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May 22, 2015 – 7:00 am |

One of the very first tutorials and sewing patterns that I published to this blog was this one – how to sew soft baby slippers. Even after almost 6 years, it’s still one of my most visited …

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Our DIY House: 2014 Home Tour

August 18, 2014 – 4:00 am | 49 Comments
Our DIY House 2014 Home Tour

Welcome to our 2014 home tour as part of the Canadian Blogger Home Tour 2014! I’m excited to be co-organizing this tour with Shannon of AKA Design + Life, and I’m happy to be giving …

Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014: Day 1

August 18, 2014 – 4:00 am |
Kira of Northern Style Exposure Home Tour

Welcome to the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour 2014! Shannon of AKA Design + Life and I recently had an idea. Why not host a home tour that features all Canadian bloggers’ homes? There are SO …

Our Budget TV Gallery Wall

August 15, 2014 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments

I’ve wanted a gallery wall around our TV for quite some time now. We have a giant TV in our living room, and the wall behind it was completely bare. For less than $50 and …

DIY Back To School Kitchen Command Centre from Staples + Free Printables

August 13, 2014 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
A Back to School Kitchen Command Centre

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 …

Motivational Monday #11: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

August 11, 2014 – 6:00 am |
DIY Ampersand from foam

It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time with Joy in Our Home and Burlap and Babies. Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …

Saskatoon Berry Crumble

August 8, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Saskatoon Berry Crumble Recipe

The other day, my mom invited the girls and me over to her house for a visit. She showed me her Saskatoon berry bushes that were just loaded with berries! She asked me if I …

Antler Envy: Boho-Inspired Projects

August 6, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Antler Envy: Boho-Inspired Projects

I’d like to welcome Olivia Berg of  The Wannabe Cowgirl Blog as a guest author today! She’s going to be sharing with you a couple spectacular antler home decor projects: boho-inspired European mount antler art  …

DIY Jitter Glitter Necklace – Back to School Gift + Free Printable

August 6, 2014 – 6:00 am | 26 Comments
Jitter Glitter Necklace Back to School Gift and Free Printable Poem

I’m so happy to be a part of a Back to School Blog Hop posted by the lovely ladies at Elizabeth Jone Designs! Scroll down to the bottom of this post for a ton of …

Motivational Monday #10: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

August 4, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY sunburst mirror made out of wood shims!

Happy Monday, friends! Here in Alberta, this is a holiday Monday and we’re planning on spending it together as a family and possibly hitting up the beach with our neighbors at supper time. It’s been …

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 …