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What I Wore Real Mom Style: 2 Ways to Wear a Pleated Skirt #RealMomStyle

    Recently I bought a fun patterned pleated skirt and then it sat in my closet as I debated what to wear it with. I finally came up with 2 different ways to wear it, both are fun and both are different than I typically do. Reworking and mixing up my clothes is a […]


What If A Mom Designed Your Flooring?

  I have a serious love hate when it comes to carpet and my family. Our current house is the first time we have ever had carpeted rooms, in all our other homes we had hardwood floors. Now I LOVE my hardwood but my crawling babies and kids prefer soft carpeting on the floor. So […]

sealy cozy cool mattress

Sleep Like a Baby Sealy Cozy Cool Mattress Giveaway

  My kids are terrible sleepers so anything that could help them sleep better and I am all for it. My husband and I could have a second career as crib mattress testers, we have spent many a night on them. What, not you? We have very specific ideas on sleep and crying in our […]

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How to Style White Jeans for Summer

  Summer is coming and that means white jeans!!! I love a bright white pair of jeans to provide stark contrast and that I am on vacation feel. There is something classic about white jeans that I just love. For many years I shied away scared of the many, many ways my kids would ruin […]


What’s The Point of the Bikini?

  Not too long ago there was a wildly popular article about the length of girls shorts sold at Target. Moms everywhere nodded in agreement, why oh why are we making such teeny tiny shorts for little girls? And I agree, wholeheartedly in fact. My girls wear longer shorts not short shorts and I constantly […]

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Summer Styles for Girls from P.S. from Aeropostale

  Summer is quickly approaching and that means my girls need some new summer clothes. I have said it before and I will say it again.. and again.. and again but P.S. from Aeropostale makes a great collection of age appropriate clothes for tweens and pre-tweens. I picked out the cutest dress and romper as […]

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What I Wore Real Mom Style : Jogger Pants

I have recently fallen in love with a new pant when I need something a bit dressier… the jogger pant. Have you seen this or tried them? Let’s talk about comfort, oh my these are so comfy cozy for all you sweat pant  lovers here is your new dressy pant. They are super flattering on […]

childrens place palazzo pants

Summer Fashion and Fun with The Children’s Place

  Sometimes you just need to get a lot for a little. When it comes to my kids play clothes this is how I feel, they will be rough on them and the chance of being ruined the first or second wear is high so I want to spend as little as possible. I still […]

5 diaper bag essentials for new moms

Tips For Getting Back Out There After Baby Plus a Giveaway

  After my first was born I stayed in bed for 2 weeks, literally all 2 weeks until I was allowed to drive. I thought recovery was so difficult and the thought of leaving the house? Well no thank you. After my second was born I was going stir crazy and went mall walking the […]

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Spring Style from Max Jeans Plus a Giveaway

As the weather warms up the colors we wear tend to lighten up too. While I will never completely give up my dark wash jeans ( they are slimming after all) I do love some light colored jeans to brighten up my wardrobe. Max Jeans has a great pair of light khaki colored skinny jeans […]

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Prepping For a Drama Free Summer

  Last summer we tried a little experiment, the Summer of Boredom, and it was our best summer yet. This summer I am pushing my luck and taking it a step further, I am doing the prep work to make it a drama free summer as we once gain embrace boredom. Part of that prep […]

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My Favorite Recipes That Evoke Memories #Pyrex100

The first thing I ever learned to make by myself was brownies, not from scratch but from a box. I was probably in 4th or 5th grade and I felt so grown up doing it all by myself. For the longest time that was my thing, I made brownies and I was so proud. From […]

blessed mama white vneck graphic tee outfit

What I Wore Real Mom Style: I’m a Blessed Mama

Over the weekend I added a new shirt to my graphic tee shop and I am super excited, it is the Blessed Mama tee ( which I have had in a gray crewneck style all along) in a white v-neck style. I have been searching for a white tee that is not super sheer for […]

milly floral midi skirt

Milly for Kohl’s – A Fun New Collection for Summer

  Kohl’s has done it again, they teamed up with a new designer as part of the DesigNation collection and now you can get stunning new clothes at a fraction of the normal designer price tag! The current designer is Milly and while I am generally not a bold pattern person this collection is fabulous! […]


Timeless Beauty Advice I Learned From My Mom

Beauty trends come and go, but there is some beauty advice that is timeless, ageless and needed by every woman. These tips are the ones your mother told you, her mother told her and you will share with your daughter.     Trends follow the pendulum as they go from one extreme to another until […]