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Lot's of fun for in the sun! 

Summer Amazon Finds

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Back-to-school season is in full swing across the country and today I’m sharing some of my favorite books to get from the library or purchase and PJs to go along with them! Books Our Class is a Family A Letter From Your Teacher: On the First Day of School ABCs of Kindness When Pencil Met […]

Back to School PJs & Books

School

29

Jul

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*This post is sponsored by The Container Store. Thank you for supporting the brands I work with!! I’m so excited to finally share how I organized the girls closet with help from The Container Store at Westfield Annapolis !! Ever since the girls began sharing Piper’s tiny closet and moved into together a year ago […]

Our Shared Girls Closet Update

Interior Design

27

Jul

Activity Box Ideas

Back To School Activity Box Ideas

Though we are still enjoying our summer (we haven’t even been on our vacation yet) I’m gearing up for the busy back to school season ahead! We just released the library & back to school themed Magic Playbook and it inspired me to pull together this blog post sharing some fun ideas for the upcoming […]

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21

Jul

School

Back to School Finds

Printed Floral Sweatshirt Girls’ Frilly Socks Three-Pack Canvas Elastic Mary Janes Ice Cream Pencil Case Sooez High Capacity Pencil Pen Case Pencil Ponytail Mini Me Broderie Collar Top – French Navy/ Ivory Blue Dot Pique Smocked Apple Dress School Bus Pajamas Simple Modern Kids’ Fletcher Backpack, Ocean Candy Stripe Nap Mat with Pillow YETI Rambler Jr. 12 […]

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12

Jul

Amazon

July Amazon Finds

*This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission when you purchase something from one of my links. Time for another Amazon fashion finds haul ! You can always visit my Amazon Shop (which I recently updated) for more finds! Sleeveless Floral Ruffle Strappy Beach Swing Dress Straw Round Crossbody Beach Purse – […]

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12

Jul

Top Sellers

Top Sellers In June

Women’s Waffle Knit Pajama Set – the set I can’t stop wearing! I have it in 3 different styles, it’s so soft and great for summer travel! Beach Toy Mesh Bag/Shell Collecting Bag – See how I customized these adorable shell collecting bags here! Women’s Casual Cotton Embroidery Dress Babydoll A-line Mini Dress with Belt […]

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09

Jul

Summer

DIY Customized Sea Shell Collecting Bags

Have you seen these adorable mesh shell collecting bags floating around the internet? I’ve seen several cute DIYs with them and first discovered them from my business partner, Mandy! She customized hers SO adorably for her kids with pipe cleaners! I ordered a set of the bags (only $15 for 3 ) and have had […]

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07

Jul

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5 Steps To Your Most Affordable 4th of July BBQ

*This blog post is sponsored by ALDI. I can’t believe 4th of July is only a few days away! I’ve teamed up with my go-to grocery store, ALDI to share our cookout spread, my favorite watermelon salad recipe and a few bbq tips! When you’re cooking for a crowd I know all too well that […]

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01

Jul

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Earn Your Screen Time Chart

Summer break is officially on in our house and while we’ve all been home together for so long at this point I’m going to be making a few changes this summer to our routine. The biggest change is going to be to be how we spend our mornings and we’ll be using an “Earn Your […]

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22

Jun

Entertaining

Outdoor Summer Entertaining Essentials

*This post is sponsored by Target.  We have a pizza and movie night tradition every Friday. It started about a year ago and it’s something we all look forward to alllll week. Now that it’s summer I decided it was time to switch things up a bit and I’ve partnered with Target today to share […]

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15

Jun

Recipes

Neapolitan Frozen Yogurt Cake With Waffle Cone Crust

*This post is sponsored by ALDI. Summer is FINALLY upon us! I think most of us can agree this summer is going to be one for the books! After being stuck at home for over a year I am so ready to celebrate warm weather with friends and family this year. Today I’ve teamed up […]

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14

Jun

Summer

Outdoor Summer Finds for Kids

Who is ready to kick off a fun-filled summer? Here are some outdoor finds in case you need a little update to your gear this summer!  Kikkerland Huckleberry Make Your Own Flower Necklace Kit Toy Parachute – Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Rainbow Character Kids’ Chair- Sun Squad Retro Basket Jelly Bag- Light Pink Crystal […]

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11

Jun

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