Category: Make

DIY Newborn and Sibling Photography (with only your iPhone!)

  There’s nothing sweeter than a newborn photography…. unless you add an adorable older sibling to the mix! Take a peek at how I tackled a super sweet newborn and sibling photography shoot with nothing more than my iPhone. If you know me at all, you know I’m a bit of a cheapskate. I absolutely hate spending money on things that I can make or do myself. Sometimes this habit comes back to bite me… Like those jeans I mutilated trying to make cute shorts… Or the time I spent a good chunk of change to grow approximately four...

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Preschool Easter Egg Number Hunt (+ Free Printable!)

Around here, we like to keep it simple. Our homeschool preschool is super relaxed, and I like to keep it that way! Our best learning happens through real play and everyday life lessons. Want a peek inside our super-relaxed homeschool preschool routines? Read this in-depth post for all the details! Spring is in the air, there’s a feeling of celebration, and our backyard is just bursting with an invitation to come out and play. My little guy loves running around our backyard, stretching his legs, and getting all those wiggles out. But Easter calls for a little something special, right?...

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DIY Salt Writing Tray for Preschool Fine Motor Activities

What’s a mama to do to entice her preschooler to practice pre-writing? We’re not big fans of worksheets at our house. Learning sticks more when it’s immersive and hands-on! In fact, we’ve got a super-relaxed method of doing homeschool preschool you can steal! Still, it’s absolutely essential that we teach fine motor skills and pre-writing practice with our preschoolers right? Looking for more toddler and preschooler ideas? Try this fun process art project for kids! Maybe you’ve seen a cute salt writing tray on Pinterest, or drooled over a Montessori-inspired wooden tray on Amazon. Why not make your own...

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10 New Mom Gift Basket Ideas (That She’ll Actually Use)

Do you actually remember those first few days and weeks after your baby was born? A friend of mine once told me “The days are long, but the years are short.” I never knew just how true this was until my son was born. Oh. My. Goodness. Talk about emotional. The highs and lows we experience as new moms are simply hard to put into words. Along with a lot of prayer, the one thing that helped me look forward into the future was an abundance of real friendship to walk alongside me. Friends who brought me sweet new...

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Get Healthy from the Inside Out with Nature Made Probiotics at WalMart

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. Mamas, let’s be honest. If you’re like me, you take a trip to WalMart at least once a week. I’m always out of milk, there’s always one last thing I forgot to add to my grocery list. I ran out of razors…again. It just happens. You too? I knew it 🙂 So, while you’re there, why not make an investment in your health and in the health of your family? Nature Made®  Probiotics Available at WalMart SuperCenters In my latest WalMart SuperCenter...

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