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A vintage inspired teal Fall wreath with burlap, feathers, hydrangeas, and a monogram.

DIY Vintage Inspired Feathered Fall Wreath (+ 6 More Handmade Fall Wreath Ideas)

September 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | 18 Comments

I’m quite smitten with my front door. It’s bold, teal and lovely. It needed a pretty new wreath on it for Fall, but I wanted the wreath to tie-in with my door’s teal-ness while sill …

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Fun (Non-Scary) Halloween Snack Ideas for Kids

October 28, 2014 – 11:30 pm |
Intel All In One Computer

Halloween is this Friday, and my girls (aged 5 and 3) are all excited to dress up as Elsa and Anna and have their baby sister (aged 7 months) tag along wearing a little Olaf hat. While our family doesn’t like to take part in the scary or icky things that come with the day, we do like to have a little fun with silly things like funny looking monsters and pretend little ghosts. And of course my girls LOVE to dress up so we do go trick or treating! Read the full story »

Motivational Monday #22: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

October 26, 2014 – 4:00 pm |

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time – we’re starting the party early this week! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and Babies, …

An Easy Coffee Table Makeover with Chalk Paint

October 23, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to paint wicker baskets with Chalk Paint - An Easy Coffee Table Makeover

I think our coffee table is pretty great. We bought it a few years ago when we lived in our Garage House and it’s been so useful – I love the wicker baskets and drawers …

Motivational Monday #21: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

October 19, 2014 – 4:00 am |
Glittered Fall Leaves DIY

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time – we’re starting the party early this week! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and Babies, Dwelling …

Bake Healthy Egg Breakfast Muffins

October 17, 2014 – 10:28 am | 2 Comments
Bake Healthy Egg Breakfast Muffins

Starting October 1st, we made a diet change in our home. We decided to cut out as much white sugar and white flour as possible. I have thyroid disease (hypothyroidism), and it seems to have …

Motivational Monday #20: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

October 13, 2014 – 2:00 am |
DIY Tray Side Table

Happy, happy Monday, friends – and Happy Thanksgiving Day to my fellow Canadians! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and …

DIY Vanilla Maple Latte (+ 8 More Festive Drink Ideas)

October 10, 2014 – 6:00 am | 8 Comments
DIY Vanilla Maple Latte with all natural ingredients!

There’s nothing quite like a steaming hot latte on a crisp Fall morning, am I right? I’ve recently started a plan to cut out all white sugar and white flour from my diet – basically …

Ready, Set Inspire Link Party: Halloween Edition

October 9, 2014 – 5:00 am | 2 Comments
Ready Set Inspire Halloween Link Party

Welcome to our Ready, Set, Inspire Link Party…the Halloween edition!

Reader Mood Board: Fresh Coastal Living Room

October 8, 2014 – 7:42 pm | 2 Comments
Reader Mood Board: A Fresh Coastal Living Room with affordable pieces, easy-clean items for a kid-friendly space, and light and bright colours.

I received a really lovely message a while ago from one of my readers asking if I could help her come up with some ideas to redesign her living room. This message prompted an idea …

Motivational Monday #19: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

October 6, 2014 – 2:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Book Page Pumpkins

Happy, happy Monday, friends. It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and Babies, Dwelling in Happiness and Kent Heartstrings.
Thanks so much to those of …

Tips for Making Soft Pretzels

October 3, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Tips for making perfect soft pretzels

Secret: I am totally in love with soft pretzels. I made a batch a little while ago that I just loved so much that I had to take out my DSLR camera and photograph them. …