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July 18, 2014 – 8:00 am |

Now that Baby B is too wiggly to swaddle, we’ve moved on to sleep sacks. I always find this transition a little tricky and slightly sad. (Baby says, “Oooo! I’m free to wiggle and wake …

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Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion – Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

March 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion - Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

Spring is officially here, but my backyard says otherwise – it’s still covered in about 2 feet of snow. Boo! While I wait for the “big melt”, I’m dreaming about wearing Springy clothes and playing …

Our DIY House: The Progress (Taking It One Room at a Time)

March 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 11 Comments
Our DIY House: The Progress (Taking It One Room At A Time)

It’s hard to believe that a year and a half has gone by since we started building Our DIY House. What a long process, an exciting adventure, and a labour of love! I thought it …

Welcome, Baby B! (+ A Free Nursery Printable)

March 12, 2014 – 2:11 pm | 14 Comments
Love You Forever Free Nursery Printable Art by The DIY Mommy

My new baby girl is finally, finally here.
And I am madly in love with her.

Sew Grommet Topped Drapes

February 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
How to Sew DIY Grommet Topped Drapes

Last week was filled with a roller coaster of emotions. Baby Three’s due date is tomorrow, and my other two babies were born at 36 weeks and 39 weeks. This is the longest I’ve ever …

6 Ways to Survive Baby’s First Year (+ Win a $50 Sears Gift Card!) #SearsMom

February 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | 57 Comments
6 Ways to Survive Baby's First Year

As I anxiously await the arrival of our third daughter, it causes me to reminisce about my first two girls and those precious first weeks and months with them as new babies. Honestly, some of …

Our Vintage Industrial Kitchen – Now With More Colour!

February 15, 2014 – 10:12 pm | 32 Comments
A black, white & turquoise vintage industrial kitchen filled with budget friendly DIY ideas.

As much as I love the black and white bones of our DIY vintage industrial kitchen, I’ve been craving the addition of colour in the space for quite a while now. The last few weeks …

Our Coffee Nook (& A Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift Idea from Keurig)

February 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | 8 Comments
A Valentine Themed Coffee Nook with chalkboard paint, gold sharpie mugs and a red Keurig Mini Plus.

Our original house plan had a “servery” nook between the kitchen and the dining room. When I saw it, I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that it had to become a special little …

Make Easy Rose Cupcakes

February 12, 2014 – 9:00 am |
How to Make Easy Rose Cupcakes by The DIY Mommy

Valentine’s Day is this week, and one of the traditions my girls and I seem to be forming for VDay is making simple (but impressive looking!) rose cupcakes. I totally cheat and make cupcakes with …

An Organized Baby Closet with ClosetMaid ShelfTrack Elite

February 10, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
An Organized Baby Closet with Closetmaid ShelfTrack Elite

Want to know something that makes this 37 weeks pregnant mama happy? Having Baby’s closet ready and organized for her arrival! Because we have two girls already, we have an abundance of little baby clothes …

Our Breakfast Nook Rotating Art Wall (+ Free “Eat, Pray, Love” Printables)

February 7, 2014 – 9:10 am | 4 Comments
Breakfast Nook Rotating Art Wall by The DIY Mommy. Clip kid's art to a curtain rod installed on the wall!

My girls love to colour, stick stickers onto paper, paint, and glue. We have a stainless steel fridge, so I can’ t display their lovely artwork there, so I came up with another way to …