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August 13, 2014 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments

With Little C’s first day of Kindergarten fast approaching, I’m starting to get nervous thinking about how I’m going to stay on top of everything. I’ll be the first to admit that I definitely fall …

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Blueberry Vanilla Muffins with Vanilla Brown Sugar Glaze

July 18, 2013 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Blueberry Vanilla Muffins with Vanilla Brown Sugar Glaze - The DIY Mommy

If you’re searching for a sugar-free, whole grain blueberry muffin – I’m sorry. This is not your muffin. This delicacy is a really a soft, moist cupcake under the guise of a blueberry muffin. This …

How to Add Body to Long, Fine Hair (+ My Favourite Salon… With Childcare!)

July 17, 2013 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How To Add Body to Long, Fine Hair - The DIY Mommy

I have a horrible, horrible confession to make. As much as I love fashion and beauty, I haven’t been to a hair salon in 20 months. 20 months! That wasn’t a typo.
Between chasing around two …

Make A Preschool Chore Chart – Free Printable

July 16, 2013 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments

Little C is ready and willing (most of the time) to help me with chores around the house. And, believe me – I need all of the help I can get (even if it’s done …

Meal Planning Monday: Week 8 – Simple, Real Family Dinners

July 15, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Meal Planning Monday Week 8: Holy Yum Chicken, Healthier Big Mac, Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Shells, Borsch, Healthy Chicken & Spinach Lasagna, Pizzaria Style Pepperoni Pizza - The DIY Mommy

Miracle of all miracles – Meal Planning Monday is back this week! We’re slowly settling into our new home, and things have been a little lackadaisical on the supper front (i.e. we had popcorn and …

Less Screen Time & More Play Time This Summer – The Michaels Unplugged Summer Pact

July 10, 2013 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Less Screen Time & More Play Time - The Michaels Unplugged Summer Pact - The DIY Mommy

I feel like summer has finally officially started for our little family.
We’ve spent the last week and a half moving into Our DIY House, I spent last week helping with our church’s vacation bible school, …

Moving Into Our DIY House

July 8, 2013 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments

We’ve spent the last week moving and settling into Our DIY House and I’m feeling a mixture of relief, sheer bliss, and exhaustion.
The big stuff (appliances and beds) were all moved in one day, and …

Bake Sugar Cookies with Maple Sugar Glaze (A Canada Day Recipe)

June 27, 2013 – 12:10 am | 11 Comments
Sugar Cookies with Maple Syrup Glaze (A Canada Day Recipe) by The DIY Mommy

I am very proud to be a Canadian girl through and through. I love my country, and I am so blessed to enjoy the freedoms that we can experience here. My brave grandparents left East …

Wordless Wednesday: Ombre Clouds

June 26, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Wordless Wednesday: Ombre Clouds - The DIY Mommy

Make Chevron & Sticker Quote Wall Art

June 25, 2013 – 9:50 am | One Comment
Chevron & Sticker Quote Art by The DIY Mommy

If you can paint between two lines and wield a small paint roller, you can make this easy & inexpensive chevron + sticker quote wall art!
All you require is a canvas (any size you prefer), …

Meal Planning Monday: Week 7 – Simple, Real Family Dinners

June 24, 2013 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Meal Planning Monday Week 7: Slow Cooker Week! Sticky chicken, stuffed peppers, slow cooker chicken, potato soup, chicken gyros and mediterranean minestrone casserole.

As we head to the finish line on Our DIY House, I’m proclaiming a Slow Cooker Week ’round here. Both the hubby and I are utterly exhausted. There are a whole lot of small things …