Fall Dad Style: Grandpa…
  1. Guernsey Cotton Cardigan from J. Crew
    Guernsey Cotton Cardigan from J.…
    First up, we have a classic cardigan from J.Crew modeled after an old fisherman's sweater. In a bright indigo color and…
  2. Merino Elbow Patch Cardigan from J.Crew
    Merino Elbow Patch Cardigan from…
    Nothing beats an elbow patch on a sweater to make your man look like a college professor. This sweater is made of Merino…
  3. Beach Fair Isle Cardigan from Gap
    Beach Fair Isle Cardigan from Gap
    A big pattern is a great way to make a statement with a sweater. This oversized pattern is reminiscent of the '70s, and…
  4. Marled Stripe Shawl Cardigan from Gap
    Marled Stripe Shawl Cardigan from…
    I love a good stripe, and this sweater is right up my alley. While my wife is combatting the striped maternity clothes…
  5. Varsity Stripe Small Lion Cardigan from Express
    Varsity Stripe Small Lion…
    I've always been a big fan of the college sweater, and Express makes a great varsity sweater with a subtle emblem on the…
  6. Heritage Textured Grey Shawl-Collar Cardigan from Banana Republic
    Heritage Textured Grey…
    Another shout out to fisherman, this sweater has great buttons and a simple color palette. Perfect for a chilly evening…
  7. Tipped Cardigan from Banana Republic
    Tipped Cardigan from Banana…
    Another beautiful varsity type sweater, this one has a great pop of color in the lining to make you stand out from the…
  8. AEO Knit Cardigan from American Eagle Outfitters
    AEO Knit Cardigan from American…
    Another big and bold pattern from the decades of yore. This sweater would look great huddled around a campfire roasting…
  9. AEO Shawl Cardigan from American Eagle Outfitters
    AEO Shawl Cardigan from American…
    A simple standby to round out the bunch. This is the perfect sweater to keep Dad warm at the office on a Friday…

Meet The Moms

lovelyindeed

Chelsea Foy is a blogger by day and a musical theatre performer by night. Her blog, Lovely Indeed, focuses on a DIY lifestyle and all of the happiness that comes along with it. Chelsea recently co-authored

highchairtimes
Heather Morgan Shott is the Managing Editor of Momtastic.com covering parenting, pregnancy, health, love and sex, and entertainment. She loves steak frites, red wine, stilettos--and, most of all, her preschooler Mason. She blogs about their adventures on High Chair Times. Previously she was site…
nachomamasblog

Margo Porras is a designer, wife, and mom who blogs at Nacho Mama's Blog, as well as a cast member of the award-winning webshow "The Mommalogues". Margo has been named a "Top 10 Mom Blogger" and "Blogger to Know in 2014" by Latina Magazine. After shedding almost 75 pounds, she started "

motherburg


Donna Duarte Ladd is a style editor and editor of Motherburg, a parenting site for Brooklyn-based moms. She resides with her young son and artist husband in Brooklyn. She is a native of California and definitely gets a little blue every winter living in NYC (but loves the energy of her…

Roseann Losito-Raia is an entertainment industry veteran who now prefers spending her time throwing sandbags around in the gym or toiling in her garden with the hopes of one day saving her tulips from voracious squirrels. When she is not at her day job, at the gym or in the yard, this mom of soon-to-be three beautiful kids can be found…

bitesforbabies

Lisa Codina is a working mom, recipe developer, yoga and TRX addict, and an avid foodie. She is the author of Baby Bites: 50 Healthy Recipes for Baby and the Family

imnotthenanny

For twelve years Thien-Kim has been doling out relationship advice and sex tips while simultaneously hawking edible body powders and vibrators at in home toy parties. Now she’s trying to follow her own advice by keeping her buzzy devices…

fabulistas
Before kids, Kara was the sort of gal who backpacked around Europe in heels (true story), rocked tiny hats and really big bows (sometimes at the same time), and liked to think she was always up for an adventure. After kids, she wore yoga pants. Lots and lots of yoga pants. And worked on creating a permanent indent in her couch. She…


