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Make Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

September 5, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies by The DIY Mommy

A few¬†weekends ago, I went on a crazy baking bender. It was a little cooler than it had been previously, two of my friends just or were having babies, and I just had the urge …

Saskatoon Berry Crumble

August 8, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Saskatoon Berry Crumble Recipe

The other day, my mom invited the girls and me over to her house for a visit. She showed me her Saskatoon berry bushes that were just loaded with berries! She asked me if I …

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies – My Family’s Recipe

July 9, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookies by The DIY Mommy

What do people obsessed with baking make when it’s too hot outside to turn on the oven? They make no-bake cookies, of course! I know that chocolate oatmeal no bake cookies aren’t anything new, but …

Motivational Monday #5 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 30, 2014 – 10:01 am |
Greek Key DIY Ikea Tarva Dresser Hack

Happy Monday to YOU! Here in Canada, this is an extra long weekend for most people because Canada Day is tomorrow. I think our family will go to the beach and roast some hot dogs. …

9 Favourite Recipes (From 2009-2014)

June 13, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite Recipes from The DIY Mommy

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? This week, I’ve shared with you some of the most popular tutorials on TheDIYMommy.com over …

Bake Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins

March 28, 2014 – 9:00 am | 8 Comments
Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins by The DIY Mommy

I have a thing for sweet muffins (as evidenced by this recipe and the one you’re about to read). I also enjoy making banana bread and banana muffins… we always pile our over-ripe bananas in …

Make Easy Rose Cupcakes

February 12, 2014 – 9:00 am |
How to Make Easy Rose Cupcakes by The DIY Mommy

Valentine’s Day is this week, and one of the traditions my girls and I seem to be forming for VDay is making simple (but impressive looking!) rose cupcakes. I totally cheat and make cupcakes with …

Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift - sugar cookies in a jar, a cookie cutter, hot chocolate mix in a jar, and hot chocolate spoons!

We have had far too many Snow Days here for my liking lately. A couple of weeks ago, the temperature dropped to -44 degrees (celcius) with the windchill! We’ve also had several feet of snow …

German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen)

December 9, 2013 – 9:00 am |
German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen) - The DIY Mommy

This German recipe for Honey Cakes (or “honigkuchen”) is from my Great Auntie Betty and it’s a cake traditionally made at Christmas time. I find the taste and texture of this cake very unique, and …

Make Salted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies

November 27, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Salted ChocoSalted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommylate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommy

I’m a huge sucker for Christmas baking and candy making. Every year, I try really hard to make a Christmas baking plan in November, and then start executing it weekly until my freezer is full …