Stitch Fix #4 – September 2016

Join me as I rebuild my closet after baby #2. I am trying to find a good mix of office appropriate and casual clothes that will flatter my petite frame and transition well as I continue to lose my baby weight. Oh, and since I am nursing & pumping they have to be accessible too. Sound like a tall order? It is! Hopefully this series is helpful to other #workingmoms #pumpingmoms | iheartmomlife.com

I am super excited to share my latest Stitch Fix with you!  You might remember that I decided to take a break from Stitch Fix for a few months after having two not-so-stellar shipments in a row ( you can see these here: Stitch Fix #3 and here: Stitch Fix #2). I just felt like the clothes I was being sent weren’t flattering, made me feel older and totally unstylish. Pretty much everything you don’t want your clothes to do right?  Now in fairness, since I was (and still am) working on getting down to my pre-pre-pregnancy goal weight, I was not exactly thrilled about how I was looking in most clothes but many of the outfits actually made me look even heavier.  Yuck, right? Read More…

AmorePacific Skincare Review

I recently tried AmorePacific skincare for my dry sensitive skin. Is it worth the high price tag? Here I share my first impressions and overall review. | iheartmomlife.com

Earlier this month Sephora offered a  free AmorePacific Deluxe Sample set for VIBs.  Normally, I wouldn’t be interested in trying new skincare products because I have super sensitive skin and everything irritates it.  But this offer came at just the right time. I had noticed that over the past two months my current skincare routine just wasn’t cutting it anymore.  My skin had been looking more and more dry, dull and tired. Yuck, right?  I am pretty sure it is my age finally starting to catch up to me. I mean, I am not in my 20s or even early 30s anymore and I am so sleep deprived since the baby is back to getting up 1-2x per night (ugh, so painful). Also, I was almost out of my current face cream and I needed conditioner so I thought, why not give it a try?   Read More…

Stitch Fix #3 – June 2016

Join me as I rebuild my closet after baby #2. I am trying to find a good mix of office appropriate and casual clothes that will flatter my petite frame and transition well as I continue to lose my baby weight. Oh, and since I am nursing & pumping they have to be accessible too. Sound like a tall order? It is! Hopefully this series is helpful to other #workingmoms #pumpingmoms | iheartmomlife.com

I am back with Stitch Fix #3! I know, I know . . . you are probably thinking, didn’t you already have a Fix this month? In my defense, I only ended up keeping one item from my last Fix  so it totally makes sense that I wasted no time scheduling my next one . . . right?

Much to my delight, this time I was able to schedule it to arrive in just over a week versus the two weeks it took for the first and second.  I asked my stylist to send me some nice color to help me round out my, still, very limited post-baby work wardrobe for summer.  I was also hoping to have pieces that coordinated with each other or back to my first Fix.

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My First Stitch Fix – May 2016

Join me as I rebuild my closet after baby #2. I am trying to find a good mix of office appropriate and casual clothes that will flatter my petite frame and transition well as I continue to lose my baby weight. Oh, and since I am nursing & pumping they have to be accessible too. Sound like a tall order? It is! Hopefully this series is helpful to other #workingmoms #pumpingmoms | iheartmomlife.com

I have been on the fence about trying Stitch Fix for the past several months. Since I am still in the process of losing my baby weight, I didn’t really want to invest in any more work clothes but spending the last 10 weeks rotating the three bottoms and handful of tops that only “sort-of” fit me, I finally hit my limit.  I absolutely could-not-wait any longer to add a few new items into my super-limited post-baby wardrobe. So, I thought this was the perfect time to finally pull the trigger and schedule my first fix. Read More…

Aveda Smooth Infusion Review

Aveda Smooth Infusion Review | iheartmomlife.com

I recently came across an ad for Aveda’s new Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight. The ad featured a model with perfectly shiny smooth hair and said to “Forget everything you know about straightening hair.” It promised to progressively straighten and let you go back to curls when you want. Naturally, I was interested.

For those of you who don’t know, I have very curly hair that I fight with on the daily.  Pre-baby I had great spiral curls that I would rock more often than not. After baby my hair went crazy and the curl fell out (!) so I was just left with weird frizzy hair 🙁 Now 3 years later, I have about 6 inches of curly re-growth and then the rest is just wavy/straightish hair. Given the current state of my hair, I have no choice but to straight/curl it every time I wash it.  And let me tell you, that it is a HUGE production.  I usually wash the night before, air-dry over night and then spend ~45 minutes with a curling iron both straightening and curling it simultaneously. Because this is such a pain, I have been on a quest to find hair products that will help me whip this hair into shape and take the least amount of time possible because I really don’t have an extra 45-60 minutes to deal with this hair every day but I refuse to give in to a daily bun.

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