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free Cactus Mittens knitting pattern for beginners- One easy pattern to fit all sizes

I love knitting. I don’t take near enough time to do it, but as the weather gets cooler and I’m spending a bit more time in front of the tube, I need to have something to keep my hands busy- knitting is the winter winner! This free mitten knitting pattern is a favourite of mine I learned […]

Perfectly Personal™ photo Christmas cards

I love everything about Christmas cards, don’t you?! Each year I spend hours looking through hundreds of Christmas card ideas, hunting for the perfect Christmas card to suit our family. However, every year I’m rushing to get our photos taken before the snow flies, and standing by the mailbox or waiting in a long line on December […]

Rustic Christmas Home Tour - OVER 30 trees, you won't believe your eyes!!

I know its a tad early to be talking Christmas. In blog land the holidays are creeping up fast.  Stores have been ready for weeks, and I’ve been a busy beaver getting loads of ideas together to share with you! Every year I wait too long to start sharing my ideas that I get comments from […]

Easy to make Greek Meatballs a healthy party recipe

I love good party food, who doesn’t?! But I also love when I can still walk at the end of the night, which means finding easy healthy recipes to put into action. Enter this yummy Greek Meatball appetizer idea. I often serve these little morsels when I’m catering, they never last long! Greek Meatball Recipe   […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars- to die for!

Last week I had a little get together so I had to spoil my guests to a sweet treat. I did’t hesitate one second to pull out these delicious Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars. I can’t resist anything with peanut butter, throw in a little chocolate and I’m instantly sold! I have to be honest,  most cheesecake recipes make me […]


Don’t let the title of this post with the big ‘C’ word in it scare you off, I know Halloween hasn’t passed yet. But in card-maker and blogger world you just have to be on these things if you want to get all your projects done before the the big guy is on your roof top. […]

Barbie Amaze Chase Dolls

My little Girl seriously loves her Barbies! She spends hours combing their hair, keeping her up to date with the latest wardrobe changes and letting her imagination run wild through play.  I was a pretty big Barbie fan when I was little (honestly until about grade 7, but I think i was in it for all the awesome […]

Delicious Apple Cider punch

Fall is in the air, Thanksgiving weekend is here (this side of the border anyhow)! I love everything about this holiday… really how can you go wrong with turkey and all the fixings. But what I love most about the holidays is time spent with family. Whether it is around a punch bowl, snuggled up […]

Inspire Seasonal linky party

Halloween Linky Party

October 9th, 2014 | Linky Party

As you’ve probably noticed  the weekly link party has taken a back seat. A small group of friends that has been bringing you the Creative Canadian Blog Hop have decided to showcase some of your awesome seasonal ideas instead, this time around it is all about Halloween! Welcome to our Ready, Set, Inspire Link Party…the Halloween edition! […]

The Rats invaded this pretty Halloween wreath!

Can you believe Halloween is upon us? I had to change up  from my fall leaves wreath so to ring in the start of this spooky month I thought I would share my first Halloween project, a pretty wreath gone bad when the rats stopped by for a visit! This rat wreath Halloween decoration is a super easy craft you […]

Super yummy very chocolaty chip cookies

Chocolate Chip Crunch Cookies

September 30th, 2014 | Recipes

We love cookies and I can not lie. My husband mainly wears the cookie captain cap, I swear I can bake a batch and they are gone before I can turn around. I’ve been trying hard to have a fresh batch in the cookie jar so Mr. Fynes, the kiddos have some for their lunch box. […]

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen hutch

The kitchen makeover is finally done!! After living here 5 years it was time to give this space a new look, and put all my kitchen ideas into play.  I am so excited to give you a tour of my new modern farmhouse kitchen! You can see what it looked like BEFORE here. Ready for it? Ta-da!! I must start with […]

Baking pan gallery wall from Fynes Designs

Last week while in Toronto I had the opportunity to join some of my best bloggy gal pals for a super fun day of shopping with Value Village and Ford. I don’t typically go 1700 km to go on a shopping trip, but since I was in town, I had to take the chance to get […]

Delta kitchen faucet with Touch2O technology

Have you ever bought something that you didn’t really need but just decided you’d splurge? Of course you have, everyone does that, but often I do that and then totally regret the decision in some way. Not this time folks- there is no regret here!! We are the new proud owner/ operators of a shiny […]

Butcher diagram printed on a tea towel. Makes a great piece of kitchen art. Free Silhouette cut file included

My kitchen makeover is getting so close to being done! Yesterday on Facebook is shared a snippet of my new backsplash, and today I wanted to share my Butcher Diagram kitchen wall decor with a Free Silhouette cut file. I’ve always admired butcher prints, maybe because I grew up on a hog farm. I’ve seen some lots of […]

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