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  • Blog Finances 101

    Blog Finances 101

    Let’s talk money, shall we? Blogging Finances to be exact. When we first started blogging, the absolute last thing on our mind was making money. That being said, we never really had a “plan” or quite frankly, any real idea how to handle the financial side of our blog when it came time. We stillKeep…

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  • Tips to Make Tax Season Easier Next Year

    Tips to Make Tax Season Easier Next Year

    April 15th gets a bad rep. But we’re here to help you make tax season easier next year…

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  • Happy 5th Birthday to The DIY Playbook

    Happy 5th Birthday to The DIY Playbook

    It’s the DIY Playbook’s 5th birthday and we are celebrating all week long! Here are 5 things we’ve both learned these past 5 years…

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  • Chicago: City vs. Suburbs

    Chicago: City vs. Suburbs

    We consider ourselves to be Midwest gals through and through and are so happy to call this area home. We’re all about that hometown pride, so when a reader asked us to talk about what why we live where we live, we thought it would be fun to dedicate a post to the topic…

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  • You Asked, We Answered: Blogging FAQs

    You Asked, We Answered: Blogging FAQs

    Pssst…It’s our blog’s 2nd birthday this week, so we’re getting a little off course when it comes to blog content. So instead of DIY’s & home decor…we’re giving you some behind the scenes scoop about us and the DIY Playbook. Don’t worry, we’ll be back to our normal DIY ways on Friday! An alternative titleKeep…

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  • April Recap & Personal Updates

    April Recap & Personal Updates

    On the DIY Playbook Casey’s Patio — check! The DIY “dirty work” in Casey’s guest room — check! Getting the plans ready for our upcoming nursery makeover — check! We definitely made our to-do lists proud this month by checking off some serious progress on a few different spaces in a short amount of time.Keep…

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  • Organizing a Fauxdenza and Hiding a Printer

    Organizing a Fauxdenza and Hiding a Printer

    Yesterday I shared details about the DIY Fauxdenza we added to the office and today I’m back with the details on how this stylish piece adds a TON of secret storage to this space.You can see the fauxdenza if you stand in the kitchen/family room and look down the hall. It looks sleek and brings aKeep…

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  • Our Favorite Tools to Be Efficient and Organized Bloggers

    Our Favorite Tools to Be Efficient and Organized Bloggers

    Even with busy schedules, we manage to keep things chugging along here on The DIY Playbook. That is mostly thanks to processes we’ve put in place to be as efficient and organized as possible…

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  • 3 Ways to Organize Household Paper Clutter in the New Year

    3 Ways to Organize Household Paper Clutter in the New Year

    Mail, receipts, warranties, invitations, tax forms… we just can’t escape the amount of paper that shuffles through our households on any given day.  Thankfully, each of us has established a few systems to keep this paper clutter organized…

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  • Where Do We Go From Here?

    Where Do We Go From Here?

    This week has been a big one, announcing Bridget’s departure from the blog. Here’s my side of the story, along with my plans for the future of The DIY Playbook…

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  • Sharing Details About The Business of Blogging

    Sharing Details About The Business of Blogging

    I’m celebrating eight years of blogging this week by answering your questions about the business of owning a blog…

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  • Ask Lindsey -Working at The DIY Playbook, Life As A Mom of Three, & More

    Ask Lindsey -Working at The DIY Playbook, Life As A Mom of Three, & More

    My assistant, Lindsey, answers your questions! Come learn more about her life as a photographer, assistant, and mother of three…

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