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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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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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OOTD Round-Up: Winter

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No idea what to wear this week? We’ve put together some of our favorite looks with the hottest mom-friendly winter trends to take you through the holidays and beyond!   OOTD #1: Faux Fur Vest Faux fur vests are still on trend for the holidays and beyond. Pair with a tunic, favorite gold necklace and a pair of neutral boots for a look that will keep you warm and cozy all season long. Shop this Style: Cream Faux Fur Vest (similar); Spruce Free…

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts

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Amazon Prime is the stuff busy mama’s dreams are made of! If you’ve waited a little last minute to buy some of your gifts this year, here are a few of our favorites that all ship Two-Day with Amazon Prime!   PLAID BLANKET SCARF, $14.99 I’m a huge fan of big, cozy blanket scarves! Maybe it’s because I’m always freezing or maybe it’s because they feel comfy and cozy and instantly add interest to a basic jeans and long sleeve…

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Gift Guide for the Man in Your Life

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What would we do without or partners in crime? Our Dapper Dads are sometimes jungle gyms for our littles, help us cart them to every activity under the sun, and work hard so our families can make it all happen. Here are our top picks for the man in your life this holiday season!   Emergency Dad Jokes Mug, $13.21 A funny mug for dads everywhere – this groan-worthy compendium of gags will make sure Dad never runs out of terrible…

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Stocking Stuffers

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The holidays are an opportunity to show a little love to the favorite women in our lives!  Here are some of our favorite gifts to give and to get this holiday season.   MAC Shiny Pretty Things Nude Mini Lipstick Kit, $24.50 These neutral shades of lipstick work with almost any coloring and give just enough color for weekends without feeling too made up! At under $30 they make a great stocking stuffer too!   Portable Power Bank Phone Charger,…

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Easy Gifts for Teachers

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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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