DIY

Get crafty with these easy do-it-yourself ideas and projects. DIY crafts add a special personal touch to Baby's space and to your home and are definitely one-of-a-kind!

How I'm Documenting Margot's First Year

To document Margot’s first year, I wanted to do something cute, but also simple. I have always loved the idea of taking weekly photos, capturing her growth and progress for an entire year. But, it always seemed like a BIG job, something that I certainly wouldn’t have time for. Turns out, it’s a lot easier than I thought! With a super simple backdrop and a few cute “props” from her room, I’ve been able to take some pretty adorable photos of Margot each week…

An Adorable Winnie the Pooh Birthday Party!

When I came across this amazing Winnie the Pooh inspired birthday party — I just had to share. Valerie of Greyson Design was inspired by The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and it’s one of the cutest parties around — especially for an outdoor, summer party. Whether it’s a first birthday party, second birthday or a baby shower — it’s a wonderful theme and will inspire your next event.

Click through this Winnie the Pooh party and get all the details on Greyson Design. 

7 Ways to Simplify Life as a Mom

I just wrote this post here about how I’ve been simplifying the summer life with my brood and what DIY tips and tricks have helped me get there. But I forgot to mention a few quick tips and life lessons to simplify your everyday as a mom. Sometimes it takes a quick refresher to remind yourself that you just need to live a simple life.

5 DIY Projects That Are Actually Making My Life Easier Right Now

With all five kids home with me during the summer, I am always looking for ways to make my life a little easier. Easier said then done, right? Well thanks to my super-organized friends and Pinterest, I’ve been able to find some amazing life hacks that are really making my job a little bit more manageable during the summer months.

Take a look through my favorite tips for the summertime! 

A Minnie Mouse First Birthday!

Deciding on a first birthday party theme can be lots of fun. Some parents go for low key simplicity, and others go for elaborate awesomeness. If you are completely stumped on what to do, Mickey or Minnie Mouse is a classic no brainer. My cousin, Shelby, just celebrated her daughter’s first birthday and decided to do an all-out Minnie Mouse bash. And boy, did she deliver! This party screams Minnie! Here are some images from Halle’s Minnie Mouse birthday bash.

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