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Shopcade is having another opportunity to win some great prizes! All you need to do is take their Wedding Style Survey here. It literally takes less than 5 minutes and you will be entered to win a $25 gift card from FineStationery.com to two (2) randomly-selected survey entrants. (U.S. Only, 18+ Years to Enter) If you have your […]

Teen Time: 4 of the Best Hair Styling Tools

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Hairstyles come in and out of fashion just like clothes do. In the 90s it was all about The Rachel, the hairstyle seen on Jennifer Aniston in ‘Friends’, whereas today everyone’s going crazy for undone up-dos. No matter what kind of hairstyle you want to perfect though, you’ll need a secret stash of hairstyling tools that […]

Celebrating the 3rd Annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day on November 10th

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Recently I was sent several quality toys in celebration of  the 3rd annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day coming up on Saturday, November 10th. The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association created this day to highlight local shopping and community building. Their new website, YourNeighbhorhoodToyStore.org (where you can Discover the Woohoo Factor!), is a website for parents who want […]

Reversion Acne Control by Therapon

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Recently, we received Reversion Acne Control by Therapon for my daughter, along with a new lip complex and Eternox Peptide creme for me which was lovely. My daughter used the acne control over this last month and is hooked! Fortunately, my 14-year-old daughter actually let me take a picture BEFORE using Therapon’s system of cleansers […]

Check out the new plus-size Steve Madden model at Macy's

Okay, there’s not really a new plus-size model at Macy’s – Just me trying on some of the awesome Steve Madden coats on SALE at Macy’s. My excursion today began with a little  e-mail from Macy’s about their big coat sale 50-75% off – which is amazing. SO time to shop (even though I need […]

Caving to Coach for My Pre-Teen

Just so ya know, ONE, I can't believe I caved to buying Coach shoes for my pre-teen. TWO, I can't believe how cheap I got them at Marshall's. THREE, still can't believe we bought her 10s!!! (Yes, her feet are bigger than MINE now.) FOUR, I can believe that women my age wouldn't find fuzzy […]

Tagged for a Handbag Meme

I haven't participated in meme in AGES so when Jo-Lynne tagged me, I figured it was about time. It appears the originators of this meme are fellow Philly gals Theresa from Elebelly who tagged Jo-Lynne and Beth from Total Mom Haircut who came up with the idea. TOPIC: HANDBAGS RULES (as designated by Beth): 1) […]

Field Trip Footware

For those of you still going on museum field trips, please note that there is appropriate foot-ware and then there is non-appropriate Mommy foot-ware. While this may seem the most appropriate: a Man’s Steel Toed Boot. Most women seem to wear: Your every day normal tennis shoe in all shapes and sizes. And then there […]

Making the Most of Frump

Today is not only the start of the Ultimate Blog Party (see my last post), it is also FIGHT THE FRUMP Friday. Check out many entries over at Fussypants and/or add your own! Today, I am listing when to make Frump work for you. Now, this might seem sacrilegious to those of you creating the […]

Caught in my curlers

Caught in My Curlers: Its amazing what we are willing to do for our blog fodder. I was caught this morning in my new Velcro rollers by my shocked and horrified little girls on break for President’s Day! I totally love them. I was told both by the hairstylist and the Quick and Simple Magazine […]