5 DIY Thanksgiving Wreaths

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One thing that I absolutely love about the holidays is decorating. Well, sort of. I hate the cost that comes with decorating, especially when whatever you buy falls apart after one year (which most of that year is spent sitting in a box!). But I don’t mind spending a little extra to make it myself,… Read More

The Perfect Paint For Your DIY Project

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I’m a simplest when it comes to do it yourself projects – especially painting ones. I can follow instructions, but am not in the right time of my life to take on anything too laborious. And that’s why I’ve found Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to be the PERFECT answer to my furniture renovation dreams. Let… Read More

Easy Halloween Makeup

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I won’t lie to you…I am challenged in the makeup department. I’m not an artist, and I rarely ever paint my face (meaning both face paint and every day makeup). But these Halloween looks were SO easy! If I can do it, so can you… trust me. 1940’s inspired: This literally took me a total… Read More

Sticker That Pumpkin

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Some days I’m just not up for the mess of crafts with preschoolers. But, my aversion to messes hasn’t stopped our pumpkin creations this fall. That’s right, I confess, although I hid the paint, the glue disappeared and I cancelled all things pumpkin guts, we still got crafty with our pumpkin patch loot! This is what… Read More

Halloween DIY Decorations

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When it comes to decorations, sure, you can go to Target and grab Halloween ones to fill your house up, but first, check out these DIY decoration ideas because it’s so much more fun (and usually cheaper) to do it yourself! No matter if you want something spooky or just cute, we’ve got you covered!… Read More

How to Make Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts (VIDEO)

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Looking for a fun craft and snack to make with the kids? We have your Halloween snack idea right here and the kids will LOVE it! These Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts are so easy to make that the kids can help, and you’ll tackle snack time at the same time. The best thing about… Read More

How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

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  Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year and it is right around the corner! What’s not fun about tons of Halloween candy, costumes, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations?! My kids will tell you there is nothing more fun! Today, I thought I’d take a break from the holiday toy videos and baby gear coverage to… Read More

Foodie Family Dining Room Wall Art Gallery

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We are definitely a foodie family. Before kids, my husband and I loved trying new restaurants anywhere we traveled. We amassed photos and memories from Amsterdam to Burbank to Cape Town. Now that we have three little ones under 3, our culinary adventures have slowed, but that’s no reason why we can reminisce and prominently… Read More

DIY Almost Free Birthday Card

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This will probably sound like a super simple, but when I was short a birthday card the other week and came up with this I thought I was near genius! Here’s how it went down … We received a Thomas the Train birthday invitation and I put it on the fridge to remind me of… Read More

At Home with Baby Gizmo Episode One – The Playroom (VIDEO)

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To kick off our new Baby Gizmo video series, At Home with Baby Gizmo, we are starting with the playroom. We are lucky enough to have a huge bonus room on the second floor of our new house that we have dedicated completely to toys and everything kid-related. The inspiration behind the decor of this… Read More

At Home with Baby Gizmo Video Series

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Many of you know that we made a big, cross-country move this summer to a brand new house in North Carolina. We have been sharing tons of photos on our Facebook and Instagram channels of our journey to our new house and our progress of designing and decorating the inside. We’ve asked your opinions, taken… Read More

DIY Scrap Fabric Mobile

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When I found out I was having twins, and would need to decorate a nursery on a MUCH tighter budget with MUCH less time and energy then I had originally expected, all my plans had to be reevaluated. I wanted a cute girly mobile, but nothing too crazy feminine or too crazy expensive. It had… Read More

Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

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Our first official day of homeschool preschool is September 3rd! With a 4 year old (and a 2 year old tagging along) our focus will be super hands-on this year. If the past tells me anything about our upcoming year, our learning will revolve around crafts. My children loves creating and I love seeing all their artwork. Craft time… Read More

DIY No Sew Crib Skirt (a FAIL and a FIX!)

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When I set out to decorate my twins’ nursery, I knew I wanted to make my own crib skirt. I was so frustrated with the crib skirt I had for my first born that I was DETERMINED to DOMINATE in the crib skirt department the second time around. Plus, I knew it would be a… Read More

Squeezable Fun with Wacky Kinetic Sand (VIDEO)

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Ever heard of Kinetic Sand – the squeezable sand that never dries out? Yeah, me neither but that might be because I rarely watch Nickelodeon and see the Kinetic Sand commercials every 10 minutes. My 9 and 7 year old sure know about it though! “It’s sand that will blow your mind,” they tell me.… Read More

DIY Playroom Art Wall

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I am in love with my new house. There, I said it. It’s a fantastic house filled with so many great features and is giving us so many project ideas that we can barely keep up with ourselves. We have been working on the kids’ playroom a lot lately because they tend to spend quite… Read More

DIY 3D Glasses Parent Hack

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  Tonight, we took the kids to see a stage show on the Carnival Freedom cruise that we are sailing on this week. When we walked into the theater, there were loads of 3D glasses that my kids jumped all over. What kid doesn’t love those blue and red, funny glasses? I didn’t know it… Read More

Building a House with Pinterest – Family Room Edition

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It’s week 2 of our Building a House with Pinterest series. In case you are just joining us, this is an 8-9 week series of posts giving you an inside look at my life right now building a house with Pinterest inspiration. This is the first house that we’ve actually had built and gotten to… Read More

Moms Who Inspire V.3

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Who’s ready for round three of some fabulous mamas? See round one and round two here. These ladies are frequent reads of mine – they’re encouraging, inspiring, and most of all, they are transparent with the realities of what it means to be a mom. I’m always excited to see what they have to share.… Read More

Fabulous DIY Birthday Cakes

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Let’s just cut to the chase- the best part about birthdays is the cake! I just celebrated my birthday and my husband had our favorite bakery make me a lemon cake that was shaped to look like the character from the Lemonhead candies. We like to get creative and make our cakes fun, but since… Read More