shopping

Uncommon Goods for Inventive Gifts and Décor

August 4, 2017 | in: shopping

In my quest for birthday gifts that show love with imagination and originality, I often turn to UncommonGoods. If you are not yet familiar with UncommonGoods, this website and catalog …more

Best Mattress, Best Sleep: Sapira by Leesa (+ $200 Discount!)

June 7, 2017 | in: happy home, shopping

We are having the best sleep of our lives on our Sapira by Leesa mattress.  After fifteen years of marriage, there is one thing that Chris and I are just …more

OshKosh for Kids’ Holiday Clothes GIVEAWAY

November 11, 2016 | in: giveaways, products I love, shopping

In our house, we need a little Christmas, right this very minute. This year, and every year. In the A Parent in America family, we start singing Christmas carols before Thanksgiving. …more

Le Tote Review, $25 Off and Tips for Clothes Borrowing Services

August 2, 2016 | in: shopping, style

I love online clothes borrowing services.  While others may like subscription boxes or style curation mailings of fashion for purchase, I like to use dresses, tops, purses and earrings like …more

Kidbox Rocks: Kids Clothing Subscription Box Makes Seasonal Shopping Easy

April 17, 2016 | in: Alice, back to school, Charlie, Eve, shopping, style

I love myself a clothing subscription service. Rent the Runway Unlimited*? LeTote? StitchFix? I adore all the iterations of having cool clothes come to my house, sourced by a stylist eons cooler …more

GIVEAWAY: OshKosh Outfits for Spring Holidays

March 20, 2016 | in: giveaways, shopping, style

The Spring holidays often require new and festive clothes for our kids. But this doesn’t mean we have to spend hundreds of dollars on scratchy, fussy items our kids won’t …more

Summer Style Favorites: 5 Fresh (and Affordable) Finds

July 7, 2015 | in: shopping, style

1. Firmoo Sunglasses $39  These sunglasses are such great quality! Sturdy luxe frames, crystal-clear lenses you can customize with your favorite tint or prescription and fabulously fashionable frame styles. 2. Lands’ …more

GIVEAWAYS: finkid and finside, Cool Outerwear for Kids and Women (lots of prizes, lots of winners!)

June 18, 2015 | in: back to school, giveaways, shopping, style

Getting dressed should always be fun, and my kids yearn for comical, quirky touches to their clothing. When I showed Alice this adorable soft jacket from Scandinavian clothing sensation finkid, …more

Wear Your Swimsuit with Sass

June 18, 2015 | in: hot mama, shopping, style

When I ask my daughters if I can take their photos when they are wearing their swimsuits, they do this: Or this: No matter our age, size or how many babies …more

Best Summer MakeUp

June 8, 2015 | in: beauty, shopping

  This is all I have in my makeup bag for summer and all you need for a natural but polished summer look, day or night! Buh-bye complicated eye makeup and …more

Packing for Ireland in Spring

May 28, 2015 | in: shopping, travel

Packing Essentials for a Week in Ireland My husband Chris and I just returned from a dream of a visit to Ireland. Our first week long trip sans kids since …more

Gifts for Great Causes: CAUSEBOX Review

I love a good subscription box service gift, and I love fair trade products that serve a greater good. Sevenly has married these two concepts with its launch of CAUSEBOX, …more

#ShopForACause with PopNod: Social Media + Social Good

April 10, 2015 | in: shopping, social good, style

Fashion and style media are my hobbies. Other people knit, run marathons, play chess. I can find you the perfect pair of aviators for your face shape, the coolest earrings …more

5 Favorite Fashion Basics: A Blogger Tag (I just made it up)

October 1, 2014 | in: ramblings, shopping, style

I love reading other people’s round-ups of their favorite things. Elle Decor’s Shortlist is the first feature I turn to when the magazine arrives in my mailbox. I live for …more

GIVEAWAY: eShakti $50 Gift Certificate

September 16, 2014 | in: giveaways, products I love, shopping, style

  If you run into me around town, you will catch me one of two ways. Option 1: Gym clothes, no makeup, hair in ponytail. The gym clothes will be …more