Take a Mom-Cation Moment This Summer #momcation

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 Disclosure: I was compensated for this post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own.  How has your summer been so far? For me, it’s been flying by. I don’t remember the last time I’ve ever been this busy! It’s partly because we are in a new house and are still unpacking, renovating AND redecorating. Plus,… [read more]

Enjoy Summer with a Mom-Cation Moment #MomCation

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Disclosure: I was compensated for this post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own.  I look forward to summer vacation every year. I enjoy the warm sunny days, trips to the beach, backyard barbecues and being able to spend more time with my two daughters. However, there’s one aspect of summer that I really don’t like:… [read more]

DIY Family Memories Cookbook #CanonPIXMA

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I often ask myself where does time go? My oldest daughter, Olivia, turns 16 this month and will be going away to school in two short years. It doesn’t seem like that long ago when she was going to school for the first time and learning how to ride a bike. Now that she is… [read more]

Book Review | Make Your Own Gifts

Make Your Own Gifts

*I received a copy of this book for review, but was not compensated financially in any way. The opinions expressed are my own and are based solely on my experiences while reading this book.* Title: Make Your Own Gifts Author: DK Publishing About the Book: Make Your Own Gifts has more than 50 fantastic projects to… [read more]

DIY Coffee Body Scrub

DIY Coffee Body Scrub

Don’t throw away those coffee grounds after your morning pot of coffee! Instead, save them and make this DIY Coffee Body Scrub either for yourself to use, give as a gift or both. From what I’ve read online, caffeine can help to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Coconut oil moisturizes the skin and keeps it… [read more]

Rubber Band Easter Eggs

Rubber Band Decorated Easter Eggs

Though Spring has arrived, it sure doesn’t look that way out my window. I swear this snow is never going to end! Easter is just around the corner so I’m trying to think positive and get myself geared for it’s arrival (and hopefully nicer weather along with it!). What better way to do that is… [read more]

DIY Duck Tape® Spring Vase #TheDuckAtWalmart

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm embracing the arrival of Spring this year after a brutally long Winter. In fact, I've almost completed my Spring cleaning and am livening up our living space with some brightly coloured decor. Since I'm frugally minded at… [read more]