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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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Motivational Monday #6 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

July 7, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments

Aren’t you glad it’s summer? I’m just loving the weather, spending lazy afternoons with my girls, and playing outside! What about you? What are your favourite family summer activities? If you need ideas for some …

Motivational Monday #5 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 30, 2014 – 10:01 am |
Greek Key DIY Ikea Tarva Dresser Hack

Happy Monday to YOU! Here in Canada, this is an extra long weekend for most people because Canada Day is tomorrow. I think our family will go to the beach and roast some hot dogs. …

Motivational Monday #4 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Party

June 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments

Happy, happy Monday! How was your weekend? Our internet has been down since Thursday morning, so both hubby and I have been wandering around the house aimlessly and wringing our hands. Just kidding. Sort of. …

Upcycled Gold Dry-Brushed Table (+ How to Dry Brush Furniture)

June 19, 2014 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
DIY Gold Dry Brushed Coffee Table

There is definitely such a thing as an addiction to painting furniture. And I certainly have it. Every sad looking table, dresser or chair I see on Kijiji or at a garage sale says, “Paint …

How to Teach Kids to Sew (+ A Janome Portable Sewing Machine Review & Giveaway!)

June 17, 2014 – 9:09 am | 12 Comments
Great tips on how to teach kids to sew!

My 5 year old Little C had a really exciting last couple of weeks. Not only did she graduate playschool, she started to learn how to sew on her very own (pink!) little sewing machine. …

Motivational Monday #3- Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 16, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Entryway Makeover from Life on Virginia Street

It’s Monday again! Do you remember what that means? I get to co-host another Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party with the super-cool ladies of Joy in Our Home and Burlap and …

9 Favourite Recipes (From 2009-2014)

June 13, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite Recipes from The DIY Mommy

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? This week, I’ve shared with you some of the most popular tutorials on TheDIYMommy.com over …

9 Favourite Free Printables (From 2009-2014)

June 12, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite Free Printables from The DIY Mommy

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to share with you some of the …

9 Favourite DIY Home Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 11, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite DIY Home Decor Tutorials

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to share with you some of the …

9 Favourite DIY Mom Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 10, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite DIY Tutorials for Moms

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to share with you some of the …