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Hi. I'm Sara!

Welcome to Mercer + Green.
I am a born and bred New Yorker, mom of two little girls who loves
all things New York and is passionate about healthy living.

Here Comes The Sun

After a stunning holiday weekend it feels like summer is finally here. We even got in our first beach visit yesterday! It was a little too chilly to swim but Hermione still went straight for the ocean fully dressed ready to jump in! On these warm, sunny days I am extra careful about protecting Hermione's skin and my own from the sun. I like her to get some natural Vitamin D but after about 30 minutes of exposure I make sure her sensitive skin is covered with a non-toxic, safe sunscreen.

Our go to brand for safe sun care is Babo Botanicals. Their sunscreens are toxin free, made from 100% active mineral ingredients (non-nano), sheer and lightweight. They are a major innovator in the safe sun care game and the first to create a truly clear zinc mineral sunscreen that actually rub in clear!  Their products get a #1 rating and are on the EWG's safest sunscreens list.

The newest addition to the Babo line of sunscreens is their Daily Sheer Sunscreen SPF 40. This ultra sheer formula is perfect for everyday use. Made with organic aloe vera, antioxidant rich white tea and rose hips, avocado and jojoba oil it's incredibly soothing and moisturizing!  It blends its very easily so there is no awkward "white face paint" look on your toddler. The best part is it's not just for kids and babies! I have been using it as my daily moisturizer and it's doing a great job of keeping my skin hydrated and protected!

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The Daily Sheer Sunscreen is so lightweight and smooth Hermione doesn't even fuss when I rub it onto her face, arms, ears etc. Recently she has even taken to applying it herself!

Happy Summer!

xoxo Hermione and Mommy

Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

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