My son wrote this week's post (with a bit of help from Mum!), after coming up with the idea himself! This is a really cute one! I hope you like it!
Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com Today, we're going to do another fall themed craft! This one is great for any age (if you've got enough supervision). I did it with 3 girls: my 11- and 9-year-old nieces, and my 3-year-old daughter. The short form of this post is: dump a bunch of fall leaves … Continue reading DIY Wreath Party!
Happy Thanksgiving! If you're not Canadian you probably think I've got my calendar all mixed up. But for us Canadians, Thanksgiving is just a few short days away. YAY! I love thanksgiving. I love the changing leaves, the delicious Thanksgiving dinner (which, this year, my sister-in-law tells me is, "mystery meat." 🤔 I'm feeling a … Continue reading Jack-O-Lantern Craft
Hi, I'm Jessica! I love to craft, and to host parties (sometimes using things I've made). I want you to see that my house isn't perfect (just look in the background of some of the pictures!), my crafts aren't perfect, I make mistakes (but I can tell you how I fixed them in the tutorials!), … Continue reading About Me – September 2019
My son and I began reading the fourth volume of the Harry Potter series, "The Goblet of Fire," this week. After reading one of the first chapters he asked me if we could make a feather quill like Harry's. So here we are. After having made a very successful DIY quill and ink craft we … Continue reading How to Make a Feather Quill and Ink
It's the start of summer and that means it's strawberry season! Strawberry shortcake, strawberry tarts, chocolate covered strawberries...mmmmm... On Saturday I went with my parents to their local farmers market and we got four flats of strawberries to turn into strawberry jam. Coincidentally, my Mum was planning a little party for her Sunday School class … Continue reading Meadow Craft
At Goodwill three weeks ago my son found an illustrated easy-read chapter book version of Robinson Crusoe. He asked for it - begged me for it actually - and I bought it. After all, it was only $1.50, we're trying to encourage reading, and he's obsessed with Swiss Family Robinson. I figured that since both … Continue reading Burlap Hat
Gift and card ideas for the Dad in your life! Photo by Hannah Nelson on Pexels.com Father's Day is right around the corner. Like, two days away kind of around the corner. If that is taking you by surprise: never fear! Some of these activities are so quick and easy that you'll be totally prepared. … Continue reading 4 Awesome Father’s Day DIYs
I am trying out being an Amazon Associate. If you like any of the items I've suggested, and choose to buy them through my site, I get a bit of money. It doesn't cost you any extra, though. If you do, Thank You! It's Spring! Finally! Don't you love to hear the sound of all … Continue reading Fruit Bird Feeders
For Boys AND Girls! Photo by Alena Koval on Pexels.com Recently I've realized just how little notice we give to Easter. We always attend Good Friday and Easter Sunday services, hide Easter Eggs, paint Easter Eggs and read the Easter Story, but there's hardly any lead-up, and I always feel like my kids go to … Continue reading DIY Easter Bonnet