DIY

DIY Wall Art

I’m a sentimental mom, and I am known for hanging on to every bit of art that Alivia brings home from school, even if it is just a scribble on a piece of construction paper. As she gets older and the bin gets fuller and fuller, I realized that I am going to eventually have to part with some of these one of a kind masterpieces. Instead of mourning pieces,

Hand & Footprint Halloween Craft

I am not a Pinterest mom, I’ll admit it! But on rainy days, and in Vancouver there are many, I get inspired by talented and crafty mommas to do something creative with my kids. We don’t have an abundance of craft supplies, but always have the basics like paint and paper. And, with a preschooler at home, there often seems like there are more little hands and feet around than

copycat little Caesars crazy bread

Crazy bread, it is one of my weaknesses. I am fortunate to have a Little Caesars close to my home, but I am trying to cut back on my eating out, it’s pricey. The other night I had a craving for crazy bread and I figured, why not make it home, a much more frugal option!

sidewalk chalk

Why a crochet sidewalk chalk holder? I have a 3 year old who loves to play with sidewalk chalk, but is not a fan of getting her hands dirty. Every time she goes to play with her sidewalk chalk, she is constantly coming up to me and asking me to clean her hands off. I have found that there are certain brands of sidewalk chalk that are worse for rubbing

toy hammock

For a while I have been looking for a place to store all of Nicole’s stuffed animals.  My husband even went out and bought one of the nets that you put up in the corner of the room.  This was when we realized that: 1) we didn’t have a corner large enough in her room to put it 2) it was no where large enough to hold even a fraction