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July 18, 2014 – 8:00 am |

Now that Baby B is too wiggly to swaddle, we’ve moved on to sleep sacks. I always find this transition a little tricky and slightly sad. (Baby says, “Oooo! I’m free to wiggle and wake …

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Flower Pot Wrapper & Tags Teacher Gift – Free Printable

June 11, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Flower Pot Wrapper + Tags Teacher Gift - Free Printable!

Sadly, my Little C had to miss her last day of playschool this year because of her hospital stay. She was not happy at all about that, and I don’t blame her! Thankfully, we were …

Meal Planning Monday: Week 5 – Simple, Real Family Dinners

June 10, 2013 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Meal Planning Monday Week 5: Sweet & Sour Baked Chicken, Zucchini Lasagna, Roast Chicken with Potatoes, Lemon & Asparagus, Sweet & Sour Ribs, Chicken Broccoli Supreme, Meatloaf Cupcakes

Our fridge and pantry are seriously Mother Hubbard right now, so I’ve made my meal plan for the week and we’re setting out on an epic grocery shop today! (You know you’re a mom when …

It’s Knit In Public Week 2013 (and here are some resources)!

June 8, 2013 – 8:00 am |
It's Knit In Public Week!

Worldwide Knit In Public Day was founded in 2005 by Danielle Landes and takes place on the second Saturday of June each year. What began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy eachother’s …

Make a Bird Feeder From A Tin Can (On The News!)

June 7, 2013 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Tin Can Bird Feeder from The DIY Mommy

This Saturday June 8th, I’ll be joining Modern Mama here in Edmonton at a fun Father’s Day Event. It’s a “Dad & Me Playdate and Photoshoot” at Cafe O’Play where guests can have their photos …

Win a Freshly Designed Logo for Your Blog or Handmade Business – Your DIY Blog (Giveaway Ends 06/30)

June 6, 2013 – 8:00 am | 15 Comments
Bloggings Tips & Tricks from The DIY Mommy

I’ve wanted to start a new series for a while now on how to start your own DIY blog. A forewarning: I don’t consider myself a blogging expert by any means, but I’ve learned so …

Make DIY Glittery Cloud Dough (with Vegetable Oil + Flour)

June 4, 2013 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
DIY Glittery Cloud Dough with Vegetable Oil and Flour from The DIY Mommy

The thing about having girls is that there is a lot of glitter.
We make sparkly artwork, we have glittery shoes, we put sparkling barrettes in our hair… the list is endless. I love it.

Meal Planning Monday: Week 4 – Simple, Real Family Dinners

June 3, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Simple, Real Family Dinners: Shepherd's Pie, Fried Rice, Oven Tacos, Slow Cooker Chicken, Six-Cheese Vegetable Lasagna, Vegetable Pasta Bake

Have you been meal planning with me? How is it going for you?

My body is absolutely craving fresh veggies, fruits and good ol’ fashioned home-cooked meals this week after our nightmare week in the hospital.
(We …

My Baby Has Asthma (and I Admit – I’m Scared)

May 30, 2013 – 8:42 am | 14 Comments

One of my worst fears (and probably the worst fear of all moms) is my children getting very, very sick or hurt.
This past Sunday, Little C was transported by ambulance to the Stollery Children’s Hospital …

Planning Our Family Kitchen – Our DIY House

May 24, 2013 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Designing a Family Kitchen by The DIY Mommy

One of the areas I’m most excited about in Our DIY House is our kitchen. I love to cook and bake and the kitchen is where we often spend time together as a little family.
I’ve …