Guest Blogger - April Clark, Fashion Aficionado, Beauty, Lifestyle Blogger ​

Congratulations! Yes, congratulations, Mom you made it through another summer.  Stop by after you drop the kids off at school for a pit stop to treat and pamper yourself.  You deserve it!


Stop by the newest retail store to Crabtree, Alex and Ani. Take a moment to browse their selection of bracelets that have meaning.  Over time collect bracelets that have special significance to you.  Don’t forget to fill out your personal blueprint and shop the pieces that speak to your purpose and energy.


Now that you have time and a little peace and quiet. Check out Barnes & Noble and cuddle up with that book you have been meaning to read all summer or pick up a couple of journals to reflect, plan and dream. Barnes & Noble has a great membership program with amazing in-store savings.  Every time you shop you receive 40% off hardcover bestsellers and 10% off almost everything else.  There are member-exclusive offers and they will send you special savings via email throughout the year!


Send note cards to your child’s teacher on beautiful stationery from Papyrus. Think about all the correspondence you will have to maintain throughout the year and do it in style.  They have a fabulous selection of greeting cards, custom invitations, stationery, gift wrap, and more to add sentiment to everyday. Savor each moment and commemorate every milestone with Papyrus.


Get your favorite tea at Teavana.  Teavana offers everything you need to enjoy tea every day. Teavana houses all types of tea, along with wonderful ways to brew, pour, serve and share it.


Whether you’re pregnant or you know someone who is, Destination Maternity is the world’s leading maternity apparel retailer.  They specialize in the prettiest maternity clothes to keep expecting moms looking stylish and feeling great.  Pick up a special item for yourself or for an expecting Mom to make her day!


Bath & Body Works is a great place to stock up on all your favorite bath products! Take a moment to smell and try their new bath fizzy collection.  It’s a ball of fun that brings: 1-part relaxation + 2 parts delight to your regular bath routine. As your fizzy froths, fizzles (and dissolves), it releases pops of color and fantastic fragrance! Every fizzy features shea butter and soothing bath salts to make your bath water—and you—feel amazing!