Family Wellness and World Cup 2014 with Healthy Essentials

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This is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos are all my own. Enjoy! 

It’s still January so I can still say HAPPY 2014! So much happening this year in terms of personal plans with the family, work related travel and a new business focus.

In terms of bigger events, it’s time for the World Cup which will be held in BRAZIL this summer. I’m only a fútobl fan every 4 years, especially when your home country has made it. I’ll be cheering on Chile (¡por supuesto!) UK and US. Sorry, I just can’t choose one over the other!

Healthy Essentials Johnson & Johnson Sweepstakes World Cup 2014 Brazil

HEALTHY ESSENTIALS, which is a Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies program is giving away a trip for two to Brazil to experience la Copa Mundial in person — GOAL!

However, right now Healthy Essentials are helping families kick off a healthy 2014 by offering amazing printable coupons, tips and tools. The reality is that NOW is the perfect time for a fresh start to your healthcare routine and to create and stick to your healthy resolutions.

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Johnson & Johnson have everything from pain and allergy relief to dietary and digestive health to products for kids and babies. Including my son’s personal favorite, Band-Aid and Aveeno shampoo and conditioner for me — so basically something for the entire family!

Healthy Essentials Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies FIFA World Cup Giveaway

Breaking it down — you can save over $45 by visiting www.HealthyEssentials.com in January and signing up for HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® coupons and offers. Sounds good, right?!

So pop on over Healthy Essentials to get your coupons and of course for a chance to win tickets to the World Cup.

Good luck and stick to those healthy resolutions!

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Break a Sweat with Microsoft #FitnessDay

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You know how much I love a good, hard, sweaty workout (or as I call it, “sweating out the nasties“) at Fitness on the Run, on my own or with my family! TODAY October 30th — as in ONE day before the biggest candy binging day of the year, the Microsoft Store at Tysons Corner is hosting a #FitnessDay event to get your heart rate up. Microsoft wants to see you off the sofa (yep!) and getting a head start on {Read More}

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Style Workshop at Last Call Neiman Marcus 11/6

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November is here and after this mini-heatwave we are due to have this week, the temperatures should drop again. You know, so that it can finally be autumn. On Thursday November 6th from 6:00 – 8:00pm I will be at Last Call Neiman Marcus at Mosaic District showing fall and winter favorites and getting YOU to show off your best looks through a hands-on workshop. I want you to get involved in not only styling yourself, but encouraging and complimenting {Read More}

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Tutorial: How to Wax Your Mama Mustache (VIDEO)

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3 D.C. Style Mavens You Need to Follow on Instagram

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Oh the CRAP that Comes Out of a Mama’s Bag (VIDEO)

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You know this all too well — you are out in public when you begin digging around in your bag and out comes all sorts of random CRAP that screams “LOOK AT ME, I’M A MOM!” See what came out of mine last week at a media lunch. Trust me, there are some goodies in there! María José Ovalle | Very Busy Mamá YouTube Channel

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Hair TLC: Can I Get a Blowout Please?!

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Sponsored post in collaboration with Bubbles Salon. Bad hair and and views are my own. Can I get a blowout por favor?! What is it? A blowout is more than just “getting your hair dried.” It’s washed and then the magic happens. The stylish uses brushes to blow out your hair straight, with some product (think old school, when your grandmother would go to the salon to get her hair done once a week) It leaves you hair looking shiny, smooth {Read More}