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Make a Winter Wall Hanging for Under $10 (+ Win a $5000 Shopping Spree at the Brick)

November 13, 2015 – 7:00 am | 9 Comments
How to make a beautiful winter forest scene wall hanging - free photo download included!

We had our first snowfall last week. This is always a bittersweet day for us up here in Alberta, Canada. We sigh because we realize we need to dig up our old winter boots, make sure …

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 …

A Handmade Christmas: Make a Snowman Hot Chocolate Jar Gift

December 19, 2012 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Hot Chocolate Snowman Jar Gifts by The DIY Mommy

My adorable daughter has been loving our crafty days lately – she almost expects a daily craft time now, which I think is the cutest thing in the universe!
Yesterday during “quiet time” we whipped up …

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 …

A Handmade Christmas: Knit Pearly Girly Mittens

November 26, 2012 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
Pearly Girly Mittens by The DIY Mommy

I have a “thing” for cream coloured, lacey knits. When the weather dropped to minus 30°C a couple Christmases ago (this is common up here in Edmonton, Alberta!), I decided that I could use a …

Wear Flattering Coats This Winter (And Why We Can Make Snow Angels Now) – Petite Curvy Mom Style

November 8, 2012 – 8:00 am |
Snow Day by The DIY Mommy

We had a light dusting of snow yesterday (alright, it was a massive down-pouring that resulted in several inches of the stuff on the ground and school cancellations).

It was the perfect weather for making snow …

Make Embroidered Baby Mittens for $1

September 10, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Embroider Baby Mittens for $1 by The DIY Mommy

By Christina Dennis

I saw these little grey, stretchy baby mittens at Walmart for $0.60 cents and I had an idea:

They were little and sweet, but very plain and needed a little embellishment for my baby …

9 Favourite DIY Make-at-Home Hot Drinks

September 7, 2012 – 8:00 am |
9 Favourite DIY Hot Drinks by The DIY Mommy - Mochas, Lattes, Hot Chocolates, Cider

by Christina Dennis
I love me my coffee. And my hot chocolate. And my apple cider. I enjoy pretty much any type of warm drink when the weather cools and the autumn leaves begin to fall! …