I have very fair skin. I embrace this about 99% of the time. But sometimes when I break out the shorts, tank-tops, and swimsuits, I really want to feel tan and summer-y. Also, it's easier to feel confident in...
Dress Up Season has arrived! Easter, prom, weddings, graduations... I realized this the other day when someone mentioned they liked my new outfit, and I found myself explaining that it wasn't new. I had simply decided I wasn't too cold...
My love for thrift store shopping began when we moved into our new house. I wanted to begin decorating our house to become our home, but I was not about to spend a lot of money. One day when...
The weather has cooled. Festive music is on the radio and in the stores. Hot coffees, teas, and cocoa have become a dietary staple. The to-do list grows by the day.  The holidays are here! We all know how busy this...
A few weeks ago, Frenchies Modern Nail Care celebrated their Grand Opening at the Shops at Gee Loretta and invited over 50 of our readers to come experience their beautiful salon. Attendees were treated to a hand massage with all-natural...
I have a confession. I have spent a lot of time browsing lifestyle and beauty blogs over the last five years. So much time, in fact, that I can confidently recommend to you the very best mascaras. After my first...
We are so excited to announce our upcoming event, a Mom’s Pampering Night at Frenchies Modern Nail Care! Come celebrate their Grand Opening with an evening of all-natural sugar scrub and body butter hand massages, appetizers, mocktails, and raffles from...
Albuquerque is the perfect-sized city. Every time I visit a truly big city, I feel claustrophobic. There are so many people and buildings, I feel like I can hardly breathe. Denver, L.A., Atlanta, and Miami, you're fun and all, but...
Labor Day Weekend is upon us and it signifies two major mama accomplishments. We survived summer and all it entails: bored kids, later bedtimes, and chasing children around to reapply sunscreen. We have officially finished the back to school...
We had an amazing time at Blo Blow Dry Bar's Moms Night Out! And can you blame us with such a tranquil, gorgeous, and welcoming facility?  Speaking of welcoming, the Blo Blow Dry Bar staff (aka Blo-ers) were ready to...
Hello, my name is Vanessa. And I am a flip flop addict. The moment the temperature hits 70 degrees, my flip flops come out of the closet. I may even be known to wear them inside the house during...
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.  We are so excited to announce our upcoming event, a Mom's Night Out at Albuquerque's newest pampering spot, Blo Bow Dry Bar. Get a wash, condition, and blow out . . . all for...
When we hear the words "Brazilian Bikini Wax," we all probably fit into one of two camps: we either cringe or shout a resounding "heck yeah!" I happen to be on the "heck yeah!" end of the spectrum. Therefore,...
Self-care. Such a simple concept, but for me so, SO hard to commit time to. It became especially difficult once kids came into the picture. These days I consider myself well cared-for if I have brushed my teeth, combed...

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The countdown to summer break is on! We know finding camps to keep the kids busy and cared for is on the top of...