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Remedy those Chapped Lips!

Remedy those Chapped Lips!  keep it Real Clean UGH, chapped lips. Last week, I was battling chapped lips like crazy! Um, chapped lips in April? #notcute Chapped lips are a winter thing, right? Typically when you think of chapped lips, you typically think its caused by dehydration, right? Right.

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Starting the Day right: Set up a morning routine for success!

Starting the Day right: Set up a morning routine for success! | Keep it Real Clean Good morning!…I hope? I know. Mornings can be so rough. For the first year or so when I started my job I had almost a 2 hour commute every morning. It was hell. It also meant that I would basically wake up, throw myself in the shower, get dressed and run out the door.

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Tidy Up!: Clean Up Routines

Clean up routines and schedules | keep it real clean Okay, okay. I know this is kind of lame. Cleaning? Boo. No fun, but then again…its a fact of life. Lately, I’ve been trying out a new cleaning schedule to try to balance out the amount of time I spend doing chores, like cleaning, grocery shopping…you know? Boring adult stuff.

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December motivation: Skip the workout?

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: My first Half marathon | Keep it Real Clean Lately, I’ve been dragging. Can’t lie we’ve been super busy pretty much every weekend and a good portion of weekday nights. Granted, for the most part its been fun stuff, holiday parties, birthday celebrations…but regardless then you add that on top of your already weekly obligations of cooking, laundry, cleaning, etc. I’ve definitely been taking the approach of enjoying the holiday season and tabling obligations like house work, but even so. My body is feeling it.

Posted in Health & Fitness, Healthy life, Lifestyle & Travel, My life

Sunday Rest Day

Relax Some days you just need a break. These last few weeks my body was telling me it was time for a break…and did I listen? NOPE. I woke up this morning just thinking about how crazy busy we have been lately, how much I needed to get done today, and how nuts my upcoming week was about to be. The boyfriend went to the game and I headed out to the grocery shopping. My brain was spinning and I just couldn’t seem to figure out what we needed for our meals for this week.

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Grown Up Easter Basket Clean Up

fruitToday I stopped into the drug store to grab some allergy medicine..ahh, the joys of spring…as always the trip turned into me wandering down every aisle, you know? Just in case I needed anything that I had no idea I needed :-). Anyways, as I turned down the seasonal aisle I was immediately hit by this sticky, sweet, chocolatel-y smell of the Easter Basket goodies.

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Colleen O'Connor - Keep It Real Clean

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Hey! I'm Colleen and I'm a healthy lifestyle blogger living in Philadelphia, PA. Join me on this adventure to lead a healthier lifestyle including clean eating and fitness, all while enjoying the real world!

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