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Bumpies Share Their Clever Money-Saving Tips

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Looking for new ways to cut back on your spending? We love these helpful (and clever!) money-saving tips and tricks that Bumpies shared on our message boards. Need more budgeting advice? Visit the Money Matters message board on The Nest. Tell us, what are your favorite ways to save money? Plus, more from The... read more

C is for Craft: Tambourine (VIDEO)

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You may not be the Partridge Family (yet), but that doesn't mean you can't start a family band. Watch as Lori creates a homemade tambourine that is not only fun, but functional. What does your baby use to make music? Plus more from The Bump: Baby Musicians Music Babies and Moms Will Enjoy... read more

C is for Craft: Finger Print Fun (VIDEO)

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Looking for a fun activity to do with your kids that's cute, educational (helps them learn words!) and doesn't make too much of a mess? Try this adorable finger print project, as demonstrated by our own Lori Richmond. What's your favorite craft to do with your kids? Plus more from The Bump: Easy (and... read more

DIY Mobiles for Baby’s Nursery

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Nesting on a budget? Save money by DIY-ing one of these sweet mobiles for baby’s nursery. Tell us, did you make your own mobile for baby's nursery? How did it turn out? Plus, more from The Bump: Real Moms Share Their Nursery Tips read more

Nursery Spotlight: Nautical Nurseries

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With Ice Age: Continental Drift in theaters tomorrow (we hear our prehistoric friends are lost at sea in this one), we were feeling inspired by nautical-themed nurseries today. Here are some ideas for getting the look in baby's room. What do you think of the nautical theme? Would you use it in your nursery?  Plus,... read more

Cute Baby Shower Idea: DIY Ombre Tissue Paper Poms

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We came across these beautiful DIY ombre tissue paper poms from the blog Icing Designs on Pinterest and immediately fell in love. How perfect would they be for a baby shower or a little girl’s birthday party? For the full instructions, head over to Icing Designs.  Plus, more from The Bump:... read more

How to DIY Your Own Frozen Fruit Pops

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We recently came across this DIY frozen fruit pop recipe on Pinterest from the blog SkinnyTaste.com. These pops are a healthy and simple summer treat for your little ones (and you!). “My one-year-old probably had as much fun playing with them as she did eating them,” says SkinnyTaste.com blogger Gina. To make the... read more

DIY Nursery Wall Art Idea

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We fell in love with this sweet DIY nursery wall art idea from Aedriel Originals. It’s a unique and inexpensive way to add color and character to your child’s new room (plus, how cute is baby Kate?). To add a personal touch, Aedriel suggests using fabric that has a story to tell. “What about... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: DIY, Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

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After having a baby, lots of moms become extra mindful of chemicals in many cleaning products. Luckily, it’s easy (and inexpensive!) to keep baby’s clothes, toys and your home germ-free by making your own cleaning products. These eco-friendly ideas are from the moms on The Eco-Friendly Family message board. The best... read more

3 DIY Nursery Ideas

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We stumbled across Amy B.’s blog, PositivelySplendid.com recently and had to share some of her clever DIY nursery crafts. For mamas-to-be who are currently in nesting mode, here are three easy projects you can incorporate into your nursery. Make sure you follow us on Pinterest for even more nursery inspiration. Have a décor question? Ask the moms... read more