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DIY Halloween Costume Ideas: Easy, Fast, and Cheap

Growing up, homemade Halloween costumes were our staple! My mom would be sewing through thick fake fur and slippery, shimmer material for hours. My mother’s costumes were works of art and one of my favorite childhood memories. I want to make Halloween special for my kids too and while I am not the “toil over […]

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DIY Bows for beginners

DIY Hair Bows for Beginners

If you have daughters under the age of 10 like I do, JoJo Siwa and the JoJoBow is a thing in your everyday life. When I was a girl my mom was a DIY queen and we went to school every day in complicated up-do’s resplendent in DIY bows. While I hate doing hair, I […]

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Nit ready to head back to school? Maybe our tips can help!

4 Tips for Back to School Success

Whether your child is about to begin his or her first year of preschool or entering high school–the transition from summertime to school time is bound to be a bumpy one. No matter your child’s age, a little preparation will go a long way. Here are my back to school tips to help your kids […]

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the mom's summer bucket list focuses on helping mom rediscover themselves this summer

Summer on the Seacoast: A Mom’s Bucket List

Like many families, I began my summer by creating a bucket list of must-see and dos for my family. The list includes many Seacoast summer standards: Fort Foster, the Prescott Park Arts Festival and classics like running through the sprinklers, bowling, lemonade stands, and fishing. Then I got to thinking, what about me? What did […]

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