Double Your Eyelashes The Natural Way

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If you are in the mood to really let your light shine bright and be seen, check out my new obsession! Younique mascara. After living in Palm Beach County, I started to notice that all the fashionable mamas here had these beautiful, long-but-natural looking eyelashes. Later, I found out they were fake eyelashes and the… [read more]

Asheville Trip + Tea Collection Giveaway!


Over the years I have traveled to North Carolina a lot. I have family in the Greensboro area and friends in Raleigh. I love the Boone area and the Blue Ridge Mountains, but I had never made it to Asheville before this trip. I had been told many times that Asheville is an awesome place… [read more]

Five Fall Fashion Must-haves – on the Cheap!


What’s up, Mamas!  I’ve been MIA around here for awhile, you know, birthing babies and what-not.  I will soon be filling you in on all the stories of bed rest, gestational diabetes – and my crazy birth story! So despite being in post-partum land, I am officially forcing Fall into my life. I kid you… [read more]

Lands’ End Spring Outfits and Team MBL!

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I am super stoked to announce that I am a brand ambassador again this year for Land’s End! I still wear my clothes from last year all the time, and they are still in great condition. They are sponsoring me and Tricia from Once a Month Mom to attend Blissdom blogging conference.  This year we… [read more]

Can A Scarf Keep You Healthy? And Video!

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Here in North Florida it’s been an unusually warm winter. I have only had to pull out a coat twice.  But I try to always wear a scarf. Not just because they are cute, but because it is an easy way to protect yourself from a cold or flu virus.In Chinese medicine the nape of the… [read more]

What Do You Wear with Colored Pants?

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What to wear with colored pants?  ANYTHING. Seriously, I dare you to find something that doesn’t look adorable with colored pants.  Everything goes with them. I personally love to pair them with stripes, polka dots, florals, solid colors, and demin. You really can’t go wrong.  And at Target prices, you can grab a couple of… [read more]

How To Get Your Husband to Dress Like Don Draper

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My husband is a self-proclaimed beach bum.  He hates to wear button up shirts and ties.  He will wear a collared polo to work but refuses to tuck it in.  He used to wear skate shoes to work until we found some nice leather Patagonia sneakers that are much more stylish and professional, but laid back enough… [read more]

How to Transition Your Look From Day to Night

The Merona Washed Corduroy Pants

Transitioning my look from day to night does not often apply to me.  As a work at home mom, I typically work in my pajamas till right before I have to pick up my daughter from preschool and then I throw on a simple top and pants, usually a t-shirt and jeans. But some days… [read more]

What to Wear to Work This Fall

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Three words.  Pencil Skirt and Blazer.  Wait, that’s four words.  Anyway, these are the key pieces for looking on trend this fall. I love pencil skirts because they are flattering on everyone. And blazers just make you feel like you have got your crap together.   I have the camel colored blazer in the first… [read more]

Taking Summer into Fall


I don’t know about you but at a certain point in the summer I begin to crave Fall! The scarves, the boots, the tights, oh my! It gets to the point where I refuse to buy anything that would not work for fall. Well, unless it is a great amazing deal, after all a deal… [read more]

6 Ways to Wear a Chambray Shirt

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6 Ways to Wear A Chambray Shirt by mamaandbabylove featuring skinny jeans I bought myself a chambray shirt from Old Navy back in February for less than $20, and it was one of the best purchases I have made.  It is so versatile, comfy and really makes you feel like you are wearing a complete outfit. Here are… [read more]

Summer Clothing Obsession: Blouse, Shorts, Wedges

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This year, I have started to put much more effort and care into getting dressed.  It’s been a personal transformation of sorts to really start believing I am worth the time, effort and money to get dressed in a cute outfit and start allowing myself to be “seen.”  Mrs. L is a bit of a… [read more]

Mom 2.0 Summit and Land’s End

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OMG ya’ll.  This weekend was ah-mazing.  I realize the word amazing can sound trite when you use five million times like I do. But for real.  This weekend was amazing. Life changing.  Game changing. The Pioneer Woman has been my hero since the first week I started blogging.  I have her pretty face right next… [read more] Giveaway! $200 value!


I loved my new necklace from so much, that I emailed them right away to see if they wanted to do a giveaway with me. And they said yes! They are giving away one necklace to a lucky Mama and Baby Love reader and you get to pick which one you want! A $200 value!… [read more]

Finding Your Style


photo credit: via pinterest Has Pinterest changed your life? It has sure changed mine. In several different ways. For one, it has helped me bit a more stylish. I have an easy time looking at someone else’s already-pulled-together outfit and saying, “Yes! That is cute!” But to go into my closet and pull it… [read more]

Recycle, Reuse Refashion: Infinity Scarf for Mama


While I was making some new scarves for Penelope, I did a scarf refashion for myself. I have had this big, chunky scarf for almost 10 years and I love it. It keeps me so warm!  But it was huge and it had some stains on the ends of it. So I cut off the… [read more]