Our 2014 Christmas Tree

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I feel like Christmas snuck up on me this year.  It's probably because I'm not nearly as busy this year as I was last year because I was in full on Christmas mode before Thanksgiving last year.  Or maybe it's because I'm too busy being obsessed with my kid.  Whatever the case, I'm lucky I got our Christmas tree up this year.  I just wasn't feeling … [Read more...]

2015 New Year’s Print

FREE 2015 New Year's Print

It's the 10th of the month!  This month my friends and I got busy with the theme GOLD.  It's kind of perfect for the holidays right? Check out my post and then hop on over to visit all of the others: Homemade Marshmallows from Your Homebased Mom Printable Gold Money Card Holder for Christmas from Thirty Handmade Days Gold Striped Gift Tags … [Read more...]

Christmas Front Porch

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I finished up our outdoor Christmas decorations over the weekend.  In years past we've decorated the shrubbery in front of our house and garage but this year I'm using the baby as an excuse for scaled back decorations.  Kind of like how I blamed being super busy and tired (didn't know I was pregnant at the time-- hah) last year. Last month I … [Read more...]

Christmas Tablescape

silver and blue centerpiece

Confession: This was last year's Christmas tablescape.  And FYI, my spellcheck is lighting up "tablescape", indicating that it is not, in fact, a word but I don't care. Tablescape, tablescape, tablescape. Yeah, so I never shared this last year because the holiday season of 2013 was straight up bananas for me.  I was working my day job, newly … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Capturing Great Holiday Photos

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Owen's college fund and I would like to thank Hallmark Baby for sponsoring today's post!  As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Today I thought I would share 10 tips for capturing great holiday photos of your little one(s).  Why stress about a photo shoot with a photographer and risk scheduling it and your baby having a meltdown when you can … [Read more...]