Category: Baby/Gifts

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DIY Star Wars Halloween Costumes

Last year for Halloween, we knew that we(as in I) wanted to dress Reese as an Ewok. I already had part of the costume, and so that made me decide to do a whole family Star Wars Theme for our Costumes. I decided this before even knowing that there was another movie coming out. Below are links to the tutorials I followed to make our costumes, and some pictures of the process.

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DIY Crib Liner For Solid End Cribs

So, I never registered for crib bumpers for Reese. A lot of people are against them because they say a child can suffocate because of them or a whole other plethora of reasons. If I had a set, I probably would have used them when Reese was around 3-4 months old. Reese was very mobile, and could easily move her head so suffocation was something I wasn’t worried about,but a nice simple set runs about $40. I didn’t want to pay that kind of money for something used so shortly. I know I could find them used for cheaper,but it...

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Baby Lounger Sewing

Here is more¬†sewing that I was trying to cram in before our little one arrived. One item that I just couldn’t justify spending money on was the Boppy Lounger. It looks so nice and comfy,but the price tag was just too much. So, I bought a yard of light grey minky fabric from Walmart for $6/yard. I followed THIS tutorial, and half an hour later I had a baby lazy boy/lounger.

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How to Mark Baby Clothes

Two of my sisters have had kids/babies already, and both have given me things that they don’t use or need anymore. My sister Kira brought over Boxes of clothes that our little girl can borrow which is a huge help as we don’t have many good thrift stores around this area, people on craigslist try to charge more for used clothes than they ever paid, and borrowing from our church group won’t work because most of them are having their second kids at the same time as we are having our first,¬†so they need to use those clothes. I’m so...