In the Know: Pool Owner Rights And Responsibilities


For long hot summer days, there is really nothing that beats being able to dip in and out of your own swimming pool. This desirable addition to your garden is on many homeowners wish list and if you have the space to create your own private oasis, there are quite a few safety tips and […]

Lime Ricki Swimwear Giveaway! Pick Your Favorite!

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Tired of the same old, ill-fitting swimsuits you find in most stores? Either the prints and colors are obnoxious or it’s too revealing and unflattering. So hard to go swimsuit shopping, right? No more! Lime Ricki is here to save the day with swimsuits that actually fit you, flatter your body shape and come in […]

Don’t Be Discouraged, Your Best Plus-Size Swimsuit Is Online!

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Being a mom isn’t easy, especially right after having a baby. Not only did your whole world change, but the physical affects of giving birth may have also changed your body. The sleepless nights don’t make matters easier, and suddenly, going to the gym has fallen off the radar in terms of important priorities. That […]

Making the Right Choice: Beachwear and Body Type


(Image credit:  So you’re a water-baby, who would like nothing more than spending her free time splashing in the water at the beach or by the pool! While that does sound like a lot of fun, there is always the question of picking out a bathing suit that makes you look and feel amazing […]

Get Ready For The Beach!

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I haven’t made it to the beach yet this season, but I’m planning on it. When I do get there, this is what I’ll be wearing…   Ready for the beach by thehousewife featuring Lime Ricki Swimwear Gold starfish bangle Urban Decay Naked BB Cream Shirred Halter Black Dot Tankini Top ZnO […]

My Favorite Picks from Joules Vacation Shop


  I recently discovered and I just HAD to share!!! They have exciting looks for little girls and boys, plus they also make adorable pieces for babies too! Joules offers a lot of cute items such as summer dresses for girls, rugby polos for boys, and pretty little onesies for babies. The brand also […]

6 Tips On Choosing The Best Swimsuit For Your Body Shape

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We asked swimsuit fit expert and CEO/Founder of Fit 4 U® Innovative Swim Solutions, Pattie Byrnes, a few questions on how to choose the best swimsuit for different body shapes and “problems”. We knew Pattie would be the best person to ask since she has been a key player in the design, manufacturing and sales […]

Cute One Piece Fit 4 U Tiered Romper Swimsuit

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FIT 4 U® Tiered Abstract Swim Romper Price: $110 I like this swimsuit because it hides a lot without looking like you are trying. Lumps and bumps are camouflaged so I don’t feel like I have to wear a girdle or shapewear under it to look half way decent! This is perfect for me this […]

Voda Shirred One Piece Swimsuit with Tummy Control


Even if you didn’t just have a baby (like me) you might still need a little tummy control this summer… Turns out Voda Swimwear doesn’t just make sexy swimsuits, they make incredibly functional and flattering swimsuits too. Meet your new best friend… Envy Push Up® Shirred One Piece with Tummy Control! This swimsuit has it […]

Get Beach-Ready With These Must-Haves

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With all this beautiful spring weather we’ve been having lately, I’m totally pumped for summer! Bring on the shorts, the cotton dresses and the swimsuits! Oh wait… Hmmm, not quite ready to show off that much skin yet? No worries! Here’s what I recommend to snap yourself into gear for all the nakedness!   1. […]