My Top 5 Stella & Dot Necklaces for Spring

Share Button

The new spring 2014 Stella & Dot line is out and I do have my favorites — however, I also like some of the classics such as the Pegasus which I think is one of the most epic pieces they have EVER created!

The truth is  — I am a bit of a Stella & Dot junkie. Good thing my friend and dealer stylist Kristin helps feed my addiction, otherwise I’m not sure what I would do!

Here are a few of my favorites for this season.

Top 5 Stella & Dot Necklaces for Spring

WARNING: You will want them all!

stella-and-dot-Frida-Kahlo-necklace-maria-jose-ovalle-very-busy-mama.jpg

Not-your-average-baby-bib-Medina-Bib-Necklace-stella-&-Dot.jpg

Stella-and-Dot-Daliah-Bib-Necklace-very-busy-mama-maria-jose-ovalle.jpg

stella-and-dot-norah-pendant-very-busy-mama-maria-jose-ovalle.jpg

very-busy-mama-stella-dot-georgie-statement-necklace-maria-jose-ovalle.jpg.jpg

I know. I KNOW! And that’s my sweet girl in the Medina — because she’s too good for a cloth bib —  hahaha! Can you imagine?

Each piece is so beautiful and there is something so special about each one.

Which is your favorite?

Shop Stella & Dot

Kristin Biggs, Stella & Dot Stylist

Facebook

previewmicrosoft-fitness-day_300x300_rsvp (2)

Break a Sweat with Microsoft #FitnessDay

Share Button

You know how much I love a good, hard, sweaty workout (or as I call it, “sweating out the nasties“) at Fitness on the Run, on my own or with my family! TODAY October 30th — as in ONE day before the biggest candy binging day of the year, the Microsoft Store at Tysons Corner is hosting a #FitnessDay event to get your heart rate up. Microsoft wants to see you off the sofa (yep!) and getting a head start on {Read More}

Preview-last-call-neiman-marcus

Style Workshop at Last Call Neiman Marcus 11/6

Share Button

November is here and after this mini-heatwave we are due to have this week, the temperatures should drop again. You know, so that it can finally be autumn. On Thursday November 6th from 6:00 – 8:00pm I will be at Last Call Neiman Marcus at Mosaic District showing fall and winter favorites and getting YOU to show off your best looks through a hands-on workshop. I want you to get involved in not only styling yourself, but encouraging and complimenting {Read More}

how-to-wax-your-upper-lip-tutorial-maria-jose-ovalle

Tutorial: How to Wax Your Mama Mustache (VIDEO)

Share Button

Kids notice EVERYTHING. Including a little fuzz above the upper lip. Ok, so I don’t keep up as I should. I mean, it’s not always THAT noticeable. Unless of course, you are 5 years old and you say whatever it is that pops into your mind. Here’s how my son drove me to get my mami mustache waxed and a tutorial how you can wax your upper lip without pain (it can be done!) and regain your dignity. No shame. {Read More}

MAVENSScreen Shot 2014-10-27 at 2.42.04 PM

3 D.C. Style Mavens You Need to Follow on Instagram

Share Button

Mama and fellow blogger Andrea of Momma in Flip Flops featured me on the “Tour Through Blogland” series last week as one fashion blogger she likes to keep up with (thank you!) and this week, I’m celebrating three of my faves right here in the nation’s capital who I feel are true style mavens. They may not all blog about it everyday, but they live it. Either by helping others find their personal style, as a role model or for the simple love {Read More}

CRAP preview

Oh the CRAP that Comes Out of a Mama’s Bag (VIDEO)

Share Button

You know this all too well — you are out in public when you begin digging around in your bag and out comes all sorts of random CRAP that screams “LOOK AT ME, I’M A MOM!” See what came out of mine last week at a media lunch. Trust me, there are some goodies in there! María José Ovalle | Very Busy Mamá YouTube Channel

FB-Bubble-Salon-Opening-Pentagon-City-Maria-Jose-Ovalle-Very-Busy-Mama

Hair TLC: Can I Get a Blowout Please?!

Share Button

Sponsored post in collaboration with Bubbles Salon. Bad hair and and views are my own. Can I get a blowout por favor?! What is it? A blowout is more than just “getting your hair dried.” It’s washed and then the magic happens. The stylish uses brushes to blow out your hair straight, with some product (think old school, when your grandmother would go to the salon to get her hair done once a week) It leaves you hair looking shiny, smooth {Read More}