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Walgreen’s Has Everything To Start a Happy, Healthy and Beautiful New Year! #STARTSHERE

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Jocelyn and I have been friends for 29 years now and part of that long term friendship is sharing our goals with each other. We both sat down to pick our top two resolutions for 2015 and wanted to share them with you. Walgreens gave us some fantastic products to help us achieve our goals and even better they are letting us give one of our lucky readers and AMAZING prize package. So keep on reading to see what is on our resolution list this year and make sure to enter the contest!

Erin’s New Year’s Resolutions:

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#1 Drink more water.

I think health in general is dependent on getting enough water something I have been lacking. So I have the Contigo Autoseal Grace Water Bottle to help me with this goal.  This BPA-free water bottle features a one-touch AUTOSEAL lid that automatically seals between sips to eliminate spills and leaks. Since I started using it I have already doubled my water intake!

 

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#2 Move More.

I like working out but I can be prone to a hard workout in the morning then getting locked into my desk all day. I am excited to be trying out the  Walgreens Activity Tracker which is way better that  your momma’s old pedometer. This cool little bracelet tracks my steps, calories burned, miles per day and also tracks my sleep. On top of all those nifty features it also shows my texts and phone call so I can keep in the loop even when racking up the miles. My kids loving checking to see how many steps I have gone and its a great reminder to get up and move.

Jocelyn’s New Year’s Resolutions:

# 1 READ MORE!

This has been on my Resolution list for years, and this year I’m finally doing something about it! Erin and I started a book club we call “My Book Club Has a Wine Problem.” We decided it was high time we start reading more – and this year I plan to read, READ, READ! We’ve knocked out a couple books already, and I’m currently tackling the 500-page “Marie Antionette: The Journey” by Antionia Fraser. I can’t wait to see what the rest of the year holds for me!

#2 SLOW DOWN

This is a huge problem of mine. My day-to-day life is currently 70 MPH. I need to take a step back, and slow the heck down. I fill my days with so many activities and unnecessary things that I’m not taking the time to slow down and enjoy my life. Enjoy my husband, enjoy my kids. My boys are 12 and 14 and life is happening way to quickly. They will be gone before I know it! I need to really try and tone down my activity level this year and spend some time really focusing on the things that are really important. I think as adults we all get so swept up in our day-to-day lives that we really forget to slow down and enjoy what we actually have. With my kids getting older, I need to grasp onto as much as I can – while I still am able! Soon they won’t want me interfering with anything (but I’ll still try!).

 

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I love all the great products I can find at Walgreen’s for a happy, healthy and beautiful 2015! But don’t fear I didn’t tell you about all these amazing products just to torture you. MakeHerUp has teamed up with Walgreens to present one luck MakeHerUp reader with an amazing prize package with everything you need to start your healthy, happy New Year!

This fantastic prize pack will include:

  • $75 Walgreens gift card
  • CoverGirl Full Lash Bloom Mascara in Very Black
  • CoverGirl Outlast lip color in Plum Berry
  • Pantene Pro-V Ultimate 10 BB Crème
  • Pantene Weekly Rehab Crème
  • Crest Whitestrips Professional Effects
  • Crest 3D White Arctic Fresh toothpaste 5.5oz
  • ZzzQuil Liquicaps 24ct
  • TimeSmart 2015 Monthly Planner
  • Walgreens Digital Pedometer
  • Contigo Autoseal Grace Water Bottle
  • Reusable Walgreens tote bag

Be sure to enter our contest and check out your local Walgreen’s to check out all the great items from COVERGIRL, Olay and Crest to get your started on a healthy and beautiful New Year! #STARTSHERE

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for P&G and Walgreens. We were sent items listed above to sample and all opinions are my own from my own personal use of these products.

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Take the #SilkyHairDare

 

Enter to win a  Dove Silky Hair Dare Prize Pack that includes:

  • Dove Pure Care Dry Oil – Shampoo (12 oz)
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, and we were compensated by Dove. All of the opinions here are 100% my own.

