Frugal Friday: Is a Personal Shopping Service Right for You?

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I know personal shopping can work. One instance worked for me. I know a shopping service can work for some people. It works for my friend. But does it work for you? Yesterday after I got my hair cut, I stopped at a department store outlet to do a little shopping. Since I have two […]

6 Easy Hairstyles to Do While Running Out the Door

6 Easy Hairstyles | Life as MOM

Need a quick hairdo for busy mornings? You don’t have to go with the messy ponytail — unless you want to. Life as MOM contributor, Rena, shows you some easy ‘do’s for the on-the-go mom. I know how it is to run out of the house and realize that you haven’t brushed your hair…or your […]

Tips to Dress Your Best During Pregnancy

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One of our Life as MOM Contributors is expecting! We haven’t had a baby in these here parts for awhile. Yay! Today, Rena, our fashionista shares her tips for dressing your best during pregnancy. 1. Belts are your best friend. Some maternity shirts or dresses don’t have darts or are hemmed so that they are […]

Easy Valentine’s Day Manicure

Valentine Nail Collage

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

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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

Teal and Mint

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 […]