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"They think she may have cancer..." - Olivia's Story

"They think she may have cancer..." - Olivia's Story

Written by Roxanne Gil  The Gil Family. Adam, baby Roslyn (7months), Jude (11), Olivia (2), Not pictured Elianna (20)  “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” this line from Charles Dickens’ classic, A Tale of Two Cities, is the closest way to describe our journey into my daughter’s cancer diagnosis. Best of times? Sounds crazy, I know, but it's the truth! I will get to that.             It was around January of this year when Olivia first showed signs of something not being quite right. She had a cold, which is harmless enough, but during...

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Monstera Embroidery DIY Collaboration

Monstera Embroidery DIY Collaboration

“Groovy Monstera” by Ellie Pavlichek   We are so excited to celebrate our new Monstera print with a fun collaboration! Ellie from @Ellie__Makes is kind of an embroidery master around Savannah. We love the textured florals she creates with simple embroidery floss. Ellie designed this beautiful pattern inspired by our Monstera print. Today she is going to walk us through the steps so you can make this gorgeous piece on your own! If you want to skip the craft store shopping, you can purchase a pre-made “Groovy Monstera” kit from Ellie that comes with everything you need plus video tutorials!...

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DIY Screen Printed Tote Tutorial

DIY Screen Printed Tote Tutorial

Photos by Paprika Southern Magazine   Welcome to Part 2 of our DIY Farmers’ Market Tote with Moss & Marsh! For Part 1 of this DIY, which includes instructions for sewing your own tote bag, click here. Candace here again for part 2 of our DIY project! One of the things that has fueled the Moss & Marsh brand is screen printing. Designing repeat patterns is my favorite and having the ability to create completely original fabrics is so satisfying and something that sets our products apart. Today I’m thrilled to show you a simple way for you to do...

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DIY Farmers’ Market Tote Tutorial

DIY Farmers’ Market Tote Tutorial

Photos by Paprika Southern.   Hello lovelies! I’m Candace Brodmann, owner of Moss & Marsh. Part of the reason I started M&M is because I adore making functional things from scratch as well as crafting gifts for people. So, I was super excited when Paprika Southern and I started working on this fun DIY project for you all to enjoy…because who doesn’t love having the perfect bag to stroll through a farmer’s market on a sunny Saturday morning? I’ve always liked whipping up easy projects on the sewing machine and today I’m going to share a quick tote bag tutorial...

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Creating Work-Life Balance as a WAHM

Creating Work-Life Balance as a WAHM

Brooke Roberts Photography Balance: to bring into harmony or proportion. Isn’t that what we all strive for in our lives? I’m fortunate to be a work-at-home-mom (WAHM), and I’d like to share with you a little about how I got here and some tips for creating work-life balance. It’s important to note that achieving balance between work and personal life needs is a moving target, and each person has to work out her own unique solution. However, improving your circumstances is possible if you’re willing to make some changes and establish good habits. Let’s be honest, working from home sounds...

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