Liz Krieger is a wife, mother, writer in Brooklyn, New York. She's been a magazine editor for over 15 years, having worked at publications including Health, Self, More, Real Simple, Allure, Good Housekeeping, and Parents magazine. She has written for publications including Bazaar, WebMD Magazine, Women's…

thenaptimechef

Kelsey Banfield, The Naptime Chef, believes parents don't have to give up being foodies just because they have kids. Kelsey's website features webisodes, recipes and ideas on how to fit delicious food into everyday life, without compromising quality or taste. Kelsey is also the…

livethefancylife

Jessica Flannigan is a Minneapolis-based freelance writer, blogger, event stylist, photographer, wife and mother of one (soon to be two) wildly sweet and active toddler boy. As a boy-mama, Jessica is obsessed with finding the latest and greatest fashion for…

Tanya Sharma is a seasoned Washington, DC-based journalist who covers fashion, beauty and lifestyle for theFashionSpot. Her work also appears in a number of other style publications, and she is an entertainment industry vet with extensive film and music experience.


Kate Bayless is a Southern California-based writer and editor with a decade of bylines at iVillage, Babble, Momtrends, and Family Travel Diary as well as glossies like Parents, American Baby, and Fit Pregnancy. She writes regularly about life, family, beauty, travel, health, and more. A mother of three…

everydaymama

Christine Fox is an Everyday Mama to three and a San Diego based freelance writer. She loves everything that has to do with shopping and being the talk of the playgroup when she finds the perfect shirt and diaper bag. Her fashion philosophy is simple, that being a mom does not mean that you should sacrifice style. You can be a mom and still…

kimberlymichelle

Kimberly Michelle is a semi-normal 30-something mother/wife/girl and yearns for adding a little bit extra to everything she does. Kimberly loves creativity, kindness, and being "Goofy" on a daily basis. She's a lifelong Californian who enjoys the outdoors with her preschool daughter, husband of 6 years, and their Bernese Mountain Dog and…

lizziebtv


Lizzie Bermudez is an Emmy-winning TV host, former news anchor, and founder of LizzieBtv.com, the virtual community she launched for real moms. She’s interviewed A-listers like Martha Stewart and Brad Pitt, but her favorite career moment was pulling off a live cooking segment with…

thesweetestoccasion

A lifelong lover of design and a party animal at heart, Cyd celebrates her passion for entertaining, crafts, photography, food and home decor at The Sweetest Occasion. Regularly featured by magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens, Every Day with Rachael Ray and BRIDES, Cyd resides in the…

papernstitchblog

Brittni Mehlhoff is an editor and craft stylist, currently living in the sunshine state. Her DIY lifestyle blog, Paper & Stitch, has been named one of the 12 most beautiful creative blogs on the internet by Bridgette.de…

ohlovelyday

Living in Los Angeles with her talented actor husband Jonathan and toddler son Charlie, Chandra blogs daily at Oh Lovely Day, sharing inspiration for wedding, home, and child. When she's not writing, Chandra is treasure hunting at flea markets for her home and event rental…

hismrshermr
Krishann Briscoe is a child welfare professional turned freelance writer with a heart for children and families and passion for writing and dessert. She writes for Babble, Disney Baby and occasionally at her personal blog, His Mrs. Her Mr. Krishann resides in Southern California with her…
sylvieinthesky

Born in the city of angels and residing in the city by the bay, Sylvie is a fearless fashion pro by day, a dreamy lifestyle blog author by night and a determined mama to her little guy all hours of the clock . She thanks her lucky stars to live in such a stunning city that gives her gifts like organic honey lavender ice…

iwillgettoit.blogspot


Jennifer Benjamin is an LA-based freelance writer and editor with over 13 years of experience writing for national magazines and websites like Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, SELF, Parents Magazine, The Stir, and Daily Glow. More important, she's a mommy to identical twin boys, as well as an avid cook, a terrible housewife,…


