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At Home with The Modern Mamanista

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There’s no question as we move into the umpteenth week of social-distancing that we miss going places and seeing people a lot. We’ve spent a lot of time indoors recently so we thought we’d share a few of the things we’ve been up to lately.     WHAT I’M MAKING I’m baking A LOT! With three hungry teenagers in the house and lots of time staring at the pantry, we go through snacks and sweets faster than I can bake…

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Labor of Love Postpartum Chat Episode 1

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Last night was the big premiere of Kristy’s new show, Labor of Love. We thought it would be fun to give you all the inside scoop! We’ve put together a little postpartum sister chat for you. SARAH: Okay Kristy, last night was the big premiere of your new show, Labor of Love. I might be a little biased, but I thought it was AMAZING! I was so caught up in the story that time flew by way too fast, I…

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Labor of Love Premier Party

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Pop some Champagne, it’s finally time for the Labor of Love Premier! I’ll be hosting a “Southern Soiree” virtual viewing party in honor of the opening cocktail reception (which I CANNOT wait for you to see). Host your own virtual watch party with the themed menu below and get ready to meet 15 daddy wannabes. Tune in to FOX this Thursday (May 21st) at 8pm central/9pm eastern to catch all the fun. Also be sure to follow along on my page for…

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What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Mom

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In honor of Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share some reflections on being a mom and maybe a few things I wish I knew beforehand.  As I look across the table at my 6’4″ teenager who will be off to college in about a year and my graduating 8th grade son and high school step-daughter, I’m amazed by how much life has changed in the last few years.   It seems like just yesterday, I was “that mother-to-be” calling my…

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5 Unexpected Places to Buy Face Masks

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This post definitely gets filed under “things we never thought we’d buy” online before the pandemic. With self-isolation and shelter in place restrictions lifting, the CDC recommends wearing face masks in public. The CDC also gives a few guidelines for wearing face masks and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) properly.  So what do you do if you can’t sew and you don’t want to buy up medical grade masks needed for front line workers?  Several well known retail brands have started…

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