Handmade for the Holidays with Klutz! ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 WINNERS!)

Save Crafts are one of my favorite things to do with my girls. I remember being quite “crafty” back in the day when I was a little girl…but somehow ‘lost’ that through my young adult and young married years! However, it’s all been re-awakened now that I’ve got three girls of my own to ‘craft’ […]

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Draw & Build…Again & Again!

Although it feels like just yesterday when my oldest child entered the world, the truth is that I’ve been a mom now for 10 years…a decade! Learning is something that never ends and I’m sure there’s a lot more learning in store for me in the coming years, but one thing that I’ve learned in […]

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Stress Less & Color More! ~ GIVEAWAY! (5 WINNERS!)

The holidays can be a busy time…even a stressful time for some people or families…and it’s really too bad because I believe that times like these are meant to be savoured and enjoyed! That said, I end up in the “stressed out” category more than I’d like to admit, so when stress comes in, we […]

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Raincoast Books – Make & Move Animals + Sew Spectacular! ~Giveaway!

There are so many fun activities out there for kids. Many of them are new ideas, but lots come from newer ways of doing old things. Two that I’m going to share with you today come from the old ways. I really like the fact that there are creative people find creative ways to keep […]

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Create it With Canvas ~ GIVEAWAY!

The walls of our home are important places. They can change the feel of our homes. They can be bare…or filled with memories and inspiration. Personally, I love to fill them with things that reflect the people who live here our family. You won’t find any fancy or modern artwork  – other than drawings done […]

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PaperMade for the Holidays! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Pretty much every paper-related craft requires glue, tape, hot glue…or something along those lines. And well, the truth is that sometimes that stuff can get a little…ummm…messy. 😉 So when I happened across PaperMade books they caught my attention immediately. Why? Because they are beautiful creations that are made with nothing but paper. No glue, […]

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Stephanie Coldwell-Anderson’s Adventurer! ~Giveaway

Last year, Andrea brought you into the know on a Canadian singer-songwriter who was releasing an album called Dreams. Well, just in case you wondered, she hasn’t been sitting around wondering what to do in her spare time since then! Oh no, she’s back and she is releasing a new album in a matter of […]

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Raincoast Books – Use This if you Want to Take Great Photographs!

When you’re learning something new, the best way to do it is to practice lots. Practice in the morning, practice in the afternoon, practice in the evening – and unless you’re learning to play the trumpet – practice in the middle of the night! Photography is no different. There is a definite learning curve. Sure […]

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Enjoy a Little Scratch Art!

Fall is just around the corner…and that means that cool fall days are also going to start appearing any day now! We still enjoy spending lots of time outdoors in the fall, but as the weather cools we do tend to “migrate” ourselves to our warmer indoor houses here in the prairies. 😉 One thing […]

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Mandalas to Crochet by Haafner Linssen!

I love to crochet. Most of what I love about it is the immense variety and the incredible talent and the imagination of designers. While I don’t have so much of the designing talent, I love following other people’s patterns because then I, too, can create something beautiful! Mandalas To Crochet by Haafner Linssen is […]

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