DIY, Crafts & Decor


DIY Glitter Easter Eggs

We’re days away from the Easter long weekend. After a long winter, I can’t wait. And the kids are super excited about hunting Easter eggs this weekend in our annual neighbourhood Easter egg hunt. Like many families, decorating Easter eggs is a family tradition in our home. I love finding crafts that I can do with…


Canadian Welcome Basket

Last year, we travelled to Andalucia, Spain with our friends from London, Matt and Claire. We enjoyed a week in a villa in the picturesque village of Mijas, overlooking the Mediterranean sea. This summer, Matt and Claire visited us in Toronto with their two beautiful girls. In preparing for their arrival, I wanted to put together a small welcome…


Top 8 Tips for a Fancy Tea Party

Last year, my daughter asked me, no less than twenty times, to organize a fancy tea party for her birthday. Over the years, we’ve developed a special mommy-daughter pastime, of enjoying afternoon tea, to celebrate special occasions. She loves nibbling on little finger sandwiches and scones, served on tiered cake stands, and always orders a mint tea to complement her meal. It’s…


Made With Love

My daughter and I made Valentine’s Day cards for her classmates last Sunday. I cherish craft time with my daughter. It’s lovely spending one-on-one time creating things we love. These cards were easy and fun to make. We used patterned scrapbook paper but construction paper is just as good. We also used pink ribbons for the extra special touch. The first step is…

Page 1 of 212