How to Help in Tough Times

For the past few weeks I've just been hoping for cooler temperatures and rain. We've basically been waiting for summer to be over. It's terrible really. Winter was so long, we were all waiting for the snow to stop and temperatures to rise. Before too long it was so...

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How to Survive Canoeing with your Spouse

One of the things on our bucket list this summer was to canoe Lake Kathlyn. It's so beautiful, minutes from our house and a family friend offered to lend us their canoe! Although it was on our bucket list, I had ZERO intentions of actually blogging about it. When our...

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PSA: Stop Asking These 3 Questions

Ever been asked a personal or awkward question? Probably...and I'm sure you've asked someone a question you shouldn't have. I know I have. In fact, I have asked one of the 3 questions on my list and felt totally embarrassed. I still feel bad about it. We all have...

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Essential Oil Bug Spray Recipe: Does It Really Work?

Have you ever tried any natural bug spray? Did it work for you? I've spent a lot of time surrounded by those pesky mosquitoes and black flies and as annoying as they are, I would rather not have to wear DEET if there is a better alternative. Problem is, how do you...

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5 Ways To Unplug So You Can Recharge Yourself

Do you ever completely unplug? We don't think twice about re-charging our electronics, but what about us? We need to re-charge ourselves too. Although being connected through the internet has opened my world and allowed me to have a home based business, I think we all...

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Exploring Prince Rupert With Kids

When we were planning our weekend getaway to Prince Rupert, I heard there were no beaches or any kid friendly places to explore along the ocean. Although this is mostly true, if you aren't scared of venturing off the beaten path a bit, then you'll be sure to find some...

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DIY Baby Doll Carrier

To say my 3.5 year old is obsessed with her dolls is an understatement! She is so in love her all her babies (dolls and stuffed animals) and pretends to be their mommy all day every day. This includes bringing them with her wherever she goes. We have comprimised and...

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Father’s Day Gift Guide: Small Shops

It's that time again, except for all the father's out there! I've complied a list of my favourite (small shop) gifts that will hopefully give you some inspiration when shopping for Father's Day gifts. My husband is pretty easy to shop for, but I also love to find...

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My Favourite Rhubarb Loaf Recipe

It's that time of year! Rhubarb crumble, loaf, muffins, frozen rhubarb, stewed rhubarb, you know where this is going. Our rhubarb was the first plant I saw growing out of the snow this year and now it's huge! Since I've started harvesting our rhubarb I thought I would...

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6 Tips for Taking a Car Seat on the Airplane

How do you feel about air travel with small children? Our now 3.5 year old has always been a good traveler, but traveling on the airplane hasn't always been easy. Since having her own seat I find she is restless and wants to move around. The seat belts just don't cut...

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Sew Bright Creations Shop Update – May 2018

I've made a lot of changes to Sew Bright Creations over the past year and although you've seen parts of it through Facebook and Instagram, I figured it was time to give you a real update! Markets ... I started my Etsy shop just over 3 years ago when we lived in...

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Small Shops

Struggle with gift giving? I know.. me too! I've complied a list of my favourite (small shop) gifts that will hopefully give you some inspiration when shopping for the ones you love. YES, that does include YOURSELF. I love my husband dearly, but gift giving is not...

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My DIY Sewing Room Makeover

From navy blue to white, I can finally say it's done! I have always dreamed of a sewing room with daylight and although the window and room are both small, there IS daylight! I've had a lot of dreams for my sewing room and I'm super excited to share the reality that...

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