What I love in April

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April was a total blur.

And to be perfectly honest –  I was not entirely confident that this post was actually going to happen before the month was over. The weeks are just flying by, are they not?

May is right around the corner and with it the beginning of summer. Sure, it might still be snowing in Germany but in Arizona, the preparations for the dog days are well underway. School is out in just a few short weeks (say it ain’t so!) and since it is forecasted to hit 100 degrees here in a couple of days, I thought it was appropriate to share what I’ve been loving going into the hot season…

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My Green Beauty Summer Essentials

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The last few weeks have been an emotional roller coaster. 

A close relative of mine has been seriously ill. And since I haven’t been able to see or talk to her at all, a paralyzing feeling of helplessness has left me rather anxious. Worrying lots and sleeping little is truly exhausting and makes “being on” all day with my kids and taking care of myself so much more challenging. Time to dig myself out of the funk!

Yesterday, I dragged my butt to yoga and slept a triumphant (uninterrupted!) eight hours which made me feel almost good as new today. The other thing that usually gets me out of a daze? Beauty talk. Beauty talk in all its glorious frivolity seems to always do the trick rather quickly so let’s have at it, mamas! Shall we?

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