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September 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | 18 Comments

I’m quite smitten with my front door. It’s bold, teal and lovely. It needed a pretty new wreath on it for Fall, but I wanted the wreath to tie-in with my door’s teal-ness while sill …

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Saskatoon Berry Crumble

August 8, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Saskatoon Berry Crumble Recipe

The other day, my mom invited the girls and me over to her house for a visit. She showed me her Saskatoon berry bushes that were just loaded with berries! She asked me if I …

Antler Envy: Boho-Inspired Projects

August 6, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Antler Envy: Boho-Inspired Projects

I’d like to welcome Olivia Berg of  The Wannabe Cowgirl Blog as a guest author today! She’s going to be sharing with you a couple spectacular antler home decor projects: boho-inspired European mount antler art  …

DIY Jitter Glitter Necklace – Back to School Gift + Free Printable

August 6, 2014 – 6:00 am | 26 Comments
Jitter Glitter Necklace Back to School Gift and Free Printable Poem

I’m so happy to be a part of a Back to School Blog Hop posted by the lovely ladies at Elizabeth Jone Designs! Scroll down to the bottom of this post for a ton of …

Motivational Monday #10: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

August 4, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY sunburst mirror made out of wood shims!

Happy Monday, friends! Here in Alberta, this is a holiday Monday and we’re planning on spending it together as a family and possibly hitting up the beach with our neighbors at supper time. It’s been …

Odysseo by Cavalia: Making Summer Memories with my Daughter (+ Coupon Code!)

August 2, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Merry Go Round at Cavalia Odysseo

There are some brief but beautiful moments in life that are hard to forget. One of those moments happened to me recently when I took Little C to Odysseo by Cavalia in Edmonton, a larger-than-life theatrical …

Free Printable Summer Artwork (& Random Summer Musings)

July 30, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Free Summer Printable Artwork - Live in the Sunshine, Ralph Waldo Emerson

The fact that Little C is starting kindergarten in just over a month just hit me like a brick last night. I’ve been really excited up until now (and so is she), but suddenly I’m …

Motivational Monday #9 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Party

July 28, 2014 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Play house from a closet

Happy Monday, friends! I hope you had a great week and a wonderful weekend. I spent the week policing mothering my busy little girls, updating our entry, and getting to work on our TV gallery …

Our Small Entry: Before And After – Our DIY House

July 25, 2014 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
Before and After: Making the most of a narrow, small entry

We have a slightly awkward shaped, narrow entry hall in Our DIY House. When you walk into our home, you’ll see a hallway leading straight to the kitchen directly in front of you, and to …

How to Finish Baby Receiving Blankets with a Serger

July 23, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
This is the easiest way to make adorable baby receiving blankets! Use a serger, and make a narrow rolled hem.

One of my most favourite and practical baby gifts to give and receive are flannel receiving blankets. And not just regular old baby blankets – extra large receiving blankets that are perfect for swaddling newborns. …

Motivational Monday #8 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Part

July 21, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Kids Interchangeable Gallery Wall

Happy Monday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time with Joy in Our Home and Burlap and Babies. Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects …