Whats the deal with Wireless Bras?

I have recently become very interested in wireless bras. It all started with some self-reflection and realization. My most favorite bras are still my nursing bras. So, I asked myself: should I get more nursing bras even though I’m not nursing? Is it possible to find an alternative that can offer me both support and comfort?

After some research and poll taking, I found the answer.

Meet, Warner’s Women’s Could 9 Wirefree Contour Lift Bra.

This is a total game changer, my friends. Not only is this bra wireless, it provides support, lift and FRONT strap adjustments. Why did it take so long to get front strap adjustments? That’s something we may never know the answer to. All I can say is that this baby is super comfortable whether you are rockin’ big or small cup sizes. Give it a try!

XO, Nico

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Packing Cubes – Pro Travel Tip

Greetings! I am traveling this weekend and in the spirit of travel, I wanted to touch on packing cubes (a total life saver, btw) and a few other packing essentials.

I highly recommend packing with packing cubes. I use these bad boys: Miami Carry on Packing Cubes>>. The price is right, what can I say? There are 3 cubes and 3 pouches in this $12.99 set. I love to organize by topic and depending on the length of the trip that might look something like: cubes of 1) Pajamas, 2) outfits, and 3) intimates (bras/undies/socks), and pouches of 1) make-up, 2) hair items (ties & hair products), and 3) cleansers (face/body/hair). It’s a good system and you would be surprised how much you can fit in a cube. Cubes are the KEY to not only efficiently utilizing all your packing space but also MAXIMIZING that space! For the Mamas out there, when I travel with my son, we share a suitcase, packing cubes are life-changing!

My trip this weekend is a short one, so I only used two of the smaller cubes as photographed below. This is a small carry-on, but as you can see, I have room to spare! I’ve fit in here a pajama cube, outfit cube, shoe bag, heat tools, throwing in my make-up pouch, cleanser pouch, small backpack/purse, and jackets. Boom! I am ready for my 4-day trip!

Other packing essentials: comfy sneakers, carry-on backpack, and smaller backpack for day trips. And Finally, my packing support buddy, Babyface Finnster. ❤

XO, Nico

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“I have nothing to Wear”

Good grief, we’ve all been there. Am I right? Some of us every day. You take a gander at your closet inventory and feel hopeless. Nothing to wear, nothing you feel good in, you probably only have 10 minutes to get yourself dressed, get your kids dressed, pack your bag and load everyone in to the car…and…HOLY COW. Stressful.

What to do?! Here is the #1 tip I have to share with you to help you get through these moments:

Go back to basics with a few wardrobe staples.

The basics are classy and simple. Especially in a pinch, but really…always. Everyone has their own basics they are comfortable in.

For me, in the winter, it’s usually, leggings, boots (flats or heels depending on how dressy I need to be), tunic (I’m a lover of tunics, especially if I am feeling bloated, but really…any day I’m happy and comfortable in a tunic), a cute jacket, and a necklace (sometimes a long statement necklace). Boom. Done.

These Mother Tucker leggings from Belly Bandit are my absolute 100% favorite leggings in all the land: Mother Tucker Leggings >>

Summer? Summer is harder. Lately, it’s been dresses. Dresses are great because they can be dressed up or down with heels or flats and with hair up or down depending on the event and how dressy you want to be. I prefer tea length because I am constantly chasing a toddler around which involves a lot of bending…

I have found some GREAT tea length RVCA dresses. Nordstrom carries RVCA, but so do a lot of Boutiques. My favorite go-to dress is this one: RVCA Midi Sundress >>

I am really not a fan of shorts, but I did obtain a nice longish pair (but not too long) of destroyed denim, high waisted, shorts from American Eagle. I love to pair these with oversized tee-shirts that hit around my waist (so a little longer than a crop top). This is great for hanging around the house, running errands, going to the park…you name it. Pop on some cute sunglasses and you’re set. Follow this link for the shorts and just FYI, I roll the hems down. High Waisted Destroyed Denim Shorts >>

XO, Nico

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