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

August 11, 2015 – 10:00 am | 56 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 …

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 …

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. …

A Black & White Christmas Hot Drink Station (+ Win a Keurig 2.0!)

December 15, 2014 – 8:00 am | 81 Comments
A black & white chalkboard coffee & hot chocolate station for Christmas

If you’ve been following my little blog, my Instagram or my Facebook page for a while you’ll know that I’m a coffee lover. Big time. I can’t get enough DIY vanilla lattes, and when we …

A Gold & Black Christmas and New Year’s Dessert Table

December 8, 2014 – 8:00 am | 33 Comments
Gold and black glamorous Christmas or New Year's dessert table with Ferrero Rocher

We’ll be hosting Christmas Day dinner at our house this year, and I’m so excited to have my family over to celebrate with us! I love decorating dessert tables to make parties and get-togethers extra …

Favourite Things Giveaway: The Waikoloa Embroidered Pillow from Taylor Linens (Enter to Win!)

December 1, 2014 – 5:00 am | 55 Comments
The Waikoloa Embroidered Pillow from Taylor Linens Giveaway

I’ve teamed up with several of my blogging friends as we share some of our favourite things this week and give you a chance to win them! With Christmas holidays coming soon, one of my favourite …

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 …

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 …