DIY Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Tree

Seasonal Decor

November 26, 2020

I have really enjoyed making Advent calendars for my girls over the past couple of years! And this one might just be my favourite! Read on for all the deets on creating your own DIY Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Tree. I decorated our home this year with an understated gingerbread theme. I wanted a neutral […]

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5 Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Teachers

Lifestyle

November 22, 2020

We’ve been blessed with amazing teaching staff throughout our daughters’ years in school and especially during this last very trying year! I try to find thoughtful and useful gifts for our teachers that show our sincere appreciation for all their hard work and the care they give our kids each day! Sometimes gift guides have […]

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10 Gift Ideas for Kids that aren’t Toys!

Lifestyle

November 22, 2020

If your house is anything like mine, it’s filled with too many plastic toys! This Christmas I am refusing to fill the house with more plastic (and we will donate much of what we have now). This year, we are focusing on non-disposable, non-plastic, non-consumeristic gifts in our quest to become more minimal. Here are […]

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Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas for Her

Lifestyle

November 22, 2020

Gift Giving is my love language and each holiday season I carefully choose thoughtful presents for my friends and family. It’s a fun challenge to find unique Christmas gift ideas for each person on my list! Here are some of my best ideas for her this year! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. This […]

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5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Him – That He Might Actually Like

Lifestyle

November 22, 2020

If the men in your life are anything like mine, they can be a little hard to shop for. And by a little, I mean a lot! Finding Christmas gift ideas for him can be a challenge! Here are 5 different ideas that he might…just might… like! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. This […]

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Mini Gingerbread House Mug Hugger Cookies

How to Make Mini Gingerbread House Mug Hugger Cookies

Recipes

November 12, 2020

I’ve been wanting to make these sweet little gingerbread house mug hugger cookies for a while, so a Christmas cookie exchange was the perfect opportunity. Scroll all the way to the bottom of this post to find 12 more Christmas cookie recipes from my talented blogging friends! Treat yourself to a slow morning with a […]

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Printable Thanksgiving Place Cards & Gift Tags

Entertaining & Holidays

October 15, 2020

The older I get the more I crave simplicity. This Thanksgiving I set a minimal Scandinavian style table and I think it might be my favourite yet. I created classic printable Thanksgiving place cards that you could also use as seasonal gift tags once the holiday has passed! (You can download them further down in […]

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Mini Fall Floral Centerpiece Ideas

Seasonal Decor

October 8, 2020

It’s Canadian Thanksgiving this week so I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to bring you some fall floral centerpiece ideas! I created this thrift store tablescape to see if I could make something pretty for just a few dollars and it ended up being one of my favourites. In order to stick to my […]

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Fun Halloween Costumes for Small Dogs

Lifestyle

September 20, 2020

Oh heeey, it’s Ollie here! I’m a lemon beagle. I like long walks, chasing bugs and stealing food off the kitchen counter while my Mamma is putting my sisters to bed. I had fun trying on Halloween costumes so that you could check out some ideas for your best friends this year too! Here are […]

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How To Make 10 Arrangements from Grocery Store Flowers

Lifestyle

August 13, 2020

I love having fresh flowers in the house! But flowers can be expensive, especially beautiful arrangements from professional florists! Luckily it’s easy to fill your house with flowers for way less. Here’s how I make the most out of inexpensive grocery store flowers! The Best Grocery Store Flowers I found these bouquets at Costco, my […]

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