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Butler Boot for kids review Pamela Pekerman

The Butler Boot: 3-in-1 Kids Boots for All Seasons

Hey Mamas,

It’s Friday, and while for many of us, the weekends aren’t too much of a departure from our typical Monday to Friday mama hustle, I still always feel a bit gitty when Friday afternoon rolls around.

Even the crazy rain isn’t going to stop me and my munchkins from splashing about in style, especially, now that their new Butler Boots arrived.

Designed to make mom’s life easier – THANK YOU we appreciate all the extra help! – the innovative rain boots actually do more than just protect your kiddos feet from the rain.

Dubbed the “whatever the weather” shoe, the Butler boot has a 3-in-1 design allowing your kids to wear them in multiple situations from snow, to rain, to sunny days.

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The Butler Boot review Pamela Pekerman

The Butler Boot review Pamela Pekerman

The outer boot is made from one sleek mold without any stitching or glue, which means to leaky seams. Waterproof winner for when you’re pretending you’re Peppa Pig, jumping in moody puddles.

That shell is also super lightweight, and ideal for early spring time or fall.

There’s also an inner, breathable slipper booties that gives extra warmth during winter and snow season. But, the kids will not sweat thanks to moisture wick material.

That same slipper can be worn on it’s own, which is great for kids that are in daycare and can take off their outer shell. Or, if you’re heading over for a play date, no need to send slippers. (Yes, we are a no-walking-without-slippers family! #HouseRules )

Summing up time-saving, money-saving awesomeness of the Butler Boot

  • A Shoe for all 4 seasons (does anyone else hear the Grease song in their head? …. A Girl for All Season)
  • Outer boot is waterproof
  • The easy on, easy off design means that toddlers can easily put the boot on by themselves (more free time for mom… yes, drink your collagen latte pretty lady)
  • Slipper liner can be worn as cozy slipper
  • Outer boot and inner slipper have slip resistant sole
  • Outer boot can slip over some slim sneakers, making it easy for older kids to keep sneakers/shoes on in school, and slip on outer boot when heading back home.
  • Super lightweight (not always the case with rain boots)
  • Non-toxic and environmentally-friendly material

Sizing: size up, especially if you want to slip in your own sneakers into the outer boot.

 

The Butler Boot review Pamela Pekerman

The Butler Boot review Pamela Pekerman

The Butler Boot review Pamela Pekerman

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Six 90s Fashion & Accessories You Actually Want to Wear

Hey mamas,

Last week, a pr firm sent me a fun package full of nostalgic candy from the 90’s, and Pretty Woman stick-on nails. It brought be back to the late 90’s when my mom let me purchase a pair of Sally Hansen stick-on nails in a light, French manicure print. I was fifteen and feeling fabulous.

Now, I’m thirty three and feeling even more fabulous. One reason could be the ridiculously wild, art-deco inspired stick-on nails I’m wearing! I wonder whatg the kids will think? I wonder what my husband will think?

I’m always looking for beauty short cuts, and it doesn’t get any easier than stick-on nails. Pretty Woman NYC has created really great options, and, as I type away, the sticky tape (I opted not to use the glue) is holding firm.

Each kit comes with 24 artificial nails, so you can find which size works for you. I have very tiny fingers and was still able to find the right fit, without having to file away sides.

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Looking to channel your inner Brenda or Kelly?

If you don’t know my reference, I’ll assume this is your first round of 90’s fashion and beauty. Welcome, you’v been Saves by the Bell. Life is about to get gnarly and totally awesome.

If you do dig my meaning, here are some 90’s fashion and accessories you won’t mind wearing again.

Totally Acceptable 90s Fashion & Accessories

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90s Fashion Short Shorts

Who wears short shorts? Well, mom can wear short shorts, if the kids aren’t round or the kids are just too young to realize mom is hot enough to wear short shorts. Check out H&M for tons of affordable options under $20! #SexyMama

90s Fashion Denim on Denim

I can’t say I ever loved this look, although photos I recently uncovered prove otherwise – see below. When wearing several denim clothing items, I like to go with different shades. Or, I’m all about a denim bottom and denim cap. This acid wash denim cap is from Bebe -another 90’s relic I used to love. #WhereTheCoolKidsShop

