How to Build a Mud Kitchen + FREE Plans

My big kid and I built a mud kitchen the other day! This is a very doable "DIY in a day," project, especially if you aren't solo parenting! Full disclosure, we ordered pizza for supper, there was no time for cooking that day!  My girl LOVES making mud pies and...

How to Stencil a Floor + GIVEAWAY

*READ THROUGH TO FIND OUT HOW YOU COULD WIN $50 TO THE CUTTING EDGE STENICLS!!* The very first bigger company I got a “yes” from was The Cutting Edge Stencils. I was SO EXCITED I just couldn’t wait to transform the laundry room. Although it took me a couple months to...

Our Deck is Finally DONE!

Three years later and our deck is finally done! YAY! And it's done at the  beginning of summer, what a bonus! We have already been enjoying it so much. I can't wait to have BBQs with friends now too! All the things, and it feels so good! This is the biggest...

How to Make Rhubarb Leaf Stepping Stones

This is one of my all time favourite DIYs! It really is something that anyone can do, it is inexpensive and I love how unique they are! A friend and I made these many moons ago (when we were in elementary or high school, I can't even remember)! I've made them a couple...

How to Build a Kid’s Desk in a Weekend

If you have older children and a baby you know the struggle of trying to keep all the tiny things away from the baby! In an effort to make this a little more fun for our oldest, I decided (last minute) to build her a desk in her room! The plan being that ALL the tiny...

DIY Tips for Installing a Carpet Runner on Stairs

Well friends, I did it! If you've been following along my Instagram stories, you'll know I spent HOURS and weeks working on renovating our staircase. It was a lot of trial and error, but I persevered ! as I am a do-er and need to see how things will work out as they...

Baby Carriers: An Honest Review

Baby wearing has been a life saver for me! Although it's not an everyday thing for my 6.5 month old now, I wore him most days as a newborn and the times I do wear him, it's VERY helpful! There are many benefits to baby wearing, which I'll leave to the experts to...

Where Do I Buy Fabric?

Believe it or not, I often get asked where I buy my fabric and what patterns I use for sewing. As flattered as I am, I've spent countless hours searching for fabric, testing different stores, some great, some not so great, trying to sources the best fabric for my...

Leo’s Birth Story

I didn't intend on sharing Leo's birth story, but so many of you kept asking, so here we go... Before I get into the nitty gritty, I want you to know that if you're struggling with infertility, miscarriage or making a family in the way you always dreamed about, I am...

Our DIY Nursery Renovation

You have no idea how good it feels to have this room done! It has literally been a work in progress since early 2019 and on my mind since the day we moved into our house!  One of the reasons we bought this house was because it had three bedrooms upstairs. Actually, it...

My Top Tips for Tie Dying

We've officially joined the hottest trent of 2020 - tie dye! If you've already lived through a tie dye era you're probably laughing or maybe rolling your eyes, but hey, we're loving it. Not to mention tie dye 2020 is a little more trendy then that bright in your face...

Maternity Photos – June 2020

As I was writing the title for this blog post, I wrote, "Maternity Photos - Baby #2" and I thought to myself, but this isn't #2. We have a few (5 actually) angel babies up there. Although they weren't meant for this Earth and have another purpose, they were still...

Refreshing Rhubarb Slush Recipe

It's that time of year again! RHUBARB SEASON! Looking for some different recipes to try? We made rhubarb slush today and it was amazing so I figured we'd better share for you to enjoy too!  When it comes to recipes, I'm more of a wing it kinda gal, so this is a...

Bring on Spring – Decor Inspo

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for something bright around my house! Whether or not spring is going to show up, I am bringing spring to me! I'm not a huge home decorator, I keep waiting for that one day when we renovate our main living area, then maybe I'll get...

Pregnancy Update – 20 Weeks

I'm just past 20 weeks and I'm happy to share that things are BETTER! The nausea, the anxiety and the fatigue has all gotten better! And please don't say, oh just wait until next month or the month after... don't you hate it when people say things like that? I am...

Sew Bright Easter Inspo

Although Easter may look different for a lot (or most) people this year, we are doing our best to maintain some sort of normalcy for our 5 year old. For us, one thing that means is having an Easter Basket. The past couple years we really scaled back on what was in the...

Spring Break – COVID-19

In light of the current pandemic (COVID-19) and recommendation to be self isolating and social distancing, I thought I'd share some blog posts that might give you some ideas of things to do at home, or outside. Living in Northern BC I am so thankful that we don't...

Doll House Renovation

Do you have any childhood toys that your kids now play with? I have quite a few, some homemade (mostly wood things) and some bought, like ALL my barbies! My parents built this log doll house for my when I was 7 and it's a beauty! Yes, all those logs were peeled by...

How I Survived the First Trimester: Pregnancy After Loss

I wish I was writing this to tell you the big secret on how to avoid anxiety in the first trimester. I wish there was something magical to make all your worry and fear disappear, but the truth is, there is no secret. There is nothing magical. Pregnancy after loss is...

Our Master Bedroom Renovation

Another room, another renovation done! Only took, well I'm embarrassed to admit how long this room took us, BUT it's done and that's what matters now 🙂 We did have some help from my parents with this room as I started it while my husband was away and could only get...