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Bumbelou FW17 Lookbook

Jenna Odegard

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Bumbelou FW17 Lookbook

Fall is just around the corner and I'm super excited to share with you several of the new styles for the season. All transition well into Winter by adding a Cardigan or Vest + Leggings.  This season I let the fabric choices lead me. Textures, layers, and bold colors play well together, as well as being mindful to pick soft fabrics so your littles can focus on what they do best... playing.  The Swing Dress and Lexi Dress make come backs in new and updated prints. These favorite classic cuts will most likely be refreshed season after season because the...


Chilly 5 Second Summer Snack

Alyssa Burmeister

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Chilly 5 Second Summer Snack

I'll be honest. Summer isn't my favorite season. I know I tend to be in the minority with that opinion but I can't help it! I don't like hot + humid days, the mosquitos here can be unbearable, and as a self-confessed homebody it seems like all we do in the summer is run run run! All that said, I will admit that summer has one perk that I can get on board with: the food. We grill a LOT in the summertime and I really enjoy all the delicious produce we get from my in laws gardens and other...


6 Ways I Stay Sane as A Sometimes Single Mom

Jenna Odegard

Tags Family

6 Ways I Stay Sane as A Sometimes Single Mom

  As a mom of young toddlers when I would get the ping notification that my husband added another work trip to the shared digital family calendar my gut would sink. I dreaded his weekend meeting trips, or weeks away at school for coursework, he also leads mission trips and has evening meetings that mean he often misses supper and bedtime with the girls. I dreaded and feared these times I call  “sometimes single parenting”, but over the years have learned a few tips that have made them so much better. I fully expect as my girls get older these...


Summer Essentials to Keep Your Littles Cool

Alyssa Burmeister

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Summer Essentials to Keep Your Littles Cool

I always feel like summer kind of sneaks up on me. Maybe it's because we live in Minnesota where the weather can be totally unpredictable....and sometimes quite cool right up to and through Memorial Day Weekend. But all of a sudden, the day arrives when it is hot, humid, and my 3 year old is begging to go to the pool: it's officially summer. We’ve spent a lot of time at the pool this year since my daughter has finally decided that a dip in the water on a hot day is fun, not torture. She’s been making lots of...


3 tips to Prepare Little Ones for Stress Free Family Photos

Jenna Odegard

Tags Family, Photography

Stress Free Family Photo Tips
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