DIY

The Cutest DIY Photo Mugs for the Holidays

My mom currently has a monopoly on holidays and we gladly let her. She can cook 8 different dishes without breaking a sweat and I’m pretty sure she could bake a casserole in her sleep. (Plus, my dad has mastered the art of Prime Rib, Spiral Sliced Ham, and more!) Christmas Eve, however, is all mine! My family comes over for tamales and chili, followed by the girls getting to open what is usually an obscenely large gift from one of my sisters and general merriment ensues until all of the parents begin talking about how Santa will be here …

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How to DIY Custom Family Photo Ornaments this Holiday

These Custom Family Photo Ornaments are the perfect personalized gift for the holidays! A fun and easy DIY project that creates gorgeous and meaningful gifts for loved ones. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all my own. What to give your mom who has everything? That’s always the question if you’re me.  She effortlessly hosts holidays and Sunday dinners. She is always available to help with her grandchildren and is the first person I call if I need a second opinion. The girls …

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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! We are heading to San Diego this week and to say I’m looking forward to a low key week of summer fun would be a major understatement. My favorite thing about being on vacation with the kids is feeling like I am my most present mom self. We are all getting to enjoy new things for the first time and discover new places together and you know …

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How to French Braid: An Easy Step-by-Step Tutorial for A Relaxed French Braid

The French braid is such a classic hairstyle, and once you know how, it’s easy to do it yourself. Learn how to French braid with this step by step tutorial, for an effortless and chic style. The french braid was my ultimate childhood hairstyle. I coveted them when I saw them walking the halls of my elementary school and was privy to them only on occasions such as dance recitals or wedding receptions. My mom didn’t know how to french braid, so she would take me to the local salon on such occasions. A Relaxed French Braid The french …

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