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Behind the Scenes, My Favorite Things, and Inspiration

Personalize your Master Bedroom: Unique Gift for Spouse

I once heard that the state of your master bedroom is a reflection of the state of your marriage. Invest a little time and you’ll end up with a beautiful comfortable space

Leslie Mae Alder

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7 Books for Babies & Big Brothers/Sisters to be!

I remember whenever my mom was shopping for a baby shower, she would always get something for the Older sibling. That simple act sums up my mom perfectly. She loves little children and

Leslie Mae Alder

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Nursery Details You'll Actually Remember Decades From Now

Welcoming a newborn into your home is such a tender experience. The days seem so long but that first year goes by so fast! I’ve found that being intentional about how I

Leslie Mae Alder

3 min read

7 Ideas for the Great Baby Name Reveal

1 Puzzle: an idea for family and close friends! 2 Hello, My name is... 3 Name Reveal + Personalized Portrait for your nursery. Win-win! 4 Classic Scrabble Letters 5 Name banner at the hospital

Leslie Mae Alder

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6 Creative Ways to Announce Pregnancy

Looking for ways to announce your pregnancy to friends and family? A photo you can share on social media and send via snail mail is the perfect compromise! Check out my 6 favorite ideas to share the news with creative photos.

Leslie Mae Alder

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8 Experience Based Wedding Gifts

Gifts for the couple you’re close to (beyond toasters and bath mats)

Leslie Mae Alder

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Wedding decor you will actually use later!

I had a pretty small, minimalist wedding...before minimalism was really a thing. For me, the things that mattered most were my dress, the pictures, and the cake. Everything else I sort of just let happen.

Leslie Mae Alder

2 min read

10 Favorite Quotes on Love + Marriage

When I was little I knew that when I grew up I wanted to study the brain. I was fascinated by how the brain works, specifically thoughts & language and how humans relate

Leslie Mae Alder

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Behind the Scenes: Let's add some color!

My husband’s little sister was married this past summer. She is the first sibling to get married so it was kind of a big deal! Plus, my baby girl was going to

Leslie Mae Alder

2 min read

Behind the Scenes: Love keeps growing

When I was expecting my second baby, pregnancy and gender reveals were becoming super popular. There were so many options and expectations about how and when to break the news in a way

Leslie Mae Alder

2 min read

Behind the Scenes: The Idea is Born

I never considered myself an artist. I was the music kid. I picked up instruments as I went through childhood, not pencils or paint brushes. I remember the day I discovered my mom’

Leslie Mae Alder

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