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Heels from Rockport that are Genuinely Comfortable

Anyone who knows me knows that I generally try to avoid wearing heels. Sure, I have a couple of pairs in my closet, but I tend to break them out only for special occasions — usually ones that involve a lot of sitting. It's not that I don't like heels. On the contrary, I love them. Well, I love looking at [...]

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Outfits: Is it Fall Yet?

There comes a time toward the end of every season when I begin to wish it would just pack its bags and move on. As much as I love warm weather, I'm sorry to say that time has come for summer. The kids are back in school and I don't have a pool where I can swim laps, so I'm [...]

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Baby Juliza: Month 8

I'm a little late with this month's photo and post, mostly because I've just need to relax a bit and I haven't been in the sharing mood for the past few weeks. But I actually really love this ritual of taking Juliza's photo in the same place every month. It's really nice to be able to look at all of [...]

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Baby Style: Fall Fashion Haul from Walmart

I'm one of those moms who likes to be prepared. So before baby Juliza ever graced us with her presence, she had a closet full of clothes in various sizes for various seasons — all bought on sale or secondhand. Sounds great in theory. However, I had no way of knowing my child would be bigger than almost every other [...]

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Yes, We DO Need a Black Breastfeeding Week

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and there have been events going on all month long to help promote and normalize breastfeeding. This week — August 25-31 — is Black Breastfeeding Week. Sounds innocuous enough, right? A week to encourage black moms to nurse their babies. I even wrote a post for Black Breastfeeding Week when I was pregnant last year and [...]

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A Smartphone without a Contract? Yes, Please!

My husband and I wouldn't know what to do without our smart phones. They've become such an integrated part of our lives that it's difficult to remember how we got stuff done before them. But the one thing I lament about our smart phones is the fact that we have them on a contract. Those two-year contracts most cell phone [...]

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Outfit: Black, White & Sassy All Over

I'm Wearing: Forever 21 top (similar)  |  Kenar Palazzo Pants (similar)  |  Merona Neon Crossbody Bag (similar)  |  BCBGeneration bracelet (similar)  |  H&M rings  (aff) So...it's been a while since I've done an outfit of the day. I know. What can I say? The combination of having an infant in the house and working from home has made it a [...]

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Exercise Your Brain with the Buzzle Ball

As a child of the 1980s, the following admission is pretty embarrassing: I have never solved a Rubik's cube. Not for lack of trying, either. I got one for Christmas from my aunt when I was a little girl, and I was so excited! That excitement quickly turned to frustration, because I couldn't get it right. I spent months trying to solve [...]

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End of Summer Recipe: Frozen Berry Lemonade

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, kids didn't go back to school until after Labor Day. OK. I'm being a smart aleck. But my husband and I remember this time fondly. Of course, our kids will remember that they get out of school in early May, when kids who started after Labor Day were still sitting [...]

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Back to School: Girl Style

God knew what he was doing when he blessed me with two daughters. Honestly, there's little I love more than dressing them up. The back-to-school season gives me an excuse to shop for clothes for my older daughter. She's at that age though — she's developing her own taste and style, and mom's input isn't as welcome as it used to [...]

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