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Parenting

Why I’m Letting My Kids Be Bored This Summer

I’m kind of a procrastinator when it comes to planning my kids’ summer breaks. Each year I tell myself I’ll schedule a variety of camps that will enrich and entertain them while occupying all their free time. Giving them lasting memories of a summer spent doing fun scheduled activities so no one utters the words […]

DIY Holiday Crafts

10 DIYs That Will Take Your Barbecue To The Next Level

Ready or not, summer has arrived… and with it comes barbecue season. Outdoor parties are a great way to celebrate the season with friends and family, and they also provide the perfect excuse to do some fun craft projects. While barbecues are usually casual affairs, that doesn’t mean that you can’t add a few unique […]

Your Pregnancy

What Is a Doula and Should You Hire One?

During my first pregnancy, I was nervous about what would happen to my body and how painful labor would actually be. You could say that I had some first-time jitters about the whole experience and so my mother suggested that I hire a doula. I had no idea what a doula was at the time […]

Home Decor

10 Modern Mobiles For Your Contemporary Nursery

Mobiles provide baby with visual stimulation while they lay in their crib, giving them something to engage with as they drift off to sleep. And while there are plenty of options that you can buy, there’s a shortage in the market for modern mobiles that coordinate well with contemporary nurseries. The vast majority are made […]

Home

DIY Succulent Wine Cork Planter Magnets

Steel appliances and white cabinets with geometric white backsplash tile are key players in my kitchen dreams. And after a recent remodel, my outdated kitchen got a swoon-worthy makeover. Now, I need to break up all that white and steel with some warm, natural accent pieces. Wood cutting boards and colorful towels were a good […]

Home Decor

10 Showstopper Baby Nursery Accent Wall Ideas

We get it, you’re a bit shy when it comes to adding bold décor statements to your home; it’s tough to know where to start. But the baby nursery is one room in the house where you can really let your creativity blossom… because after all, you want to encourage your baby to embrace that […]

DIY

DIY Day of the Week Underwear for Kids and Tweens

Emotions are running high in my house this year. If one of my girls isn’t rolling her eyes, then the other one is sticking out her tongue. And, fine, I’ll admit that some of those eye rolls, deep sighs, and scowls come from me, too. But, there’s also a lot of laughing, blown kisses, and […]

DIY for Home

This DIY 3D Photo Frame Has Major Flower Power

There are two items I love inside my house at all times, flowers and photographs. They make me happy, and lift my spirits. It’s not always feasible since fresh flowers don’t live forever (and cost a lot of money); however, photographs do live forever, so I found a way to bring them together in a […]

DIY Crafts for Mom

10 DIY Interactive Toys To Hone Baby’s Fine Motor Skills

While it may seem like babies can’t do very much, it’s actually never too early to start your little one on developmental activities. There are endless interactive baby toys on the market these days, but they’re often expensive and not all that attractive. And you never know whether the materials that they’re made from are […]