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Mama Embroidered Sweatshirt Giant Water Beads – We have been using these for a year now and both of my girls (ages 6 & 3) love them! Women’s Miriam Double Knotted Espadrille Slide Sandals– I’ve been breaking in my new Target sandals all week, I love that they go with everything in my wardrobe! Cotton […]

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Outdoor patio season is finally upon us!! Here in Maryland it gets hot and humid, the mosquitos and flies come out and we really find there are only a few months out of the year where we can enjoy our outside area. Ours is a work in progress but I spent last weekend sprucing up […]

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May

Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner (May 9th) and I’ve put together a BIG list of ideas if you’re shopping for any mamas OR need to send a hint to anyone in your life! Think of this as my personal wishlist :) Touchscreen Air Fryer by Drew Barrymore: We just got the Toaster Oven […]

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Apr

Shopping

Last Month’s Top Sellers

Finally getting around to sharing all of the top selling items The Mama Notes community purchased in March! Vintage Elastic Square Neck Ruffled Flowy Maxi Summer Dress – The new “Amazon dress” of Spring! So comfy, size up! Printed Beach Sheet with Fabric Bag – These beach sheets look awesome, I didn’t end up snagging […]

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Apr

Amazon

Recent Amazon Finds

When we were recently on our long car ride home from spring break I spent quite a bit of time sleuthing around on Amazon for new finds! Vintage Elastic Square Neck Ruffled Flowy Maxi Summer Dress– I love this dress, I have it in green and purple and recommend sizing up one size. Square Neck […]

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Apr

Usborne Books

20 Usborne Books & More Titles About Gardening + Bugs

Secrets of the Vegetable Garden – Shine-a-Light Baby’s Very First Fingertrail Playbook Garden Little Lift and Look Garden Garden Sounds Pop-Up Garden Little Lift and Look Bugs Busy Bug Book Lift-the-flap First Questions and Answers: How Do Flowers Grow? Big Book of Big Bugs 1001 Bugs to Spot Little Coloring Bugs Little Coloring Garden Bugs […]

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Apr

Spring

What We Are Packing For The Beach

Happy Monday! I’m so excited because after months of waiting safely at home we are finally taking our first family vacation in over a year! I think a change of scenery is going to be incredible for all of us! We are heading down to the beach in North Carolina for a week and then […]

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Mar

Spring

Spring Dresses for Mom

I forgot to share this last week – here are some pretty Spring dresses I’ve found recently. Most have quick shipping if you’re looking for something to wear to Easter or Passover celebrations! Bright Bloom Wrap Ruffle Maxi Dress in Purple BB Dakota Free Spirit Dress En Saison Eyelet Babydoll Mini Dress Watercolor Flowers Printed […]

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Mar

Spring

This Week’s Top Sellers 3/19

Abercrombie & Fitch High Rise Cutoff Shorts Studded Crossband Sandals Camera Bubble Maker Birkenstock Essentials Arizona Waterproof Slide Sandal Set of 2 Bunny Mugs – my bunny mugs sold out but these are cute! Monogrammed Straw Bag “Human Kind” Vintage Graphic Crew-Neck Sweatshirt

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Mar

Easter

Easter Dresses for Girls

Blue Floral Collared Cotton Dress Turquoise Seersucker Dress with Bunny Appliques Flower Print Ruffles Sundress Yellow Seersucker Smocked Easter Dress Red & Blue Floral Sleeveless Fit & Flare Summer Dress – Got the girls these matching dresses and they are adorable! Great quality too!! Tiny Rose Muslin Dress Mint Green Smocked Dress with Diaper Cover […]

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Mar

Spring

This Week’s Top Sellers 3/12

Wooden Bead Set: Piper got this for Christmas and has loved making bracelets for everyone under the sun! Embroidery-detail Sweatshirt: This is at the top of my Spring Break wish list! Rabbit Easter Pajama Set: Our favorite set of Easter PJs, they are really soft! Daisy Plush Toy: This plush is SO adorable for Spring! […]

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Mar

Fashion

Spring Break Style

We haven’t been on a trip aside from our long weekend in Chincoteague in November 2020 so to say I’m a little excited about Spring Break would be an understatement! I can’t wait for a low-key week away with our family at the beach! Here are a few things I have my eye on! Long […]

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Mar

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