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2016 Top 10 Posts from Everything Pretty

Can you believe that 2016 is almost over?  I know it was a very odd year for many, many people, but it was a great year for me.  We are all healthy, happy, and doing well.  Sure, we've had some set backs this year, but for the most part, this was a great year.  This is the third year that I published my top 10 posts.  I like it because I can look back through the year and see what worked and what didn't work.  It also tells me what kind of posts you all like, so I can bring you relevant content in the future.  If you're new here, you may have missed these posts.  This is a great way to catch up on some posts for my readers too.

How to Heal Dry, Cracked Hands

This is a sponsored post written for Neutrogena. I was compensated and provided complimentary products for this post. All opinions are my own. Anyone who knows me knows that winter isn't my favorite season.  I love fall, summer, and spring, in that order.  Me and winter don't get along.  I think I was supposed to be born somewhere tropic, but instead I found myself in Ohio.  Although last year was a light winter, this winter is proving to be more brutal.  I don't like the shorter days, I don't like the cold, and I really don't like the dry skin.  In the winter, my skin gets so dry that it can start to crack and bleed if I'm not careful.  I have to use some seriously hydrating producing in the winter, so that's why I use  Neutrogena® Norwegian Formula® Hand Cream .  Keep reading to learn how to heal dry, cracked hands.

Strawberry Watermelon Yogurt Pops Recipe

Eat a healthy snack with these strawberry watermelon pops.  They are made without refined sugar and have yogurt for extra protein. There are many benefits to summer.  Long days, not paying for heat, fresh veggies, and popsicles.  I'll admit that I like popsicles just as much as my kids do. Store bought popsicles are yummy, but they are full of dyes and sugar.  I have two picky eaters, so I need to make every bite count. I prefer to make my own pops because I can control the ingredients.  I usually use fresh fruit, but this is a great one to make if there's no fresh fruit available. Of course, you can always add fresh strawberries to these strawberry watermelon yogurt pops for more flavor and more texture in your frozen pops. STRAWBERRY WATERMELON YOGURT POPSICLES RECIPE Like I said, I have two picky eaters.  Many kids and adult on the spectrum are picky eaters. Neither of my boys eat meat save for chicken nuggets.  I'm pretty sure we will be ordering catered c

Fizzy, Relaxing Bath Salts Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreMomentsWithExcedrin #CollectiveBias I was diagnosed with migraines when I was a teenager.  I would get the type of migraines that left me in bed in a dark room for days at a time.  Those weren't fun as a high schooler and later a college student.  Thankfully, the migraines went away after I got pregnant with my first son and stayed away until after my youngest was born, but they came back with a vengeance a few years later.    This time, I was a little more prepared for dealing with a migraine.  My doctor recommended that I take Excedrin® Migraine at the first sign of a migraine because that's the key to preventing a full blown episode.  Luckily, I get an aura before one is about to start, so I can start treatment right away.  I've learned that the medication works better if I relax for a while after taking it.  As most moms know, relaxing with children

Cute, Fun Christmas Party Outfits for Women

Whether you are dressing for a school party, work party, or other type of Christmas party this season, you'll need a cute Christmas party outfit.  Here are 20 pieces that I found on Amazon that will make you the hit of any holiday party.  They can be paired together or with something from your closet for a fun, cute outfit.  And best of all, they are all affordable so you can buy one without cutting in to your gift budget.