Archives for October 2011

It's official:  after last weekend's "Snowtober," the winter coats and accessories are now out and in our closet.  One of my new winter hat and glove sets are these Fair Isle Button Gloves and Hat.  Cute, right?  They're warm too!  Get the gloves on sale right now for $27.65 (normally $39.50) Also, you can almost always find a great sale going … [Read more...]

Crazy.  Here's a video of Nate sledding with a neighbor.  We'll have shoveled this year before we raked leaves.  (And yes, that is a table that husband pushes them off of!) … [Read more...]

All my life, I've worn silver jewelry.  I remember actually disliking gold jewelry when I was in high school and then in college and beyond, I never considered accessorizing with gold. But a couple of years ago (with some Mommies with Style influence), I started wearing gold.  I've been slowing building up my collection of gold jewelry and I … [Read more...]

While neither of my boys are in strollers anymore, it feels like just yesterday that I pushed them along in one.  And it's not hard to remember how disgusting their strollers would get from a variety of baby-related things - spit up on the straps, crushed food on the seat. Enter BuggyLove.  This Organic Stroller Cleaning Kit is ingenious.  I … [Read more...]

AND THE WINNER IS....Congratulations to our lucky winner of the LeapFrog LeapPad giveaway - Marcia Campbell.  Thanks to all who entered and check back soon on Mommies With Style for additional holiday products from LeapFrog! More giveaways of new LeapFrog products coming soon! * CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED … [Read more...]

Outerwear Profile Picture Contest and More Than 25 Giveaways Are you prepared for winter's cold weather?  Lands' End is kicking off the Winter Warm Up Promotion and Twitter Event offering winter outerwear tips, advice and giveaways. Lands' End Winter Warm Up Twitter Profile Picture Promotion What's the best coat to keep you warm this winter? … [Read more...]

Sometimes I'm just an idiot. The things we do for fashion and trends. I got this cute pair of clogs last season. I love them. Aren't they adorable? Every time I wear them, someone compliments me on them and I love the brown - it just goes with anything. But they are a total walking hazard. Worse than my highest pair of heels. While they … [Read more...]

It's cold. Usually fall is the nicest time of year where I live - yes, even nicer than summer which can be marred by fog.  After all the tourists have left, fall usually has unusually warm days, afternoons best spent at the beach and long evenings just begging you to come have dinner out on the deck. Except for this fall, which for some reason has … [Read more...]

Time to stock up on winter coats!  Free shipping on orders over $50 and 30% off all regularly priced products on LandsEnd.com! Use coupon code EXTRA30 and PIN: 7632 … [Read more...]

My boys love all of the "Buddies" movie series that involve all those cute golden retriever puppies.  Disney's latest Buddy release is Spooky Buddies ($19.99 for the Blu-Ray & DVD combo pack on Amazon) - which comes out just in time for Halloween.  Obviously this one has a haunted/spooky house twist but it's the typical cute, family fun movie … [Read more...]