Beauty

Beautycounter in Your Baskets

March 28, 2017

Easter is right around the corner! Get ready with small thank you and love baskets for all the special people in your life. Cute little baskets full of dark chocolate eggs, Peeps, and gift cards are a great idea for: Teachers Babysitters Home guests Mother’s helpers Co-workers Amigas Easter hostess! Of course, you can always splurge a little! Who wouldn’t…

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Mami Fashion

Vacation Por Favor

March 27, 2017

I know, I know! The boys and I just got back from 10 hot days in Phoenix but I always have vacation on my mind!! We did so much while visiting my parents. Hiking, Cubs Spring Training, Scottsdale…but the boys want to see more and Hubby and I want to show them all we possibly can. They are quite the…

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Mami Fashion

Stitch this Spring

March 22, 2017

Ladies, I just discovered the cutest boutique in Madison, NJ! STITCH is a modern women’s clothing and accessories shop offering a stylish selection at affordable prices. I met owner, Caitlin Rinaldi at an event in Madison not too long ago. We were both vendors at a hyper-local business event, After Holidays Open House and Bazaar, where I was showcasing Beautycounter…

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Health

Challenge Accepted at The Max

March 21, 2017

… and completed! Finally, you guys! I set out to workout five days a week, non-stop for 10 weeks and I did it! The Max Challenge was more than I expected. I fell in love with the workouts on Week 1, broke a wooden board with my obstacles written on it on Week 5, and knew I had made life-long…

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Life

12 Ways To Take Action After Trump’s First Week in Office

January 30, 2017

Last Saturday, I went to the Women’s March in Trenton, New Jersey. I was inspired, pumped, and ready to do something. I emailed Wind of the Spirit, a resource center for immigrants and our town’s Diversity Committee to offer my time to volunteer. Then last week happened. I watched the news and my Facebook feed in disbelief. I felt small…

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For YOU, Life

2017: A Fresh Start for Moms?

January 6, 2017

Do you have that fresh new planner for 2017? Did you finish setting goals, picked your mantra and your new exercise regiment? Did you clean out your makeup bag and pantry? There are so many ways to get a fresh start at the beginning of each year, right? But it can also become overwhelming if you end up making too…

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For YOU, Mami Fashion

5 Short Mantras for Moms

January 3, 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday! If you were off from work, I hope you are rested and ready to take on 2017! I am! I watched Rogue One with my boys over the break and I can’t get Chirrut’s mantra, “I am one with the Force. The Force is with me.” out of my head!…

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For YOU

#TakeTheJob

December 21, 2016

A lot of people often ask me, “What do you do? Exactly?” When I say I do a variety of things, I quickly go into my elevator pitch. I know it can be complicated to understand how someone can possibly have four jobs and raise three boys. But it’s possible! I have been blessed to have opportunities come into my…

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For YOU

2017: It’s All About YOU

December 19, 2016

Where are you going? It’s all about YOU this 2017! We are at the height of the holiday season and a lot of you are organized, prepared and done! What’s next for you in 2017? I hope that “taking care of me” is at the top of your list. We all know we do our best work and are our…

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Kids

Educational Gift Ideas for Kids

December 14, 2016

I have received a couple of calls from friends in need for kid holiday gift ideas. EDUCATIONAL ones! My friends know who to ask. πŸ˜‰ I have 3 boys who range from ages 4 to almost 10 and they love to give feedback. I ran to our toy closet and bookshelves, checked things out, and created a quick list of…

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