Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Twigs and Roots!

Today begins a new month and NaBloPoMo for November. Why in the world did I sign up for this, again? That's the $64,000 question, isn't it? I already have a habit of posting three days each week and that has been manageable so far. But to post EVERY day for one month? I'm not sure even I have that much to say. Ha!

The nice thing is when you can't think of a single thing to say, the lovely folks at Blogher give you daily prompts. Which may or may not prove to be helpful. Sometimes when I use a prompt I feel like I'm BSing. You know, like I did in college on essay questions or those tests that you had to answer in the dreaded blue books. I can't tell y'all how many of those blue horrors I filled with BS. And still received an A. Perhaps I only thought it was BS. After all, most of those tests were in Philosophy.

Anyway, I won't be using a prompt today. Instead, I will be introducing y'all to Deanie's (Lovely2) new business! Yes, she still has her day job but she and a good friend bought a nice little business and the launch of their revamping is today!

This beautiful photo was taken by the talented, Alysse Gafkjen

Aren't they just as cute as they can be? Do we ever stop calling our kids cute? That's my Deanie girl on the left and H on the right. Adorable AND smart? Innovative and willing to take risks? Loving life and keeping it real? Young entrepreneurs? Yep! All that and more! Love these girls!

So, what is this business? It's called, Twigs and Roots and offers natural, handmade products such as deodorant, tooth powder, baby balm and baby powder, sinus steam, and vapor rub. And YES! I've used the products and I do love them! Not just because they're sold by my lovely daughter and her sweet friend but because I believe in this type of product.

MY STORY: I've used regular, chemical laden products most of my life- up until about 7 years ago. I had no idea how much difference not using products containing chemicals made until I was washing my hair one day (this was years ago) and realized I was out of conditioner. I had some of the old stuff (I was about a month and a half into the natural, organic products) and used it. IMMEDIATELY, my scalp began itching as did my face as the conditioner ran down my face. My face and shoulders had turned red and splotchy and I was so itchy! That, friends, was the last time I use any product containing chemicals on my body from my head to my toes. And that's why I'm not only glad but quite supportive of Deanie's new venture! AND- you can see this story on Twigs and Roots blog post, Sweating is FUN! :)

Actually, I would be supportive anyway but, y'all know what I mean :)

None of the Twigs and Roots products contain chemicals. All ingredients are natural and/or organic!

Please head over to Twigs and Roots and check it out. There is a tab for their BLOG posts and I know they'd love to hear a shout-out or two of support from y'all! Deanie knows all about Mom's wonderful blogging friends. :)

Thanks, y'all. Have a wonderful week!


  1. How nice!!! Isn't it nice to have all of these talented girls in our families!
    What a nice name for a new business.
    Thank you so much for telling us about them.

    1. Claudia and Haylee have been working on revamping the business since they bought it last year at this time. I think they did a really nice job. Thank you, Kim! I hope they are successful like your DIL! :)

  2. I love the name and theme of your blog. This will be me, soon. I have been struggling with my blogging identity as the kids get older...

    1. Thank you so much! I started this blog around the time my youngest went off to college and it helped with the adjustment period. As time went on, I met so many wonderful folks out there in the blogging world that I just kept it going.


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