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Tall House Updates

Design Mom 1/14 1:37A Design Mom
Sometimes there are mini-projects going on in the midst of the larger renovation. One of those has been stripping down and re-storing the door knobs and locks. Here s what he process has looked like...

I Nailed the Big Kid Gifts All Eight Nights of Hanukkah

Mommy Shorts 1/13 11:54A Mommy Shorts
Hanukkah is long over (there s been an entire government insurrection since then!), but I wanted to travel back in time and post a few of my favorite photos taken over the eight nights. It s what I...

Living With Kids: Jennifer Bangoura

Design Mom 1/12 2:28A Josh Bingham
Jennifer and her family live in Maryland, just outside of DC. Like many of us, she and her husband have been juggling home care, child care, jobs, etc.; working from home with two small kids,...

Can Using a Hair Line for Aging Hair Make You Feel Younger?

Mommy Shorts 1/6 5:06A Mommy Shorts
This post is sponsored by Hair Biology but all opinions are my own. Remember when I first started writing my blog, as a young mom with a newborn baby girl? Well, something crazy happened and now you...

Tall House Update

Design Mom 1/6 2:37A Design Mom
Have you ever heard of using soap as a finish for wood floors and wood furniture? We heard about it from our friend Gijsbert and then I went down an internet wormhole searching “traditional soap...

Happy 2021 Everyone!

Mommy Shorts 1/5 4:16A Mommy Shorts
Welp. 2020 is over. What a god awful year. But somehow we made it through to the other side and learned several valuable lessons along the way— the importance of family, the value of time spent...

Project Plans for 2021

Design Mom 1/4 12:42A Design Mom
Last night we had a family meeting (with the 3 oldest kids joining via videochat). Each of us reported on our year, and we reviewed a list of family goals we had made at the beginning of 2020 —...

A Few Things — and Happy New Year!

Design Mom 1/1 5:08A Design Mom
Hello, Friends. How are you? How was your end-of-December? Has it felt like a strange holiday break to you? What felt different this year and what felt the same? Is there anything new you tried this...

Why It’s Smart to Rent Maternity Clothes

Pregnant Chicken 12/26 5:29A Amy Morrison
Nuuly is a monthly subscription service where you can pick any 6 items and rent maternity clothes for $88. When I was pregnant one... The post Why It s Smart to Rent Maternity Clothes appeared first on Pregnant Chicken .

What Are Your Only-in-December Foods?

Design Mom 12/22 9:45A Design Mom
In December, a food cart (pictured above) parks next to the big church in the center of town. It sells crepes, gaufres (waffles), and croustillants. Croustillants are fried balls of dough, rolled in...

Living With Kids: Marianne Brown

Design Mom 12/21 11:19P Josh Bingham
We met Marianne three years ago right here on Living With Kids when we featured her Holladay, Utah home. Well, this year Marianne moved to her new home, three doors down from her old home. Marianne is...

Last Minute Gift Guide: Books! Books! Books!

Design Mom 12/20 9:22P Design Mom
Probably my favorite last minute gift to give is books! Books are such an easy way to give a gift that s thoughtful and practical. Even if you only know a little bit about the recipient or their...
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