Tag Archives: diy

How to Take Your Child’s Passport Photo

Traveling abroad is expensive (though certainly worth it—even with kids in tow!), so cutting down on travel costs where you can is a must. While you can’t save money on those pricey passport application fees, you can save money by taking your own passport photos. The cost of having a passport photo taken at a drugstore… Read More


Fall Pumpkin Patch Felt Board

I gushed in our summer recap that it was cooling off and the high temperatures here had dropped down to the 80s, but I spoke too soon. Our hot Texas summer keeps dragging on into fall, and it’s 99 degrees today in mid-October! For those of you with little ones AND perfect autumn weather, here’s… Read More


How to Hang a Gallery Wall in 6 Easy Steps

I’ve been accumulating random pieces of artwork for C’s nursery since before he was born. And by accumulating I mean that when I walk by a cute wall-hanging in a store or see some frames in the perfect shade of blue to match his room, I have to buy them. So what do I do… Read More


Vintage Airplane Party Invitation + Paper Details

I hope you’ve been enjoying the look back at our first year! This will be the last post in baby C’s first birthday series, and it’s about time for me to move on anyway, considering his first birthday was a few months ago now and I’ve just been hanging on to a false reality that it just happened, like,… Read More


Vintage Airplane First Birthday Party

I know, I know—finally! Birthday party pics! We threw a vintage airplane-themed birthday party at our home to celebrate baby C’s first year. Even though I put too much pressure on myself as usual, I loved planning my son’s first birthday party. I wanted it to be really special and memorable for us as parents because this is our first child… Read More


10 Tips for Taking Better Monthly Baby Photos

My son’s monthly baby photo was something I looked forward to each month during his first year—both taking the pictures and selecting the ones that would forever represent each monthly milestone. It was always so hard to choose just one! I put together a monthly photo collage of his first year, and I was blown away after… Read More


One Year of Baby C: A Monthly Photo Collage

I’ve been working for a while now on a series of posts related to my little guy’s first birthday, and I’m excited to start sharing them with you! To start off, here’s the outcome of Baby C’s monthly photos: I took the photos each month on the date he was born. He sat in the glider… Read More


Easter Basket Ideas for Baby

I’m back to finish my Easter post by sharing what I put together for C’s first Easter basket. If you missed the post earlier this week, check it out to see his Easter egg hunt and petting zoo fun. He was only a few weeks old last year for his first Easter as I mentioned, so… Read More


First Birthday Party Sneak Peek

I’ve totally neglected my poor blog this month, but I promise it’s for a good reason: My baby boy is turning 1! How did that even happen?! No, really, how? Since my last post, I’ve spent every baby-is-sleeping minute I have binging on first birthday ideas on Pinterest, designing printable decorations, stringing banners onto twine,… Read More


Throwback Thursday: Baby Shower

If you’ve been following along since I first started blogging a few months ago, you might remember me writing in my introductory blog post that I was looking forward to revisiting some of the wonderful memories of my life preblog and sharing them with you. Well, here I am with my first Throwback Thursday, throwing it back… Read More