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Tea Party at the Olive Branch Cafe in Tacoma

An afternoon tea party allows you to gather with family and/or friends, while sipping tea and enjoying little refreshments. It’s an opportunity to dress up, be fancy but also relax and unwind. When I was a little girl I remember having tea parties with my friends; we’d bring our American Girl dolls and enjoy ourselves. …

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Upcycling with Goodwill and Sumner, WA

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Goodwill, however all opinions expressed here are my own.  I’ve shopped at Goodwill more times than I can count, but I’ve honestly never upcycled any thrift store items. I’d just imagined it more difficult and being crafty doesn’t always come easy for me. So, when I was invited to …

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Discover your DNA Story with Ancestry

I’ve always been fascinated by genealogy, family trees and the history of my family. In my teens I worked hours on my family tree and found we’re descendants of Mary Stuart (Mary Queen of Scotland). When you start researching your genealogy you can find some amazing facts but consider this a warning you will get …

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Throwing an Alice in Wonderland or Onederland Birthday Party on a budget

I’ve been dreaming about planning a girls birthday forever, specifically Disney Princess parties; Beauty & The Beast, Little Mermaid, Frozen and so many more. I’ve been envisioning an Alice in Wonderland first birthday party since finding out we were having a girl – “Piper in Onederland”… I love a good party that is simple and …

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Baby’s Eleventh Month Update #Piper

My baby girl will be one in less than a month, can’t believe it. The past month her personality has really been showing and feel’s like she grew up over night. Been busy planning her party, Mason’s finishing up the last days of school and then it’s SUMMER! I’m really looking forward to summer this …

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Baby’s Tenth Month Update #Piper

Piper has officially hit 10 months old – my baby is almost 1!! Summer is almost here, then the 4th of July festivities and little miss’ 1st birthday the day after. Feels like it was yesterday we were heading to the hospital. I’ve been getting party supplies ready, invitations are done and going to finish …

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Hey you parent, your house is perfect the way it is! 5 tips for a “clean” house

Hey Mom, Dad, Grandparent, Guardian! Don’t be ashamed if your house isn’t picture perfect, you live in it correct? Since having kids, especially a little one in the house if I constantly stressed about the “mess” of the house I’d need to be escorted to a nut house. Yet, I don’t want my house to …

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