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Sarah | The Modern Mamanista

Friday Five

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Our weekly round-up of Mamanista musts: the things you’re going to want to see, read, buy and more. 1. Must-Read Girl, Wash Your Face. When a book pops up in your newsfeed over and over and makes #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list, a girl takes notice. I read so many “self-help” books following my divorce that I’ve intentionally avoided them. Let me be the firs to tell you that this book is different! Rachel Hollis is just…

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3 Easy Weekend Outfits

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Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck into the rut of yoga pants and workout gear on the weekends as you’re shuffling between errands, kid activities and desperately trying to sneak in a quick workout in between. Here are 3 quick, easy go-to weekend outfits that won’t break the bank. For me the key for feeling more pulled together on the weekends, are a few favorite necklaces and fun, amped up detail pieces like shoes and unexpected color lace bralettes and…

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Prime Wardrobe: Espandrille Review

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Open Toe Espadrilles are a big trend this summer! They’re perfect for dressing up denim shorts and a tee on the weekends or paired with skinny pants and a blazer for the office. If you’re like me, shoes are really hard to fit. My feet have been tortured by years of running and it seems I need to try on about 100 pairs of shoes to find one that fits! Enter Amazon Prime Wardrobe to the rescue. I ordered multiple…

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Battle of the Boxes: Stitch Fix vs Trendsend

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It’s no secret that I love a good box subscription, especially when it involves having great clothes shipped straight to my door! Stitch Fix and Evereve Trendsend are two of my favs! Stitch Fix ships 5 separate pieces based on your style profile and a quick note to your stylist all for a $20 style fee. The fee gets applied to anything you purchase and you earn 25% off your order if you keep all five pieces. Trendsend does not…

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6 Mom-Friendly Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

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It seems like everyone is talking about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starting today but is it worth all the hype? I tend to be more of the Amazon Prime, Target and Old Navy kind of shopper but I admittedly love anything I’ve every bought from Nordstrom. Everything there just feels a bit more luxurious so I decided to find a few budget-friendly, mom life approved deals from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Here are a few of my favorite “treat yourself”…

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5 Ways to Rock Denim at Work

Mom Life, Outfit of the Day, Style, work

Summer brings with it more flexible schedules and dress codes at the office! Amen to that! But for many of us, that leaves us wondering how to walk the line between summer casual and still look professional for work! Below are a few ways to flex your weekend and work wardrobes so you still feel pulled together and professional while rocking your denim at the office! Don’t Distress! We love a good distressed pair of jeans more than anyone but…

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5 Ways to Style Your White Jeans

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White jeans are synonymous with summer! We all love them, but are often at a loss for just exactly how to wear them! White jeans offer a fresh, crisp, clean, summer-ready break from your old blue jeans routine and in today’s more casual work places, can even replace your favorite pair of black work pants. via GIPHY Below, we share five favorite ways to wear our beloved white jeans, plus a few of our favorite white jeans: Outfit #1: Classic…

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5 Easy Summer Outfits to Wear to Work

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Summer is officially in full swing! If you’re like us, you’re still trying to balance laid back summer styles with office dress codes and navigate blazing temps outside and artic A/C induced temps inside! Here are a few summer work wear ideas to keep you inspired at work, even if you’re dreaming about sipping cocktails at the pool!   Go Bold! Summer months are a great excuse to embrace bold patterns and prints, even if they’re a bit out of…

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Summer Bucket List for the Whole Family

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Summer is in full swing and if your family is like mine, now is about the time you start hearing “Mom, I’m sooooo bored!”Β  Ugh! Balancing working full time during the week, with kids that are old enough to stay home alone (aka – this means they spend a lot of time sitting in front of the TV or on their Xbox!), it’s hard to find fun ways to make the most of downtime on the weekends! A few years…

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Weekly Finds: Red, White & Blue

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Whether you’re headed to the beach like me or down to the local park to catch the fireworks and take in all the festivities this 4th of July, the holiday is always a good excuse to break out the red, white and blue and spend time with family and friends. Check out our top picks to get your red, white and blue on this 4th of July!   Stars and Stripes Kimono Amazon, $17.99 w/ Prime Shipping Red Button Front…

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