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Trendsend Review: Fall Transition

- Featured, Reviews

If you’re new to Trendsend, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about! Evereve Trendsend box works a lot like Stitch Fix in that you complete a style profile and schedule your box to ship. Unlike Stitch Fix, however, there is no styling fee and you can schedule as many or as few as you want. While Stitch Fix sends you 5 items and offers a discount if you purchase all 5, Trendsend sends you 6-10 items to create…

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Stitch Fix Review: Pre-Fall

- Featured, Let's Spend Some Money, Reviews

I took a hiatus from Stitch Fix for the summer in an attempt to keep my budget in check. But like all good things, it kept calling my name so I thought that awkward season between summer and fall was the perfect excuse to request another fix! That familiar combination of giddy nervousness came flooding back when I pulled into my driveway and saw my Stitch Fix box by the front door. Like a little girl on Christmas morning, I…

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Stitch Fix: All Black & White Edition

- Beauty & Style, Reviews

I feel like every day I’m faced with making thousands of different decisions at home and at work. Some are small (What should we eat for dinner tonight?) and some are large (Is this the best way for our company to spend this money?). Most days I feel like the majority of my brain power is used up making thousands of small decisions, and I find myself staring at my closet for more time then I’m willing to admit trying to…

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Play! By Sephora August Box Review

- Beauty & Style, Reviews
Play by Sephora August Box

Editor’s Note: This is NOT a paid post. I used my own, hard-earned money to purchase a subscription to Play! by Sephora. There’s nothing quite like coming home from work on a Friday to a box of MAKEUP!! (Say it in an Oprah voice please!) This is my second Play! by Sephora box, and while the first one was okay but not great, I’m kinda in love with the August one. This month’s theme for the Play! by Sephora August box…

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A Tall & Curvy Mom Tries Le Tote

- General Fabulousness, Reviews

I have given myself a pretty generous monthly clothing and beauty allowance (hey, work hard, shop hard, right?) but lately, I’ve been surpassing that budget. By a lot. So in an effort to reign in some admittedly frivolous spending and at Liz’s urging, I decided to try the clothing rental service Le Tote. Le Tote is a monthly rental service where you can rent a box of clothing items. Liz recently tried it and is hooked, but let’s face it…

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I Tried the Skin Care Mask That’s All Over Your Social Media Feed

- Beauty & Style, Reviews
Hanacure mask and brush

Editor’s Note: This Brutally Honest Review of the Hanacure mask is NOT a paid or sponsored post, and even if it was, I would still give you my brutally honest opinion. Nevertheless, I spent my own hard-earned money on this! As I approach my mid-thirties, I’m more focused on skin care than ever before. My chief skin complaints include, but certainly aren’t limited to: redness, especially in my cheeks; acne (there’s a big one right now on my forehead) and…

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Amazon Prime Wardrobe: Is it Worth All the Hype?

- Let's Spend Some Money, Reviews

UPDATE: Trouble in Amazon Prime Wardrobe Paradise?!! Well… they say some things are too good to be true! I fear that the whole get things from Amazon and ship them back without being charged might be one of those. I shipped my first Prime Wardrobe box back and thought all systems were go! Then I received an email this week stating that I would be charged for all 9 items. I prompted logged on to my Amazon Prime account and started a…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Warby Parker Home Try-On Program

- Reviews

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is NOT a paid or sponsored post.  And even if it was (Warby Parker, we’re available!) we’d still be brutally honest in our opinion and review, because we all know #mamadontlie Quick shipping of just about anything is one of the best inventions for busy, modern working moms. Nowadays, you can get everything from groceries to clothing delivered directly to your doorstep, and sometimes in less than 24 hours. And let’s face it: sitting on the couch and…

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LipSense: A Brutally Honest Review

- Beauty & Style, Featured, Reviews
Variety of LipSense tubes

If you open my make up drawer, you’ll see a lot of lipsticks. Red, mauves, berries and pinks in tubes, liquids, creams … you name it. It’s a true United Nations of Makeup, representing brands and shades of all colors, sizes and price points. I don’t really WANT this many lipsticks (or for Liz to nominate me to be on Hoarders) but I simply cannot find one that I like AND will stay on past my morning coffee. I found…

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Play! by Sephora: A Brutally Honest Review

- Beauty & Style, Reviews
Full view of the July Play! by Sephora bag

Editor’s Note: This Brutally Honest Review of the Play! by Sephora July box is NOT a paid or sponsored post. I spent my own hard-earned money on this box. Recently, I wrote about my break-up with ipsy Glam Bag.  It was just time for us to go our separate ways – there’s only so many times a Mamanista can update her beauty profile to say no black eyeliner and then continuously receive black eyeliner before she throws in the proverbial…

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