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How Long Have You Been Friends?

We met in 2008 when AnnMarie moved across the street from Anne.

We became fast friends and have had so much fun over the years raising our kids and sharing ideas with each other.

Our husbands are good friends too and the four of us get together often and play our favorite game…Sequence.

And our children are more like cousins than neighbors.

We consider ourselves very lucky!

Why Did You Start Blogging?

As our kids are growing up and heading off to college we decided it was the perfect time to try something new.

We’re both creative people.

Our friends and family ask us for advice and ideas about decor, recipes, and family.

So we thought it would be fun to share all that with you.

And what’s better than working with your friend?

How Long Have You Been Blogging?

We launched our blog in 2018. You can read all about our story here.

Where Can I Find Items In Your Home?

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We both love HomeGoods for great deals on home decor plus it’s super close to where we live.

And we also like to upcycle items we’ve had for years with paint. Paint can work wonders on old, dated pieces.

Recently we’ve been bitten by the “vintage bug,” and have started shopping more at local antique and consignment shops!

You can shop Anne’s home here.

Items in AnnMarie’s home can be found here.

What’s Your Favorite Way to Decorate Your Home?

We both LOVE gallery walls!

There’s nothing better than being surrounded by family photos and memories.

You can find AnnMarie’s gallery walls here, and here, oh and here too, wait and here and finally here!

Anne has several too, but only one blog post about her entryway gallery wall.

Told you it’s a favorite decorating idea!

What’s Trim Healthy Mama all about?

Back in 2016, Anne started Trim Healthy Mama. Read all about her story here.

AnnMarie watched Anne lose weight and she decided to try out this lifestyle in 2017. Here’s her story.

Check out all of our THM blog posts here.

Anne loves to cook and create new recipes that work with this way of eating.

Need new healthy recipes? Or maybe some meal inspiration?

What Camera Do You Use?

Did you know Anne is a professional photographer? She’s owned her portrait photography business since 2010.

She shoots with a full-frame Canon 6D. You can check out all her gear below.

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You can get some of her photography tips here, and here, oh and here too!

How Can I Get More Simply2Moms?

You can contact us or email us directly We absolutely love hearing from you!

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