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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Fall Y'all Painted sign.

Fall Vignette

September 12th, 2014 | Home Decor, Learn How, Seasonal

I love this season, don’t get me wrong I’m sad to see summer go but I love everything about harvest time. In Nova Scotia fall is so bountiful, I swear my grocery bill is cut in half. We have our summer chickens in the freezer, and there is such an abundance of fresh produce available. Bring it […]

How To make a Leather Key Fob in less than 5 Minutes

No Sew Leather Key Fob

September 11th, 2014 | Learn How

I’m SUPER duper excited that tomorrow morning I’ll be catching a plane to Toronto for Blog Podium!! I’ve been talking about this conference since the spring, I can’t believe it is here already!! When heading to a conference I always like to take along a little treat to accompany my business cards. I’ve been known […]

Easy DIY Kitchen Rolling Pin Wall Art

As you know I’ve been a busy beaver doing a little makeover in my kitchen. As with any home project there has been a few set backs, but its coming together and I should have it all sparkling and ready for the big reveal really soon! While I’ve been waiting for a few things to arrive I’ve […]

Easy Beginner Sewing project. Make a sweet Halloween costume

Since attending the Barbie and the Pearl Princess movie premiere and watching The Little Mermaid countless times my daughter has been obsessed with Mermaids. So when her birthday rolled around a few weeks back, it was only natural she wanted to have a mermaid party. What is a mermaid without a beautiful fin, or in our case a Mermaid […]

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 […]

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 […]

Create cute patio lanterns by adding pattern paper to small plastic cups

I cant’ tell you how many times I broke out in song while I was making these outdoor string lights… Those patio lanterns, They were the stars in the sky… I think I owe Kim Michell royalties. I wanted to create a cute set of patio lanterns for the kids playhouse  that would be colourful and fun, so […]

Small Craft Room Area

I’ve had this little project on the back burner and since I came down with the flu this week,  I thought there was no better time than now to share this Mod Podge Table Transformation with you! When my SIL picked up this old card table at an auction she knew it would need a […]

FREE Silhouette cut files for Camper decals- use as bumper stickers, on the window/ doors or even on the cooler!

We love camping, so when our group came up with the idea for a Camping themed blog hop I knew I had to plan something super fun- Camping Decals! Our family doesn’t exactly camp in modern style, we started with one of those pop up campers circa 1970, but as our family got a bit bigger (and […]

Delicious and EASY to make homemade crouton recipe. You have to try!

I’m a long time crouton lover, I love anything in salad that gives a big crunch. However, I don’t like the break your tooth crunch you get from some store boughten croutons. While there is no way to get around having ‘healthy’ croutons, some salads just need them, and if you’re going to have them you […]

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