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Camping Throw Pillow Sewing Tutorial – “Baby Gone Fishin”

Camping Throw Pillow Sewing Tutorial – “Baby Gone Fishin”

I have some very exciting news to share with you!!!… It’s something we have been wanting to do for a very long time… It’s big!! It’s fun!! And it will greatly improve our summer time adventures! Can you guess?? We bought our first camping Trailer! […]

Upcycle Old Socks into a Kids Play Campfire – With Roasting Sticks & Marshmallows!

Upcycle Old Socks into a Kids Play Campfire – With Roasting Sticks & Marshmallows!

I found some socks in my drawer that just didn’t spark joy for me anymore, so they had to go. But sometimes just because something doesn’t spark joy in the form of a sock, doesn’t mean it can’t spark joy in another form… Plus throwing […]

Cute Rainbow Colors Craft Idea for Kids!

Cute Rainbow Colors Craft Idea for Kids!

Rainbows! One of life’s beautiful phenomenons! They make you stop and admire their beauty, and then you wonder if there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?!?! BREAKING NEWS: There really isn’t an end to a rainbow! MORE DEVASTATING NEWS: Nor […]

10 Free Women’s Comfy & Stylish Pant Sewing Patterns: Round up

10 Free Women’s Comfy & Stylish Pant Sewing Patterns: Round up

I live for comfy pants! They may be the everyday mom outfit of choice in this house, but I have been seeing them a lot more out in public lately! These jogger pants can be stylish pants by dressing them up with a little heal […]

12 Cute DIY Easter Gift Ideas For Kids- Tutorials!

12 Cute DIY Easter Gift Ideas For Kids- Tutorials!

Easter is just around the corner… I can feel the tulips trying to poke out of the dirt, the birds warming up their vocal cords to chirp a little tune, and the little bunnies hopping through the meadows… OF DEEP DARK ICY SNOW… Who am […]

Uterus Heat Pack Sewing Tutorial – For all You Period Pain Needs!

Uterus Heat Pack Sewing Tutorial – For all You Period Pain Needs!

OK… So… Truth moment here… I have a menstrual cycle!! And it’s not my best friend! It’s not even an annoying friend. It’s more like a back stabbing friend, that sucks the life out of me. And the only thing that seems to calm her […]

Applique Quilt Idea: Nursing School Creative Assignment Quilt

Applique Quilt Idea: Nursing School Creative Assignment Quilt

Who makes a quilt as a nursing school project??? I know you think, “she is supa-dupa cray”, but when assigned a nursing school project that required being as creative as one can imagine, the first thing I thought was to make a quilt! I think […]

How to Enjoy a Winter Mountain Adventure with Children Aged 5 & Under for only $23! – Big White Ski Resort Adventure – Kelowna B.C.

How to Enjoy a Winter Mountain Adventure with Children Aged 5 & Under for only $23! – Big White Ski Resort Adventure – Kelowna B.C.

Cheap fun adventures are where it’s at when you share your life with young kiddos!! Am I right? Spending money frivolously on something they wont remember in 2.2 doesn’t compute in my thrifty brain, so I am always on the search for awesome adventures that […]

Easy Vinyl Plank Flooring Without Removing the Baseboards

Easy Vinyl Plank Flooring Without Removing the Baseboards

This past week was called “new flooring week” at our house. Unfortunately it’s not for me to enjoy… but it is in our house! We have a suite in our home, which is in dire need or a refresh. AKA, a bathroom reno, kitchen face […]

100 Reasons I’m Grateful for My Husband – Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gift Idea!

100 Reasons I’m Grateful for My Husband – Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gift Idea!

How great does it feel to be appreciated?!?! Having someone tell you they are grateful for the things you do, is pretty rad, and gives your day a special little spark. I know it sure makes me happy. It makes the small things is life […]

Easy Valentine’s Day Cupcakes with Easy DIY Heart Cupcake Toppers!

Easy Valentine’s Day Cupcakes with Easy DIY Heart Cupcake Toppers!

The kiddos are always scheming up reasons to make, buy, eat, sniff, treats… Are your kids the same?? They say… “If I eat all my dinner?”, ” If I clean my room?”, “If I’m good in the car?”, If I’m good during shopping?”, “If I […]

Kids Valentine’s Day Gift Idea – Personalized Beaded Bracelets!

Kids Valentine’s Day Gift Idea – Personalized Beaded Bracelets!

It’s Corbin’s first year in preschool on Valentine’s Day… That means he is so excited to be giving each of his classmates this cute Valentine! Also right away he knew that he wanted to get his classmates… Jewelry… of course my son wants to give […]

Free Printable Class Valentines – You Add So Much Colour To My Life!

Free Printable Class Valentines – You Add So Much Colour To My Life!

It’s almost Valentines day… Time for the kiddos to make valentines for everyone in their class!! Feeling the last minute rush?!?! Me too… Procrastination is life… Well here is a sweet Sugar Free Valentine option, that Corbin will be gifting this year, to all of […]

Rug Hooking Heart Wreath Tutorial

Rug Hooking Heart Wreath Tutorial

Who loves rug hooking?? I sure do!! I think rug hooking is like painting with wool, or yarn. Time consuming, addicting, hand spasming, masterpieces! And they make the cutest personalized pillows, or in this case awesome Valentines Day Heart Wreath!! If you care about how […]

Easy DIY Kids Teepee Tutorial! – Big Enough for Adults Too!

Easy DIY Kids Teepee Tutorial! – Big Enough for Adults Too!

Teepee Play tents are very popular these days. They make a super cute addition to any child’s bedroom or playroom, or even in the corner of the living room to give the kids a cool place to relax and use their imagination. My family has […]

List of Outdoor Family Adventures for Homebodies.

List of Outdoor Family Adventures for Homebodies.

I have been thinking a lot… about how I want to live, the person I want to be, the mother I want to be for my kids. And I came to one major theme… I want to be more ADVENTUROUS with the kiddos!! I used […]