Author Archive | Laura

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DIY: Marble Art with Nail Polish

When I found out that my second baby would be a little girl, I was thrilled. Not just because I was excited to have a partner in crime to go out for “a pedi and a latte” together, go shopping with, and just generally be girly with, but also because I was looking forward to decorating a girly nursery. As […]

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Simple and Easy Homemade Basil Pesto (and Tips For Growing Great, High-Yielding Basil Plants)

Every summer, my favorite thing to grow in the garden is basil. It’s easy to grow, nearly maintenance free, and because I grow two plants every year, it’s quite cost-effective, producing hundreds of dollars worth of basil every summer for me. I’m no master gardener, but I think there are four keys to growing healthy, high-yielding […]

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How To: Organizing Baby Clothes

It’s amazing to me how much room those tiny, little pieces of clothing our babies wear take up. While my son’s nursery closet started out nice and organized, with specified bins and drawers for each piece of clothing, and even closet clothing dividers, he has grown so fast in the past year that my carefully constructed organizational […]

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Five Tips for Decluttering Your Smart Phone’s Virtual Mess

Beyond keeping me connected to the internet and making calls, my smart phone is my number one organizational device in my life. And it’s amazing how disorganized it gets! We organize our purses, diaper bags, dresser drawers and kitchen cabinets, so why not take time to organize our cell phones? It’s easy to over look the smart phone because […]

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How I Became A Babywearing Convert

I never thought I’d be a babywearing momma. I didn’t categorize myself as a natural-momma, organic-momma, hippie-momma, or anything of the like, and I ignorantly thought those were the only types of mommas who wore their babies. I was skeptical about the benefits, overwhelmed by all the options on the market, and secretly scared of […]

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