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Obsession: Bath Bombs

Even though summer is supposed to be relaxing, it doesn’t always turn out that way. From the constant traveling to the five-day work load with only four days weeks, it can be extremely draining. Regardless, it’s important to make some time to unwind. When getting a massage or even taking a nap isn’t feasible, you have to use your resources […]

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Favorite Finds for Back-to-School

Today is a very big day. It’s “Meet the Teacher Day” at the elementary school. We mothers often refer to this as “Get School Supplies Out of Your Dining Room Day.” As I pack up the folders of every color, already sharpened pencils, wide-ruled one-subject notebooks and hand sanitizer, I’m thinking about the systems and tools that I’ve come to […]

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Smart Product: Retractable Whisk from Quirky

Whether you store your kitchen utensils in a drawer or in a crock on your counter, the whisk always seems to be the tool that refuses to play nice with the others. It’s bulky and always seems to get tangled with the tongs and spatulas. But now there’s a whisk that will (hopefully) solve that problem: Looks like a normal […]

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How to Wear Colorful Denim

Since August is typically the month to talk about jeans in the fashion world, I thought I would demystify one of the biggest jean trends we’re seeing right now: colored denim. You may be wondering how on earth to pull off this seemingly glaring look, but the truth is, you really can pair these pants with neutral tops—and even colorful […]

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Save 20% on Stylish Fall Bag

Looking for the bag of the season? Look no further. Made of nylon, with leather trim and six interior pockets, this bag is versatile enough to take you from playdate to date night. Go to mzwallace.com and enter the code REALSIMPLE at checkout to receive 20% off this product through September 30, 2011, or while supplies last.  

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Sneak Peek: Missoni + Target

There’s be a lot of buzz around the upcoming collaboration between Missoni, the boldly patterned fashion company, and Target, the master of high/low partnerships. Target recently released some images of some of the upcoming products. Not only will there be some stunning (and inexpensive) clothes and accessories, but there are also tons of home goods to get excited about. Take […]

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West Elm and 20 x 200 Team Up!

Have you heard about the site 20×200? It’s a marketplace for art that allows people to buy original works (prints and photography) at inexpensive prices. The site lists two new pieces each week in a variety of sizes, and with increasingly smaller print runs. Most works are available in the following sizes: 8-inches by 10-inches, $20, 200 available 11-inches by […]

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Save 20% on Space-Saving Refrigerator

Dorm dwellers, rejoice: This compact fridge has a dry-erase front for scrawling notes to self (or roommates) with a neon blue dry-erase marker. Go to target.com and enter the code TGTYXUAY at checkout to receive 20% off this product through August 31, 2011, or while supplies last.

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Poll: Do You Think Twice About Your Deodorant?

This past week I met with Natalie Yin, a Brand Manager at Jason Natural. We spent the afternoon chatting about studies in the last few years that discuss the risks associated with the ingredients in antiperspirants. It got me thinking about my own deodorant choices, and I wanted to see what the rest of you were using. These are four […]

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Friday Find: Silver Linings (aka The Sweaty Shoe Solution)

It’s H-O-T! Thanks to this massive heat wave sweeping through the central and eastern regions of the country, it literally feelings like a steam room outside. And, every pore of my body is emitting sweat. Gross, but true. One of the most uncomfortable sweat-ridden areas is my feet. Can I get a witness? Don’t you hate when the sweat from […]

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