40 Ways to Refashion Clothes

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If there’s anything better than saving money on your wardrobe by shopping at the thrift store, it’s DIYing your own thrift store refashions to create a wardrobe you swoon over. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve fallen in love with something, only to try it on and realize that the fit is off. […]

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How to Take Sparkler Photos

How to Take Sparkler Photos

This post is sponsored by Alamo Fireworks Lighting up sparklers with my kids is probably one of my favorite things about the 4th of July. They’re completely mesmerizing and I love that you can see the intricate sparkle shapes. I’ve taken photos of us holding the sparklers before, but I’ve always wanted to try my […]

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DIY Sparkler Holder

This post is sponsored by Alamo Fireworks The Fourth of July and sparklers go hand in hand here at the Maker Mama house. Sparklers are a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to light up your party if you live inside the city limits like I do. Plus they make for some great photos! When we […]

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7 Best Netflix Family Movies Based on Books

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We are huge movie night fans here at the Maker Mama house. We spend at least one night on the weekend making homemade pizza and snuggling on the couch to watch one of our favorite Netflix family movies. And with summer coming, it’s prime time for family movie night. The kids and I are also all […]

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4 Easy Ways to Get Mom in the Family Photos

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My #1 Photo Taking Frustration As mamas, I think it’s pretty common that we’re the default historians of the family. Even more so if you’re a single mama like me. I’m great at lining up my four kiddos for photos or keeping an eye out for the perfect candid shot. But there are times that […]

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