I’m sure you’ve been in a situation before when you have the cutest LBD (Little Black Dress) to wear to a New Year’s Eve party, but the weather is not cooperating with your fashion choices. It’s freezing outside and you need something to cover up with to stay warm, but that still looks fashionable. There’s no need to spoil your gorgeous dress with an awful bulky sweater or outdoor coat. You can stay warm and still look good all night long. These wraps and jackets will not only ... Continue Reading
Stay warm in your little black dress with a cape, shrug, wrap, or jacket.
You can rock a pair of leggings at work, on a date or snuggled up on the couch for a relaxing weekend.
Have you ever bought a pair of leggings and asked yourself “How do I wear these things?” How to wear leggings is a common question for moms. We don’t want to seem like we’re trying to channel our inner teenager or Olivia Newton John from Grease. There are many ways to wear leggings and look absolutely fabulous, while breaking out of your fashion rut. You can rock a pair of leggings at work, on a date or snuggled up on the couch for a relaxing weekend. How to Wear Leggings to Work If ... Continue Reading
Don’t make a misstep this season at the annual office holiday party.
It’s that time of year - the dreaded office party. Whether you bring your significant other or fly solo, the business holiday party often can make or break careers - one wrong move, or one cocktail too many - and you are the talk of the party, and NOT in a good way. You’re here to have fun, and you should. Just not too much. And what should you wear? Here are my tips on how to make it through the season without a fashion misstep: Clue into the Boss(es) A good rule of thumb to follow ... Continue Reading
Going skiing can be daunting – for both children and parents. Follow these trips for a great ski trip.
For both parents and children, going skiing for the first time can seem daunting. But the potential rewards are so great that most families who ski together can’t wait till their next trip to the mountain. Clothes The key to your ski clothes is to dress in layers. Weather can change quickly in the mountains, so you want to be able to peel off or add on a layer. Wear one good pair of socks and bring a spare pair of socks for every member of the family. We swear by Smartwool ski socks ... Continue Reading
Steps for keeping your baby happy and comfortable so you can feel more relaxed throughout the holiday season.
You looked forward to your baby's first holiday season. It was to be a magical time of picture perfect festivities. However, your little bundle of joy is wailing and clings to you with a steel grip when anyone tries to hold him. How will you survive a holiday gathering without a happy baby? Breathe deeply and take comfort in knowing that you are not alone. Others have experienced the same let down, exasperating experience. Here's some pointers on how to handle your baby's crankiness ... Continue Reading
Add a variety of handbags to your fall wardrobe.
Autumn is in full swing and hopefully you’ve stocked up on some warmer clothes for the cooler weather on the way. Now that you know you’ll stay cozy, it’s time to think about adding some arm candy. Whether you’re looking to invest in a classic or just want to add a new, trendy piece to your regular rotation, here’s a cheat sheet for the top purse trends this season: Saddle Up Seen on the runways from Jason Wu to Michael Kors, this classic leather bag is available big or small ... Continue Reading
Traveling with kids doesn’t need to be a hassle. With these tips your next trip will be a breeze.
I have traveled several times with my kids, alone and with my husband, and I want to share some things I have learned that have made traveling with kids a lot easier. Traveling with kids does not have to be a stressful event. I think as long as you are prepared you can get through almost anything. Before my older son turned 2 we flew from Mexico to Florida several times. Many of those trips we without my husband so here are some of the things I learned: When we fly the kids get some sort ... Continue Reading
Embrace color both in your wardrobe and accessories.
Whether you’re in a style rut or you just can’t seem to commit to trying something new with your wardrobe, sometimes we all need a little help for that extra push in the right direction. Especially when it comes to color. Many of us love to keep an eye on the trends, but implementing them is a whole other story. The same is true for color. How many times do you tell yourself that you will break out of the neutral colors and embrace brighter, happier shades for everyday? Well - as with ... Continue Reading
Get creative with homemade Halloween Costumes like fairies, scarecrows, and gypsies.
Not only is it less expensive to create homemade Halloween costumes for your kids, it gets your creative juices flowing and the kids can help with the preparations. Here are ten fun ideas for homemade costumes this year…. ScarecrowThis is always a family favorite. For the makeup, paint small circles on the cheeks, a triangle on the nose, and one vertical, short line above and below each eye. For the costume, grab one of dad’s old plaid shirts, big brother’s jeans and boots, and an old ... Continue Reading