• HUGE list of shows like Downton Abbey + seasons 1-4 giveaway!
  • add a ruffled hem to a girl’s sweater {easy sewing tutorial}
  • HUNDREDS of ideas to make planning & packing school lunch easier!
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  • how to take great photos of your kids – tips & tricks roundup

HUGE list of shows like Downton Abbey + seasons 1-4 giveaway!

60 more period pieces (movies, miniseries, and tv shows) to watch if you love Downton Abbey!

So, those lucky Brits get to watch the Season 5 premiere of Downton Abbey in less than a week! Can you believe it? Those of us across the pond have to wait four more months to check back in with the beloved characters in our favorite period drama. But I have good news: today you have […]

add a ruffled hem to a girl’s sweater {easy sewing tutorial}

how to add a cute ruffled hem to a girl's sweater - easy sewing tutorial

I’ve been cleaning out closets and boxing up clothes the kids have grown out of lately. Stuffed in a drawer in my daughter’s room was a cute sweater from Old Navy with a pretty ruffled hem that I bought on clearance a few years ago – and never pulled out last winter when it was […]

HUNDREDS of ideas to make planning & packing school lunch easier!

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After the lazy days of summer I sometimes have a little trouble transitioning back into school year mode. Specifically, I find it much more difficult than it should be to start planning for 20 packed school lunches each week. (20!) Seriously, why is it so difficult to simply put together lunches for 4 kids each […]

how to take great photos of your kids – tips & tricks roundup

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We all want amazing photos of our kids, but the process of getting them can be, well, unpleasant to say the least. Kids have an amazing ability to figure out exactly what you want them to do, and then refuse to do it. For hours. Regardless of bribing, cajoling, and threatening (usually in that order). Even if […]

how to pattern draft and sew a raglan tee in any size

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Every year when it comes time to do our school shopping I’m amazed at how much it costs to outfit each child…and when you have 5, it really adds up! To make the cost a little less painful I do a lot of thrift store shopping and try to sew a few things using fabrics from […]

men’s tee to doily pocket shirt

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Hey guys! I have another refashion today - I’m going to show you how easy it is to transform a men’s tee into a cute, feminine, doily-pocket shirt. This simple refashion is perfect for t-shirts you find at the thrift store or steal from your little brother (or teenage son!). I started with a grey GAP […]