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  • Our Best Tips to be a Successful Blogger

    Our Best Tips to be a Successful Blogger

    Next month we will celebrate 4 years of blogging. 4 years! We really can’t remember our lives before this blog, but then again…we still feel like we just started this crazy journey!

  • 17 “Changes” on The DIY Playbook in 2017

    17 “Changes” on The DIY Playbook in 2017

    Can you tell by now that we love a good list?! Truth be told, we’re pretty much addicted to lists and literally can’t function without one reminding us of what needs to get done. (Pretty sad, we know!) There’s just something about checking off each item on the our to-do lists that gives us instant

  • Tips for an Organized Schedule in 2017

    Tips for an Organized Schedule in 2017

    Start the year off right with a fresh weekly planner. Here’s how to stay on top of it this year…

  • The DIY Playbook Gets a Mobile Makeover!

    The DIY Playbook Gets a Mobile Makeover!

    Yes, you read that right…. The DIY Playbook got a mobile makeover and we are so excited to share the updates with you guys! This update has been a LONG time in the making and we are so grateful that we can finally check it off of our to-do list. But more importantly, we are even more excited that

  • Favorite Photography Equipment for Blogging

    Favorite Photography Equipment for Blogging

    We have never taken a photography class in our lives and have never had any formal training on how to use a camera. We definitely would not call ourselves “professional photographers”, but we do feel confident in saying we have really grown to LOVE using our cameras and taking photos…

  • 7 Tips for Grown-Up Holiday Family Photos

    7 Tips for Grown-Up Holiday Family Photos

    We always shoot a family Christmas card photo. Here are my tips to get the perfect shot, even with grown children!

  • More Newborn Photography Tips for Rookies

    More Newborn Photography Tips for Rookies

    Bridget is officially an aunt! Here are her tips for newborn photography, so you can get gorgeous shots during this special time…

  • Rookie Mistakes from your Favorite Bloggers

    Rookie Mistakes from your Favorite Bloggers

    We all make mistakes in life, right? I mean that’s just a normal part of being human. But imagine if lots of your everyday mistakes were documented on the internet for the world to see. Yikes, right?! Welcome to the wild, wild west of being a blogger. It may seem like bloggers have picture perfect

  • How We Make Money Blogging

    How We Make Money Blogging

    They say it’s not polite to talk about money. Excuse us as we get a bit “rude” today while we completely throw that rule out the window and talk ALL about money…specifically how we make money blogging. Honestly, this is a question we get all.the.time. Many well-intentioned friends & acquaintances casually assume that we blog

  • The Truth about Running a Business with your BFF

    The Truth about Running a Business with your BFF

    Whenever we tell people that we’re business partners, we’re instantly bombarded with questions about what it’s REALLY like working with your bestie. Is there drama? Do we fight all the time? Do we have ever screaming matches that resemble those on The Real Housewives?!

  • 2nd Annual Blog Week

    2nd Annual Blog Week

    [Cue the confetti poppers!] Welcome to The DIY Playbook’s 2nd annual BLOG WEEK, where we will be taking a break from all things DIY to chat about some behind-the-scenes blog tips and topics that often don’t get addressed around here. We have a whole a week of fun content based on our most frequently asked questions including:

  • 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…