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10 Reasons why I like Target more than costco (6)

10 Reasons Why I Love Target More Than Costco

Target. Costco. Two words that send moms into declarations of love while conjuring up gleeful images of roaming the aisles with reckless abandon, scoring deal after deal. While both stores offer large quantities of family items, from floss to furniture, all at reasonable prices – moms seem to pledge their allegiance to just one. #TeamTarget or […]

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Reality TV

A Reality TV Series About My Reality?

I’m probably one of the few people on the planet who doesn’t watch Dance Moms. It’s because I grew up dancing and spent time in the competition scene, and the show is nowhere close to my reality. But if it wasn’t so extreme no one would watch it. That’s what makes great reality TV… drama. When I heard about the new Bravo […]

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10 New Emojis Moms Need In 2016

One of the most anticipated tech updates of 2015 was the introduction of new emojis (tacos!) for smartphone users. Emojis have quickly become a regular part of messaging lingo and like millions of text messaging enthusiasts I dove headfirst into trying out all of the new mini faces and icons. (hello unicorn!) As I was texting a fellow […]

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Remembering Life Before

Before Pinterest: 6 Things We Did “Back Then”

Like millions of people, I love Pinterest. I can get lost for hours reading pin after pin from everything to how to add volume to my hair to asking my child the “right” questions about her school day to making banana bread. My Pinterest boards are filled with both practical and aspirational ideas. Pinterest keeps […]

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Pro Beauty & Fashion Tips

Part 2: Look Amazing in Holiday Family Photos! The Glam Squad’s Beauty and Fashion Tips

‘Tis the season for holiday cards! That means it’s time for professional family photos, a great tradition since you know you’re guaranteed to have one “normal” picture of your family every year. Let’s face it though, it’s also an excuse for moms to escape our uniforms of jeans, yoga pants, ponytails, makeup-free, etc., in favor of […]

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Pro Beauty & Fashion Tips (1)

Part 1: Look Amazing in Holiday Family Photos! Local Beauty and Fashion Resources to Create Your Glam Squad

Part of my holiday countdown involves stepping up my beauty routine and finding the perfect outfits for holiday parties and the annual family photo session. What is now a holiday card staple, the family photo session can be a time and energy zapper for moms. First you have to either shop for clothes or rummage through closets […]

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