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August 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Keep Your Cool this Back to School Season

Back to school season can cause some serious stress. From backpacks to pencils to folders and beyond it's seemingly more and more prep work for parents to get our kids out the door for their 1st day of school.

So how does mom keep her cool when school is right around the corner?…

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Added by Clarissa Nassar on August 27, 2013 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Birthday Party planning~

Party time~

An hour is sufficient for toddlers and pre-schoolers when naptimes are still an issue.

Plan your party when the birthday child will be freshest and best able to handle all the excitement.

Weekdays I prefer so parents can have their weekend.

For older school age children,…

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Added by Jenn DeLeo on August 26, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Fall Fashion 2013: How to Style Leopard Boots

With summer coming to an end and "back to school" looming, I think most of us are thinking about fall fashion....I know I certainly am.  A trend that will live on is most definitely leopard.  You will see it pop up in everything from shoes, to clutches to clothing.  Below is a fun way to add some leopard into your life....with both splurge and save options. If you like the outfits below, be sure to follow along on…

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Added by Carly Walko on August 19, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments

A Nugget a Day Keeps The Bikini Away

Don’t give in to that cold chicken nugget. Do you really even want that? The soggy French fries drenched in ketchup. mac and cheese ala supremeo? oh no! To reverse borrow from Nike…just don't do it!  Feasting off child's leftovers can really pack on the pounds and unwanted germs got me a few times too...taken down by nugget itself.  Ice cream cones aplenty, all those gooey, crunchy, saucy, sugary treats so comforting and suddenly available again and in our refrigerators. I remember a friend…

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Added by Liz Lynch on August 19, 2013 at 11:37am — No Comments

5 Essential Pieces for Every Mom's Fall Wardrobe

Being a mother can mean that you may lose some of your style you previously had. I know as a mother of 3 that I have slacked from time to time on my style quota. It doesn't have to cost a fortune, take a lot of time or even a lot of effort to be stylish as a mother if you have the right essentials to work with. Here are my top 5 essential pieces that every mother should have in her closet for the Fall. From transitional pieces to pieces that will take you through all seasons.…

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Added by Clarissa Nassar on August 19, 2013 at 10:22am — No Comments

The 20-Minute Workout, Why It Works for the Busy Mom

Didn’t have time to workout today? I bet you can spare 20 minutes of your day to benefit you health. To increase your endorphins. To give you a healthy glow. To make you feel STRONG!!!

20 minutes is only 2.5% of your entire day.

No excuses…you can feel better, clear your mind and be healthy with 20 minutes a day. Now…don’t get me wrong. Walking on the treadmill for 20 minutes a…

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Added by Lori Sawyer on August 7, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Many of us gals forget or simply do not know how to properly clean our makeup brushes. Overtime the build up will not only lead to poor makeup application, you may even need to buy a set of new makeup brushes. To avoid that and to get the most bang for your buck, simply take the time to clean your makeup brushes in a few easy steps.

For the most basic brush cleaner, take 2 parts of water and mix it with 1 part of vinegar. Dip your brushes into the mixtures and then rinse clean with…

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Added by Clarissa Nassar on August 6, 2013 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Tee for Two or more

Put aside those chores and get putting outdoor.  What better way to practice some hand-eye coordination, then on your very own miniature golf course in your own backyard.  It can be as simple or complex as you and your children can imagine.  Just add a few golf clubs and a couple of golf balls, available at any sporting goods store.  There is even a plastic variety, available at most toy stores, for the little tots.   Have the kids dig a few holes in the yard and tee off.  Tada a…

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Added by Liz Lynch on August 6, 2013 at 8:49pm — No Comments

New mommy's & Nail tips;)

When your little one is restless & you turn to take that "NAP TIME" drive...Grab your nail polish go to your favorite spot.

Mine was always the inlet. While your little one sleeps you can give yourself a fresh polish...

Added by Jenn DeLeo on August 5, 2013 at 8:43pm — No Comments

10 Tips for Traveling to Punta Cana

 

My husband and I recently traveled to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. We had an absolute blast while there. We did as much research as possible before our trip considering it is another country, but we still learned a thing or two while there. Here are my top 10 tips for traveling to one of the most…

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Added by Clarissa Nassar on August 1, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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