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My Summertime #Solestory

My Summertime #Solestory

*I was sent product to facilitate this review and post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” I am going to preface my story with the fact that I will always choose comfort over style when it comes to shoes. ALWAYS. I just cannot stand to have uncomfortable shoes on. I can’t even function in them. Jimmy Choos, Manolo Blahniks? No thank you. Unless they’re very comfortable flats. It’s now post-Memorial Day weekend and if you haven’t … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Daddy Gifts, Gift Ideas, Health, Hip Find, Mommy Gifts, Shoes (Adult), Summer

Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Now at Starbucks!

Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Now at Starbucks!

“I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Starbucks. I received a promotional item and a gift card to facilitate my review.”  I run a small business and I try to make an effort to thank my employees for all of the hard work that they do. Things get hectic more often than not, and they always come through for me in the clutch. So when I was asked to try … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Food, Mommy Gifts, Mother's Day, Seasonal, Socially Conscious

H2O Plus Oasis Body- The Ultimate Skin Experience

H2O Plus Oasis Body- The Ultimate Skin Experience

Last week I had the privilege to attend the 2014 Disney Social Media Moms Conference in Disneyland (yes, land, as in California!)! That’s a BIG deal for us East Coasters :) I took my oldest son with me along with my Mom and we really had such a great time! Exhausting, but fun. After a long day in the parks, I looked forward to coming back to our room at the Disneyland Hotel to take a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bath Time, Beauty, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts

The Perfect Valentine’s Gift for Moms (under $50!!!)

The Perfect Valentine’s Gift for Moms (under $50!!!)

**I received an Essio Aromatherapy Shower Starter Kit to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. ** Ladies, Valentine’s Day is around the corner and chances are your spouse/so haven’t got a clue as far as gifts are concerned. Or maybe you’re on a tight budget these days, like so many people are. Flowers are mucho $$ and usually not the best quality at this time of year and chocolate will totally derail … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bath Time, Beauty, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts, Seasonal, Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Ideas for the whole family

Valentine’s Day Ideas for the whole family

  Over the years, we have shared a number of Valentine’s Day ideas for making your loved ones feel special. Since our bloggy beginnings, Mamanista shared everything from fun ties for Dad to eco-delicious chocolate to gifts that support good causes. Here are some new ideas for the whole family in 2014: KIDS: One of the most valuable ways you can show your kids you love them is TIME (and a little candy doesn’t hurt either). If you want … Read entire article »

Filed under: Daddy Gifts, Events, Gift Guides, Mommy Gifts

Personalized Gifts For the New Year

Personalized Gifts For the New Year

The biggest days of gift giving are almost here but there are plenty of birthdays and anniversaries this time of year and I often find myself trying to find gifts that I can distinguish Christmas presents. Personalized gifts are a great way to give something a little special to the ones you love any time of year. Here are a couple of unique gifts that make personalization easy and fun: Morfologi Bracelets ($199) by Joseph Nogucci made for … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dad, Daddy Gifts, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts

For the Harry Potter Fan on Your Holiday List

For the Harry Potter Fan on Your Holiday List

Harry Potter fans are diehards. I would know… I am one of them!  Every time the movies are on TV I will get sucked in and watch them, even though I have seen them a million times (and no I am not exaggerating!) If you have a Harry Potter fan on your Christmas list this year, you are in luck. Joseph Nogucci just released their signature Patronus Charmballa bracelet!   The Patronus Charmballa bracelet is a part of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Boutiques and Stores, Chanukah, Christmas, Fashion, Gift Ideas, Jewelry, Kids Gifts, Mommy Gifts, Seasonal

All I Want for Christmas is Joseph Nogucci

All I Want for Christmas is Joseph Nogucci

Ok Santa, I am going to make it SO easy for you this year.  I am going to do your homework for you and give you a list of my top 5 favorites from Joseph Nogucci. With links to each item. See, I have been a good girl this year :) 1. DreamCatcher Earrings & Earrings Gift Set– A sparkly and matching bracelet and earrings set? It does the fashion for me! Done and done.   2. Pink … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Christmas, Fashion, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Jewelry, Mommy Gifts, Seasonal

Joseph Nogucci Iris Bracelets are What I Want for Christmas!

Joseph Nogucci Iris Bracelets are What I Want for Christmas!

    As everyone is getting into the groove of the holiday hustle and bustle, I have been dreaming of something special under the tree from Santa! I am a bit of a jewelry nut, so when I first saw Joseph Nogucci’s Iris bracelets, I started salivating naturally.  They are completely customizable and really let you show your personality.  Right up my alley! First you choose your starter bands which come in sterling silver and leather. Next, you select … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Boutiques and Stores, Chanukah, Christmas, Fashion, Featured Store, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Jewelry, Mommy Gifts, Seasonal

Trista Sutter’s Happily Ever After- The Life Changing Power of A Grateful Heart

Trista Sutter’s Happily Ever After- The Life Changing Power of A Grateful Heart

Let’s face it, most of The Bachelor/Bachelorette couples last for about a nanosecond. Do you ladies remember Trista Sutter, the original Bachelorette, who chose hunky Ryan Sutter? Well, they are coming up on their 10th wedding anniversary! The couple are STILL together, living their lives in Vail, CO and have two children son Max, 5 and daughter Blakesley, 4 Trista has a book coming out on Dec. 1 called “Happily Ever After: The Life Changing Power … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bath Time, Books, Books (Memoirs), entertainment, Mommy Gifts