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How to Stay Active When You’re Home With the Kids

September 16, 2015 – 7:00 am |
How to stay active when you're at home with the kids

When you’re a stay-at-home-mom (and/or work-at-home-mom), sometimes it’s hard to find ways to stay active without leaving the house or spending some cash. I’m starting to discover that there are actually a ton of fun …

Sew a Simple Preschool Art Smock

August 13, 2015 – 5:00 am | 3 Comments
How to sew a preschool art smock: free pattern and tutorial!

Life is going to feel really weird starting next month – with Little C going to grade one and Little A going to preschool a couple of days a week, our home is going to …

Back To School Clothes Shopping Tips + Little C’s French Inspired Wardrobe from Marshalls

August 11, 2015 – 10:00 am | 78 Comments
How to survive back to school clothes shopping + a cute French inspired kid's wardrobe from Marshalls Canada

It’s hard for me to take in, but my Little C is going to Grade 1 in September. That means she’ll go to school every weekday. Oh, I’m going to miss this girl! She’s so …

Make an Customizable Photo Book & Mug for Father’s Day

May 30, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
An adorable Father's Day gift idea: a photo book with pages the kids can fill in + a custom mug full of his favourite treats!

Father’s Day is on June 21st this year, and my daughters and I have come up with something ultra special for my dear hubby this year. With the help of Snapfish, we created an adorable photo …

Make an Easy & Inexpensive Fairy Garden

May 25, 2015 – 7:00 am |
Easy + Inexpensive Fairy Garden: A broken pot, some props made of sticks, and some imagination make a sweet potted fairy garden that doesn't break the bank!

My girls and I have been LOVING the gorgeous spring weather we’ve been having here lately! It’s been so therapeutic to be out in the sunshine, work on our yard, and do a bit of …

Mini Fairy Garden in a Tin Gift + Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

May 1, 2015 – 5:00 am | 7 Comments
How to make a DIY mini fairy garden gift in a vintage enamelware planter.

A couple of weeks ago, we visited a beautiful greenhouse nearby and we stumbled across the most adorable little fairy garden. I hadn’t thought too much about fairy gardens in the past, but when I …

How to Make Pom Poms + A Silly Spring Pom-Pom Animal Kid’s Craft (Video)

April 13, 2015 – 8:00 am |
How to make pom poms + a silly Spring pom-pom animal kid's craft

There’s not much that makes me happier than when I get to do fun crafts with my girls. I simply adore spending time with my daughters, and we have so much fun making things together! …

Make a Spring Bird’s Nest & Vintage Butterflies Cloche

March 25, 2015 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
How to make a Spring bird's nest cloche

I think the coolest kinds of home decor crafts are the ones you can do WITH your kids and actually display in your home as a beautiful and quirky decor piece.  I love having personal, …

Valentine’s Day Play Dough Mat Printable (+ Cleaning Our White Table!)

January 23, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Free Valentine's Day Printable Play Dough Mat

What’s your philosophy when it comes to kids getting messy? I’m pretty relaxed about it. I think it’s fun to squish and smush and sprinkle, so we do A LOT of that at our house. …

Make Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Snowman Jar Gifts – A Kid’s Craft

December 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Marshmallow Snowman from recycled baby food jars and socks. So easy and a cute Christmas gift and kid's craft!

With Christmas less than a week away, all of the kindergarten and dance class recitals complete, and our home decorated and ready to go, we are taking some time to relax and enjoy the season …