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How we paid off almost $32,000 in debt in one year

I’m currently looking at the title of this blog sitting in disbelief that I am actually the one writing it. Over the year 2017 my husband and I paid off $31,914.14 in debt, and it was not easy! We paid off both of our cars, several student loans, some medical debt, and of course some house debt. This post will …

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8 Tips for taking DIY Newborn Photos

When you first have your new little bundle of joy the emotions are overwhelming and every second is precious. What also comes with that sweet newborn is a nice bundle of expenses, some necessary, some not. Taking newborn photos of your little one is totally necessary, but since paying for the diapers and medical bills comes first sometimes they fall by the …

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DIY Industrial Shelves (Less than $8!)

When I started planning the office of our new home I immediately started dreaming of industrial shelving. It’s all the rage now as I’m sure you know, but the thing is it is expensive. Take the drool-worthy example below from Jessica Krauss on A Beautiful Mess. It is truly awesome looking, and perfect for the room we have, but way out of our budget. …

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Top 10 Maternity shoot dresses on Amazon Prime!

Spring is coming and it is one of the most beautiful times to take your maternity photos! So in honor of the season and the new babies coming, we’ve rounded up our top 10 picks of maternity dresses for photos that you can get on Amazon Prime. You can get these quickly and they all have great reviews! There are affiliate links in this …

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10 ways for moms to treat themselves (that won’t break your budget!)

Calling all worn out stressed out moms: you are totally allowed to take a breather and have some ‘me’ time! I am guilty of running myself ragged (especially now that we are expecting baby #2) and letting all the stresses of life get to me, but I am such an advocate for moms to just let themselves off the hook regularly to …

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Best and worst baby products

  After having 3 new babies join our friend group I’ve been thinking a lot about what worked and didn’t work for us when Abby was just born and on in her first year. So I figured I’d gather these thoughts and let you know exactly what baby products worked and didn’t work for us. When you have a new baby …

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6 tips on life balance after baby

You know that feeling when you finally hitting your stride and you feel like you are just doing something right? The last few weeks I’ve finally felt like that at home. After having Abby now over a year ago we completely dedicated our time to her (as you really should with a newborn). But, as all moms find, it tends …