Author Archives: Jill

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Low Budget Brass Bathroom Update

Anyone who’s ever watched an hour of HGTV in their life knows that master bathrooms and kitchens are usually what sell homes, andView full post »

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I Fought The Paci & The Paci Won. Again.

The plan was I would write a post this morning while Lowell naps and Leyna watches Doc McStuffins all about how we FINALLY kicked the paciView full post »

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Simple, Whimsical Halloween Decorations

Now that our house is officially under contract (again- we’re hopeful it will stick the 2nd time around), we can loosen up a littleView full post »

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Nothing’s Wrong With Him… Or Something’s Wrong With All Of Them

Over the last couple months, I’ve come to an equally comforting and terrifying conclusion. There isn’t anything really wrongView full post »

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Why I’m Okay With Stitch Fix’s Prices, And My October Box

I got my October box of Stitch Fix clothes last week, delivered to my door step between home showings. And then I was super bummed becauseView full post »

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Creative Pregnancy Announcements- Did You Pull One Off? {Contributor}

Big news from contributor Julie today! I have never been able to pull off anything more than a blank stare to tell my husband I’mView full post »

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Selling The Reality (House For Sale Part 2)

While the pictures we are using to sell our house depict this place as “Pinterest Perfect,” clean, bright, and fresh, they areView full post »

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Selling The Dream (House For Sale Part 1)

This is officially the longest I’ve ever lived anywhere in my entire life. Not just the longest I’ve lived in a home, but theView full post »

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Adventures With 3 Kids & The Joovy TooQool Stroller {Contributor}

Suzanne is back today with more pics of baby Lincoln! And an update on life with 3 kids, along with a great review of the Joovy TooQoolView full post »

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Communication Is A Good Thing & So Is Self Reflection- A Football Update

A lot of you chimed in with love and support after my post the other day about a lot of things, but mainly about my heartbreak over feelingView full post »

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A Place For Everything- Even Essential Oils

In my dream world, in my dream house, I am a hyper-organized person. In my dream world, in my dream house, PopTarts don’t fall onView full post »

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So This Is Six

“Hey dad, suck my dictionary. Heh.” “Um, what? What did you say?” “I said SUCK MY DICTIONARY.View full post »

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My September Fix from Stitch Fix

Hiiiii!! Okay, the last 3 weeks have been BANANAS. Lots of travel, which has been equal parts YAY and Wait? What time zone am I in? Is itView full post »

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Baby Blues? Or Browns? Or Maybe Greens?

Just curious. What color do you think his eyes are? What are they going to be? We can’t really tell. I mean, they look greenish toView full post »

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My Daughter Is Everything And Nothing I Expected- A Poppy Drops Giveaway

Leyna Lorelei- 2nd born, middle sister, hair twirler, obsessive snuggler, paci-aholic, bossy, nurturing, and addicted toView full post »

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Childhood Cancer ACTION and a #HelpSam Update

Last September, I read a post shared on Facebook, calling out the empty intentions behind so many “awareness” campaigns. ThisView full post »

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I Need A Little Feedback And You Could Win $50

I launched a reader survey the other night. I posted the link on my FB page and have already received a tremendous amount of feedback. IfView full post »

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Last-Minute School Kit – DIY & Video

The last-minute school kit is full of items I usually forget I need until the last minute, or things that will make getting my kid out theView full post »

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I Grew Up Thinking I Want To Be A SAHM. Then I Grew Out Of It. {Contributor}

This gal- Stephanie Totty of FroggyAndTheMouse.com- who I’m honored to have contributing here, has seen me through this entireView full post »

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Changing Of The Wreaths Day- September 1

I woke up today and realized August is dead, which was a shocking surprise because I usually count down the days of August with wishfulView full post »

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Still Loving Our DIY, Low Budget Hardwood Floors After 3 Years

It’s been 3 years since we installed our own hardwood floors on a small budget. We are still in love with them, and I’mView full post »

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With Experience Comes Confidence- Another Year Of School Begins

“I don’t like my hair spiky,” he said as I came at him with his dad’s bottle of hair gel. “Okay, let me justView full post »

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Bats & Balls- This Is Not About Baseball {Contributor}

Contributor Suzanne Davis loses her mind a little shortly after having her 3rd baby when bats invade her house while her husband is stuckView full post »

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I Want To Be Strong- On Body Image After Anxiety

Fighting to get stronger, mentally and physically, and silencing that voice in my head that longs for a skinny, ill body.View full post »

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Stitchfix August Box- What I Love, What I Don’t

A rundown of what I loved and what I didn’t in my August Stitch Fix box.View full post »

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Kids Left In Hot Cars- Some Facts

When Allstate approached me to work on a series of sponsored content, like this post, they wanted to know what were some safety issues IView full post »

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Notes To The Babysitter- Video

I made a magical discovery this week while excavating the wonder that is our home office. Under piles of files, I found a notebook datingView full post »

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I Regret Not Sleep Training My Baby

I regret letting my anxiety and the fear of judgement from others stop me from sleep training my baby.View full post »

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“Kids Live Here” Home Design

My kids may ruin a lot of things, like my ability to ever wear anything white, but they definitely have not ruined our ability to have aView full post »

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Favorite Breastfeeding Products & Tips, Plus Video

I’m sharing some of my favorite breastfeeding products, tips, and advice.View full post »

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Pregnant News Anchor Passes Out In Street, Signs Off To Be A SAHM {Contributor}

Julie Kroenig was living “the dream” as a morning anchor for WKRN in Nashville, but after exhaustion literally lead her toView full post »

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Let It Grow

Texas peaches sprout on their own from a compost pile. The case for letting “weeds” grow.View full post »

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Puppy Themed 1st Birthday Party

A huge thanks to Minted for sponsoring Lowell’s birthday party and this post! Lowell is always happy. His open mouth smiles, andView full post »

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Glue Resist Fabric Painting- DIY Tutorial

Awww, yeah. It’s crafty time! Y’all, I am so freaking excited because the fact that I not only blogged this DIY but also MADEView full post »

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Lowell Is One, And Life Is Good For The 3rd-Born

In many ways, I think life is better for our 3rd-born than the other two. We are more confident parents, he has siblings to play with, heView full post »

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Carter’s Is Hipper Than I Remember – And a Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Carter’s. If you like free kids clothes, maybe stick around to check out the $50 giveaway at the bottomView full post »