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Odysseo by Cavalia: Making Summer Memories with my Daughter (+ Coupon Code!)

August 2, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Merry Go Round at Cavalia Odysseo

There are some brief but beautiful moments in life that are hard to forget. One of those moments happened to me recently when I took Little C to Odysseo by Cavalia in Edmonton, a larger-than-life theatrical …

The DIY Mommy is 5 Years Old – Win Over $500 in Prizes!

June 2, 2014 – 7:57 am | 109 Comments
The DIY Mommy is 5 years old! Win over $500 worth of some of my favourite things!

This month, The DIY Mommy is FIVE YEARS OLD! I’m so extremely excited and proud of this blog and how it’s changed and grown since 2009. I want to take a couple of weeks this …

Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion – Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

March 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion - Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

Spring is officially here, but my backyard says otherwise – it’s still covered in about 2 feet of snow. Boo! While I wait for the “big melt”, I’m dreaming about wearing Springy clothes and playing …

6 Ways to Survive Baby’s First Year (+ Win a $50 Sears Gift Card!) #SearsMom

February 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | 57 Comments
6 Ways to Survive Baby's First Year

As I anxiously await the arrival of our third daughter, it causes me to reminisce about my first two girls and those precious first weeks and months with them as new babies. Honestly, some of …

DIY Floral Nails (+ Win Some Jamberry Nail Wraps – Giveaway Ends 01/25)

January 6, 2014 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
Jamberry Nails

Now that the Christmas season is over, I’m ready for two things:

Baby Three to come (she’s due February 25th)
Spring

As pretty as the knee-deep snow is here, I’m already tired of the -30 C weather and …

A Bake Shoppe Birthday Party (+ A Printable Party Pack Giveaway – Ends 12/31)

December 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | 9 Comments
Bake Shoppe Party - The DIY Mommy

Baby A turned 2 last month, and we had a super-fun party to celebrate! It was a “bake shoppe” themed party with lots of colourful, cupcake decor and toddler baking activities.

Little C’s Bright, Jewel Toned Bedroom (+ Win Custom Canvas Art – Giveaway Ends 11/30)

November 12, 2013 – 9:00 am | 16 Comments
A bright jewel toned kid's room in purple, hot pink and turquoise - The DIY Mommy

As soon as I told Little C that we were building a new house and that she was going to get a brand new bedroom, I could see the wheels turning in her little head …

Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock in #YEG – Ends 10/31)

October 9, 2013 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
WeeStock 2013 Indie & Boutique Baby Show

Ever since I had Little C almost 5 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 …

5 Good Reasons to Read to Your Preschooler (+ My Current Favourite Books & A Giveaway – Ends 09/30)

September 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | 25 Comments
5 Good Reasons to Read to Your Preschooler - The DIY Mommy

Let’s have an honest mom-chat here. Sometimes I really don’t feel like reading a bedtime (or quiet time or morning time) story book to my girls. Between the nagging list of housework, the never-ending emails …

Handmade Bruschetta on Flatbread: Two Family-Friendly Ways (+ Win A Serrated Tomato Knife & Cutting Board – Giveaway Ends 08/31)

August 6, 2013 – 8:00 am | 60 Comments
Handmade Bruschetta on Flatbread: Two Family-Friendly Ways - The DIY Mommy

I don’t know about you, but lunch at my house can sometimes be a little frustrating. While I’m craving something full of flavour (like a chicken vegetable wrap with lots of sauce and spices), …