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Aimee | The Modern Mamanista

Stitch Fix: Weekend Getaway

- Featured, Reviews

Recently, I got to go on a work trip to a very fabulous location. So I did what any working mom would do: asked a grandma to come watch the kids and bought a ticket for my husband to meet me out there. We have not had a kids-free trip in YEARS (literally seven!), plus it was right around both of our birthdays, so we were ready to have some fun. Of course, that means new clothes! And since there’s…

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Style Remix: Three Ways to Style One Cargo Jacket

- Beauty & Style, Outfit of the Day

Our Style Remix series shows you multiple ways to wear one great piece. The Piece: Hooded Cargo Jacket This olive cargo jacket is anything but simple – an embroidered patch and grey hood elevate an otherwise basic piece. Remix 1: Playing with Patterns Ditch the stuffy blazer and throw this jacket on over a black and white striped dress. A tassel necklace and black booties dress up the entire ensemble.   Remix 2: Date Night Done Right A gold fringe necklace…

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Workweek Outfit Inspo for Real Women

- Beauty & Style, Featured, Outfit of the Day

No idea what to wear this week? Whether you’re heading to the board room or the beach (hey, we can dream, right?!), shop your closet with these tips in mind. Brighten Up with a Pop of Color You can easily take an outfit from boring to bright by adding a pop of color. That pop can be from bright statement jewelry or a bold lip. Add a Blazer It’s the three-piece rule in action: everything looks better with a blazer.…

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The Mamanista Minute

- General Fabulousness

#OOTD (Outfit of the Day) Sarah’s got three different ways to wear one great dress! A simple, stylish and COMFY outfit for your next plane ride. Check out our gallery of mom-friendly outfits here, and submit your own #OOTD here for a chance to be featured! BEAUTY & STYLE Here’s a list of 5 summer items and how to style them for the fall. And the best part? They’re all. on. SALE! Are you ready for some football? Check out our…

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Style Remix: 3 Ways to Style One Striped Dress

- Beauty & Style, Featured

Multi-tasking products are a working mom’s best friend. I love things that can serve multiple purposes: makeup that’s also skincare, lipstick that can also be a blush, and great clothing that you can style in different pieces. In our Style Remix series, we take one item and show you different ways to wear it. The Foundation Start with a basic striped dress. We picked a navy and white tank dress from our favorite online boutique (yes, it’s our own).  …

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What We Bought In August

- Featured, Let's Spend Some Money

“What We Bought This Month” is a recurring series showing what three real, hard-working mamanistas spent their money on this month. Aimee’s Purchases In the last two months I haven’t purchased the same amount of shoes and clothes as I usually do. I would like to think that I am finally gaining some willpower and self-control over my discretionary spending, but I don’t like to lie (at least not to you, dear reader.) This month, one of my favorite places to…

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11 Things Amazon’s Alexa Can Do to Make Every Mom’s Life Easier

- Featured, General Fabulousness

As a working mom, I’m always on the hunt for products or services that can make my life easier.  Amazon’s Alexa devices have become a member of my #momsquad, a true BFF who can help me get stuff done. Not only is she a true task-masker, but she’s quickly become the best listener in my house. Unlike Siri, who somehow translates “call Mom” into “remember to pick up avocados.” There are a variety of devices and price points available from Amazon,…

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The Best Podcasts for Busy Working Moms

- General Fabulousness
The Best Podcasts for Busy Working Moms

NOTE: This article was originally published on February, 2017, and has since been updated to include even more awesome podcasts! Podcasts are one of my favorite forms of entertainment. Not only are podcasts FREE (which means you get to spend you’re hard-earned money on something FABULOUS), but they’re super-portable. They can go anywhere your phone goes, and let’s face it, busy moms always have their phones with them.  You can listen to podcasts on your commute, at work, at the gym (ha!),…

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The Mamanista Minute

- General Fabulousness

From the beauty mask that’s all over your social media feed to the ultimate list of services to make your life easier, we’ve rounded up our favorite posts from around the web.   #OOTD (Outfit of the Day) The pattern-mixing on this mamanista is what the kids call “on fleek” Stripes + leopard = yes, please! Check out all of our mom-friendly outfits here, and submit your own #OOTD here for a chance to be featured! BEAUTY & STYLE The…

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Stitch Fix: All Black & White Edition

- Beauty & Style, Reviews

I feel like every day I’m faced with making thousands of different decisions at home and at work. Some are small (What should we eat for dinner tonight?) and some are large (Is this the best way for our company to spend this money?). Most days I feel like the majority of my brain power is used up making thousands of small decisions, and I find myself staring at my closet for more time then I’m willing to admit trying to…

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