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  • 17 Easy Halloween Hacks for Kids & Families

    17 Easy Halloween Hacks for Kids & Families

    Looking for Halloween hacks for kids to make Halloween a little easier? Check out these Halloween tips and tricks that parents need to try this year. Halloween is my favorite holiday and I love to make the most out of the season. However, it can throw families off of schedule (not to mention the deluge…

  • 20 Easy DIY Baby Christmas Photos

    20 Easy DIY Baby Christmas Photos

    Looking for cute and easy DIY baby Christmas photos you can do at home? Check out these Christmas baby photoshoot ideas you need to take this year. There’s nothing I love like a holiday-themed baby photo. Seriously, I made us put both of our fall babies in a pumpkin within days of being born (and…

  • 170 Beautiful Short Girl Names

    170 Beautiful Short Girl Names

    Looking for short names for girls? Below you’ll find awesome short girl names — we’re talking four letters or less. I handpicked this list of names to save you time searching for names. I’m a researcher by training and has spent over six years studying name trends because I love them. The list has a…

  • 35 Dollar Tree Halloween Finds: Decor, Crafts & Treats

    35 Dollar Tree Halloween Finds: Decor, Crafts & Treats

    Looking for Dollar Tree Halloween ideas? Check out these dollar store Halloween finds, including Halloween essentials like costumes, decorations, crafts and more. I absolutely love Halloween. It’s my favorite holiday and my kids are in Halloween outfits from September through the big day. The Dollar Tree’s Halloween selection does not disappoint and is perfect if…

  • 3 DIY Stain Removers for Clothes

    3 DIY Stain Removers for Clothes

    Looking for DIY stain remover for set-in stains? You’ve come to the right place! Below you’ll find my three favorite homemade stain removers for clothes, using only household ingredients. After we brought out baby home from the hospital, I quickly realized that we were going to have to step-up our laundry game. I took to…

  • 20 Pretty Four Kids Tattoo Ideas for Moms

    20 Pretty Four Kids Tattoo Ideas for Moms

    On the hunt for mom of four tattoo ideas? You’ll love these mom of 4 tattoos that celebrate having four kids and honor motherhood. This article highlights four kids tattoos for moms that are simple, pretty and meaningful. You’ll find feminine, minimalist 4 kid tattoos for moms and unique mom of four tattoo ideas. These…

  • 15 Gifts for Dad at Dollar Tree to Save You Money

    15 Gifts for Dad at Dollar Tree to Save You Money

    Looking for gifts for dad that won’t break the bank? Then check out these awesome Dollar Tree gifts that that will save you so much money. These would be great as Father’s day gift ideas, Christmas gifts, birthday gifts for dad or as gift baskets. Below you’ll find budget gifts for dad and gifts baskets…

  • 65 Boy Names That Start With D

    65 Boy Names That Start With D

    Need some handsome boy name that start with D? Check out these 65 handpicked D names for boys! I’m a researcher by training and have been studying baby names for over six years. I love names and hope my lists help you find the perfect name. This list is for you if you’re tired of…