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How To Be Happy as a SAHM! www.theshortesttallman.com

How To Be Happy As A Stay At Home Mom


Being a Stay At Home mom is a gift. So many moms want to, but because of financial reasons, not everyone can. However, even though it’s a gift, in some ways it can be harder than working! There is a real value on having the stimulation of a work day- conversations with colleagues, working on projects, [hopefully] dealing with mature…

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Book Review of "Loving My Actual Christmas" www.theshortesttallman.com

Book Review: Loving My Actual Christmas


Well, good day to you fine folks 🙂 I am so appreciative that you have taken the time out from your day to check out my widdle blog. Today, I’d like to share with you a little somethin’ somethin’ about a new book that I had the pleasure of reading and helping to promote, Loving My Actual Christmas: An Experiment in…

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Hey Hey Hey!


Hi, Shorties! Absence makes the heart grow fonder? Or forgottener? Ha! Well, I haven’t forgotten about my blog. I’ve had a bunch of stuff going on, and I’ve been focusing on them, as well as sleep, over my blog 🙁 We went to Disney Whoot! We had a blast on our Disney trip! With a family, I highly recommend staying…

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The Simple Trick To Sprucing Up Your Living Space! www.theshortesttallman.com

The Simple Trick To Sprucing Up Your Living Space


I’ve been having so much fun with these little home decor/reno posts I’ve been sharing with you all! This last one required minimal input for maximum output. Our TV room/den has totally been transformed with one quick trip to T.J. Maxx! That’s right, I’m a Maxxinista. hahahaha Did you guess yet?? Throw frikkin pillows! Holla! As you know, I am…

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Master Bath Refresh! www.theshortesttallman.com

Master Bath Refresh!


Hi everyone! I’m continuing on with my sharing of little wrap-ups of various home improvement projects, and I’m finally on to our Master Bath. At the end of December, I read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I have considered myself someone who does like to throw things away, but will hang on to stuff in…

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Basement Play Space Project www.theshortesttallman.com

Basement Play Space Project


Hi everyone! Where are all of your kids toys? We were very fortunate in both homes we’ve lived in- we had separate play spaces. The kids have some toys in their rooms, and we do have some toys for Tiny Tallman especially in the TV room/family room, but our basement is our designated playroom. The basement was one of the…

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My New Favorite Corner (Cabinet)! www.theshortesttallman.com

My New Favorite Corner!


Hi guys! I just wanted to share with you something really fun that I finally was able to check off my list, and it fits within my January ’17’s theme of wrapping up various projects around the house, as well as the tenet from the KonMari method about surrounding yourself only with things you love <3 <3 <3  Organization and…

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Toddler mom truth. www.theshortesttallman.com

The Effing Truth About Being a Toddler Mom


There are some #truth bombs in here. Proceed with caution… The Little Tallmans are 7, 5, and 2. I felt like I was starting to get my life under control, a little, when Tiny Tallman came along. He completed our family, and things were somewhat calm with a baby, then he became the delightful and dreaded toddler that he is.…

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