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

December 15, 2014 – 8:00 am | 62 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 | 32 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 | 54 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 …

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.