Vanessa "Vee" Pope is a born and raised Tampa, Fla mom. She has been married to her husband, Jimmy for three years and welcomed their first child, a boy named Benji in October 2012. She is a University of South Florida graduate with a Public Relations degree and now works in the finance industry. She authors One Social Brunette, a blog that documents her interests, ideas and experiences. A self professed mamarazzi and social media aficionado, you can follow her on: Facebook,Twitter,Instagram,Pinterest.
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Gasparilla Boat Invasion with the Kids

Ahoy mateys! Happy Gasparilla! The Gasparilla Kids parade was January 18th and is one of the best children’s events in Tampa! But for those who had to miss out, this weekend January 25th you...

New Year Nursery Organization Ideas

The new year always recharges me and makes me want to tackle the clutter in my house. Especially after the holidays, I just wake up on January 1st and proclaim a purging of all...

10 Days of Treats: Easy No Bake Holiday Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe

I will admit that when I heard we were doing desserts for the next 10 days, I got anxious. I am no Betty Crocker, so I panicked about what delicious treat I was going...

Hostess with the Mostest Gift Ideas

Tis the season to party! With the holidays approaching us this week, you will most likely be attending a lot of events to celebrate. To help you show your appreciation to those who are...

Must-Have Children's Books

Growing up I was a bookworm, and my love for books has continued on especially now that I am a mother! One of my favorite activities to do with my 1-year-old is read to him....

Toddler Boys Fall Fashion Finds

You have heard it many times. It's more fun to shop for little girls than boys! The tutus, headbands, dresses, rompers; they are all so precious and awe inducing. For boys we have t-shirts, jeans,...

Mamarazzi: Creative Photo Storage Ideas

I don't know about you but, I follow way too many blogs and love spending too much time on Pinterest. I am constantly seeing such innovative and fun ways to make memory keepsakes unique and...

Mamarazzi: Photo Design Apps

Not so fast! You thought you were done taking photos and then just adding a filter, huh? No way, mama! Let's play and get creative. I have two apps I typically use when I want to go...

Mamarazzi: Instagram 101

Hey mamas! I am back with more photo goodness! I hope my last post on the basics helped you hone those camera phone skills. Today’s lesson delves into Instagram and the tips and tricks...

Mamarazzi 101

Afternoon mamas! The title of this post is pretty self explanatory, but I still wanted to share a little bit about myself to fully explain how I became the MAMARAZZI. Growing up, my dad...