When pregnancy rolls around, most of us expect there to be several added expenses to the budget for the next nine months. Your wardrobe should not be one of the expenses to worry about. I’m in my second pregnancy...
Unfortunately, most of us were teased at school, by a family member or a friend for something. No one's body or appearance is perfect. Whether this was done in jest or just plain meanness - it hurts. It takes...

Barcode Blues

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I. Hate. Shopping. There, I said it. Out loud. For Jimmy Choo to hear. The notion of personal fashion and process of finding clothes that fit for an affordable price sends my blood pressure up at least 50 points, and that’s...
Bathing suits. Did you just shudder? Crazy how one word instills fear in your heart; fear of going shopping for a bathing suit or fear of wearing a bathing suit in public. Or maybe all of the above?  Since so many...
First things first, have y’all seen that article floating around of the two friends, who are different sizes, and how they wore the same outfit for a week? It’s funny because my friend Carey and I did a try-on at...
I know what you’re thinking. It’s only May and we’re already sweltering in 90° weather. It can get so hot here in the south. We only have a few days that feel like spring and then the rest just...
Ah, summer. You either love it or you hate it. Here in “famously hot” Columbia, it’s easy for me to fall into the latter group of people. Now that I’m not a student or a teacher anymore, the magic...
Compliments can be a tough thing for many of us, especially women. On one hand, we often don't know how to accept a compliment ... and on the other, some of us just really don’t know how to compliment...
As a makeup artist, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is not about makeup at all, but rather skincare. Facial moisturizer to be specific and whether or not it is necessary to wear on a daily...
Having worked in cosmetics for over seven years, I have learned to not only love my skin, but most importantly to protect it. My skin care routine involves name brand lotions and potions as well as some over the...
Three moms.  Three different lifestyles. Three different perspectives.  One place of self-acceptance. As moms, and women, life can be hard. We nitpick ourselves. We focus on the things we want to change. We compare ourselves to others. We don't love ourselves enough. We overlook our...
Disclosure :: There is nothing we love more than supporting the hardworking moms in our community! We are excited to share this guide brought to you many mom-run businesses for health, beauty, fashion, books and more. Thank you to those...
I fell in love with this kid (that's what I call him because he was 21 at the time) and we would go walking every week at Riverfront Park (all 6 miles). That was our date, and it still...
2017 was another great year for the Columbia SC Moms Blog! We are so thankful to all you, our readers, who were right there with us as we shared stories about our families, highlighted all the fun things to...
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Moms to See in the 803 :: Kay Hughes

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Recently I had the opportunity to interview Kay Hughes. She’s an educator, wife, mama to Kobe, and a businesswoman. She’s on a mission to...

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