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  • A Big Happy 30th Birthday to Mr. Finn

    A Big Happy 30th Birthday to Mr. Finn

    Today is a very special day…it’s my husband Finn’s 30th birthday! I remember back when we celebrated his 18th birthday and I was so excited to go all out for his big day. I ended up getting his favorite things…18 of them. Diet Coke, a basketball, his favorite candy, etc. I wrapped up each giftKeep…

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  • 10 Things You Don’t Know About Our Husbands

    10 Things You Don’t Know About Our Husbands

    We’ve both been married a couple of years now and although we talk about our hubbies here and there, we rarely talk about our marriages. And recently we were chatting with each other and asked ourselves, why don’t we?! Why don’t we talk about how lucky we are to have these amazingly supportive men inKeep…

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  • Our 2nd Wedding Anniversary

    Our 2nd Wedding Anniversary

    Today is our 2nd wedding anniversary. 2 years ago, I said “I do” to my best friend on a crisp fall day here in Chicago. I still remember that day so well. The first time he saw me in my dress, the tears that happened non-stop throughout the day, and the permanent grin on myKeep…

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  • 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!

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  • Wedding Registry: If We Could Do It All Over Again

    Wedding Registry: If We Could Do It All Over Again

    Disclaimer: This post is brought to you by Wayfair. All opinions are our own and are not influenced by Wayfair. Thanks for supporting the brands that support The DIY Playbook! It’s safe to say that our newlywed days are behind us. Bridget is coming up on her 3rd wedding anniversary. And Finn & I will celebrateKeep…

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  • Baby Updates: B joined the AUNT Club!

    Baby Updates: B joined the AUNT Club!

    I planned on sharing baby updates in our July recap, but since a few of you have asked (you guys are the sweetest!!), I can’t make you wait until then. And let’s be honest here, I’m too excited to wait until then too! Introducing Baby Owen 8lbs 9oz 20 inches long After 26 hours of labor, this handsomeKeep…

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  • Top 10 Alaska Travel Tips

    Top 10 Alaska Travel Tips

    Last Alaska post… I PROMISE!! Like I mentioned during our recap post, I had a hard time finding many blog posts about an Alaskan road trip in the summer, but the ones I did read were SO helpful when planning/preparing for our trip. My hope is that this post (along with this one and thisKeep…

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  • Food Prep in the Finn Household

    Food Prep in the Finn Household

    Remember earlier this year when we did a post about how we both utilize our Sundays to get ready for the work week ahead? In that post, we chatted about how food prep was a big part of each of our Sunday afternoons. Okay, wait scratch that “our.” Instead, let’s replace it with “our husbands’”Keep…

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  • I Married a Blogger…

    I Married a Blogger…

    Happy Friday friends!! In honor of Valentine’s Day this weekend, we were invited to be a part of a group of bloggers who are letting their handsome hubbies take over their blogs to dish on what it really means to be married to a blogger. Hahaha… Oh boy! Let’s be honest here, any excuse toKeep…

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  • Design Dilemma: My Husband’s Trophy

    Design Dilemma: My Husband’s Trophy

    Since starting the blog, we’ve heard from many of you ladies asking how we compromise with our hubbies when it comes to decorating our homes.  The truth is they kinda give us free-reign in our spaces. We try to be respectful of their likes & dislikes (not too much hot pink & glitter going onKeep…

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  • 2nd Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

    2nd Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

    So yesterday I shared how I did LOTS of brainstorming to think of the perfect gift to celebrate my second year anniversary. The tradition is to give something cotton, yet finding the perfect cotton gift was a little harder than I originally anticipated. As my students would say, the struggle is REAL. 2nd Wedding AnniversaryKeep…

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  • B’s 2nd Anniversary Celebration

    B’s 2nd Anniversary Celebration

    Wow… how have I been married for TWO years already?! I feel like our wedding was decades ago but at the same time, I feel like we’ve blinked and it’s been two years. Weird, right? I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun! To celebrate our second year of ‘wedded bliss’, we stuckKeep…

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