Easy Valentine’s Day Manicure

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Pamper yourself with a fun at-home manicure! Life as MOM contributor Rena will show you how. It’s super fun to get your nails done by a professional. I personally go just for the five minutes they give you a hand massage. But going all the time can get really expensive. Here is a fun new […]

How to Set Your Wardrobe Up for Constant Success

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Want to revamp your wardrobe for the new year? Here are a few tips from Life as MOM contributor Rena to set yourself up for success. This month on Zone Defense, we’re tackling Personal Space. That includes your wardrobe. If you look good, you’ll feel good. Check out Rena’s tips for giving your closet a […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Take a Bubble Bath

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Take a Bubble Bath

The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. Feeling a little hot around the collar? Got some aches and pains that won’t quit? Do you feel like the lady in the Calgon […]

How to Get Out of a Fashion Rut

How to Get out of a Fashion Rut | Life as MOM

Are you in a bit of a fashion rut? Get some new inspiration for your wardrobe from Life as MOM contributor Rena. I love fashion because it is always changing. There are countless possibilities and you are always able to do your own thing to let your personality shine through.  But sometimes we stare into our […]

5 Color Combos to Try Out This Fall

5 Fall Color Combos to Try This Fall | Life as MOM

Liven up your Fall wardrobe with these five fabulous color combinations from Life as MOM contributor Rena. All Photos: Rena Fall is here and the weather is getting cooler. Here are five color combinations to try out this season. (Click on the colors choices to see more outfit pictures.) Cobalt and Mocha Just like water […]

DIY Facial Mask

DIY Facial Mask | Life as MOM

Note from editor: Please remember that since this recipe contains aspirin, it is not an edible mask, despite the presence of yogurt and honey. Neither is it safe for children to play with, and some data suggests pregnant women should avoid its topical use. Please take care how and where you store your aspirin. The […]

Top Five Wardrobe Essentials

5 Top Wardrobe Essentials - Life as Mom

Most of us don’t have unlimited clothing budgets or closet space. Instead we need to make what we have make a big impact. Today Life as MOM contributor Rena shows us some fashion clothing and accessories that are must-haves for busy women. I’m a big believer in making things work as smoothly and effectively as […]

Make A Large Pair Of Pants Into Skinny Jeans

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Watch how Life as MOM contributor Rena transforms a pair of too large pants into some sweet skinny jeans. This is not a DIY post. It is more of a documentary about how I took a pair of pants that were too large for me and made them into a pair of chic skinny jeans. […]