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Friday Five: February

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Our round-up of what these Mamanistas are loving this month! Trust us, you’re going to want to see, read, buy and wear all the things! 1. What We’re Reading: Girl, Stop Apologizing. Yes, I’m obsessed with Rachel Hollis! #sorrynotsorry (see what I did there?!) The book releases March 12, but is available for pre-order now. Rachel is giving away a free morning routine planning resource for all those who pre-order her latest book. Click here to find out more about the…

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Fab Fit Fun Review: Winter Box

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Chances are you’ve seen Fab Fit Fun pop up in your newsfeeds for a few years now. If you’re like me, you’ve clicked “add to cart” a million times but always bail and wonder if it is really worth taking the $49.99 plunge! If you’re not familiar with how it works, you sign up by season and then Fab Fit Fun let’s you choose 1-3 items for your box or choose to be completely surprised. The Winter Box is my…

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5 Easy Self-Care Ideas for Busy Moms

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Self-Care seems to be the buzz everywhere these days and with Valentine’s Day this week, I thought it was a good time to talk about a little self love! To a busy mom though, the idea of doing anything to take care of yourself and nurture your health and well-being seems like a lofty fantasy!   I mean, how can you possibly fit one more thing in to your already busy schedule between soccer practice drop-off and pick-up, washing uniform…

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Valentine’s Day Gifts to Buy Your BFF (or Yourself)

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This post was originally published February 5, 2018  but has been updated to reflect current gift ideas in stock and ready to surprise your Galentine this year. It’s February and you know what that means… time for all things hearts, love and sparkle! Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to show a little love for the favorite women in our lives with a special Galentine’s Day surprise! Here are our top picks for the Galentine in your life. Pick up one…

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5 Favorite Podcasts for Busy Moms

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NOTE: This article was originally published on February, 2017, and has since been updated to include even more awesome podcasts! Admittedly, I was against Podcasts for a very long time! I’m a visual learner and there’s something about holding a book or reading things from a piece of paper that resonates with me. Fast forward a few years and my tune has changed! I now spend between 2-5 hours in the car a day so I’ve been on the hunt…

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Practicing Gratitude (Even When You Don’t Want To)

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As busy mamas, let’s face it some days it’s hard to keep your head above water and balancing it all feels like drowning in to do lists, carpool pick ups, after school sports, school projects and work deadlines. You know you have so much to be grateful for and your head knows you once dreamed of all of these things, but your heart is struggling to get on board. All the people “in the know” and even google say “keep…

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threadUp Goody Box Review

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If you haven’t heard of thredUp yet, it’s a great website where you can buy gently used women’s and children’s clothing and accessories at bargain prices. The website sorts items by designer and even offers some items still with tags. I’ve gotten some great individual pieces so i decided to try the thredUp Goody Box. The box is basically like Stitch Fix of Secondhand fashion. You fill out a brief profile then thredUp sends you a box filled with 10…

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Friday Five: January

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Our round-up of what these Mamanistas are loving this month! Trust us, you’re going to want to see, read, buy and wear all the things! 1. What We’re Watching: Get Schooled. Ever since the Netflix series Lost in Space went on hiatus, our family has been searching for a series we can watch each week as a family. The task is harder than you’d think with a houseful of teenagers! Enter the new ABC TV Series, Schooled, a spinoff of…

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Stitch Fix, Trendsend, Trunk Club … What’s the Difference?

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There’s no questions that the idea of receiving a box full of clothes right to your door and leisurely trying on clothes while sipping a glass of wine has a lot more appeal than battling crowds at the mall! But with so many options these days, it’s hard to decide which box subscription is right for you. After dozens of boxes from Trunk Club, Stitch Fix and Evereve Trendsend over the years, I’ve gathered a few notes on the pros…

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Make 2019 the Best Year Yet!

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For many of us, the New Year brings reflection, hope and often a long list of New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately most of these resolutions don’t seem to make it past the month of January! Someone sent me this video with an adorable little girl delivering a great reminder for the new year! Why is it that kids often have a way of re-shifting our focus and giving us a different way to look at things? A few years ago I decided…

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