Back-to-school: Easy DIY lunch bag

There are so, so, soooo many things that I miss about being in school (yes, all you kids out there who can’t wait for school/college to be over. Be warned! School is cool — and not just because it rhymes). I miss the classes. I miss the schedule. And man oh man, how I miss…

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A DIY for the ’do — the baby’s ’do, that is

Typically, I wouldn’t consider watching hair grow a very fun activity. In fact, it’s probably ranked somewhere in between waiting for paint to dry and waiting for water to boil. Sooo slow and soooooo boring. As a new parent, however, a whole bunch of seemingly mundane tasks are suddenly way more exciting with a baby…

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2012 is coming. It’s calendar time!

Happy day after the day after Christmas to all! It’s hard to believe the holiday came and went so quickly. We had tons of fun celebrating the Bean’s first Christmas this year, and the fun’s not over yet! Our family keeps ringing in the holiday cheer well past New Year’s, so there’s still plenty of…

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Houston, we have a crib skirt.

It’s amazing the amount of preparation that comes into play during the last few months of this having-a-baby business. The last few weeks in particular have involved a flurry of thoughts and discussions about bottles and diapers, the merits of various binkies, the importance of breathable swaddling blankets and whether we really need to spring…

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Lantern DIY: Let there be light!

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I joined a Pinterest a little more than a month ago and have been slowly falling in love with it ever since. Does anyone else use the site? Seriously, it’s crazy nifty and can easily fill hours and hours of your time with great ideas and tons o’ eye candy. I’ve started a few boards,…

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