Kristen Bellamy

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Friday Cocktail: Blackberry Pearl Gimlet

Cocktails With Kristen On this beautiful Friday in October, I decided we would start our Cocktail series with my friend Lori’s fresh Blackberry Pearl Gimlet. This inspired twist on The famous Ivy’s Black Pearl is delicious and a great way to kick off the weekend. Lori makes this drink for almost all of our Mommy Functions. …

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10 Ways to Get Beautiful With Activated Charcoal

Move over coconut oil, there’s a hot new ingredient on the beauty scene—and it’s leaving all the other “it” elements behind in its dust—literally. Welcome to the vanity, activated charcoal. (No, it’s not just for barbecues!) So what’s all the hype about this sizzling powdery product? Well, charcoal is pretty much pure carbon—and, when heated, …

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9 Ways to Fake a Good Night’s Beauty Sleep

Remember sleep? You know, that beautiful, magical state of not being awake? That peaceful place of serene slumber and quiet tranquility. That wonderful world where the subconscious unravels itself into decadent dreams. Oh, sleep… You are my spirit animal. Needless to say, whether you’re the mother of a colicky newborn, early rising toddler, or troublesome …

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