Baby DIY

21 Baby DIYs for Nesting Moms

21 baby diys for nesting moms

There’s something about finding out your pregnant that makes me go into crafty overdrive for baby DIYs! Especially with my first! As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I hopped over to Joann Fabric, bought some mink and flannel fabric, and made my little one a gender-neutral minky blanket. That blanket was followed by leggings, a quilt, burp cloths, and so much more! It’s funny how soon you feel that nesting urge, so I’ve clumped together 21 of my favorite…

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DIY Money

15 Things To Make And Sell On Etsy For Some Extra Income

15 things to make and sell on etsy

There are way more online shoppers today and that number only keeps growing everyday! Which means now is the perfect time for you to take your creative skills and open your own shop and sell on Etsy! You can find DIY and craft tutorials for almost anything nowadays on Pinterest. And while we love to save ourselves some money with these DIYs we can also make money doing it! If you don’t know I love to DIY anything and everything…

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Beauty

Jumbo Pull Through Braid Pigtails Tutorial

pull through braid pigtails

We are seeing braids everywhere! And recently “big kid” pigtails are all the rage, so I’ve taken some inspiration from Pinterest to bring you this jumbo pull through braid pigtails tutorial! These pull through braids are amazing for long and short hair! Becuase it uses elastics to secure each section, you are able to get huge volume with less hair! I love these pull through braids! Here’s What You’ll Need: Package of small elastics 1 Bobby pin Comb Tip! I find…

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Freebies

Free Printable Fill-in Floral Calendar

Free Printable floral calendar

I’ve come to find out that step #1 to feeling like you have a handle on your life is using a calendar! I mean, as a busy mom focused on what my child eats all day and what activities we can do to help his development, the least a calendar can do for me is help me know what day of the week it is. I think it can be easy to feel overwhelmed in whatever stage of life you’re…

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Baby DIY

DIY Baby Romper + Free Pattern

diy baby romper pattern

It’s a girl! Well, at least I think it’s a girl! Yes, I’m about 7 weeks pregnant and my gut feeling is it’s a girl. Maybe it’s just me hoping for a mini-me or maybe it’s just because this pregnancy really feels different than my last! Either way, I am so excited for Jamie to have a sibling! And I can finally buy and make millions of girly things like this adorable romper! Here’s What You’ll Need: Supplies: Romper top…

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Life Money

Splurge or Save: Where to find 11 of The Most Popular Baby Products for Less

Splurge or Save 11 of the most popular baby products for less

Baby shopping ugh! Trying to find the best baby products when you’re on a budget can be hard! And most of the time you just don’t know what to put on your registry! I think most of us search Pinterest only to be suggested the most expensive products around! While these products are awesome and super chic, most of us don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on bassinets or strollers! So I’ve put together my favorite baby dupes list…

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Freebies

Free Printable Fitness Tracker

free printable fitness planner

Since I’ve had Jamie, I struggled with my weight, you can read all about it here. Now, 16 months after having Jamie, I am finally making real changes and seeing some results. I’m eating healthier and hitting the gym every single day! Which is why I decided to put together a whole fitness tracker to keep track of my progress! This fitness tracker includes: 1 Hustle for that muscle cover 2 pages to keep track of your measurements for 6…

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Beauty

Side Swept Voluminous Fishtail Ponytail Tutorial

Side Swept Fishtail braid ponytail

Guys! For some reason I thought I had posted this tutorial weeks ago, but I was thumbing through some of my posts and saw this post was still titled as a draft! I immediately opened my post and realized not only had I not published it but I hadn’t even finished it! How could this post have slipped my mind? This side-swept fishtail braid ponytail is a great way to amp up your regular ponytail without taking loads of extra time to do.…

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Baby DIY

DIY Mini Leather Backpack

We’re having backpack love over here! I am a Fawn Design obsessor, and if you haven’t seen their bags you need to look them up right now! Anyway, they recently launched a mini version of their original bag and I was dying to get one for Jamie. But like most other moms, I don’t have $90 to spend on a backpack for my toddler! Does a 15-month-old count as a toddler? Because I feel like he’s 4 years old! So instead of buying,…

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Beauty

13 Hairstyles Perfect For The Gym

gym hairstyles

(Feature image is from Nina Starck) Just recently my brother got engaged which instantly kicked my butt off the couch and into the gym! It’s funny how a strict end date can finally be the push we need to get going. Anyway since then I’ve hit the gym every day (today being day 16 as I write this), go me! But one thing most of us don’t realize as we pull our hair into that ponytail every day is how…

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