | Facebook: The Love Notes Blog | Twitter: @lovenotesblog | Snapchat: @thelovenotes | YouTube: www.youtube.com/kristenlove13

Winter Beauty Routine

In the beauty world, season change means skincare change. When winter brings relentless cold outside and dry heat inside, your skin & hair often suffer from dehydration. Consequently, this can lead to premature aging of the skin and brittle hair. Learn how to combat the harsh elements of winter by keeping your skin and hair hydrated, nourished and fresh with this winter beauty routine.

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How to Get Perfect Red Lips for Valentine’s Day

Red is the perfect lipstick shade to wear on Valentine’s Day; it’s bold, classic, sexy, and gives a sense of confidence that a sweet pink lip just won’t.  We’re teaching you all the tricks when it comes to choosing the right shade of red for your complexion, lining and applying it like a pro, and how to make it last all night. Read on to see how to get perfect, kissable red lips this Valentine’s Day.

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10 foods you can regrow in water

Gardening doesn’t have to be as complicated as you may think. It actually can be as simple as putting a stalk of lettuce in water and letting it grow, with very little effort aside from that. If you’ve always wanted to grow your own vegetables but you don’t have room in your yard (or any spare time, can we get an amen?), read on to find out which vegetables you can grow right in your kitchen using only water!

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Why you should be wearing a face primer

If you’ve been wearing makeup for years but you’ve never used (or even heard of) a face primer, you’re missing out! Not only does it change the way your makeup applies, but it makes all the difference in how it wears and how long it lasts throughout the day. Read on to find out how to choose the right primer for your skin and the benefits that come with wearing one.

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Classic Holiday Makeup

The holidays usually mean parties, dinners, and lots of social gatherings with the people we love. With all the hustle, bustle, and preparation going on, the last thing that should be on your mind is how you’re going to pull yourself together for these festive occasions. We have you covered with a classic holiday makeup look that’s not only appropriate for any affair, but it couldn’t be easier to achieve. Read on to see exactly how to get the look, plus tips & tricks to make the process a breeze so you can focus your time on the things that really matter.

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The Busy Mom’s Guide to Eating Smart

It’s no secret that mom life is busy. It can often feel hectic, chaotic and sometimes just plain overwhelming. Whether you work in an office, work from home, or you’re a stay home mom, life gets crazy and it seems like there are never enough hours in the day. Unfortunately, it’s hard to eat right with a busy schedule and an endless to-do list. The first thought is usually convenience: fast food, delivery/frozen pizza, or even just eating what the kids eat— things like mac & cheese, chicken nuggets, grilled cheese and peanut butter & jelly. But if you’re trying to stay fit, your body needs more than that. We’re here to tell you that you can eat smart, even with a crazy busy schedule; it requires a little bit of thought and preparation, but it can be done! Read on for our Busy Mom’s Guide to Eating Smart.

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Top Picks 2017- Gifts for Dad

They always say that women are the hardest to shop for, however, here at Daily Mom, we tend to disagree.  We would day that, in fact, Dads are the toughest.  This holiday season we want to help make this process seamless and help you treat the dad in your life to something he’ll love and use time and time again. From a camera drone, to a draft beer system, we have you covered on our top gift ideas for dads that will not only make him smile, but will truly make him feel appreciated. So dig in, and forget the frantic panic that comes with picking a great gift.

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How to make your eyes pop with makeup

Ever looked at someone’s eye makeup and been amazed at how it makes their eyes just pop? Think you can’t achieve that look yourself? News flash: you can! And what’s better— it’s not as hard as you might think. There’s a secret to getting standout eyes, and it has everything to do with eyeshadow colors. Read on to find out which eyeshadows you should be using on your eye color, and the science behind why it makes your eyes POP.

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5 Ways to Build a Positive Home & How it Will Benefit Your Children Long-term

Creating a positive home for your children is not only beneficial to their development, but it instills qualities like confidence, compassion, patience, and kindness, among others. Home life largely influences a child and shapes them into who they will become, so it’s important to set a positive tone and create an environment where they can flourish. Today, we’re giving you five ways to build a positive home, and how it can benefit your children long-term.

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Getting UNready: How to establish a nighttime beauty routine

Establishing a nighttime beauty routine is probably one of the last priorities we have as moms — that is, if it even makes it on the to-do list in the first place. At the end of a seemingly never-ending day, we can hardly keep our eyes open, and the thought of doing just one more task, even something that should make us feel great, seems near impossible. We’ve all been there. But creating a nightly ritual is not only “you” time, it can also help you relax, leading to a better night’s rest. Read on for some tips on how to create — and continue — a nighttime beauty routine.

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6 Ways to Make Your Lips Look More Full

Not everyone is blessed with the beautiful and naturally full lips a la Angelina Jolie, but luckily there are some tricks to plump your pout. If you didn’t think there were natural alternatives to lip injections, think again! There’s an easier way to get fuller, plumper looking lips without using lip fillers, and we’re going to show you how. Whether you’re going for a natural or full glam look, we’ve got you covered with 6 tricks to make your lips look more full — for any occasion.

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