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Thursday, April 30, 2015


The perfect cover-up is essential for summer. I do not skimp on this staple. I end up wearing it all of the time, and since it needs a wash each time, so you don't want a cheap one that will fall apart mid summer.

Here is a list of my criteria:
1. I MUST be able to wear it on errands to/from the pool
2. It looks ok if it's a bit wet

The first adorable option was my first purchase of the season and I AM IN LOVE. It's so cute I kind of want to wear it out. And, to top it off, it's only $75.
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I haven't pulled the trigger on this next one, but I am really close. It's a bit more expensive, but it's just about the cutest cover-up I have ever seen. And, it's PERFECT for a pool party. 
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Here is the other killer cover-up I just received in the mail. It's seriously even better in person. The back is cinched, so it's pretty darn flattering. Again, you could be seeing me out in this. It hits all 3 of my points just perfectly. 
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Here is a round-up of some of my other favorites....

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dang it, it's swimsuit time

I don't know about you, but my first thought of summer comes with a little wince. 
"Why?", you say.
Because it's swimsuit time. Ugh.
Not only is it tough to find a suit that looks good, but there is that "age appropriate" issue. 
Today's post is dedicated to all of the moms looking for not only a cute suit, but one that actually works when you are jumping in and out of the pool, chasing after kids, and just can't sit around in that cute cover-up. 

First up is the Magic Suit. I have it and dare I say "I love it"? Yes, I love a swimsuit. Never thought I would say that. It's a Tankini, it's flattering, and it makes "the girls" look pretty darn perky. 
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Next up, my party suit. This one I bought for a vacation with friends and I LOVE IT. The ruched middle is a must if I wear a tight suit. Go up a size for sure. 

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Here is a little collection of some other great mom suit options for you...

Thursday, April 23, 2015


OK, there are some MAJor sales going on right now.
 It's Friday, it's Spring, it's time to shop.

Click here to shop : up to 60% off

Click here to shop : Use code "enjoy"
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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Shopping the Sunday Sale

Sunday is my "weakness day" for online shopping, and the new Nordstrom sale markdowns are not helping my problem!
I don't want to be in this alone, so here are some of my favorite new additions just to help you along your way....

Sunday, April 12, 2015


The older I get, the more I know how important it is to stay out of the sun. But, I just don't have that milky white skin that looks even close to good without a tan. That's ok for the winter time, but during the summer I just can't take it.
If you're anything like me, you have spent countless dollars finding the most natural looking tan. There is a fine line between looking tan and looking orange. Ya feel me?
Here are my favorite choices for face and body, and none will break the bank.


This isn't a tanner but rather an illuminator. I use it after my makeup is on just on my cheeks and the bridge of my nose. It will give you that perfect glow. I.AM.OBSESSED.
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I love the Mac powder bronzer. It looks much darker in the case than it will look when applied. It doesn't have too much shimmer, and really just looks like a very natural hint of tan.
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Now for the really tricky part. I used the think the more money I was spending the better the product, but that just hasn't proven true for me. In fact, quite opposite sometimes, especially for this first option, the tan towels. After two days of application, I have a pretty darn good tan.

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The second option, Tanwise, is in a tie for my other favorite. Seriously,this stuff is GOOD. It's a bit tough to find in stores, but I have provided the link to buy it online. 
You can thank me later.

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Happy sunless tanning!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Day to Night

I have a new go-to dress for Spring/Summer and I am obsessed. This is one of those "if I could wear it every day I would" kind of dresses. I have been wearing it super casual with a bootie, but I plan on dressing it up for a night out with my new edgy heel.
Here's my current formula:

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I just love a dress that can go day to night. 
Here are a few more of my favorite options this season....

Oh and Ps... Click here for the Banana Republic sale that ends today and click here for the Loft sale that ends today as well. 

Thursday, April 2, 2015



It's been 3 year since we were eating Mexican food, chatting about how to get a little  work/family balance, and dreaming of the idea that we could work from home. A dream and a ton of hard work brought us to today.

Those dreams became a reality because of your support. Not trying to be too cheesy here, but really, we are totally grateful. 

So how do we say "thank you for 3 fabulous years"? We have a sale!

Click here for 25% off our entire site with discount code "anniversary".


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