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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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Friday Five

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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: Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas. Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas has begun and we just can’t help ourselves! With 22 all new movie premiere’s this season, you know where to find me on Saturday and Sundays! I even have my official Hallmark Christmas Movie Watching Mug ready to go! 2. What We’re Wearing:…

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Gifts for Kids of All Ages

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As a mom, aunt or godmother, there’s nothing quite like watching a child you love unwrap the perfect gift over the holidays! It’s hard to keep up with what’s hot and what’s not these days but here are a few of our favorites for kids of all ages this holiday season!   Unicorn Snow Tube, $24.99 Part of the fun of the season is playing out in the snow!  These inflatable snow tubes come in a variety of styles including…

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Gifts for you BFF

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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.   Bobbi Brown Crystal Eyeshadow Palette, $39.00 This limited edition holiday shadow palette is so pretty! With colors like Let it Glow Sparkle, Ice Castle, Daydream Metallic, Gold Mine Metallic, Karat Cake Metallic, Ablaze Chrome, Silent Night and Smoke it’s a must-have for yourself or your BFF!   Anthropologie Capri Blue…

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4 Holiday Outfits for the Whole Family

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‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Whether it’s your office party, the kids’ party at school or Christmas Eve mass you can’t help but want your family to be coordinated and holiday photo ready in the process. Here are some of our favorite family looks of the season!   Casual Cookie Exchange Mom: Old Navy Metallic Fair Isle Sweater and Old Navy Wine Purple Velvet Pants;  Dad: Old Navy Cream Waffle Tee;  Girls: Old Navy Girls Gold Stars Leggings and…

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The Best Gifts Under $25

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Whether it’s for a girls night out, a white elephant gift exchange at work or if you’re just trying to reign in spending this season, $25 limits on gifts is a great way to promote a little creativity but still find something every recipient on your list will love. Gifts don’t have to be expensive to be thoughtful or meaningful. Here are a few of our favorite gifts under $25!   Philosophy Shampoo & Lotion, $22.00 Philosophy products got lots…

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5 Holiday Fashion Trends We’re Loving Right Now

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It’s that time of year again! With a chill in the air and calendars filling with holiday parties, it’s a chance to be a bit more festive with your fashion, adding sparkles and luxurious fabrics to your every day and party ready wardrobes! Here are a few of our favorite Holiday Fashion Trends we’re loving right now!   Velvet Everything about velvet feels luxurious! It comes in rich colors and adds warmth and regality to any outfit. We’re game for…

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4 Tips to Rock Black Friday

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As a kid, I remember waking up early the day after Thanksgiving to shop the sales with my mom!  We’d scour Black Friday newspaper ads all week to scout out our plan for the day! The smell of designer fragrances in the department stores, the hustle and bustle of eager holiday shoppers at 6 a.m., the glow of giant mall Christmas ornaments was like Heaven! My grandpa even nicknamed me “Sarah Shopper”. Today, in the age of online shopping and…

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5 Looks for Holiday Parties

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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

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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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