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How to Make DIY Christmas Gift Card Boxes

The other day I was finishing up my Christmas shopping with my Mom.  Some sparkly gift card boxes caught my eye and I put them in my cart.  They would be perfect for Dominic’s teacher appreciation gifts. “What are you buying those for?” my Mom asked.  “Don’t you remember when

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Pumpkin & Succulent Autumn Centrepiece

I was going to my family Thanksgiving dinner and was looking for something quick and easy to give the hostess, especially since I didn’t have to bring any food.  Did I think ahead and get something on my last shopping trip? Of course not. Thankfully I was inspired by my

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3 Homemade Mini Face Masks for Glowing Skin

While I’m out camping and renovating for the next 5 weeks, I’ve asked my friend Sarah to do a guest post.  I love Sarah’s blog Pretty Simple Ideas.  She has the best beauty DIY’s and tips on living your best life, all while keeping it simple.  Head on over to

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Save Money and Make Your Own Boutonnieres

Looking to save a bit of money at your wedding or special event?  Make your own boutonnieres! Boutonnieres are an easy project that anyone can do.  All you need is a feature flower, medium sized flower, a bit of greenery, and a small flower like baby’s breath.

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Dollar Store DIY Valentines Day Banner

Here’s a simple Valentines day decor DIY that even a 9 year old can do.  (I know, I made some of my students try it.)  Younger children can do this craft with supervision as long as they are able to cut in a straight line. All you need is tissue

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Winter Snowflake Wreath on a Budget

Christmas is over, the weather is super cold, and its back to the grind.  For me, that means I need a project to keep my spirits up.  I found these snowflake ornaments and wreath for 70% off at Superstore and a wreath at Homesense for five dollars that got my

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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