12 Fall Decor Ideas, Printables, & Recipes

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Looking for fall inspiration?  Great!  Today's post is for you.  It's a compilation of 12 awesome decor ideas, printables, and recipes all by yours truly. Enjoy scrolling and browsing!  I will say that the pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are quite popular right now and for good reason-- they're … [Continue reading...]

What I Packed In My Hospital Bag

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This post should really be titled What I Packed In My Hospital Bag And All The Other Crap We Brought.  Because, really, my hospital bag was one of five bags we lugged into the hospital.  Hello, my name is Chelsea, and I'm an over-packer.  So today I'm going to share what I packed that was actually … [Continue reading...]

Baby Short Stack Pancake Costume

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80+ blog buddies and I got together to bring you 80+ DIY Halloween costumes, including Owen's baby short stack pancake costume! Is this not the most scrumptious short stack of pancakes you've ever seen? I'm teaming up with Jamie Dorobek and her handmade Halloween costume site, Really Awesome … [Continue reading...]

Preggo/Mom Series: Hi Sugarplum!

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This is the last installment of the Preggo/Mom Series.  Back to our regularly scheduled programming on Friday! With that said, I know this isn't a mom blog and I don't intend on it becoming a mom blog because I think that would make some of you vomit and stop reading.  BUT is there anything any of … [Continue reading...]

Owen’s Birth Story (Part Two)

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Did you miss Part One of Owen's birth story?  That's okay, you can catch up here. I got a new nurse at 6 AM on Sunday morning.  She took over for the nurse I had on Saturday afternoon for a couple hours so she was a familiar face.  And I liked her.  I think liking and getting along with your … [Continue reading...]

Owen’s Birth Story (Part One)

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It was Monday, August 11th and I had my routine weekly doctor's visit.  I was 39 weeks, 4 days.  Everything looked great-- my blood pressure, baby's heart rate, etc.  But my doctor told me what she had been telling me for weeks-- my cervix was completely closed. She said that if I didn't have any … [Continue reading...]

Preggo/Mom Series: The DIY Village

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So I can enjoy some time with Owen and get acclimated to life with a newborn, I asked some of my blog buddies to play along and answer 10 hard-hitting questions about pregnancy and motherhood. Today, the talented Jacque from The DIY Village is sharing her experiences and insights. What did you … [Continue reading...]

Preggo/Mom Series: Thrifty Decor Chick

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So I can enjoy some time with Owen and get acclimated to life with a newborn, I asked some of my blog buddies to play along and answer 10 hard-hitting questions about pregnancy and motherhood. Today, the lovely Sarah from Thrifty Decor Chick is sharing her experiences and insights. What did … [Continue reading...]

Preggo/Mom Series: View Along The Way

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So I can enjoy some time with Owen and get acclimated to life with a newborn, I asked some of my blog buddies to play along and answer 10 hard-hitting questions about pregnancy and motherhood. Today, the delightful Kelly from View Along the Way is sharing her experiences and insights. What did … [Continue reading...]

Baby Closet Dividers

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Today I'm sharing a small nursery organization project with you guys-- baby closet dividers.  These are super simple and inexpensive to make.  They would also make great baby shower gifts. It’s also the 10th of the month which means another fabulous themed roundup from this talented bunch of … [Continue reading...]

Cleaning With Target up&up Products

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Since having a baby I've paid extra attention to cleanliness in our house.  Not to the point where I'm disinfecting every single thing, because babies need to be exposed to some naturally occurring germs in your home.  But I make a point to disinfect places "outsiders" use, like door knobs … [Continue reading...]

Preggo/Mom Series: Just A Girl

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So I can enjoy some time with Owen and get acclimated to life with a newborn, I asked some of my blog buddies to play along and answer 10 hard-hitting questions about pregnancy and motherhood.   Today, the lovely Chris from Just a Girl is sharing her experiences and insights. What did you … [Continue reading...]