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Crafts for Kids – Painted Sticks!

Crafts for Kids – Painted Sticks!

This week we stayed in our jammies and painted sticks! I know… Mom goals up in here! (not all week silly, but if I let the kids paint sticks all week, they would). My kiddos love sticks, but what they love more is paint on […]

Balloon Arch Tutorial! – Set up and Take down!

Balloon Arch Tutorial! – Set up and Take down!

Ivy’s Birthday has come and gone, and we enjoyed every minute of it! I have discovered that the days right before a party are some of my favourite days ever. DAYS FULL OF CREATING!!! They are my dream days, and I love it!!!! Maybe I […]

DIY Wooden Floral Letter “I” Tutorial- Because I’s are Hard to Find!

DIY Wooden Floral Letter “I” Tutorial- Because I’s are Hard to Find!

If you have a kiddo with the name Ivy, Isla, Iris, Isabelle, or even Isaac or Ian this tutorial is for you! Really any “I” named person would love to have a wooden floral letter “I”… Right?!?! This freestanding wooden letter could be filled with […]

Baby Doll Party Theme – For Little Miss Ivy Lynnkins 2nd Birthday!

Baby Doll Party Theme – For Little Miss Ivy Lynnkins 2nd Birthday!

My Baby turned 2 this week!!! I know every parent says this but, she really is growing up to fast. She’s talking and caring and funny and so smart! She’s stubborn and strong and loves babies more than anything else in the world… well besides […]

DIY Heart Shaped Hand Warmers! – Tutorial!

DIY Heart Shaped Hand Warmers! – Tutorial!

It’s SNOWING!!! It’s the beginning of November and it’s already snowing! Here in Kelowna we got almost a foot of snow in the last few days and now it has mostly turned to ice. We now live in an ice oasis! You may sense that […]

How to Add Pompom Trim to a Quilt – Baby Doll Quilt Tutorial!

How to Add Pompom Trim to a Quilt – Baby Doll Quilt Tutorial!

I decided to add a pompom trim to Ivy’s Mini Plus Sign Baby Doll Quilt Top! Why not try something different on a fun, cutsie, baby doll quilt… right!?!?! And for the backing I put her favorite yellow fleece fabric that I had left over […]

Halloween Traditions with the Kiddos!

Halloween Traditions with the Kiddos!

Halloween traditions are so fun to make as a family. This Halloween season is almost over and it has been so fun! I love the change in weather, so we can snuggle up in comfy clothes, and drink warm bevies, and the kiddos love dressing […]

Spider Pita Pizzas! – Kid Friendly Halloween Meal Idea!

Spider Pita Pizzas! – Kid Friendly Halloween Meal Idea!

It’s Halloween!! Well tomorrow… HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! With the business of Halloween night I was thinking of making a super simple dinner that is quick to whip up, kid friendly and FUN! So… we came up with our super yummy and fun spider pita pizzas. When […]

Watermelon Monsters! – Healthy Halloween Snack Idea!

Watermelon Monsters! – Healthy Halloween Snack Idea!

I’m all about easy snack ideas for the kiddos, and since it’s Halloween this week I thought why not make their snacks a bit more Halloweeny!! I had some fake fang teeth, some bloody eye balls and a huge ass watermelon… So, this is what […]

Mini Plus Sign Quilt Top Tutorial – Customized for a Baby Doll!

Mini Plus Sign Quilt Top Tutorial – Customized for a Baby Doll!

Mini plus sign quilt top tutorial, for all your favourite little girls and their baby dolls! This one is for my Ivy Lynn! Ivy will be turning 2 soon!!!! I know!!!! Just stop it!!! Stop growing up!!! She is a girl with a strong personality […]

Creepy Spider Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Creepy Spider Chocolate Chip Cookies!

These super creepy spider chocolate chip cookies are so easy to make, and will be a hit with the kiddos who are brave enough to eat them! My kiddos were brave enough (shocker), although it took some convincing and now I’m scared I’ll find one […]

Davidson Orchard Adventure Inspired by Jillian Harris – Vernon B.C.

Davidson Orchard Adventure Inspired by Jillian Harris – Vernon B.C.

Some of you may know that I have a little girl crush on my homegirl Jillian Harris. I love her style and wit, and pretty much everything she stands for (mamas for mamas, being a fun realistic mommy, and sharing her life with us) I […]

Mom’s Delicious Turkey Stuffing Recipe!

Mom’s Delicious Turkey Stuffing Recipe!

Mom’s Turkey Stuffing brings me back to my childhood holidays! Extended family gathered around the dining room table, us kids not staying in our chairs because we were all so excited to just play together, and all the hustle of mom getting everything made for […]

Mom’s Mustard Plaster For Turkey Recipe – Makes the juicest and most flavourful turkey ever!

Mom’s Mustard Plaster For Turkey Recipe – Makes the juicest and most flavourful turkey ever!

My Mom made a good Turkey! No… she made amazing turkey EVERY SINGLE TIME! It might have been her super amazing Gravy… because I would drowned my turkey in that stuff, but which ever way you ate her turkey, it was AWESOME! I believe she […]

DIY Beaded Spiders – Halloween Decor Idea!

DIY Beaded Spiders – Halloween Decor Idea!

I was digging around in my craft room… you know how craft rooms go. You acquire craft supplies with great intention of getting to a project, but then forget… the craft supplies build up… I have a lot of supplies! Yet I always feel like […]

Scarecrow Inspiration on Our Scarecrow Festival Adventure! – Peachland B.C.

Scarecrow Inspiration on Our Scarecrow Festival Adventure! – Peachland B.C.

This week we adventured to Peachland to check out the Scarecrow Festival. The kiddos had a blast and I thought I’d share some of the amazing scarecrow creativity that each of the businesses in Peachland created. I think there was just under 100 scare crows […]


My Quilts

How to Add Pompom Trim to a Quilt – Baby Doll Quilt Tutorial!

How to Add Pompom Trim to a Quilt – Baby Doll Quilt Tutorial!

I decided to add a pompom trim to Ivy’s Mini Plus Sign Baby Doll Quilt Top! Why not try something different on a fun, cutsie, baby doll quilt… right!?!?! And for the backing I put her favorite yellow fleece fabric that I had left over […]

Mini Plus Sign Quilt Top Tutorial – Customized for a Baby Doll!

Mini Plus Sign Quilt Top Tutorial – Customized for a Baby Doll!

Mini plus sign quilt top tutorial, for all your favourite little girls and their baby dolls! This one is for my Ivy Lynn! Ivy will be turning 2 soon!!!! I know!!!! Just stop it!!! Stop growing up!!! She is a girl with a strong personality […]

Gingham Baby Quilt Top – Tutorial!

Gingham Baby Quilt Top – Tutorial!

If you are thinking of creating a quilt, but don’t know where to start, I have the perfect super-simple Gingham Baby Quilt Top Tutorial for you. This quilt top will quickly ease all your fears of quilting. And… although it is super simple to sew, I think the simplicity of […]

How To Bind A Quilt – Using the least amount of binding fabric – Tutorial!

How To Bind A Quilt – Using the least amount of binding fabric – Tutorial!

It is finally time to get this Diamond Quilt bound so that it can get some use. I don’t have much of the fabric that I want to use for the binding, so this tutorial will show you how to bind a quilt with the least amount […]

Checkered Quilt of Flowers!

Checkered Quilt of Flowers!

My second quilt ever! The Checkered Quilt Of Flowers! Ohhhh, looking back at my old creations makes me smile. I have learned a bit since then about quilting, but this is the story of how this quilt of flowers came to be… One day I was […]