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


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 […]

Choosing A Summer Dress To Fit You Perfectly

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The weather is warming up, and summer is right around the corner. Now, with upcoming graduations and weddings to attend, is the perfect time to find a dress that fits you perfectly! Life as MOM contributor Rena shows you how. Here are three typical body types and three cute dresses that are available for purchase […]

How to Host A Clothing Exchange

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Getting a little bored with your wardrobe, but can’t afford a shopping trip? Host a clothing exchange instead! Life as MOM contributor, Rena shows you how. Once or twice a year, I call up my friends and they gather all of their clothes/shoes/accessories that they don’t want or use anymore and head over to my […]

Accessorize Yourself!

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Whether you have limited funds or a generous budget for clothes shopping, consider Rena‘s tips for maximizing your wardrobe with accessories. Although clothes make up an outfit, accessories also play a significant role. Accessories have the ability to take any outfit and change it for different occasions. They can change an outfit from looking dressy to […]

Out The Door In Five (or 5 Ways to be Pulled Together in 5 Minutes)

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Running late is an occupational hazard as a mom. Invariably, something will come up. Life as MOM contributor, Rena shows us a few quick ways to get out the door with a little style. We all have days when we’re rushing out the door and have no time to prepare an outfit. Here are five […]

Make A Fashion Resolution

Looking to spruce up your wardrobe in the new year? Life as MOM contributor Rena has some great suggestions for making a fashion resolution: With the new year upon us, it’s that time to make New Year’s resolutions. The idea of a resolution is a commitment to change for the better. Change is good, but […]