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A 16 Minute At-Home Workout to Get Back to Pre-Preganancy Shape

June 22, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
16 Minute At-Home Workout to get back into pre-pregnancy shape

(Note: This post was originally published in January 2013 and has now been updated.)
A couple of summers ago, I attended some workout classes in my home town of Stony Plain, Alberta called “Workout in the …

9 Favourite DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

May 3, 2013 – 8:00 am | 9 Comments
9 Favourite DIY Mother's Day Gifts - Rosette Pillow, Tea Bag Wrapper, Paper Flowers, Bow Sandals, Handbag, Jewelry Holder, Rosette Necklace, Anthropologie Inspired Apron, Free Printable and Gift

My mother means a lot to me. Lately, she’s been a huge part of our day-to-day life – she’s been helping me watch my girlies on her days off work as I work on Our …

Sew an Infinity Dress with a Built-In Tube Top

April 30, 2013 – 8:00 am | 20 Comments
Sew an Infnity Dress with a Built-In Tube Top by The DIY Mommy

Once upon a time, we weren’t building a house and I had one baby instead of two. I had time to sew things for other people and sell them.
One of my most popular creations was …

A Mommy Blogger’s Prayer

April 16, 2013 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
A Mommy Blogger's Prayer - The DIY Mommy

Dear God,
Help me to choose joy despite circumstances. Let me bring joy to my friends, my children and even people I don’t know through spoken and written words.
Make me a channel of Your peace. Help …

Reflections on Baking, Motherhood and Perfection

February 16, 2013 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
The Goal is Love - Free Printable by The DIY Mommy

For Valentine’s Day this week, Little C and I did some baking together. We made some pretty cupcakes (the easy way – with a mix),¬† iced them with buttercream icing (here’s my simple tip on …

Winter 2012 / 2013 Fashion on Instagram – Petite Curvy Mom Style

January 23, 2013 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Winter 2012/2013 Fashion on Instagram - Petite Curvy Mom Style by The DIY Mommy

It’s been a cold winter up here in Alberta, Canada… and a busy one for us too!
We’re building a house on our acreage, and life with two kiddos is busy as it it is.
If you …

HITTING THE SPOT – The Post Baby Bulge: 3 Facts You Need to Know

January 11, 2013 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
These are awesome! 3 facts you need to know about postpartum fitness and 5 exercises for new moms for post baby buldge.

As part of my Healthy Mommy Challenge, I turned to one of the strongest, most inspirational women of fitness that I know: Andrea Page of FITMOM. Andrea is an expert at post-partum fitness, and she’s …

I Will Choose Joy: My 2013 New Year Resolutions (and a free printable)

December 31, 2012 – 8:00 am |
I will choose JOY - Free Printable by The DIY Mommy

How was your Holiday week? Did you stuff your face with too many cookies like I did? Did you get to spend it with people you love?
Tomorrow is the first day of 2013. Not only …

Sew the 15 Minute Infinity Scarf in 3 More Ways: Striped, Woven Plaid & Lace Overlay

December 17, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf in 3 More Ways: Striped Sweater Knit, Woven Plaid & Lace Overlay

Can you believe Christmas is in just over a week? I certainly can’t, and I’ve been busily finishing up some last minute handmade Christmas gifts for my family and friends.
Something I’m making this year are …

Wear Plaid (and More Plaid) This Winter – Petite Curvy Mom Style

December 7, 2012 – 12:45 pm | 4 Comments
Wear Plaid (and more plaid!) this Winter by The DIY Mommy

It’s officially freezing cold here, and it does get really cold up here in the “frozen north” (which is what I’m endearingly calling¬† my country home west of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada).
We had a huge dump …