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Gifts that Smoulder and Stun

entertain, holidays, Shopping Reviews By November 28, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 9 Comments

On day 9 of our 12 Days of Christmas Gift Guides we zoom in on gifts that smoulder and STUN. And to my sons’ chagrin there are no handheld toy firearms.

Can I use nail polish while pregnant

Can I Use Nail Polish While I am Pregnant?

FAM, pregnancy By April 22, 2011 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Your first pregnancy is always full of questions and anxiety: what’s normal? What can and can’t I do? It’s nice to have some concrete facts to go by. This one’s pretty easy: The answer to ‘can I use nail polish while I am pregnant‘ is yes.

According to the Organization of Teratology Information Services (OTIS, they study and release information on substances and practices that could cause birth defects or harm developing babies), it’s fine, just be wise.  Heck, go all out and get yourself a mani-pedi, because once you hit the middle of the second trimester you’ll be lucky to be able to see your feet, much less be able to contort yourself around the curve of your baby belly to paint your own toenails, right? At least then you’ll know they’re presentable without having to use a handheld mirror to check!