Spend a day with the family at Mennonite Heritage Village


On Canada Day our family took a stroll back in time to a simpler time that showed the values of family, tradition, and great food. We spent the day at the Mennonite Heritage Village in Steinbach, Manitoba. When you first walk onto the museum grounds it is just like walking back in time. The architecture […]

Thumbprint Salt Dough Magnets


Salt dough projects are so fun and easy to make. Today I am going to share how to make these adorable thumbprint salt dough magnets. They make a truly unique gift with that personal touch. If you do not have enough time to make the salt dough handprint, these thumbprint salt dough magnets take half […]

10 Easy DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

10 Easy DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

Here where we live, there are still 6 week of school left.  I think it is very important that we make sure to thank the men and women who teach our children every day and make them feel appreciated.  They are the ones that see our kids for at minimum 6 hours a day and […]

How to make a Fairy Garden affordably


What little girl, or big girl, wouldn’t love their very own magical fairy garden? When I got the idea to make a fairy garden for my daughters upcoming 7th birthday, I gasped when I realized how costly they could be. I wanted to make a fairy garden on a budget. With a little bit of […]

Birds, Birds, Birds! DIY Bird Projects

DIY Bird Projects

With the return of spring to South-eastern Manitoba, the birds have returned to our yards and our parks.  In fact, they are already singing their songs at 4am!  So what better time to put together a round-up of some great DIY Bird Projects.  We have some great suggestions for bird feeders, bird houses and bird […]

Golfing with kids is more than a game

golfing with kids

Golfing with kids is more than a game. As many readers know…I love my girls and I love spending time with them.  Many readers also know that I love to be outside.  And while it is not always easy to combine these loves, I had a chance last weekend at Grand Pines Golf Course, and […]

Graduation Gift and Party Ideas

Graduation Gift and Party Ideas

As the school year comes to an end, many students are preparing to graduate from either high school or post-secondary education.  Here are some great Graduation Gift and Party Ideas for any graduate. Of course a party isn’t complete without a cake!  Make a graduation cap cake even to use as a centerpiece for the […]

Gardening Ideas for Small Spaces and Small Budgets!

Gardening Ideas for small spaces and small budgets

Spring is here and once the weather warms up a little bit more, it will be time to start planting gardens.  In fact, many people have already started plants indoors near windows to make sure they are strong enough to withstand rough Manitoba weather.  Of course, not everyone has a large plot of garden land […]

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

DIY Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a little less than one month away, and if you’re trying to figure out a Mother’s Day gift, we highly recommend going the DIY route! Nothing says “I love you” like a handmade gift from the heart. No matter how easy or intricate the project, it is sure to be remembered for years […]

Do You Want To Build A Snowman? #CanonL


Do you want to build a snowman? Winter is coming to an end and and with that, there is some relief in sight.  Being an “outdoors” family we tend to take advantage of the days when the sun out, it’s a bonus when it’s not dreadfully cold.  The weather has been warming up outside which […]