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#OOTD: Shop Your Closet

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A wise friend once told me that if I only bought items that I really loved, most everything in my closet would coordinate. And it’s the truth, y’all. My style is classic, preppy and predictable. My closet is organized by color: white and ivory at the front, navy and black at the back, and some jewel-tone pieces sprinkled in between. I practically have a formula for putting together an outfit. I pair a tailored pencil skirt or straight-leg pants with…

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Easy Spring Wardrobe Updates Under $100 (Updated!)

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Spring is almost here, which means warmer temperatures, later nights and weekends full of outdoor activities. While spring brings a break from the dark colors and heavy fabrics of the winter, it can also be incredibly tricky to dress with constantly changing weather. Blue skies in the morning can quickly give way to rainy, chilly afternoons. And with more outdoor activities, like festivals, day drinking and your kid’s sports, Mamanistas need to look for easy, versatile pieces that can be…

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What We Bought in February

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Aimee’s Purchases My February purchases were centered around things that could transition into Spring and finding them at a GREAT price point. I am ready to shed my normal color palette of black and navy and venture into the crazy world of light grey with a criss cross pullover cardigan that I’ve had my eye on for awhile. Thanks to an Amazon lightning deal, I scored it for $10! Other spring updates included a new pair of new low-heeled perforated…

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Style Tip: The 3-Piece Rule

Beauty

Do you wake up with visions of the perfect, pulled together outfit in your head? Only to stand in front of your closet minutes later struggling to pull an outfit together and feeling like you have nothing to wear? All of the outfits on your Pinterest board seem to work so well and you wonder what the secret is. The answer, the 3-Piece Rule. The 3-Piece Rule is a widely used rule of thumb by stylists and in the retail world that…

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Weekly Finds for 11.27.16

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  When I was a little girl I used to get up early and rush to steal the Ad section of my dad’s Sunday paper just so I could flip through the pages circling everything I wanted to buy when I “grew up.” Our Weekly Finds is the modern day version of just that …only with a big cup of coffee and a debit card! Catherine Catherine Malandrino Driscoll Boot – HauteLook.com – $119.97 came across these boots in my…

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Stitch Fix Review – Fall Fix

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I’ve been doing Stitch Fix for about 3 years and it’s everything a busy Mamanista could ask for. You make a wish list, fill out a style profile in the comfort of your home and the personal stylists at Stitch Fix mail you 5 things to try on. No fitting room lights (why are they so awful?!), no busy mall parking lot and no being hassled by 487 mall kiosk salespeople on your way from the door to your destination…

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#OOTD, Reader Submission – Mamanista on the Nest

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Who says you can’t be pregnant AND rock this season’s latest trends?! Today’s featured Mamanista, Hannah, is a mom-to-be who works in marketing. She loves flowy styles on her frame when she’s not pregnant and has found success transitioning her signature style into maternity wear by combining maternity clothes with some of her favorite non-maternity staples. This Mamanista on the Nest rocks the current trends with her checkered shirt and skinny jeans from Motherhood. Hannah pairs these finds with accessories and a…

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Weekly Finds for 11.20.16

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When I was a little girl I used to get up early and rush to steal the Ad section of my dad’s Sunday paper just so I could flip through the pages circling everything I wanted to buy when I “grew up.” Our Weekly Finds is the modern day version of just that …only with a big cup of coffee and a debit card! Mossimo Short Sleeve Knit Dress in Gray – Target – $24.99 – So what does a…

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