90s Accessories Chokers

Blame it on Bella and Gigi Hadid, thaqt chokers are back. I don’t love the ultra thin, velvet styles from the 90s. I do enjoy a multi-strand option like the one you can create with StyleSting. For luxury buffs, Chanel recently got in a slew of divine choker options. If you’re in NYC, go to Bergdorf Goodman and ask for Ilona. #AllChokedUp

90s Tech Polaroid Camera

Your go-to accessory for upcoming picnic season is going to be a Polaroid. If you kept your old one, great. If not, you can buy one at Target. #TheOriginalInstagram

90s Beauty Press-on Nails

Save time, just press and go with Pretty Woman Designer Nail Kit available in 90’s beloved all-black nails and the nude French mani. #NailedIt

90s Fashion Crop Tops

This is an acquired taste – kind of like some your friends’ spouses . I also think, much like short shorts, this is something I wouldn’t rock at the annual family BBQ. I would do it on a vaca with the hubs. The photographed crochet top was purchased in Cuba, by me, nearly 15 years ago. But you can find similar styles at BooHoo or Forever 21. #BecauseIHitTheGym 

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PS My jeans and dad‘s hair! #Totally90s

Nude Beauty Finds Pamela Pekerman

Nude Beauty and Style: FRIDAY 5 FINDS

Hey Mamas,

I’m typing en route to Miami, for a mommy and me (with my mommy) pre-Mother’s Day trip – I’m also taping my Mother’s Day Gift Guide on NBC6 6 in The Mix. That’s a lot of mama love!

Do you have anything special planned for your mama?

While you take some time to think about how to pamper your special mama, here are some rosy, nude beauty ways to pamper and accessorize yourself! My Friday Five Finds, are coming to you on Sunday because, well, that’s how my #MomLife played out this week.

With these blushing rosy finds, I’m sending you lots of love and positive energy.

FRIDAY 5 FINDS – Soft Rose & Nude Beauty Accents

Nude Beauty and Style Finds by Pamela_Pekerman

StyleStrings – Mamas, if you’re looking for that one accessory that you can turn to over, and over, and over again, this is for you. Cleverly designed with equidistant snaps, this multifunctional, PVC-leather string can be born as a bracelet, necklace, lariat, choker (hello 90s, again), hat accent, boot accessory, anklet, belt and more. Who things there daughters will want a matching string?!! #StyleYourWay

ZOYA Nails in Cathy – I love Cathy. She’s refined, simple and the best pinky nude nail color I’ve ever worn. She goes on smooth, and last longer than most regular nail colors. Oh, and she’s free from the top 10 most toxic ingredients found in many other nail polishes. Cathy, my cleaner green heart loves you. #CleanerGreener

bkr water bottle – The spikes are badass with a Nintendo (remember xx?) twist. The tutu hue is ballerina goodness. The whole look rocks my on-the-go, hydration world. There’s a reason why these bottles have a cult-like following. #WaterBottleCruch  

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Lip Shine in Soft Blush– Just in time for summer’s skin dehydration mode, I’m stocking up on this hydrating lip gloss, in ultra sheer with a slight pink hue. The formula also fills in fine lines, for a smoother, sexier pout. #DontCrackMyLips

Rose Quartz – Whether you wear it in your jewelry or have a piece of this pretty stone by your nightstand (like me!) you can benefit from Rose Quart’s self-love energy. It’s a reminder to always love and nurture yourself, something many of us mamas sometimes forget. Pick up a stone at a local healing/wellness shop or online. #RosyOutlook

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Gilt x Sam Edelman Shoes Spring 2017 Shoe Launch

Hey Mamas,

Who’s ready for comfy-style shoes, and giving those toes their day in the sun?

For Spring/Summer 2017, Gilt teamed up with Sam Edelman to develop a line of exclusive footwear styles that is launching tomorrow, Thursday, April 6.

Get ready to click and buy from this fun and festive assortment of flats, block heels, low espadrilles and coordinating bags.

I previewed the Gilt x Sam Edelman exclusive collection, this morning (whilst enjoying a mani – #LoveMyJob ) and can’t wait to wear the bright pops of pink, red and denim blue. If you’re in for embroidery, pom-poms and a dash of St. Tropez flair, this collection is for you.

Best of all, the styles, which range in price from $70-$120, are super comfortable. From walks in the park with the kids, to a full day of work in the city, followed by night cap with the hubby, I think you’ll find lots of great options for your busy, stylish life.