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craft supplies

10 Must-Have Craft Supplies to Keep Kids Busy

During the dead of winter (or even the heat of summer), when going outside isn’t always pleasant, having a craft or activity closet to raid is a savior! Here are my favorite craft supplies. I love to pull them out for special occasions or on days when we need SOMETHING to do! Hopefully this will […]

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teacher gifts

Ideas for Teacher Gifts from a Teacher

I’m on a few mom Facebook groups, and questions come up often this time of year about what gifts are great for teachers and caretakers for the holidays. As a teacher myself, I never expect gifts, but little gestures are always appreciated if that is something you want to do. Also, my opinions may not […]

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holiday place setting DIY

Easy and Affordable Holiday Place Settings

The holidays can be so fun, but also so stressful. Living in a Pinterest and Instagram world, we can see holiday tables people have spent hundreds of dollars making up and feel like maybe we’re falling short. Holidays aren’t about the looks, but about the people we spend time with. That being said, I also […]

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birth story

I Had an Unplanned Non-Medicated Birth

This editorial series, Stork Stories, is brought to you by Des Moines Moms Blog and MercyOne. All 8 original articles from the Stork Stories series can be found here. I will always remember that weekend. I was 38 weeks pregnant with our second child and my brother, sister-in-law and nephew had come to visit us for the weekend. […]

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fall fashion

Fall Fashion Finds from Amazon

  Once September hits, I am in fall mode. Give me all the pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters, and falling leaves! Y’all know I LOVE Amazon, so I’m rounding up some fall fashion ideas for you today that can be to your door in two days if you have Prime! Fall Fashion I’m of the […]

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4 Ways Amazon Makes My Life Easier

I love Amazon. Really who isn’t a Prime member, right? What can’t you find on there?  I wanted to share some features of Amazon you may or may not know about that truly make my life so much easier! Prime Wardrobe Prime Wardrobe is kind of like your personally chosen Stitch Fix. If you go […]

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subscription boxes

Subscription Boxes, Are They Worth the Hype?

I love getting mail… maybe a little too much, because my internet shopping bug often bites a little too hard. One thing I have really enjoyed is subscription boxes. You have probably heard of them or seen them advertised online. If you’ve been curious if they are worth it, here are my favorites. Beauty Subscription […]

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spring fashion

6 Spring Fashion Finds from Amazon

Spring is *hopefully* here and I’m so ready for it! I always feel like I want to add some new spring fashion to my wardrobe to freshen things up this time of year! Today I wanted to share some great, affordable, and cute picks from Amazon! Spring Fashion From Amazon   Cute earrings add a […]

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