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February 13, 2015 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments

This project has got to be one of my favourite because it’s just SO simple and easy, but it is just so satisfying. There’s just something about taking something utilitarian and a wee bit blah …

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Whip Up 5 Minute Brownies for Two

February 4, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make brownies for two in 5 minutes!

I’m trying to think ahead to Valentine’s Day this year and come up with an easy, creative dessert just for me and my hubby. I wanted something that I could quickly and sneakily make after …

Make an Instagram Photo Display with an Old Door

February 2, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Unique and fun idea: display Instagram photos on an old door with twine and clothespins.

Remember my advent calendar made from a leftover door from our house build? Well, here’s what we’ve done with it now: it’s a fun display of my Instagram photos! There’s no hiding that I’m slightly …

Motivational Monday #34: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

February 1, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 4 Comments

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time.Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I truly …

Video Tutorial: Make Fancy Iced Cupcakes in 4 Seconds or Less

January 30, 2015 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Video: How to make fancy iced cupcakes in 4 seconds or less!

There’s something about a beautifully iced cupcake that’s so elegant and fun. I LOVE making fancy iced cupcakes for many occasions – swirly iced cupcakes are great for parties or special occasions like Valentine’s Day.

Mood Board: A Vintage Farmhouse Laundry Room in Cherry Red and Aqua

January 26, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
A Vintage Farmhouse Laundry Room design idea in aqua, mint and cherry red.

Do you get the home organization and renovation bug like I do in mid-winter? I’m just itching to get over this darn flu we’ve had for a week (so far – ugh!) and get to …

Motivational Monday #33: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 25, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time.Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I truly …

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. …

Our Neutral Valentine’s Day Mantel Decor

January 21, 2015 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
DIY Neutral Valentine's Day Mantel Decor

Like I mentioned before, I never thought I’d take the time to decorate a mantel for Valentine’s Day, but here we are. Honestly? I think it’s pretty and Little C was just ecstatic when she …

Make a Counter Top Phone Charging Station & Tablet Holder from a Picture Frame

January 19, 2015 – 8:00 am | 12 Comments
How to make a counter top tablet and phone holder and charging station out of a picture frame and some trim

I have to say that being “forced” to be extra thrifty over the past year or two because of a transition to double-self-employment has been a blessing in disguise. If you and/or your hubby are …

Motivational Monday #32: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 18, 2015 – 7:00 pm |

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time.Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I truly …