Lauren Paige Kennedy is a writer and editor who has worked in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and London at Conde Nast Publications, New York Magazine, Disney Publishing, and The Magazine Group. She has interviewed a roster of boldfaced names, including Chris Rock, Sheryl Crow, Seth Rogan, Queen Latifah, Jimmy…

lovesujeiry

Founder and CEO of Love Sujeiry, LLC, Sujeiry Gonzalez is a vibrant relationship expert, author, and on-air personality that tells it like it is – with just a little more sass and a ton of laughs. Rocking the relationship market since 2006, the current Love Guru on Exitos 93.9FM has shared her pearls of wisdom with CNN Latino, Cosmopolitan…

cookingontheweekends

Valentina's passion is food, and she loves spending time in her "kitchen retreat," as she refers to that room in her house. Valentina develops recipes for creative and comforting food that works perfectly for casual entertaining. Both her recipes and food photography have been featured many times on popular food websites and in print.…


Single mom Christine Coppa is the author of the Target Breakout Book, Rattled! (Broadway Books, 2009) and the founding blogger of glamour.com's acclaimed Storked! blog where she spilled it about navigating an unplanned pregnancy and single motherhood minus her son's father. You can also find her witty (and often…

beachbabefitness

Founder of Beach Babe Fitness, Christina Sinclair is a health nut, a fitness professional, and a loving mother and wife. She’s also a woman who has struggled with yo-yo dieting, body image, going after her dreams... and pretty much everything else that comes with being a human. Raised in Laguna Beach, California, Christina now lives with…

365DaysOfCrockpot

Karen Petersen is a cookbook author and food blogger at 365 Days of Slow Cooking.  Mostly she writes about the new foods and recipes she's been making at her home for her husband and two children.  She…

wellroundedny


Kaity Velez is the co-founder and editor of Well Rounded NY, a website dedicated to the in-the-know pregnant women and new moms of New York City. She's also a freelance writer who currently resides in Brooklyn with…


Gail Simmons is Momtastic's September Guest Editor. Gail is a trained culinary expert and judge on BRAVO's Emmy-winning series “Top Chef,” as well as head critic on “Top Chef Masters.” She’s also a judge on season three of CBC’s “Recipes to Riches,” a competition-style reality series featuring amateur Canadian cooks, as…

andreaworoch

Andrea Woroch is a nationally-recognized money-saving expert with a passion for showing consumers that it’s possible to live on less without sacrificing. As a sought after media source, Andrea regularly contributes to consumer segments with leading news organizations. She has appeared on Today, Dr. OZ, Good Morning America, FOX & Friends,…

haberdasheryfun

Marni is a proud Canadian living in the US with her husband and 2 year old son. Marni uses her background in fashion and design plus her 15 years of sewing to teach fellow passionate sewers how to make anything and everything. While known to design the likes of a cocktail dress, her son is her current muse and constant source…

livingwithpunks

Susan Phillips lives in sunny California with her husband and three children. When she is not tending to the family’s business, you can find her entertaining her friends and family at their home. With a passion for creating since she was a child, she loves to share her inspirations with others on her blog,

inspiredbythis

Leila Lewis is the founder of the Los Angeles-based wedding and lifestyle firm, Be Inspired PR, and the ever so popular blog, Inspired by This. Leila has developed her brand while simultaneously raising a family of her own,…

babyli.st

Natalie is the Founder of the baby registry BabyList, a site and app that allows moms-to-be to add anything from any store (even Etsy) to one registry. Previously a software developer at Amazon, she created…

lifewithlipstickon

For the past 7 years Kacee has been beautifying brides all over California, featured publications from Martha Stewart Weddings and Inside Weddings to blogs such as Style Me Pretty and Glamour. Now mom to two little ladies, she believes her house explodes glitter! She blogs daily at

alexrichards.org


Alex Richards is a Brooklyn-based young adult writer with a background in photography and television production. She loves making no-budget horror flicks with her friends, cooking, crafting, exploring, and spending time with her husband, three-year-old daughter, and two cats. In addition to her young adult novel, Back Talk, Alex writes…

