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Braided Flower Hair Tutorial

Braided Flower Hair Tutorial

If you are a girl mommy, you may enjoy searching through Pinterest and YouTube for fun new ways to style your little lady’s hair. At first glance, these hairstyles may seem overwhelming and impossible but if you break it down into steps, it’s not nearly as daunting a task. I tried out this rose braid […]

To Accent Wall, or Not, That is the Question

To Accent Wall, or Not, That is the Question

Ahhh, accent walls.  Such an interesting and sometimes touchy subject.  If you’re debating whether or not to add an accent wall to your home, here are the questions to ask before starting, as well as my general rules of thumb and guidelines. 1. Is there an interesting architectural feature on this wall that I want […]

Teacher Gift Ideas: Make it Personal with a Monogram

Teacher Gift Ideas: Make it Personal with a Monogram

Summertime is practically upon us, which means that school is quickly coming to a close. Is it normal to feel both completely ecstatic and yet completely terrified all at the same time? I’m new to this “preschool mom” gig, and I have no earthly idea how I am going to keep my almost 4-year-old from […]

Teacher Appreciation Gift: Summer Sun Beach Tote

Teacher Appreciation Gift: Summer Sun Beach Tote

The end of the school year is quickly approaching and it has me thinking about how endlessly grateful I am for those who teach my children! Theirs is a job I don’t envy and can honestly say I’m not equipped for. The patience, persistence, encouragement and joy for lifelong learning they are instilling in my […]

Simply Family Magazine’s May Photography Challenge

Simply Family Magazine’s May Photography Challenge

Growing up in the South (Texas no less), the month of May will forever hold a special place in my heart. For me, May is synonymous with summer. The neighborhood pool always opened in May, school let out for the year and my family usually planned one solid trip to the beach before the month […]

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf

Not all DIY projects are complicated and drawn out; that would be pretty daunting.  If you’re a bath lover and in need of a quick project this Earth Day (or any day, really), this reclaimed wood bath caddy is right up your alley. DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf To create a shelf to hold soap, […]

Earth Day Treats and Sweets: Super Easy Sugar Cookies

Earth Day Treats and Sweets: Super Easy Sugar Cookies

Earth Day is April 22. I am always on the lookout for fun and easy ways to celebrate these various (Spring) holidays with my little cuties. Savannah is three and a half, and Emma Kate recently turned two — which means I usually try to keep our celebrations relatively simple. These Earth Day Sugar Cookies […]

DIY Bird Feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

This quick and easy bird feeder uses stale bread (in this case, a sourdough English muffin), nut butter (here I use Birdalicious Bark Butter ®), bird seed blend, and twisty ties! Nothing could be simpler, and your fine feathered friends will appreciate the nutritious snack! Keep scrolling to the end for a schedule of local […]

Here Comes Baby! 10 fun ways to announce baby gender

Here Comes Baby! 10 fun ways to announce baby gender

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU’RE HAVING A BABY! Now here’s the burning question: how will you make the big announcement? The rise of social media has had an interesting impact on familial announcements. Don’t you think? Gone are the days when you could just make a quick phone call to family and friends announcing your pregnancy or the […]

St. Patrick’s Day Treats and Sweets: Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce

St. Patrick’s Day Treats and Sweets: Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce

Adapted from www.thekitchenmccabe.com. I’m a mommy blogger. I love celebrating everything. Even obscure holidays. But green food really isn’t my thing. (Unless naturally occurring in nature.) So when I found this delicious recipe for Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce, I knew it would make the perfect (authentic) St. Patrick’s Day dessert. And I’ll even […]