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Learning to Use Your DSLR {Part 1}

Did you get a new DSLR over the holidays? Maybe you’ve had one for a while, but are still using the automatic settings. Well, it’s time to learn how to get the most out of your camera and start shooting in…dare I say it? MANUAL mode! It probably sounds intimidating and overwhelming, especially when you start hearing words like aperture and bokeh, but I’m here to break it all down for you! This is the first in a series that will start with the basics of your camera and...

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Simply be. {Printable}

With all the talk of New Year’s Resolutions and pushing ourselves to do more and be more, now seems like a great time to remind ourselves that sometimes self-improvement can happen through just taking a step back. That was the inspiration for today’s free printables. Enjoy! {Designed to print 8×10} *Copyright Mommy See, Mommy Do. For personal use only. Do not repost or distribute without express written permission.*

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New Year's Resolutions, list of items

Just Say No to New Year’s Resolutions!

New Year’s Resolutions are stupid. Harsh, but true. How many resolutions did you make last year? How many did you keep? My point, exactly. I once tried to give up caffeine for New Year’s. I had two weeks of migraines and I caved after 3 months. I am now a proud Coke Zero addict. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about positive change. We all have room for improvement, even Beyonce, but that desire for change has to come from within us, not the pressures of society or...

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The Easiest DIY Card Display Ever!

I struggle every Holiday Season to find a cute way to display all the wonderful cards we receive where they are easy to see and flow with my holiday decor and this year was no exception…until I came up with this: There’s this one awkward wall that has left me stumped as to how to decorate it, especially for the holidays. When I realized it would be perfect (minus the thermostat) for displaying all the beautiful cards our loved ones send, it all just came together! I love that each...

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Super Simple Tried & True Peppermint Sugar Scrub

As the Christmas season is upon us, we are overwhelmed by the DIY presents. But, honestly, what gift is better to give away than some homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub?? Let’s be honest, there are a MILLION ways to make this scrub, but I’ll be frank – this one has been the most direct, the most simple, and the most delightful smelling and best working I’ve found. Someone gave it to ME for a Christmas present, so that was an easy find. Ha! Thank you Janae & Jessica Palmer! And so...

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20 Fabulous Finds under $20

Scrambling to find the perfect neighbor gift? Teacher gift? Sibling gift? ANY GIFT?! I totally get it and that is why I’m here to save the day! (Hold your applause, please.) Below is an eclectic list of 20 gifts under / close to $20. I think most people would agree that a $20 gift is both substantial and fair in most office, ward, school, friend, coworker interactions. And so, without further ado – here they are! (yes, they are geared a bit more towards the female audience, but there are...

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A Hidden Gem

I am a cheapskate. It’s true. I never pay full price for anything and rarely shop any rack other than clearance. Because of my NEED to get a great bargain, I am not the biggest fan of this boutique trend. Sure, boutiques are all the rage right now, with their “one-of-a-kind” looks and celebrity outfit recreations, but how much bang for your buck are you actually getting? I want to jump on the bandwagon, I really do, but the thrifter in me makes it difficult and I die a little...

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Holiday Party Outfit | Plaid & Tulle

K ladies, I’m sure many of you are planning on going to a holiday party or two this month. Have you figured out what you’re wearing yet?? You want to dress to impress, but how formal should you g0? I’ve got the perfect outfit for you! A look you can’t go wrong with is a mix of casual and dressy – a classic plaid button up tucked into an elegant tulle skirt. Pair it with some pointed heels, an accent necklace, & bright red lips and you’re ready for any...

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside! {Printable}

Christmas is my favorite time of year! I get so excited to put up my decorations and I love to change it up every year. Printables are such a fun, easy way to change your decor without breaking the bank, especially when they’re free! And we’ve got you hooked up! This week we’re giving you several options of this adorable original print. Enjoy! *Copyright Mommy See, Mommy Do 2015. For personal use only. Not to be reproduced or reposted without express permission.*

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Eyelash Extensions: Are They Worth the Hype?

Eye makeup is the bane of my existence. It truly makes or breaks your face, no? Tell me you don’t wake up and just look at your eyes and think “What am I going to do today!?!?!?!” It doesn’t help that my lashes are blonde so they never show up without makeup (thanks genetics). We all want our eye makeup to be ‘on point’ and so we watch tutorial after tutorial, or look up Pinterest hacks, or if you’re like me – you watch the ladies at the Mac counter and just try to copycat...

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