From California with love

FUNMOMMYSF
Feb 12, 2018 · 4 min read
California Found January 2018 box, Baby Porcupine cards, PureCeuticals skincare, Hope Venessa jewelry

How is your 2018 going so far? Ours started so well and than we all got sick :( Well, that’s how life goes, doesn’t it? It’s a combination of happy and not so happy moments that hopefully mingles into one joyful memory. With that thought in mind, I looked around my room and noticed that I am surrounded by fabulous pretty things of California based #girlbosses and these pretty little things do make me feel very happy so much so that I would love to share them with you.

California Found Gift Box

This is my second box by California Found and I am very happy unboxing it! When I received a December 2017 box, I was so happy to incorporate into my every day lifestyle with beautiful presents from California shops and makers. Everything was high quality and the whole box felt very abundant. When January 2018 California Found box arrived to my doorsteps, I was so excited to open it! And I felt even more pleasantly surprised by the CA goodies. From the NevMade Hand-Painted Utensil Set, Kalcie Healing Stone Necklace, MidiQueen Mini Purse, The Wee Tree Co. Handmade Greeting Cards, La Luna Salts and to the Naked Scrubs Bath Tea, I was in heaven :) What a fantastic array of CA makers that would truly make anybody’s day more cheerful and bright. I also am very happy that a portion of the proceeds from a California Found boxes goes to support a local charity and this month they give their support to the much needed California Wildfire Relief! So if you think of making a gift to yourself of possibly to a good friend or colleague, I really recommend you to try this wonderful box subscription!

PureCeuticals Skincare

PureCeuticals skincare has been in my life for about a year now and I really like it. It’s a natural remedy to help prevent and improve your skin’s aging and radiance. In my mid thirties, I have noticed that more than ever a good exfoliating regime is what makes my skin look younger. I’ve tried many options that did not quite work well for me until I found PureCeuticals AHA Apple Exfoliating Serum. I apply it after the Green Tea Citrus Cleanser and Mandarin Hydrating Toner every other night and in the morning my skin looks smoother and ready to take on the challenges of the day. I really like that every PureCeuticals product has a lot of information on the site and that you can also consult with them via phone or email to make the best skincare choice for you.

Hope Venessa Jewelry

The next shop has a special place in my heart :) Hope Vanessa Jewelry shop was created to support Bangladeshi Surf Girls. Since my husband’s family is from Bangladesh and I visited this wonderful country many times, I always wanted to help kids from there somehow. When I found Vanessa’s shop, I could not believe it! It’s a win/win scenario, because you treat yourself or your loved ones with a beautiful jewelry piece and at the same time give much needed support to the Bangladeshi kids! Please visit Vanessa’s etsy shop and help support this beautiful endeavor!

Baby Porcupine Greeting Cards

If you are a San Francisco native, you might have seen Baby Porcupine cards in the local boutiques. I met with Roxanne, a vibrant mama and a fantastic ukulele musician behind this sweet card company. Her creations are so full of joy and whimsy, that I already planned out my next card giving to my special people that I am sure is going to put the biggest smiles on their faces :)

So here you have it, my collection of pleasant little things from around California that are filled with so much love and happiness. Cheers to you and have a beautiful day!

FUNMOMMYSF

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Adventurous mommy-daughter-son trio. Exploring the world with kids, supporting positivity & healthy lifestyle. mariavakhterova.com

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