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DIY newborn photos: 8 Tips for a baby photoshoot at home

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

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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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10 perfect maternity dresses for photoshoots (that are all on Amazon prime)

When you are having a new baby a maternity photo shoot is one of those things that you just can’t wait to do, but it’s also stressful! Finding the perfect photography, outfit, and location can feel very overwhelming. This roundup of some of the top rated maternity dresses for photo shoots on amazon prime will hopefully help take some of that stress off your shoulders. There are affiliate …

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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 …

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10 DIY home projects you can do for less than $50

Sometimes I just have the hankering to make something. I know you all know exactly what I mean. You get that feeling often when you are browsing through Pinterest and see all the projects that are right at your fingertips. I have some friends that got this hankering over a long weekend once and ended up completely remodeling their bathroom. …