Tips to Dress Your Best During Pregnancy

Tips to Dress Your Best During Pregnancy

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

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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 […]

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. […]

10 Tips for Shopping at Thrift Stores

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I (Jessica) am a self-proclaimed failure at thrift store shopping. So, I have a few things to learn from Rena’s tips today. Maybe you do, too. Confession: About 80% of my wardrobe was bought from a thrift store. If you’ve never been thrift store or consignment/resale shopping, I really recommend it. I will warn you […]