Fashion with a Purpose | Prana Activewear

Fashion with a Purpose | Prana Activewear

 

Thanks to prAna Clothing for sponsoring this post. As always all opinions and obsession with sustainable wear are 100% my own. Use coupon code MS15EV for 15% off your order online!

There are few things I love more than a good deal. Pair that good deal with incredible comfort, classic style, and sustainable material that doesn’t leave a huge footprint on the earth and I’m pretty much in heaven (thanks to prAna Activewear).

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I recently had a discussion with some friends about the definition of feeling sexy. These days comfort is sexy to me. As I’ve grown more comfortable in my skin I realize that nothing feels better than feeling like myself. I like the skin I’m in, and it doesn’t mean I need to show it every chance I get. A classic laid-back style is more my vibe. You add some comfort and we’ve got ourselves a night out on the town.

With the kids in school longer hours these days I no longer roam Boca Raton in what I once dubbed “homeless chic.” With the quality clothing from prAna clothing I’ve come to enjoy piecing together a modern activewear ensemble that can take me from morning until dinner time. That’s a big deal for this mom of two boys.

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prAna’s mission is to give people the option of reaching into their closet and dressing in items that reflect who they are. The versatile but classy clothing design makes for outfits that can be worn to work or on an adventure. Whether you’re running errands, picking up the kids from school, or meeting friends for coffee, prAna clothing is tested for comfort in any situation (especially outdoors). These Charcoal Jogger Pants are the perfect pant this fall in our warm climate. The light material kept me cool while getting me through the day. I loved pairing it with the Daria Sweater Hoodie (also fairly lightweight). The “bat-wing” style is modern and comfortable. I pretty much live in my sneakers these days, but this could easily pair well with a cute casual pair of booties.

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prAna is offering my readers a 15% off coupon when you order online using the code: MS15EV! Now you too can start your activewear collection to carry you through till winter! Every purchase you make and every gift you give has a positive impact on our planet. prAna offers organic, hemp, sustainable, and fair trade items so that you can feel great about the things you wear and the gifts you give. It’s clothing with a conscious.

Essentially yours,

Erika

prAna items worn in this post:

Charcoal Jogger Pants

Daria Sweater Hoodie

Use code MS15EV for 15% off your next order!

 


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Staying Active with Natural Joint Support

Staying Active with Natural Joint Support

This post is sponsored by GOPO. As always all opinions expressed are 100% my own.

Having kids has taught me a lot. Most of all, how important self-care is. Now that the boys are older, I’m returning to the things I missed most post motherhood. Having two boys back to back taught me a bit about time management, and up until now I haven’t had much of either, time or management. We’ve been in a holding pattern the past five years with two boys born a year apart and not a lot of help. Stepping back out of our comfort zone has been made comfortable with natural joint support.

Staying Active

Now that we are focusing a bit more on ourselves we are exploring activities that we love and have missed since entering the parenting abyss. One of those activities is dancing. I’ve always loved dancing and have fond memories of watching my aunt dance competitively over the years. I signed up for ballroom dance and have been enjoying this side of myself for a few weeks now.

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Joint Support

I’ve noticed a change in my body since the last time I danced regularly. So I realized it was time to look into taking better care of myself while depositing into my happy tank, so to speak. With GOPO Joint Support Supplement I am able to move and dance freely without any worry of permanent joint damage or injury. GOPO contains Rosehip with Galactolipids. The key to proper joint support is galactolipids, which occur naturally in rose hips, the fruit of a rose. GOPO has been used extensively in Europe, GOPO is now available in America made possible by the Lanes Brands family. You can learn about many of their other natural health and wellness products here.

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I can move forward and continue to enjoy our extra curricular activities as we discover what we love about our new-found freedom. Natural joint support is important so that we can stay active naturally and also keep up with our kids.

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Essentially yours,

Erika

Going Green with The World’s Best Cat Litter

Going Green with The World’s Best Cat Litter

If you follow my blog, you know I’m pretty much obsessed with going green. I’ve explained before that ‘Green’ is a verb, it’s a way of life. It’s all about the journey, not the destination. It’s been a few years since I’ve become a conscious buyer and tried to implement these choices across all areas of my life and home. I worked hard at first to tackle the tough stuff, like kitchen and bathroom cleaners. Anything truly toxic and harmful to young children. From there I have moved on to other areas of my home.

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Going Green Isn’t Always Easy

 

Anything worth having is worth fighting for. Some areas we discovered we weren’t totally green in weren’t easy to replace. While I aspire to be ‘Zero Waste’ and completely organic, balance is key. Taking on everything all at once can lead to a “green” meltdown and discourage you from any change at all. Taking small steps, exploring what works, and finding a permanent natural alternative is way more effective than trying to replace your entire household and lifestyle practice, then failing and going back to a toxic lifestyle that harms the planet. Just sayin’..

World's Best Cat Litter

World’s Best Cat Litter

 

Cat litter is one of those areas you may not instinctually think to ‘go green’. However, the harsh chemicals in most traditional cat litter can have damaging effects. World’s Best Cat Litter™ is the only litter on the market made with 100%  naturally absorbent whole-kernel corn. The concentrated power of corn offers outstanding odor control, is quick-clumping and easy scooping, lightweight, 99% dust free, flushable and septic safe, and pet, people and planet friendly. One bag can last one cat more than 30 days! That’s a major savings for most pet owners.

We recently purchased a new litter for our kitty since she is finally comfortable with using a covered litter box (rescue animals usually take a bit to warm up), and she loves it! I was concerned that she would shy away from this new litter due to its corn like consistency, but we have had zero issues! They even come in five different formulas:

  • Clumping (Original Series)
  • Multiple Cat Clumping (Original Series)
  • Lavender Scented Multiple Cat Clumping (Original Series)
  • Zero Mess™ (Advanced Series)
  • Zero Mess™ Pine Scented (Advanced Series)

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Enter below to win one free bag of World’s Best Cat Litter for yourself. Good luck!

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Essentially yours,

Erika

 

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