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Two Minute Makeup: How to Look Great FAST + GIVEAWAYS on MomTV Wednesday 9pm

I love researching makeup, writing about beauty products, and discussing them on my webcasts for MomTV. But as busy moms, most days we are lucky if we have time for …more

Organic, Effective Skin Care Products: Skincando

March 18, 2013 | in: healthy living, hot mama, products I love

If a skin care genie gave me three wishes, I would ask for: Less clogged pores and breakouts Hydrated, younger looking skin texture (especially around my eyes and neck) Products …more

Best Drugstore Makeup Discussed on MomTV Live

  Here are the items recommended in tonight’s Real Life Style with Jessica McFadden LIVE show on MomTV! Special thanks to Washington, DC-area professional makeup artist Shauné Hayes who provided expert …more

MomTV LIVE on Wednesday Night: Best Makeup and Giveaways! Two $50 Winners + Beauty Products

February 18, 2013 | in: giveaways, hot mama, Real Life Style show, shopping

This Wednesday February 20 at 9pm, I am hosting my monthly LIVE show for MomTV, Real Life Style with Jessica McFadden, and as usual, I’ll be giving away lots of …more

MomTV Show 9pm ET Tuesday Night LIVE with Giveaways!

November 12, 2012 | in: #vlogmom, giveaways, hot mama, products I love, style

  Tuesday November 13th at 9pm, I am hosting a LIVE show for MomTV, Real Life Style with Jessica McFadden. The topics I’ll be covering in weekly shows (and one …more

Gigi Hill Bags: Super Quality, Great Weekender for Travel

November 9, 2012 | in: hot mama, products I love, shopping

Gigi Hill is a company run by two moms, Gabrielle DeSantis-Cummings and Monica Hillman, who met on the sidelines of their daughters’ soccer game, became friends, and decided to launch their …more

From Buck-Toothed to Braces to Glamour Girl

June 28, 2012 | in: healthy living, hot mama

Click on the above photo collage for a closer look at my overbite, braces and post-orthodontic glory. However, the really incriminating photos of me and my big white bucksters are …more

Summer Beauty Buys on The DC Moms

June 26, 2012 | in: elsewhere, hot mama

This piece is also featured on one of my favorite collaborative sites, The DC Moms. I had a fabulous time putting together this roundup of my favorite summer beauty products. …more

Pishposh Mommy Coupon Code and Review

June 20, 2012 | in: babies, hot mama, products I love, shopping

I wish I had invented the Pishposh Mommy Quick Zip Carryall purse organizer. It is a genius contraption if, like me, you are constantly switching from diaper bag to work …more

GIVEAWAY: $100 Skincando Gift Package – Eco-Friendly Skin Care

June 6, 2012 | in: giveaways, healthy living, hot mama

All-natural skin care products for parents and children, support for our troops overseas, and an exclusive $100 product giveaway. Skincando rocks! Sara Damielo of Skincando wonderfully sent me several products …more

Best One-Piece Swimsuits of 2012

April 5, 2012 | in: hot mama, shopping

I love a one-piece swimsuit, because I sincerely love to swim. I swim laps at an indoor pool during the winter season, at our neighborhood pool in summer, and I …more

Favorite Products for Postpartum Faking It

June 27, 2011 | in: hot mama, shopping

Yes, I just had a baby. But I sure don’t want to look it! I’m trying to reclaim my former style after months of maternity wear. And now that I’ve …more

Favorite Pregnancy Products – I Will Survive

March 4, 2011 | in: hot mama, pregnancy

OK, that Gloria Gaynor reference was a leetle dramatic, but I’m seriously done with waddling around. I know that I’m blessed beyond belief to be expecting a third baby, an …more

Pregnancy Beauty Services & Products I Love

December 17, 2010 | in: hot mama, pregnancy

Alternate title: How I’m Able to Handle Looking Like a Female Walrus (again)…minus the chin hair. I’m SO STOKED that so many of you other mamas reading are expecting too! …more

Fall Fashion Picks – What This Cheapskate Is Buying To Look Cute

September 24, 2010 | in: fall 2010, hot mama, style

Thanks to all of you who emailed me that you have liked my style picks in the past. I’m flattered! Hey, a few emails is all the prompting I need …more