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Twenty-five Dollar Living Room Refresh

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Recently I got the urge to rearrange furniture in my living room. We cannot move, we don’t have a lot of money so rearranging furniture is one way that I make things feel fresh and new. When we finished moving things all around I said to my husband, “what do you think?”.  His response, “Feels…

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Kitchen Command Center

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If your life is anything like mine, this fall has you reminding yourself to just breathe. This October we will be welcoming baby number four into the family. That wasn’t enough excitement though—I had to go and have gestational diabetes (read about that here). Yesterday, I had my first appointment with my doctor since my…

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My Growing Boy

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This post brought to you by Stride Rite. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Balancing Home. When your favorite store (Target) partners with one of your favorite brands (Stride Rite) it is pretty much always awesome. While roaming Target, as I so frequently enjoy doing, we checked out the Surprize shoes for…

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Not My Week

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Ironically, after writing about seeking balance and being pulled in a million directions and mom guilt (this post)– this week happened. Monday afternoon was a regularly scheduled OB visit to check up on me and baby number four and it was also coupled with the much-loved glucose test. For those of you not familiar, you…

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Coloring Page Binder Cover Printable

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Back in my school days I was quite the doodler. Oh, and on the phone. Remember when the phone was attached to a wall and you didn’t really have anywhere to go or anything to do so you would just sit at the kitchen table and doodle? I’m dating myself, huh? Or I would just…

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Lighthouse Climb & Finding Balance

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This past weekend we were able to visit our town’s lighthouse. It was a scheduled lighthouse climb day. You have to be six to do it, so only Quinn qualified. Since I’m very pregnant, I let Ross hike up to the top of the lighthouse with him. He did facetime us from the top though!…

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Make Cheap School Supplies Fun & Durable

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This post brought to you by The Duck Brand. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Balancing Home. It is officially back to school season. Notice the supply displays in all the stores? Some of my friends from other parts of the country are already back at school! We don’t start until September…

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Back To School Bag Topper Printable

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These fun school themed bag toppers are pretty versatile and are most likely the last addition to this fun back to school collection. Stop by here to see the bunting and first day of school signs. There are also bookmarks, in both the stripes/apple print and the letter print. Find the printable bookmarks here. Today…

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Back To School Bookmarks Printable

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Quinn was just telling me he needed a bookmark and I thought that would make the perfect addition to our back to school collection. If you are looking for bunting or first day of school signs, you will need to check that out. The bookmarks print four to a page and are a mix of…

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Marriage Advice Printable Card for Wedding Shower

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My husband just returned from his six day business trip. I’m something like seven months pregnant and have a 2, 4 and 6 year-old, so over the last six days I’ve mostly been consumed with keeping us all alive and not melting into some hormonal sob/yelling fit. I mostly succeeded. To the parents that do…

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