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DIY Hairstyle Ideas {That Take Less Than 10 Minutes}

I am always looking for new ways to do Daphnie's hair! It is so long and especially during the summer I try to keep it up and out of her face. I thought I'd share a few of my favorite styles. Let me know what you think! Should I start doing hair tutorials? Which one do you want to see done?
Twin side braids with high curly pony
Effortless, loose half-braid pigtails

Twin half-up frenchbraids
Beachy mermaid-waves (this literally takes five minutes!)

upside down french braid high curly pony

Half-up twin top knots

Twin half-up frenchbraids
loose half-braid pigtails

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Daphnie's Magical Unicorn Birthday Pool Party

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Daphnie's Outfit: As soon as I saw this dress launch on Joyfolie's site (here) I knew it was going to be perfect for her party, and for every day for the rest of the summer pretty much! The fabric is amazing, so soft and comfortable. Perfect for warm summer days! Buy it here: Joyfolie

The Cake: I learned a LOT making this cake. This is round 2; I made a practice cake for her actual birthday. The decorations on the first one were better, but cake/smoothing was better on this if I could just put everything I learned when making each together, I might actually have a pretty decent cake!  Since I am absolutely horrible at fondant, I tried my hand at buttercream smoothing, this one turned out really well and I really like it! I will definit…

Summer Science Activity : Grow Your Own Geodes!

Last school year Daphnie got her first taste of Science in school and absolutely loved it! With two parents in the STEM field we weren't surprised. She is constantly talking about science and attempts to perform her own science experiments in the house {usually with water and soap as those are the only ingredients she has access to}. So to help save on wasted soap, I decided to dedicate a few hours one night a week to Science Night!
This week we made Geodes! How cool are these?

This fun DIY is easy to make at home!
What you need: Borax  {} Food Coloring Pipe Cleaners {I got mine from Target, here!} Water Pot or Deep Pan Long wooden spoon or dowel {a ruler would even work} String {I used fishing line}

Instructions: 1. Fill pot about 3/4 full of water, make sure the pan is deep enough for you to suspend an object about the size of your fist in it from the top. Bring the water to a boil.
2. Add food coloring! {I used around 35 drops}
3. Add Bo…