The kids have enjoyed helping and watching our little seedlings grow. We're learning together about gardening, taking care of our plants, and reducing food waste.
Even though I'm a photographer, I take the vast majority of my personal photos on my phone. Here are some brief tips to help you get better pictures of your family, and what I do with my personal photos so they don't just live forever in my phone.
I’ve put together a list of everyday items and some activities you can do with them. Not only are these easy, but they also won't cost very much.

DIY: Ice Luminaries

I make long lists of outdoor activities we should do. In reality, most of the time the brutally harsh air pushes me back inside the moment I set a toe out the door.
I recently hosted a party at my house for my daughter's birthday.  I knew I wanted to have something unique and fun to drink for the parents and adults in attendance, but I didn't want it to be too...
What I love about chalk paint is that it can go on anything with minimal prep work. It's the perfect solution to spruce up furniture on a budget.
It was the perfect form of therapy for me, the perfect mental break from my norm. I was refreshed and inspired. I was a better mom.
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The Halloween Costume Hustle

But I love Halloween, and I will continue to play this game with myself every year until my child is old enough to refuse to participate in my craziness. 
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Curl Your Hair Like A Pro

Mom boss, blogger, and hair stylist, our contributor Christy shares her tips for getting professional looking, salon perfect curls at home!
Now-many articles, videos and painters will tell you that you should paint in a "W" pattern on the walls.  I have never done that.

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Rochester MN Guide to MEA Weekend

Looking for things to do in Rochester MN over MEA Weekend? Our guide of activities and events has you covered all weekend long!