We arrived at Grandma's house and she surprised us with a chore for the evening... we were to help her make pickles! She had received new baby cucumbers from a local hutterite colony that day and we needed to get them pickled while they were fresh. She pulled out her old recipe and got all … Continue reading Pickling
Its back to school and my kids are needing peanut free snacks in their lunch.... so out come the home-made fruit leather ideas. I concocted this recipe from a mix of some old recipe books and good 'ol ingenuity (due to lack of specialized ingredients!). My middle child loves them (though my oldest decided … Continue reading Rainbow Fruit Leather
One of my colleagues was expecting a girl and already had picked the name Zoe. We decided to shower her with gifts so that she and baby felt special. We organized an amazing venue; sprinkled it with pink and yellow, fun baby shower games, and lovely treats. It was a sweet shower to remember.
This pretty idea was inspired by an antique doily that I found in a thrift store... I found some fabric in my scrap bin at home and the most difficult thing was finding a hoop to fit around the doily! It came together quickly and I love the end result... I plan to gift this … Continue reading Dream Catcher
My two youngest (a boy and a girl) love sharing a room, but they wanted to update their walls to their two favourite things... Star Wars and Frozen. So the challenge was to create a joint theme. I was inspired by their two favourite themed story books and created hyperspace and magic snow swirls. If … Continue reading Painting a Hyperspace wall