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ACTIVITY ADVENT CALENDAR + PRINTABLE

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Christmas gets better and better each year. I honestly think Christmas is more fun as an adult/parent than it is as a kid. I love getting to carry on traditions that I did when I was a kid, and create new ones for my girls. Now that Hazel is two, I’m super excited to start the tradition of doing an activity advent calendar each Christmas with the girls

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OUR CHRISTMAS CARD

Holiday Christmas
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I need your guys’ help!Which Christmas card should I do this year? We took family pictures in October (I’ll be sharing more of them next week) and I’m trying to decide not only which family pictures to use for our cards, but also which card design to do. For the last few years I’ve been getting our Christmas cards from Minted, and I have

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THE BEST DRUGSTORE EYE CREAM

Olay Eyes Review
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Corduroy Pants | White Sweater: similar

I remember when Hazel was just a few hours old and my father-in-law looked at me and said “you look tired”. I wanted to reply “Duh! I only got two hours of sleep last night because I just had a baby!” But instead I just smiled and said “Do I? I feel pretty good.” Two years, plus another baby later, and I’m officially tired. Ha! Or at least that’s what my under eyes would tell you. I’ve gotten pretty used to less sleep, so I don’t feel super tired, but these dark circles under my

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OUR APPROACH TO SLEEP

Sleep Training
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Iris’ Outfit | Iris’ BowJelly Cat Bunny | Crib Mobile | DIY Lyrics Wall Hanging: similar | Rocking Recliner Chair | Crib: similar | Jute Rug

Both of my girls are really good sleepers (Hazel started sleeping through the night at 5 months old, and Iris at 2 months old, Hazel takes a 2-3 hour nap in the afternoon, and Iris takes 1 or 2 short naps in the morning and a 3-4 hour nap in the afternoon), and whenever I mention how long they sleep for, I get asked what my secret is. Truthfully, every

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