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A Bake Shoppe Birthday Party (+ A Printable Party Pack Giveaway – Ends 12/31)

December 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | 9 Comments
Bake Shoppe Party - The DIY Mommy

Baby A turned 2 last month, and we had a super-fun party to celebrate! It was a “bake shoppe” themed party with lots of colourful, cupcake decor and toddler baking activities.

Make a Ruffled Burlap Christmas Tree Cone (+ Our Vintage Woodland Christmas Mantel)

December 3, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Ruffled Burlap Christmas Tree by The DIY Mommy

I’m having so much fun decorating our new house for Christmas! This is the first time I’ve ever had a mantel to decorate, and my girls and I had a blast getting it all “Christmasy”:

Make a Christmas Giving List – A Kid’s Activity #KinderMom

December 2, 2013 – 9:00 am |

As my girls grow older, I’m finding that I really, really need to make a conscious effort to remind them what Christmas is all about. As soon as December hits (heck, November!) they (and we) …

Make Salted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies

November 27, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Salted ChocoSalted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommylate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommy

I’m a huge sucker for Christmas baking and candy making. Every year, I try really hard to make a Christmas baking plan in November, and then start executing it weekly until my freezer is full …

Make DIY Scrapbook Paper Christmas Tree Cones

November 26, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Scrapbook Paper Christmas Tree Cones

The most gorgeous book of scrapbook paper was waiting for me at my last Michael’s trip. I don’t actually scrapbook at all anymore (it’s soooo time consuming), but I knew I had to snatch up …

Christmas Giving Memories in a Tiny House (+ A Chance to Win Free Toys!) #SearsMom

November 25, 2013 – 9:00 am |

Question: How is Christmas only a month away? It’s really crept up on me this year and I’m not sure if it’s because I’m pregnant and have two little ones, because we’ve been continuing to …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Gifts for Men

November 21, 2013 – 9:23 am | 2 Comments
DIY Handmade Christmas Present Ideas for Men by The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I find men particularly tricky to make handmade gifts for – I’m always worried that they’ll find a DIY gift slightly cheesy or useless. This …

Video Tutorial: Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

November 19, 2013 – 4:04 pm | 7 Comments
Video Tutorial: 15 Minute Infinity Scarf by The DIY Mommy

One of the most popular tutorials on The DIY Mommy (and one of my most favourite DIY gifts to make!) is the 15 minute infinity scarf. It’s a really simple project to sew, and such …

Make DIY Wired Ribbon Bows

November 18, 2013 – 10:00 am | One Comment
Make DIY Wired Ribbon Bows for Christmas!

Do you love Christmas as much as I do? I’m a HUGE fan. Celebrating Christ’s birth is the best part for me and my family, but I also love all of the good memories that …

German Baking: Marble Bundt Cake

November 17, 2013 – 8:16 pm |
German Baking: Marble Bundt Cake by The DIY Mommy

I finally had a day last week to bake, and it was wonderful. I’ve missed baking. I find it so relaxing!
It’s slightly dangerous, though. I’m a huge fan of eating baked goods too. This marble …