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    Things to Make Your Summer More Fun (And Cute!)

    Inflatables, coolers, towels & more to make your summer cute & fun! | ohlovelyday.com

    It’s almost summer, which means it’s time for the beach, pool, picnics, and BBQs. I thought I’d round up some of the cutest summer fun accessories — think inflatables, cooler bags, and beach towels — to make your summer more colorful, cute, and fun! Vacation giant beach towel Donut inflatable inner tube float Jumbo Heart […]

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    Adjusting As A Family of Five

    Thoughts on our first weeks as a family of 5 | Oh Lovely Day

    Now that we’re about 15 weeks into this whole ‘party of five’ thing, I thought I would share a little bit about how it’s going and how we’re all still alive and mostly smiling. If you follow me on instagram you know it hasn’t been easy — our newest member has had colic and pretty […]

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    Cinco de Mayo Inspiration

    cinco de mayo inspiration | oh lovely day

    Happy Cinco de Mayo! I’ll be celebrating with tacos and hopefully a cerveza after the kiddos go to bed. If you’re looking for a little inspiration for your festivities here is a round up of some of my favorite fiestas on Oh Lovely Day. Calvin’s First Birthday Fiesta Colorful Fiesta Wedding Mexican Folk Art-Inspired Vow […]

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    DIY Diaper Rash Treatment + Tips

    DIY diaper rash treatment | Oh Lovely Day

    There are so many diapering products on the market today. It took a while and a bit of trial and error to find the diapers, wipes, and other products that work best for my babes. Calvin tended to get (and still does occasionally) horrible diaper rash (I think due to a certain brand of diaper and an almost […]

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    DIY IKEA Tarva Hack Dresser Makeover

    Ikea Tarva Dresser Hack | Oh Lovely Day

    My taste in interiors far surpasses my budget. What I want and what is affordable don’t always match up. But sometimes we can make the affordable look like the expensive piece of furniture we had our heart set on with a little (or a lot) of creativity and elbow grease. Don’t we all want stylish […]

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