One of my absolute favorite things about Ohio is it’s proximity to Lake Erie. People never think of Ohio as a coastal state. But in fact, the entire northern border of the state rests on the lake. There are 100 miles of Lake Erie shore between Toledo and Cleveland. I never appreciated my proximity to this body of water until the last few years. I’m so fortunate that we live 25 minutes from the bay and about an hour from Marblehead Point.
This past weekend we took L to Maumee Bay State Park
, which sits right on the bay of the lake (hence the name). Maumee Bay State Park includes two sandy public beaches, a two mile boardwalk, nature center, and a golf course, along with many other activities.
It was so refreshing and rejuvenating to walk along the lake and listen to the quiet waves crashing on the beach. I have no idea where my love for the water comes from, but I sure do love it.
This trip was even more special being able to share it with L. She was completely entranced by the water and I wanted so badly to let her play in it. I think one of the greatest joys of being a parent is watching your children experience something new with such immense joy. I savor these special moments.
I love talking about coastal Ohio and am happy to share more of you guys are interested! You can also check out Ohio Explored
or Ohio Find It Here
. Both are great resources for all things Ohio!
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One of my passions (and goals) for this blogging platform is supporting other women and their businesses and brands. I have met and become friends with so many awesome ladies and it makes this blogging journey so worth it.
I recently discovered an Ohio based skincare company called Elle Landon. Elle Landon skincare products are essential oil based and only use the simplest of ingredients. I’m a huge believer in eliminating toxins that go into our body and when I find skincare that only uses the simplest of ingredients I’m a happy camper.
At first I was skeptical about using a face oil, especially with my postpartum skin, but this luxury oil has far exceeded my expectations. It leaves my face feeling hydrated, healthy, and has cleared up some of that postpartum nonsense. And the best part is that I feel safe using it on my face – it’s made with only safe, simply ingredients. Plus, the essential oils make it smell delightful.
As I get older, I’ve come to realize the importance of taking care of your body. It’s important to exercise, eat clean, take care of your mental health, but it’s equally important to take care of your skin. Our skin is the biggest barrier against infection, and it’s so important to keep it hydrated and moisturized.
I’m so glad I was introduced to Elle Landon products. I love that the face oil is super hydrating and brightening. It can be used morning and night as a moisturizer, under the eye area to nourish and decrease puffiness, or lightly tapped over makeup to add a dewy finish.
Head to their website to learn more about their various products and story!
Please note: This item was gifted, but I have been using the product for a few weeks and all opinions are my own.