The 9 Items to Have in Your Closet this Fall

Sometimes we need a shopping list when we hit the stores. And with all of the fall trends, a targeted list is even more essential! So here is one guide to consider with the 9 top items to have in your closet this fall. 1. VaVoom Day Dress Being glam has gone to daylight. The […]

Three Black Leggings Outfit Ideas

Let’s face it, black leggings rock. A super comfortable staple that looks great at the gym or with an oversized sweatshirt. But how can you glam them up? Here are three black leggings outfit ideas where you can pair a black pair of leggings for the weekend, a night out and casual Friday! (Just click […]

Diastasis Recti Surgery Recovery – Six Months Later

It has been 6 months now since my diastasis recti surgery. Many people have read my previous posts about how the decisions I had to make to have the operation, the struggles, the fear, and the diastasis recti recovery. Yet, I haven’t written a post about how I am doing now. So, I wanted to […]

What Should You Have in Your Beach Bag?

Have you hit the beach yet? Even if you have kids in tow, and thus all of their stuff, you should have your own well-stocked bag. So, what should you have in your beach bag? First, get a classy straw tote. I suggest a simple looking one that will last you years and will go […]

Bummis Sun Line Review: Swimmi, Tankini and Sun Hat

It has finally gotten hot enough here in the northeast to go swimming. And thus, finally hot enough to think about putting the Bummis Swimmi swimsuit on my one year old girl. Being from New England, only the super hearty go into the ocean before July 1st and only the bold go into a backyard […]

Denim Vest, T-Shirt Dress: Better Together

This is a sponsored post. As I stroll through the mall, I’ve been seeing a lot of denim vests over a t-shirt dress pairing as an adorable summer outfit idea. Frankly, I’m not a fan of them as single, individual pieces. I think they definitely look better together.     While denim vests invoke the […]

Kid Clothes at the Nordstrom Rack Boston

In my past style posts this spring, I’ve shared the trends of leather and lace, florals and mint, and my favorite, black and white. We chatted about how to incorporate those trends into mom-worthy outfits, but what about the kids? There are many ways to incorporate these trends into our kids wardrobe too, but with […]

Barbecue Outfit Idea: Memorial Day to the Beach

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, but look officially stylish with these three Memorial Day Outfit ideas to wear to a barbecue, the beach or a farmer’s market! Barbecue Outfit Idea Wear a colorful maxi dress in a soft, lightweight fabric. Pair with a straw hat and bag, and a pair of espadrilles […]

3 Makeup Tips for Wearing Glasses

Are you ready to get your Bliss on! Woot!!! (Three exclamation points are totally necessary.) I’m excited to be going to Blissdom again this year (third time is the charm!) Even though this is my third Blissdom, I feel like it is my first since Blissdom is in Texas for the first time ever! In between […]

How to Wear Hot Pink

Three outfit ideas to help you look pretty in pink. I love pink, especially for the spring. Yet, the right pink is key in transitioning from the winter doldrums to fresh spring breezes. Sometimes in the Northeast, swinging to pastel pinks seem too summery when there is snow melting on the ground. A great compromise […]

How to Wear Red Lipstick

How to wear red lipstick is a question everyone asks. Red lipstick is perfect for Heart Awareness Month and for Valentines Day. But it is also a classic. Anyone can wear it – so long as you follow these 5 tips. ! Go light on the eyes and the blush. Keep to light and pale shades. […]

How to Wear Red Pants and Other Red Items

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

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 […]

Rock your pv.body

As a runner and a certified aerobics instructor, I’m crushing over pv.body. I am always looking for functional and fashionable workout wear. As a Mom, I am also looking for workout wear to wear all the time. So while I am gearing up to run a Disney Half Marathon next month (my first post baby […]

In-Between and Post Pregnancy Clothes

Finding and shopping for clothes, well, sucks. Especially after you have had a child and are thinking about having more. You are then in, what I call, the Preggo-Zone. The dreaded need to find post pregnancy clothes. This is the zone where you can’t fit into your old pre-kid clothes because your hips, butt, boobs, […]

Baby Style at BlogHer

I’m really bummed I cannot attend Reviewers Retreat this year because of my pregnancy airline restrictions. Since my due date got moved up, I can’t fly after 37 weeks. Thus, I’m hoping to be able to pull off Blog World a few days later, since it only requires a train ride and no evil TSA […]

Summer Beauty Trends

Thanks to Walgreens for underwriting this post. I was paid as a member of the Clever Girls Collective, but the content is all mine. Visit It is hard to believe that summer is almost here, but this year I’m more acutely aware of the start of summer because that is when this baby bump […]

Fashion Forward Pregnancy at Mom 2.0

The recent chatter about the Mom 2.0 fashion scene really doesn’t apply to me this conference go-around. Why? Because I’m 32 weeks pregnant. At this point, my main goal is not fashion. For anyone who’s been pregnant, you know wardrobe options are limited even on a good day at home. Add a beach-front White Party and […]

Kid Jewelry Can Be Toxic

If you are a parent of a girl, you know that they love to play dress up and wear jewelry. However, if you shop at Target, Walmart or other low cost retailers, they may be wearing more than just jewelry & may be wearing toxic chemicals too. Since we aren’t about to give our little […]

Pop of Pink this Spring

March is a tough time to know what to wear. Especially here in New England when you have no idea if it will be 30 degrees or 60 degrees outside. Add to the fact that you are probably sick of wearing neutrals all winter too. The solution this spring is to think Pink. Bright pink. […]

New Year’s Goals

(Not Resolutions) To be honest, I kinda loathe the whole ‘New Year’s Resolution’ thing. Maybe because the term is overused. Or maybe because many resolutions are way to lofty (and doomed for failure.) I also hate all of the weight loss pressures too. I’ve noticed the recent influx of weight loss commercials, the Living Social deal […]