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Hi! Welcome and thanks for visiting! My name is Melissa. I am a new Mom, Certified Teacher, wife and homeowner. Here, you will find DIY projects, educational activity ideas, recipes and more to inspire you to enjoy life at home and beyond!


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December 12, 2018

Our toddler loves music and she is beginning to learn, recognize and clap along to some Christmas songs - "Frosty the Snowman" being one of her favourites.  She excitedly sits in front of the tree and stands up in anticipation when we turn on the lights. She has a favo...

December 18, 2015

When a gift is homemade or has your personalized touch to it – it is a great way to make someone feel special especially over the holiday season! Today, I am sharing some of our homemade gifts and recipes as well as a few links to printables that will add a personal to...

December 13, 2015

We have completed some great DIY projects and found some fantastic buys during the holiday season to add to our collection!


Today, we are sharing our DIY Rustic Sign + Holiday Tray.


We like to add rustic items as well as some modern festive touches to our decor as seen...

December 5, 2015

Today on the blog we are sharing our DIY Holiday Planters!


My parents make their own gorgeous planters each year – my Dad is a fantastic gardener and does amazing landscaping year round at their place (and has helped with our gardening as well) and makes his own holida...

December 3, 2015

For the past few years, our friend Elfie comes to visit our Home Daycare for two weeks in December! Each visit, Elfie brings some gingerbread cookies for the preschoolers to decorate before heading back to the North Pole.

The day before or of Elfie’s visit, the elf send...

November 28, 2015

We have a nice large mirror in our front foyer and as a huge fan of Pinterest I have often come across and adore the wreath on the mirror look. Instead of buying a wreath for the mirror we decided to make our own. We also have been in search of a rustic table for the f...

November 26, 2015

We love decorating for the Christmas season. We have collected items over the past few years and also add in some revamped items as well using what we have and some great finds that are on sale and also from the local Dollar Store. Over the next few days, I will be sha...

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