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7 Style Tips That Will Make Your Mama Life Easier

When I first became a mama, I’ll admit that my sense of style took a bit of a sabbatical for awhile. A postpartum body and nursing access to concern myself with and fashion became more of a chore than something I enjoyed. But over time, my body returned to a new normal and I started to enjoy getting dressed again. And while I was settling into style again I found a few things that made the transition much easier and I wanted to share them here with you!
7 Style Tips That Will Make Your Mama Life Easier

How Our Toddler Helps Us Donate Toys

My kids have a lot of toys – you might even say they’re a wee bit spoiled when it comes to toys. That’s what happens when you have grandparents around who love you and want to grant your every desire. (We love you, abuelos!)

I don’t really mind that my kids have a lot of toys. They have fun and entertain themselves playing with their toys all the time. But sometimes it gets overwhelming. We don’t have a large house and when the toys start taking over every room, I start feeling a little suffocated. 

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4 Halloween Traditions I'm Excited to Pass on to My Kids

Is it just me, or does Halloween seem to be the craftiest holiday? I mean, every holiday makes for fun family crafts, but Halloween just has so many! And who can forget trick or treating, pumpkin carving, getting dressed up in costumes, and having themed parties?!

My family always had so much fun at Halloween — and now that I have two boys of my own, I am so excited to continue some of those traditions as well as start our own.

Here is a list of four family traditions I will be continuing with my little ones!

DIY Costumes for Babies & Kids

Halloween is just a couple of weeks away. Do you know what your kiddos are going to be this year? My girls keep changing their minds. One day they want to be spiders, the next day they want to be princesses.

Most years, I like to make their costumes myself. It’s fun to do and often cheaper than buying one, especially since they’ll only wear it one night.

If you are also looking to make your own Halloween costumes, click through this great round up of DIYs. There are tutorials for every skill type – from no-sew, to more advanced! 

DIY: Make Nursery Bookshelves Out of Rain Gutters

I love the idea of displaying books in a nursery. We currently have ours displayed in a tree bookshelf, but we’re slowing running out of space.

The other day when I was visiting my sister-in-law, I fell in love with this bookshelf she made out of rain gutters. I would have never guessed they were rain gutters!  It’s a great, inexpensive way to display the books of your little ones AND it’s super easy to make.

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