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Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock – Ends 10/06)

September 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | 19 Comments
WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique Baby Show in Edmonton Area

Ever since I had Little C almost 6¬†years ago, I caught the Handmade Baby Stuff Bug. There is something beautiful and special about making things with love for your littles. Handmade baby products are more …

9 Favourite DIY Mom Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 10, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite DIY Tutorials for Moms

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to share with you some of the …

Sew the Easiest Shirred Summer Dress Ever

May 14, 2014 – 10:34 pm | 7 Comments
Sew an easy summer dress with pre-shirred fabric.

In the spring and summer, I like to wear dresses. I like to wear them A LOT. There’s something to be said about throwing on something that’s just one piece and lightweight and breezy… ahhhh. …

Sew Super Absorbent Nursing Pads

February 3, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
How to sew super absorbent DIY nursing pads that actually work! There's a special fabric inner layer.

With Baby Three coming in three weeks (or less?!), I’m in full prep mode. I still have a relatively long list of things I’d love to make for her, but I’m at least trying to …

My Non-Maternity Fall Maternity Uniform (& On Turning 31)

September 20, 2013 – 9:00 am | 8 Comments
Non-Maternity Fall Maternity Uniform - The DIY Mommy

Today I turn 31 years old and… guess what? I’m ready for it.
I was a little freaked out at the prospect of turning 30, but 31 feels pretty good.

Sew A Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans

August 19, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans - The DIY Mommy

During my second pregnancy, I was determined to refrain from buying new maternity clothes. I thought it would be much more fun to make from scratch and repurpose old clothes into new, DIY maternity clothes …

The Leap from 2 to 3

August 13, 2013 – 11:14 am | 10 Comments
I'm going to be a mom of THREE! The DIY Mommy

I shared my family’s latest news on Instagram and Facebook last night:

Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

September 5, 2012 – 8:00 am | 58 Comments
Win an Infinity Scarf from The DIY Mommy

By Christina Dennis

I love scarves; they are the epitome of fall accessories. They’re perfect for layering and transitioning lighter fall clothing into cooler weather and scarves can add a beautiful pop of colour or pattern …

DIY Pregnancy Heartburn Relief

June 22, 2011 – 7:12 pm | 8 Comments

By Christina Dennis
The other day I had a bad episode of pregnancy heartburn that caused a horrible sleepless night. At only 4 months pregnant, this was a hug surprise (plus, I didn’t experience much heartburn …

Morning Sickness Remedies

May 4, 2011 – 8:16 pm | 5 Comments

By Kurtis Rose
Many women suffer needlessly during pregnancy. Sick feelings that come and go can be a minor inconvenience. They may also be a major problem. If you can just get through that terrible nausea …