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The Best Photo Printing Apps for Busy Families

- Featured, General Fabulousness

I take a lot of photos. With three kids and family far away, how can I not? I even upgraded to a 128 GB iPhone (rose gold, of course) and expanded my iCloud storage so I can take and store more photos. Ask me for a recent photo of my kids, and I’ll immediately take out my phone and show you pictures of them an hour ago, a day ago, heck, even three years ago (thanks Timehop!) But ask me…

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#OOTD: Winter’s Most Versatile Dress

- Featured, Outfit of the Day

Dramatic sleeves are still maintaining a top spot in Winter Trends in 2018 and Lisa’s Navy Bell Sleeve dress fits the bill! We love how Lisa paired her dress with black tights and heels and a long necklace to make it office appropriate. For date night or special occasions, take off the tights and pair it with the same pumps and add dramatic statement earrings. Check out all of the outfit details below. What Lisa is Wearing: Navy Bell Sleeve…

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Our Favorite Stories from 2017

- Featured, General Fabulousness, Humor

Yes, yes, we are very aware it’s now 2018. But we still wanted to share with you lovely readers some of our favorite posts from 2017. Over the past year, the three of us have really poured our hearts and souls into creating a destination where real women can feel good about themselves, no matter what size, age or weight you may be. Sometimes, we succeeded. Other times, work, sick (or healthy) kids, or just the general busy-ness of life…

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Make 2018 the Best Year Yet!

- Featured, General Fabulousness

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 reshifting our focus and giving us a different way to look at things? A few years ago I decided…

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#OOTD: New Year’s Eve

- Featured, Outfit of the Day

It’s hard to believe that 2017 comes to an end tonight! New Year’s Eve is always filled with a combination of excitement and reflection for me. I think about the highs and lows of the past year and dream about my hopes for myself and my family for the next year! But tonight, I’ll focus on good music, champagne and celebrate both with the love of my life and a few friends! All of that calls for a bit of…

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#OOTD: ‘Tis the Season

- Featured, Outfit of the Day

‘Tis the season to be merry… and fashionable! With countless holiday dinners with friends, family parties, work “ugly” sweater parties and Christmas Eve and Christmas morning plans, what’s a mama to do!  This season, I picked up a few cute holiday-inspired pieces to mix and match with what I already own to create multiple holiday looks! Check out a few of my favorites below. Holiday Dinner with the Girls What Sarah’s Wearing: Lysse Faux Leather Leggings, Stitch Fix or Amazon…

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5 Looks for Holiday Parties

- Beauty & Style, Featured

The red cups have hit Starbucks. Holiday music is playing in every shopping mall.  That must mean the holiday season is upon us and the party invites are starting to flood our inboxes. You picked out the kids matching holiday wear months ago but now what about you? No fear! We’ve put together a list of the hottest trends for your holiday party wear this season to keep you in fashion (and in budget)! Party On, Mamanista! 1. Velvet Velvet…

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Stocking Stuffers Under $25

- Featured, Let's Spend Some Money

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care… In my family, Christmas stockings are the stuff dreams are made of! Growing up our stockings were filled with sparkly nailpolish, Carebear pajamas, our favorite candy, and every flavor of lipsmackers we could possibly want! Even as we’ve gotten older and had families of our own, the tradition continues. Over the years, we’ve stopped exchanging adult gifts in lieu of our favorite Christmas stockings to help with budget and to make…

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5 Easy Teacher Gifts

- Featured, Let's Spend Some Money

We love our teachers for a million reasons! They help us teach our children and help us feel like we don’t have to do it all alone! Here are our top picks to let your child’s teacher know how special they are!   Sparkle Studs, $19  These sparkle studs come in clear and our personal favorite, smokey, and make great teacher gifts! Include a fun printable note like this one to complete the gift!   Amazon Gift Card, Assorted Prices  We all…

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Gifts that Give Back

- Featured, Let's Spend Some Money

We love a Mamanista with a heart of gold! Give her a gift that gives back this holiday season! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites that will help you or the Mamanista in your life not only look good, but do some good too!   Wooden Flower Frame, $28 Display your most treasured memories with this hand carved wooden frame. Each purchase empowers women artisans in India. Heart Wine Stopper, $10 This heart-shaped bottle cork offers the perfect way…

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