Sponsored Post: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley teams up with Moroccanoil to celebrate six inspirational women!

The amazing beauty brand Moroccanoil has launched an all-new series that examines what it means to lead an inspired life. Who better to examine a beautiful life than British supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley!

Morrocanoil followed several inspiring woman to celebrate their breakthroughs in beauty. The six women, who include Rosie, tell their story in a mini-series directed by actress Bryce Dallas Howard.

Moroccanoil is honored to present INSPIRED, a film series that celebrates the lives and work of inspiring women. Here, they introduce them all: Rosie, Chrissy, Jessica, Rebecca, Kavita and Allyson—the six women whose extraordinary stories we’ll follow in the episodes to come.

Here is Rosie’s video. Dang, could she be any more gorgeous??

I have used Moroccanoil on my hair for over a year now, and I am OBSESSED. I have this product on hand…. always….. and it just completely transforms my hair.

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Moroccanoil® Treatment’s versatile, nourishing and residue-free formula can be used as a conditioning, styling and finishing tool. It blends perfectly with other products and even speeds up drying time. This treatment for hair completely transforms and repairs as its formula transports lost proteins for strength; fatty acids, omega-3 oils and vitamins for shine; and antioxidants for protection. It absorbs instantly to fill gaps in hair created by heat, styling and environmental damage.

I’m not alone – Rosie also swears by it! “I love all Moroccanoil products—I’ve actually been using them for many years, even before I became a face for them. The signature hair oil has to be one of my favorite products. It’s very easy to manage, and the texture is just amazing. I apply it to my hair after I shower and then I dry it. It’s just so great for shine and keeping [hair] healthy in general.”

Never heard of Moroccanoil before? Here’s more from the brand!

“At Moroccanoil®, our passion is empowering beautiful transformations. We started with the original Moroccanoil Treatment which revolutionized the haircare industry. We built our reputation on positive word of mouth from runways to salons to editorial spreads. Our antioxidant infused, nutrient rich, innovative formulas are unmatched and provide dramatic results. That is why salon-exclusive Moroccanoil is preferred by professionals and consumers alike — because our products simply work.”

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, and we were compensated by Moroccanoil. All of the opinions here are 100% my own. I have used Moroccanoil for years – and love it!


Sponsored Post: Muddy Puppies ain’t no trouble for Clorox’s Green Works!

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Cleaning product brand Clorox takes a spin on Fashion Week season, by releasing a pack of muddy puppies onto the catwalk in front of an unsuspecting (and crispy clean) audience. The puppies run out as soon as the show starts, staining the catwalk and the audience with mud… Nobody seems to care, because puppies!

At the end of the video, 3 (human) models walk out, demonstrating the power of Clorox’s Green Works product line (ranging from all-purpose cleaners to laundry detergents).

I could watch this video a hundred times. What’s cuter than puppies!? I have a black lab, and he was a puppy for a blink of an eye! I miss the cute little squishy phase!

What I don’t miss about puppies is the mess. I live in Oregon – where it rains 8 months a year. It is something I’ve come to find comforting, really, but rain + puppies DO NOT MIX. I have to have cleaning supplies on hand at all times. Their muddy little paw prints all over my hardwood floors.

What I love about Clorox’s Green Works products – is it’s safe on my hardwood floors! It’s NATURAL!

Natural home care products should: 1) contain natural ingredients, 2) avoid any ingredients with suspected human health risks, 3) use no animal testing and 4) use biodegradable ingredients along with environmentally sustainable packaging. We’re proud to announce that five of our products have already passed a rigorous certification process — with more to follow.

Have you tried Green Works? Which is your favorite product? I went out and bought some of the products you see above – and I have to say, I just LOVE the wipes. They are so easy – so effective – and affordable! What’s not to love!?

Watch the cutest video ever below!

Disclosure: This post was paid for by Clorox Green Works, but the comments and opinions are 100% my own.