inspiredbydis

Mindy is a lifelong Disney junkie and Disneyland Annual Passport holder for longer than she cares to mention. Since 2012 she has been using her vast knowledge of all things Disney to help guests plan their Disney vacations as a travel specialist affiliated with Fairytale Journeys Travel Agency. She also writes about Disney…

shaunayounge.blogspot

Shauna Younge is a dessert table designer, craft stylist, and writer. As the macaron-addicted editor of Sweet Tooth, she blogs about dessert tables, sweet DIYs, and all things candy. She's also the co-founder of party-centric DIY site,

takebackyourtable

Christina Stanley-Salerno is a recipe developer, food stylist, photographer and blogger at TakeBackYourTable.com. She has an intense passion for the family meal and as a work-at-home mother of two growing boys, knows first-hand the challenges of trying to get a meal on the…

handmadebykelly


Kelly Ladd Sanchez, a former magazine editor and writer, now works as a professional craft stylist and paper artist out of her home studio in Orlando, Florida. Kelly is always creating something whimsical, bright, and colorful, with easy-to-follow instructions. Looking for more creative and fun DIY and craft projects to try yourself?…

badsandy

Meredith Gordon is a recovered actress and stand-up comic who has always been a "glass is half annoying" kind of girl. She write movies, blogs, and ad copy and you can find her inner-most snarky thoughts at Bad Sandy. She is married to the world's most stylish straight man and…

thefiq

Rita Mauceri is a writer and former television producer based out of Los Angeles where she lives with her husband and three kids.  After a successful career at top networks including HGTV, Discovery, TLC and E!, Rita turned her creative juices to the world of the Web. In 2010 she launched the lifestyle site, Dotcoms For Moms, where she…

andweplay

Living in Salt Lake City with her husband and son, Kersey blogs daily over on And We Play about her recent craft tutorials, fun finds and her family’s adventures in their daily life. When she’s not blogging or creating, you can usually find her consuming large amounts of sushi, finding excuses to…

splendidsupply

Maddy Hague is a graphic designer, art director, and stylist based in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband Devon and daughter Aurora. She designs a party, stationery, and home decor line called Splendid Supply Co. Find SSC on


Mary Huhn is a writer and editor and lives in Brooklyn with her family.

amypalanjian


Amy is a writer, editor, crafter, cook, toddler-mama, and wife. She lives in small town Iowa and can be found at amypalanjian.com.

kabcphotography.wordpress

Karen Biton-Cohen is passionate about two things: making wholesome, nutritious food and taking beautiful photos.

She studied photography at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts in Boston. Her enthusiasm for cooking stems from spending time her mom's kitchen, where she learned techniques for cooking and she completed…

sarahscucinabella

Sarah W. Caron is a writer, editor, and recipe developer who works to spread the word that good food doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. Her recipes appear in Momtastic, Betty Crocker publications, Yum for Kids Magazine, BELLA magazine, and more. She also blogs about home cooking and raising a healthy family at

erinzammettruddy


Erin Zammett Ruddy is a magazine journalist and blogger--she writes for Glamour, Redbook, Marie Claire, HGTV, Dr. Oz, and others covering everything from sex and relationships to health and home design. She overshares about motherhood wherever she can, most recently for Yahoo!, Parenting.com and on her own site

inmandyland

Mandy Dawson is the creator of In Mandyland, an almost daily blog recording her adventures in juggling a full-time job, two active children, four arguing hens, a fluffy bunny, and one ex-husband. A self-diagnosed gardening and crafting addict, she often finds herself gluing together…

kidsfunreviewed

Linette Gerlach has lived in Ohio all her life; she graduated from Wright State University with a degree in Operations Management. She worked in the corporate world for over 10 years before she decided it just wasn’t her thing! She’s been a freelance writer, blogger, and amateur photographer for over 6 years, and she is deeply passionate…