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One Hot Mani…Three Ways to Wear It

One Hot Mani…Three Ways to Wear It

Ever since I spotted Essie’s Sunday Funday on my bestie Heather, I was on a mission to try it out at my next mani appointment. Because nothing quite screams summer like a fun, fresh color on the fingertips! Thankfully, we had a family wedding coming up, and knew that it would make a splash against … Continue reading

White Hot Oscar Fashion 2013

White Hot Oscar Fashion 2013

And the Oscar for Best Designer for this entire awards season goes to…………The House of Dior. Jennifer Lawrence in her now third Dior Haute Couture stunner.  Charlize Theron looking statuesque in her Dior Couture gorgeousness. Love. Love. Love. And then there were surprises — like Helen Hunt in……H&M?!?!?  Yep, you guessed it.  But bedazzled with $700,000 … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Winter Wedding Edition

Wordless Wednesday: Winter Wedding Edition

For those of you who might not know, my brother was recently married on December 23rd, and my husband, son and I were all in the wedding party.  It was a beautiful day, both in weather and in spirit.  Here are some photos for mom a la mode’s “Wordless Wednesday.”  Enjoy!

Beauty and Accessory Gifts That Shine

Beauty and Accessory Gifts That Shine

Today’s gift guide is focused on some special beauty products and accessories that shine for more than one reason: sure, the products themselves are pretty awesome. But so are the women behind them! The below items are sold by “Mompreneurs” who value looking /feeling good and being healthy. And as a special perk for mom … Continue reading

Gifts That Glam

Gifts That Glam

I am a sucker for gift guides at this time of year.  From the pages of glossy magazines to my local newspaper’s holiday round up, I find it hard to pass up a well-edited selection of gifts to give (or to get!) And so mom a la mode has had access to some of the … Continue reading

How to Look Celeb-a-Fab in your Passport Photo

How to Look Celeb-a-Fab in your Passport Photo

Last week I attended a Spring makeup event hosted by Tia Cosmetics, held at Ambience boutique in Edgewater’s City Place shops. Despite many years of working with makeup artists, both personally and professionally, I find that I always walk away from a live makeup event with some sort of new tip. Bettina is the creative … Continue reading