how to remove nail polish from clothes

It’s another How To post on the Mama Mary Show! This week I’m talking about how to get nail polish out of clothes. Yes, you CAN get nail polish out of clothes. Thanks to my 5 year old who spilled turquoise nail polish (Turquoise and Caicos by Essie) all over my favorite skirt awhile ago, I got to test out the myriad instructions on how to get nail polish out of clothes that I found online. (more…)

how to pose for pictures

With class picture and family photo session season upon us, I thought I would impart some of my tips and tricks for taking a good photo. I don’t mean actually taking the photo, I leave that to the experts like Chris Nelson, Aileen Treadwell, and Fawn Christiansen. No, this vlog is about how to pose for a picture so that you don’t have 10 chins and you don’t look like you’re pooping. (more…)

best product finds of august 2013 including make-up, sunscreen and bubbly water

This is not an official review of these products, as in, this review was not subsidized nor solicited. Rather, I was just asked by my fellow bloggy/vloggy friend, Mama Kat, “what were your favorite finds in the month of August?” and I answered. All three of these items make my life better and I hope you will love them too.


legends of the summer tour review and clips

Earlier this month I had the CRAZY opportunity to see the Legends of the Summer Concert starring the dynamic duo of Justin Timberlake and Jay Z at Fenway Park, TWO NIGHTS in a row. I had to pinch myself all weekend and I kept quoting “I Must Have Done Something Good” from Sound of Music because it really was one of the best times of my life, not only because the show was so phenomenal, but also because we spent the weekend (more…)

when i grow up i wanna be a pussycat mom

A little over two years ago, when I was trying to pull myself out of a mid-life crisis, I started taking my hip hop dance class and simultaneously started training for a half-marathon. With my creativity juices flowing from the dance class, I found myself on my long runs listening to pop hop songs and envisioning myself as a (more…)

5 Make-Up Must-Haves

Oh how I love make-up. I started wearing make-up for ballet and theatre shows at an early age, and at some point fell in love with it. Putting it on is one of my favorite times of the day, because it’s just me, myself, and my make-up (now that my kids are old enough to be playing together in the other room; it hasn’t always been that way). Also, I get to (more…)