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March 20, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments

HAPPY SPRING! I love the newness Spring brings. I love its freshness. I love that it’s a reminder that there is hope after trials. There is a rainbow after the rain. Here’s a free Spring …

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Video: A Day in the Life of a Mom + DIY Blogger

February 6, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Video: A Day in the Life of a Mom + DIY Blogger

Happy Friday! The last couple of weeks have been nuts with the flu descending on our house, so I’m pretty behind in the ol’ blogging game this week. I wanted to post this video a …

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 …