7 Fall Wreath Ideas Made Easy

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Summer had technically ended with the first day of fall. Fortunately we've been blessed with another week of hot weather before the inevitable cold brutal winter, the Farmers Almanac predicts, takes over. Although summer is my favourite weather, with … [Read more...]

DIY Vintage Lamps to Glamorous #UsedHelps

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Not long ago I came to the conclusion that I am a DIY Diva. I think it's also important to confess that I am addicted to the hunt of a good deal but it's really the whole process from finding the deal to up-cycling the item to something amazing that … [Read more...]

Fueled for Farm Life #QualityEssentials

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This post was brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers via sheblogs. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of CAPP.    Back in 2010 my husband and … [Read more...]

DIY Succulent Teacher Gift Printables

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  Baby Girl recently graduated from her first year at preschool. She's disappointed but she is excited to attend the big kid preschool where she'll have the chance to take the school bus from the farm. I'm not sure I'm ready for that yet; she … [Read more...]

DIY Storybook Canvas Art

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When the kids were growing up reading stories was always part of our night time routine; we usually had new books to choose from but there were a few favourite storybooks that were read often.  In preparation for our newest addition I wanted to … [Read more...]

#DIY Snowy Tree Mason Jars #Tutorial

DIY Snowy Mason Jars Tutorial

This is so easy that I'm almost embarrassed to indicate this as a "tutorial".  This DIY project cost me $2; I had everything at home that I needed besides the craft trees.  This is such a great way to use canning jars for shabby chique Christmas … [Read more...]

#DIY Deck with #Stoneffects

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This past weekend we were busy working on a DIY project, the front porch.  It's getting to the point now that I consider our DIY projects as DIY date nights.  I do love spending time together getting our many projects done but it would be nice to … [Read more...]

DIY Easter Decor Tutorials

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Planning an Easter dinner for 20 has sparked my search for Easter decorations.  Here are a few DIY Easter decoration tutorials that I think would be perfect this year and look fairly easy to make.  I'd love to hear what you think about these … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Vase Tutorial

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    An alternate title for this could be, "How To Fix An Oopsie," because I learned from experience that chalkboard paint covers a multitude of sins. So whether you need to hide a weirdly dried patch of silver paint or just turn … [Read more...]

Building our House – Day 1 and 2

It's official, we started building our house!  I don't think I've ever been so excited to see a hole in my life.  We hired a worker to dig our walkout basement with a track hoe, if you could've seen this guy work you would've been impressed.  Not … [Read more...]

Our New Adventure – Building a House Startup

I'm sure you have noticed that I haven't been around much lately and I appologize for that.  I promise you that I am not ignoring you all; in reality we have been busy getting things all arranged for the start of our house build.  With this and the … [Read more...]