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Our Coffee Nook (& A Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift Idea from Keurig)

February 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
A Valentine Themed Coffee Nook with chalkboard paint, gold sharpie mugs and a red Keurig Mini Plus.

Our original house plan had a “servery” nook between the kitchen and the dining room. When I saw it, I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that it had to become a special little …

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 …

A Love Bug Kinder Surprise Valentine – Free Printable #KinderMom

January 20, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Love Bug Kinder Surprise Valentine - Free Printable!

Valentine’s Day is one of my favourite holidays to spend with my girls! We love making sweet Valentine’s crafts, baking and giving little gifts to our friends. This year, Little C and I thought it …

A Winter Ballerina Birthday Party

January 15, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
A Winter Ballerina Birthday Party

My 5 year old is a very particular girl. She specified several months ago that she wanted a “ballerina birthday party” this year. Then, a month or so ago, she clarified that she wanted a …

Make Glittery New Year’s Kid’s Crafts – On The News!

December 28, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Glittery New Year's Kid's Crafts - The DIY Mommy

New Year’s Eve is coming up next week, and here are some fun craft ideas you can do with your kids to prepare to celebrate the arrival of 2014 together – glittery party hats, a …

A Simple Gold & Natural Christmas Table

December 23, 2013 – 3:16 pm |
Simple Gold & Natural Christmas Table by The DIY Mommy

I’ve probably said it about a hundred times already, so I apologize in advance: I’m so excited for the first Christmas in our new house! So far, the Christmas season here has not disappointed me. …

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 …

Sew Linen Napkins (+ How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger)

December 17, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Cloth Napkin Tutorial + How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger - The DIY Mommy

Linen napkins are so sophisticated and gorgeous, and they’re a pretty way to formalize a table setting for Christmas dinner.
I’m hosting my first ever Christmas Day dinner at our home this year (hooray for a …

Make Glittery Cinnamon Stick Star Oranaments

December 10, 2013 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Glittery Cinnamon Stick Star Ornaments by The DIY Mommy

These glittery cinnamon stick Christmas tree ornaments are so sparkly and pretty, plus they smell divine! Here’s a fun and festive project that you can do with your child:

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Food Gifts

December 6, 2013 – 9:00 am |
A Handmade Christmas: 9 More Favourite Food Gifts

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? Edible gifts are so much fun to give at Christmas time! I’m a huge baking fanatic, and I love to give trays of baking to …