Five Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Car

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At this point in the year, I look at my car in disgust. Between the typical signs of kid occupation with the crushed goldfish, sticky seats from spilt juice and the fuzzy ball of you-are-not-sure-what-that-was, the car can look like a frat party in a matter of days. Then add the post-snow-apolyse of salt, mud […]

Playmobil Egg Surprise

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If you are looking for a little Easter gift, a filler for an Easter Basket or even a fun favor for a Spring party, check out the Playmobil Eggs for 2015. There are four Playmobil Surprise Eggs: Red, Yellow, Blue and Pink…Pirate, Princess, Beach and Farm. Each has about 25-40 pieces that creates a scene […]

Boston Snow Record: Snowiest Winter in a Century

Yesterday, Boston officially had its snowiest winter since 1872. Now, in 1872, they didn’t have cars or public transportation. They also didn’t have indoor plumbing or central heat, so I’m not sure how they dealt with all the snow to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, but this is probably how […]

National Bubble Week

Despite what the thermometer says, spring (and summer) is just around the corner. One of our favorite family warm weather past times is to blow (and chase) bubbles around the yard! This week is National Bubble Week. It started in 2000 as a way to celebrate spring. Because bubbles are such an iconic, fun outside […]

Homemade Bubble Solution

If you are looking to make your own Homemade Bubble Solution, your own Homemade Bubble Solution without glycerin, Homemade Bubble Solution with Corn Syrup and even your own Homemade Bubble Wands to make bubbles of all sizes, including GIANT Bubbles, keep reading! Homemade Bubble Solution 1 cup water 2 tablespoons light karo syrup or 2 […]

Seeing Green: The Color Trend for Spring

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The big beauty trend for spring is green and that is no exception, even in makeup. Clarins is on trend with their signature Garden Escape Eye Palette and Intense Green eyeliner. The Clarins Garden Escape Palette Eye Shadow has six shades ranging from white to pink, and taupe to green. Perfect for layering or blending, […]

Five Jeans to Have in Your Closet Right Now

Jean Trends 2014 Jeans are the staple of everyone’s wardrobe. Whether pair with heels or flats, a blazer or a sweater, a t-shirt or a vest, they go with everything and go everywhere. But if you are looking to add to your skinny jean/straight leg jean collection, here are some new jean trends in 2014 […]

Spring 2014 Fashion Trends

Wondering what to shop for, buy for, and wear for spring 2014? After scouring style blogs, fashion forward retailers and, of course, celeb watching, here are my Spring 2014 Fashion Trends top six picks. {Click the images to be taken to the affiliated product website.} 1. Draw String Bucket Bags: A fun and carefree handbag […]

Spring 2014 Color Trends

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With white out conditions outside my window as I type, I am already thinking ahead to spring and what key pieces I want to add to my closet for the season. This season, colors are really taking hold, and, if I’d be so bold, even more so than structure or texture trends normally do. Here […]

Pointed Toe Flats Trend

The Pointed Toe Flats trend is the big shoe trend for spring and summer 2014. Yet, whether it is high heels or flats, the pointier the toe, the better for all heel heights. I especially love the pointy toe look blended with the D’Orsay style. (You pronounce D’Orsay “door-say”). So if you can find a […]

Top Nail Polish Colors for Summer 2013

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This week, instead of focusing on outfits that are suitable for our Mom lives, I wanted to focus on something super simple we can do to perk up our fashion for spring and summer. And for less than $10 too. It’s nail polish. Painting the piggies with a trendy topcoat is instant fashion fabulousness. Plus, […]

Spring Trends 2013: Florals

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Spring is upon us and flowers are blooming everywhere. Including fashion. Spring 2013 Trends is also on Florals. Big and Bold, or tiny and dainty. Shoes, scarfs, jeans or jackets. It is easy trend to follow. One idea is to find simple accessories, like a floral print scarf or a pair of flower earrings. If […]

Five Eco-Friendly Toys for Earth Day

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In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to share five eco-friendly toys for your consideration. Whether to celebrate the earth on earth day or any time of year when you are looking for a unique, eco-friendly, gift. These five picks are made with respect for Mother Earth. Kinderfeets This wooden push bike is a low-to-the-ground, […]

Spring 2013 Trends: Lightweight Leather

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This week’s style focus is Lightweight Leather. You can watch a recap of my show here, where I chatted about how Lightweight Leather is another one of the hot Spring 2013 trends, and it can be Mom-friendly.     Like this outfit above is super cute and easy. How often do we wear shorts and […]

Spring Trends 2013: Lace

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin So I have a new weekly style show every Tuesday at 2pm-Et on MomTV where I share 5 outfit ideas that are Mom-friendly and Budget-friendly and where I focus on one fashion trend each week. This week on my weekly style show, I focused on the spring 2013 trend – […]

How to Wear Red Pants and Other Red Items

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February is Heart Awareness Month and it is also a month of Valentines! Everywhere you go, you’ll see red: red pants, red sweaters, and red jackets to name a few. But how do you wear red pants, or what outfits with red pants can you throw together? What about outfits ideas for a red jacket? […]

Vineyard Vines Curtain Bluff Dress

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One of the hot design trends for the spring is stripes, ethnic flair and color, color and color. So this dress called the Curtain Bluff Dress by vineyard vines fits the trends perfectly. It is a nod to the Caribbean luxury all-inclusive beach and tennis resort in Antigua, West Indies, called the Curtain Bluff Resort. If […]

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