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Effortless Up Do Hair Tutorial for Summer

Ready for summer’s easiest up do hair tutorial? It’s so simple and cute up dos are a fabulous hairstyle solution you can try on long or medium hair . Keep reading for the full step by step! As we head into summer, I am so looking forward to traveling, pool-hopping and being my most present mom-self. You know what I don’t have time for? Bothering with my hair. Nope. No fancy mermaid braids here… unless I’m doing them on the girls! I threw up my hair similarly to this one morning last week and was so pleased with …

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Slab Cabinets: Everything You Want to Know about Flat Panel Cabinets

If you’re doing a kitchen renovation or are designing a new kitchen from scratch, no decision will impact the design of your new kitchen more than the style and color of your kitchen cabinets. We went with slab cabinets in our house and I’m breaking down the decision and everything else you want to know below! When we were building our house, there was no space I was more excited about than the kitchen! After living in our 1940s-built kitchen in Los Angeles for almost five years, I was excited about a real pantry, deep drawers for …

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DIY Paw Patrol Skye Halloween Costume

This easy character costume idea is perfect for kids! My Paw Patrol Skye Costume is an easy homemade costume that requires no sewing and uses normal clothes that can be re-worn at a later date. Most people agree that the greatest amount of change comes in the first year of life. They go from little newborns, totally dependent on their mamas with little more than a few reflexes to walking babbling beings. Somehow, though, the contrast just from 2 to 2.5 feels so huge!  Every day I’m getting glimpses of who she will be at 13 and 23 and …

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DIY Kids Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Halloween Costume

If you are looking for a fun DIY Halloween costume for kids, you’ve come to the right place! The Lorax costume is easy to make with no sewing involved! Grab your glue gun and orange fur and make this fun costume for kids of all ages. If your kiddo has activist inclinations (or you work for the tree permitting office of Austin) then this might be the costume for you! At a time when things are nothing if not political, what better way to make a statement than with this fun and bright Dr. Seuss’, The Lorax costume. It’s super …

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