crafts

10 Easy DIY Salt Dough Ornament Ideas

One of my favourite times of year IS HERE and admittedly, I’m the over the top Christmas memories mom. I figure, I’ve only got a few more years of this one believing in the man in red so I’m going to enjoy it while it lasts! Each Christmas I’m reminded just how quickly she’s growing and I’ve been slowly incorporating ornaments that cherish the little moments. Salt Dough ornaments have

Handprint/FootPrint Gift Ideas

So this year is the first year that Mother’s Day is going to be a bit different in my house. This is the first year that Nicole doesn’t have someone other than myself, to help her with making Mother’s Day a little bit more special¬†than any other day. So how do we make the mothers in our lives feel like Mother’s Day is not just any other day? We have

Girls playing in Leprechaun Goo

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here so what do all of us non-super creative moms out there do? We start hunting around on Pinterest for ways to keep the kids busy. Well this year we have done the work for you. Here’s a roundup of 7 St. Patrick’s Day activities and 7 St. Patrick’s Day treats that you can make with your wee ones that won’t put much of a

How to make Goo

As I searched through Pinterest to find crafts to do with my 4 year old, I came across a post for a Leprechaun Gold search. The search was done using coloured shaving cream. I’m all for messy play but I found that I was not wanting to waste money a can of shaving cream for 15 minutes of play. Remembering playing with corn starch goo in science class (as well

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