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Back to school shopping with RBC Rewards points

Can you believe back to school time is almost here?! Two weeks and my baby will be waiting at the bus stop to board a 13 year adventure. Sounds serious when you think of it like that. She is totally ready to go and I thought I was ready too, but reality is starting to […]


When my daughters birthday was getting near I made the mistake of introducing her to Pinterest. I know crazy idea right, what almost 5 year old needs to know how to use Pinterest? The 5 year old who talks incessantly about her birthday party and has a mom that needs to get some work done without […]

Perfect Pastry fro A Pretty Life In the Suburbs

It has been a busy week prepping our home for mass redecoration, and 5th birthday parties (which I share with you tomorrow morning), but I wanted to drop by quick to Welcome to this weeks addition of the Be Awesome Linky Party! Let me introduce you to our Awesome party hosts  Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Julie […]

Kitchen Makeover mood board

You may remember a while back  I posted about my kitchen. Much like the rest of my house, its lacks personality. It isn’t horrible, we just ran out of funds when it came to pretty time. I’m just tired of it, really tired of it. I keep telling myself I’m bored of blue, but when I went […]

Be Awesome Linky Party Mondays at 6pm EST

Welcome back, friends! Are you ready to party? The eight of us, Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Julie of Sober Julie, Crystal of Sew Creative, Jo-Anna of A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, Tara of Suburble, Stacey of This Lil Piglet and Shauna of Satori Design for Living and Tara of Suburble, are the hostesses of this awesome party! This week, the features were chosen by […]

Delicious Pink Lemonade- super sweet lemonade stand ideas

This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl #YMCPinkLemonAid sponsored program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. I couldn’t wait to share today’s post with you. There is an awesome fundraiser in town […]

Hello spray painted art. Free Silhouette cut file

It’s one of my favourite times of year, new release week at May Arts Ribbon (you can check out all the new ribbons here)! All week long the design team  have been featuring projects how you can put this seasons new releases to good use. Each Ribbonista was assigned a particular new release ribbon to try out. I […]

Summer inspired Hop Art #Embriodery

I’m playing catch up with life this summer. Mr. Hurricane ruined my perfectly organized schedule this year (I keep telling myself it was organized until Arthur had his way with my life). However, his aftermath did leave behind a few wonderful things. One being my Summer Swimsuit Wreath  and when I was finish making that, I moved onto […]


Welcome to week 7 of the Be Awesome Linky Party, were so happy to see your projects each week! Keep em’ coming! Meet the Be Awesome hosts Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Julie of Sober Julie, Crystal of Sew Creative,  Jo-Anna of A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, Tara of Suburble , Stacey of This Lil Piglet and Shauna of Satori Design for Living and myself are the hostesses of this […]

Easy tutorial for how to use fabric paint #Silhouette

I have a confession… I think I’m addicted to fabric paint! No fabric has been safe from this lady since I got my hands on the Silhouette Fabric Ink Starter Kit. This paint is so fun (and easy) to use, I just have to show you how to use fabric paint too! I started out with the […]

Prize table

Wowza how time flies! Its been nearly 2 weeks since I hosted the Fynes Fun Scrapbooking Weekend. I’ve been so busy (and still trying to get out of hurricane behind mode). Today I have some photos to share that are going to make you wonder why you missed this over the top fun weekend! To start I […]


Oh Em Ghee, can you believe my mother let me do this? NEVER in a million years did I think she would say yes when I suggested painting her dresser coral! I nearly fell over, then I ran to the hardware store to get the paint as fast as I could, before she changed her […]


Welcome to week 6 of the Be Awesome Linky Party. I’ve been having so much fun enjoying all this summer weather that the ol’ bloggeroonie has been slack, but never fear these gals have kicked it into gear and have some great projects to share! Check out a few projects from the Be Awesome Team […]

Tips for succeeding at a blog conference

I write this post a little over a month in advance to attending Blog podium, because if you’re heading to a blog conference now is the time to prepare. You need to prepare WELL IN ADVANCE. I’m such a hypocrite saying that because I’m totally the stress myself to the max the two days before […]

Popsicles made easy with PC Watermelon Lemon Soda- So yummy and refreshing! #PCSummer

Hey All! I had so much crazy fun this past weekend. I hosted a scrapbooking weekend and I can’t wait to share all the details with you! But for now we must get our Be Awesome Linky Party under way… Meet the Be Awesome hosts Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Julie of Sober Julie, Crystal of Sew Creative,  Jo-Anna of A Pretty […]

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