How To: Make an Old Window into a Mirror

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When I found this lovely old window, I immediately knew I wanted to do something with it. What? I had no idea! I’m not a super creative person, I don’t have decorative flair and I’m not a talented DIY-er. I know that Pinterest is filled with lots of interesting ideas but I’m also a bit […]

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Collapsible Wooden Play Fort

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Wandering about on Etsy way back when, I saw these fabulous folding forts. But between the price tag and the shipping, buying this beautiful creation just wasn’t feasible for our family. Thankfully my dad is a genius. Using some wood he already had, he put these together for us. Not to minimize dad’s genius but […]

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Making A Tire Swing

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A few weeks ago, we decided to make a tire swing. Our previous home was in a new subdivision with NO trees. Our current home as wonderful, big maples and elms – just begging for a tire to be hung. I visited our local Canadian Tire and asked if they had any used tires that […]

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How To? New Years Eve with Tots

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I don’t think I have ever posted about our New Years Eve Tradition. It started in 2008. Chloe was 23 months. We wanted to do something special but when you have a little one, you don’t want to be out too late. We invited a few friends over and had our own little bash. This […]

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Displaying, Storing and Parting with Children’s Artwork

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When Chloe first started coloring and doing crafts, we cherished every one and found somewhere to display it. With two preschoolers in the house suddenly we are overwhelmed with artwork and creations. While I still take time to admire each one, I no longer want to keep them or display them all. So what do […]

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DIY: Easy Art Display Clothesline

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   Wondering how to display artwork in your child’s room without a bulletin board or traditional methods? Why not a clothes line? I saw Work of Art Clips at Land of Nod and thought I’d do my own spin on it. Cheap and Customizable A little string, some embellishments from the buck store or your […]

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Painting the TV Room

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   Doesn’t look like much but these were all over the walls in the corner from a puppet house we had. It was original builder’s paint and even the finger smudges around the lightswitch wouldn’t wash! I’m going to paint today! I woke up the other morning and decided that I wanted to paint our […]

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LinkWithin Related Posts and Thumbnails

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The other day I quite accidentally came across LinkWithin. I was so excited. For quite some time now I have seen on a number of sites “related posts” with thumbnails on the bottom of a post. I wondered how they did that but honestly? These days I have no extra time to work on the […]

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