Mauranda Daiziel

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Mauranda is a twenty-something year old mother, wife, business owner, web and graphic designer, marketing gal, dancer, wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, self-taught "chef/baker" (terms used extremely lightly) who lives in Jericho with her husband, Shane (an Army veteran), and two daughters, Maddisyn (3 years old) and Makinley (newborn). She loves being a mom and wife, spending quality time with family and friends, DIY projects, crafts, writing, working, dancing, reality TV, all things pink, cooking and baking.

Mommy Must Haves: My Top 5 Mommy Must Haves

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It's day 2 of our "Mommy Must Have" series, and I'm here to share my Top 5! Surely there's a lot to consider and think about as you wait for the arrival of your little...

What I’ve been up to… Like spending a couple days in Boston, and getting...

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Between work, two kids, trying to be an attentive wife and wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, I find myself taking pictures to keep my life in focus. Luckily for you, I’m the sharing type. First, I need...

What I’ve been up to… Like baby milestones and puppy love

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Between work, two kids, trying to be an attentive wife and wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, I find myself taking pictures to keep my life in focus. Luckily for you, I’m the sharing type. This past week...

What I’ve been up to… Like making heart shaped pizzas and goldfish goodies

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Between work, two kids, trying to be an attentive wife and wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, I find myself taking pictures to keep my life in focus. Luckily for you, I’m the sharing type. Happy (belated) Valentine's...

What I’ve been up to… Like sending my first born to Preschool

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Between work, two kids, trying to be an attentive wife and wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, I find myself taking pictures to keep my life in focus. Luckily for you, I’m the sharing type. This week was...

What I’ve been up to… Like Minnie Mouse and eating my weight in brownie...

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Between work, two kids, trying to be an attentive wife and wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, I find myself taking pictures to keep my life in focus. Luckily for you, I’m the sharing type. The littles are...

What I’ve been up to… Like making rainbow bread and cutting Maddie’s hair

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Between work, two kids, trying to be an attentive wife and wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, I find myself taking pictures to keep my life in focus. Luckily for you, I’m the sharing type. This past week...

What I’ve been up to… Like watching Makinley roll and Maddie bounce…

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Between work, two kids, trying to be an attentive wife and wanna-be Suzie Homemaker, I find myself taking pictures to keep my life in focus. Luckily for you, I'm the sharing type. Candy Land with...

Journey to Motherhood: Horrific pain to blessed beginnings

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My husband and I were so excited to bring Maddie to the hot air balloon festival in Stowe, Vermont, when I woke up feeling horrible -and I mean HORRIBLE! I was nauseous like you...

Remembering, Praying, Hoping

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The tragedy that unfolded at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut is heart-wrenching, to say the least. What the parents of those 20 young victims have to endure is literally something that I...

A Polar Express Weekend

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All aboard!!! This weekend was the amazing Polar Express event by the Vermont Children's Trust Foundation. This is an event I've been looking forward to for months and months and MONTHS! What's a mom to do...

PART 7! Series: Labor? Easy. Getting into my old jeans? Not so much.

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Here we are! It's officially the holiday season! And do you know what that means? I'm taking some time off of stepping on the scale. Now, let's get it straight... I'm still diary free,...

PART 6! Series: Labor? Easy. Getting into my old jeans? Not so much.

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"You're 6 centimeters dilated! Just a little bit longer. Keep up the good work!" says the doctors and nurses while you're in labor. Sure! Keep up the good work! No problem... Just accept the pain you're in...

PART 5! Series: Labor? Easy. Getting into my old jeans? Not so much.

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Hey y'all! It's been 8 days since I went dairy-free, and I must say...it's working. I'm so excited that changing my diet has helped with the spit-up and reflux of my two month old...