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My Favourite German Christmas Recipes
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My Favourite German Christmas Recipes

I love my family’s German heritage, and I especially love it at Christmastime when we get to bake my favourite German Christmas recipes! Let me share with you some recipes that our family cherishes. I hope you enjoy these treats too! My grandpa and grandma immigrated from Germany to Canada in the 50s, and with…

Dining Room Christmas Decor Ideas 2022
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Dining Room Christmas Decor Ideas 2022

Need some dining room decorating ideas for Christmas? I’ve got you covered! Come see how I decorated our dining room for the Holiday season this year, and get budget-friendly inspiration for your own dining room Christmas decor. Watch my YouTube video to see how we decorated our dining room (and kitchen!) for Christmas this year:…

The Ultimate Guide for the Cricut Cutting Machine | Video Tutorials and Projects

The Ultimate Guide for the Cricut Cutting Machine | Video Tutorials and Projects

Welcome to the Ultimate Guide for the Cricut cutting machine! You can use this handy little machine to create unique home decor, personalized gifts, beautiful and useful labels, and even customized items you can make and sell to other people! In this guide, I am going to introduce you to everything you need to know…

RV Renovation: How To Remodel A Camper (before & after!)
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RV Renovation: How To Remodel A Camper (before & after!)

I’m sharing all my tips & tricks to help you make your camper more cozy and comfortable. If you need DIY RV renovation ideas, read on! After you read this post, I hope you’ll feel more confident and ready for your camper remodel. In 2020, we purchased our second RV. After outgrowing and selling our…

What is Coastal Grandmother Decor? (and how to achieve it!)
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What is Coastal Grandmother Decor? (and how to achieve it!)

As you all know, part of what I do here is keep on top of current trends and then find ways to bring them to you in a budget-friendly way.  This involves keeping my ear to the ground via TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, other blogs, and the world at large! This next trend which I am…

Minimalist Home Decor Style

Minimalist Home Decor Style

If your home decor style is Minimalist… Your style is all about simplicity! As a lover of you’ve mastered the art of fuss-free ease — faux fur pillows and floral throws just aren’t your thing. As a lover of minimalist home decor style you prefer neutral materials, earthy tones, and streamlined silhouettes… For you, everything…

Bohemian Home Decor Style

Bohemian Home Decor Style

If your home decor style is Bohemian… Your taste in furniture is just as unique as you. As a lover of bohemian home decor you’re attracted to items with stories — antique trinkets and hand-stitched quilts… Though you don’t shy away from color, you’re especially attracted to earthy colors, metallics, and jewels. Try accenting a…

Modern Home Decor Style

Modern Home Decor Style

If your home decor style is Modern… Your style is all about simplicity! As a lover of you’ve mastered the art of fuss-free ease — faux fur pillows and floral throws just aren’t your thing. You prefer neutral materials, earthy tones, and streamlined silhouettes… For you, everything should serve a purpose. You’d pass up a…

Peonies 101: How to Grow Them, Store Them & Get Ants Off Them!
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Peonies 101: How to Grow Them, Store Them & Get Ants Off Them!

Peonies are my favorite flower. They’re so fluffy and gorgeous, and the green foliage is beautiful too! As I’ve been picking, weeding, and displaying them this peony season, I decided it would be a good idea to document and share what I do to make sure my flowers are as beautiful as possible when I…

Our Pacific Coast RV Trip: Canada Down to Disneyland
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Our Pacific Coast RV Trip: Canada Down to Disneyland

It was the experience of a lifetime! We drove our RV down the Pacific Coast Highway from Alberta, Canada to sunny Anaheim, California. Along the way we experienced breathtaking scenery, wonderful campgrounds, and delicious food. If you’re thinking about taking an RV trip down the Pacific Coast Highway, then this blog post is for you!…

Simple Decor Ideas For A Colorful Summer Home
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Simple Decor Ideas For A Colorful Summer Home

Summer is upon us! I seem to have way less time to focus on my house during this season of warm weather and family adventures! Today, I’ve collected some home tours, some easy DIY projects, and some styling ideas that all incorporate my belief that summer is the time for fresh, bright, simple accessories, clean…

9 Creative Boho Chic DIY & Decor Ideas
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9 Creative Boho Chic DIY & Decor Ideas

I love Boho-inspired home decor! In this roundup post, I’ve collected a little bit of everything (in true boho form) to give you some ideas for decorating your own home (and person!) with this style this season. Home decoration accent items, furniture, lighting, ways to dress up a bedroom and your jacket in true bohemian…

How to Make Your Front Porch Ready for Spring: 10 Easy Ideas
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How to Make Your Front Porch Ready for Spring: 10 Easy Ideas

I love this time of year. The snow is melting, the sun feels warmer, the birds are singing, and it’s finally time to clear away all the winter porch decor and bring in something fresh and springy to jazz up the front steps! Whether you want to change out your welcome mat for something more…

10 Fun & Easy DIY Backyard Projects
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10 Fun & Easy DIY Backyard Projects

It’s almost spring in Canada, when we start looking forward to summer and all the ways we can create a little oasis in our outdoor space to enjoy the warm months to their full potential! In this roundup, I’ve collected a few outdoor DIY ideas to help you create your own beautiful backyard this season….

31 Items You Should Always Buy at the Thrift Store for your Home
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31 Items You Should Always Buy at the Thrift Store for your Home

The thrift store is a wonderful place to find budget-friendly home decor and DIY items. The question is: WHAT to buy at the thrift store? Well, I’ve got an item for every day of the month! Here are 31 items you should always buy for your home at the thrift store. I love decorating my…

How To Build A Bench Seat From IKEA Cabinets
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How To Build A Bench Seat From IKEA Cabinets

As part of our breakfast nook makeover, I wanted to create a built-in looking dining bench cabinet. Not only do dining benches look cute and cozy, but they’re a practical space-saver. I used IKEA cabinets to easily build a dining bench that looks built-in, but is actually movable. Let me show you how to DIY a simple dining bench seat from kitchen cabinets! Isn’t this cute?! I’m…

10 Romantic DIY Valentine Gifts On A Budget
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10 Romantic DIY Valentine Gifts On A Budget

The temptations of Valentine’s Day are everywhere: candy, flowers, candy, and more candy. I have some good news though. I’m giving you my best romantic DIY Valentine gifts that won’t break your budget! And even more good news…none of them fit in the traditional candy-chocolates-flowers mold (although some do involve edible treats!), so you can…

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DIY Index Search or browse through all of my DIY blog posts for budget friendly crafts you can make for yourself, for gifts, or for your home! Crafting with cricut Want to get started crafting with your Cricut machine? You can use this handy little machine to create unique home decor, personalized gifts, beautiful and…

15 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends
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15 Creative DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends

There’s nothing quite like a crafty, homemade Christmas gift to show your friends you are thinking of them during the holidays. Whether you are interested in furniture-making, fashion, food, or eco-friendly items, I have rounded up a list of 15 creative DIY Christmas gift ideas that are easy, budget-friendly, and beautiful.  Find something here for…