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What to Expect on College Move-In Day

College tours. Filling out applications. Waiting for acceptance letters. Deciding where to go. High school graduation. Freshman orientation. They’re all the steps leading to a really big day for your student and your family: college move-in day. We’ve both been there, and have compiled some tips to help you have the best move-in day possible! […] Read more…

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Front Entry Gallery Wall: Step-by-step Instructions

Family photos provide a big impact in the foyer with this front entry gallery wall! Get step-by-step instructions to simply install one in your home below. I’m a professional photographer. And a mother. So photos are the thing I love to use most to decorate my home. There is nothing else I’d rather see than […] Read more…

College Packing List: Everything You Actually Need

Today we are sharing our college packing list – everything you actually need.  We’ve included all the essentials you will really use plus a FREE printable checklist. Have these catalogs made an appearance in your mailbox yet?  Because it’s that time of year!  If you have kids that are heading off to college this fall […] Read more…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

As Father’s Day rolls around, we’ve made it simple to find something special for the dads in your life with our Father’s Day Gift Guide! To make it even easier, we’ve included links to some of our favorites. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. That means we may make a small commission […] Read more…

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The Long Goodbye: How to Survive Their Senior Year

The process of saying goodbye to your high school student begins long before dropping them off at college or basic training. Being prepared for this will help you to survive their senior year. Reflections I wrote this post the summer after my oldest child’s high school graduation. As we approach graduation season once again, I […] Read more…

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