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January 2017

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Baby A’s Nursery Reveal

January 24, 2017

Creating baby A’s nursery was such an important step in my preparation for her arrival. It’s hard to pinpoint why but I felt her nursery needed to be organized, decorated and ready as soon as possible. Nesting, maybe? Since we were building our house during much of my pregnancy, decorating and organizing the nursery wasn’t an option. So we started by selecting her room and picking out a color scheme, pink, white and gray. After we moved in, it was one of the first rooms we tackled.

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DIY painted lamp
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DIY Painted Lamp

What’s better than buying a new lamp for the house? Rehabbing an old lamp with new paint and saving some moolah. That’s exactly how this DIY painted lamp came into existence.…

January 17, 2017
Inspiration + Wisdom

25 Pearls of Wisdom from Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK, Jr. quotes to inspire every facet of life. I have to start off today’s post with a confession. I’ve always appreciated Dr. King’s life and contributions to American society, but I’ve never truly dug deeply into his words until this year. Maybe it’s…

January 13, 2017
Motherhood

39 Weeks Pregnant

I made it to 39 weeks pregnant and no one could be more surprised than me! I was convinced I’d have our baby sometime between weeks 35-38. Now I think she might never come out and I’ll have to evict my little squatter. 😉…

January 10, 2017
How to Create and Keep Good Habits
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How to Create and Keep Good Habits

New year equals new (and improved!) you… right? It makes sense to use the beginning of a year to wipe the slate clean and set new goals. So why do our good intentions start strong in January and dwindle out by March? Is it…

January 6, 2017
Motherhood

4 Things to Say to Every Expecting Mom

Learn how to avoid foot-in-mouth moments with your pregnant friends. Awkward moments are the. worst! We’ve all been there when a friend tells us her big news – she’s having a BABY! If you’ve never experienced pregnancy or motherhood yourself, knowing what to say for the next…

January 3, 2017