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Summer Beauty with Birchbox

Summer Beauty with Birchbox

 * I received samples and items to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* Raise your hand if you’re a closet beauty junkie! Ok, seriously who isn’t these days? With new cosmetics, skin care, fragrance and hair products coming on to the market in a steady stream, promising to fulfill all of your beauty wishes, it’s quite challenging to practice restraint every time you walk into Sephora or Ulta. Stress not my lovelies! Birchbox … Read entire article »

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Thursday Friday Bags

Thursday Friday Bags

Friday is the perfect day to share about one my new favorite accessories: Thursday Friday Bags! In a world that is “obsessed with expensive luxury goods,” Thursday Friday bags are for the everyday gal.  These simple canvas totes are humorously printed on all sides with images of luxury items (such as pictures of a red Proenza Schouler bag). It is clear this company has a great sense of humor while helping keep perspective in a material-goods … Read entire article »

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Mama’s Got a Brand New Old Recycled Bag

Mama’s Got a Brand New Old Recycled Bag

For Mother’s Day, how about an eco-chic gift that also helps women in impoverished areas avoid or overcome slavery? The Emancipation Network (TEN) is an international organization dedicated to fighting human trafficking and modern day slavery. Through Made by Survivors, TEN provides survivers of slavery and people at risk of being trafficked into slavery with an opportunity for a  sustainable income, education and help reintegrating into society. They had me at saving women from slavery. As if that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bags, Charity, Earth Day, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured, Grandparent Gifts, Hip Find, Mommy Gifts, Mother's Day, Women's Issues

Happening Handbag! Win a Stylish Mod Purse from Eenamaria

Happening Handbag! Win a Stylish Mod Purse from Eenamaria

Check out these stylish mod handbags from Eenamaria. Fun, fresh, and bold, these bags work for a younger woman cultivating a crisp, professional image or a more mature mama who wants to stay chic. Drawing on Mondrian’s strong lines and vivid blocks of primary color, designer Sarah Morgan has created a fresh line that is confident with just the right touch of playfulness. And Eenamaria is going eco-chic: Sarah Morgan will be debuting her new, more environmentally-friendly line, … Read entire article »

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Functionally Smart, Beautifully Styled Bags for Moms

Functionally Smart, Beautifully Styled Bags for Moms

Amidst the baby weight and the spit-up, it can be hard to maintain your sense of style once you have a baby. You’ve probably switched from high heels to sensible flats, flip flops or sneakers. And all those hip purses you used to carry have probably been replaced with diaper bags. At Mamanista, we’re determined to bring you practical and chic products for moms. We’ve reviewed cute and affordable maternity jeans, stylish workout gear, mommy shoes that are as … Read entire article »

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Introducing the New BeachPack Mini: Win Mamanista’s Favorite Beach Bag!

Introducing the New BeachPack Mini: Win Mamanista’s Favorite Beach Bag!

I love everything about the beach– the sand, the sun, the sound of the ocean, the picnic lunches, even the sea gulls who try to steal my snacks– but I hate lugging my gear around. My attempts to juggle baby, an umbrella and a large beach tote that kept falling off my shoulder were comical. Then I found the BeachPack— Mamanista’s favorite beach bag. This bag was invented by a mom who grew frustrated with how difficult it … Read entire article »

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Piperlime is Giving Away a Handbag a Day

Piperlime has added handbags by designers like Botkier, Furla, Kenneth Cole, and Lilly Pulitzer, to their great selection. To celebrate, they are giving away a bag a day (until April 27)! Play once a day for a chance to instantly win an amazing bag from brands like Marc by Marc Jacobs and Kooba. And I love that you always get free shipping and free returns at Piperlime. … Read entire article »

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Win a BeachPack

Win a BeachPack

 Celebrate the first day of Spring by getting organized for a summer at the beach, lake or pool!  We’re thrilled to give you the chance to win a BeachPack— Mamanista’s pick for the best beach bag! The BeachPack was invented by Terry Donze, a mom who grew frustrated with how difficult it was to lug all of her children’s gear to and from the beach.  Standard beach tote bags would constantly slip off her shoulder and weren’t great … Read entire article »

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Petunia Picklebottom Diaper Bags on Sale for $94.99

Petunia Picklebottom Diaper Bags on Sale for $94.99

Baby Browns is having a big sale on Diaper Bags. Some popular Petunia Pickle Bottom Diaper Bags, such as the Fortune Cookie Boxy Backpack (pictured here), are on sale for just $94.99. Quantities are limited, and the sale ends on March 7. … Read entire article »

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eBags Coupon Code 20% Off (Deal of the Day)

eBags always has great deals on laptop bags, luggage, diaper bags, purses, and other accessories. And now you can receive 20% Off at eBags.com – Hurry, Offer ends 02/21!. … Read entire article »

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