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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!”  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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Shirts for People Who Really Do Care

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The most difficult thing we do each day is leaving our children in someone else’s care. Thankfully, we know where they are. We know and trust the people caring for them. We know they will stop crying as soon as we leave. Most importantly, we know they know we’ll be back. Border security and immigration policy have incredibly complex challenges, which we are in no way qualified to solve. However, we have no doubt that separating children from their families…

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Red Kimono: 1 Piece, 3 Ways

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It’s no secret that we’re in LOVE with this summery, red floral kimono big time! The fresh tomato red color is totally on trend for summer and kimonos offer lots of versatility for work and weekend and even the pool! Check out how to wear our favorite kimono of the summer three ways – to work, on the weekend chasing your kids, and even to the pool!   Red Kimono Outfit #1: Work Wear Red Kimono (ShopTMM – The Modern…

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Laundry Room Makeover

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As my husband will tell you, I have a strange love for laundry. There’s something about hanging up clean clothes and knowing that my kids are ready for the week that feels satisfying! Now let me be clear, that love DOES NOT extend to ironing! That would just be plain crazy! Recently, we decided to finally redo the standard builder basic laundry room in our house. It was already plumbed for a utility sink and we had one wire shelf…

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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 Watch Prince Harry is one lucky guy, and we are actually looking forward to waking up before our kids on a Saturday morning to watch him marry Meghan Markle. So, get your breakfast quiche prepped, and click here to find out how to watch. Then drink an extra coffee so you can stay up late to watch Tina Fey’s return…

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The Mamanista’s Mamas

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Moms are special for so many reasons. On the one hand, no one will ever love you quite like your mom does (she is, after all, probably the only person who has wiped your nose with her sleeve). On the other hand, no one can throw shade at you quite like your mom and get away with it…    “Oh, honey, I think your metabolism is starting to slow down.”    “I’m sorry, I think I really messed you up.”  …

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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 Christina Aguilera is releasing a new album on June 15, and she’s going on tour for the first time in a decade. Her Carpool Karaoke and this cover story for Billboard magazine is not making the wait any easier… #CarpoolKaraoke @j_corden @melissamccarthy 🎶💞🎶 A post shared by Christina Aguilera (@xtina) on Apr 24, 2018 at 12:12pm PDT 2. Must-Buy Mother’s…

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Our Weekly Faves

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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-See While obsessing over Beychella 2018, we almost missed Pink covering People Magazine’s “Most Beautiful” issue with her daughter, Willow Sage, and son, Jameson Moon. The article, full of her relatable quotes about parenting, is worth the read. #momcrush She might be a Grammy-winning pop star, but #TheBeautifulIssue cover star #Pink admits she’s just taking it “day by day” when it…

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Friday Five

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Our weekly round-up of Mamanista musts. 1. Must-See Sarah’s wedding dress! Sarah and Joe tied the knot Easter weekend, and we seriously can’t get enough of her boho bridal look. 2. Must-Watch Leslie Mann is our favorite movie mom, so we’re really excited about seeing Blockers in theaters this weekend. 3. Must-Pack We’ve packed this sunblock from Beautycounter in our pool and beach bags. It’s safe for grown-ups and kids, you can wear it on your face and body, it gives your…

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