Edmonton is proud to be the home to the only Canadian Ice Castle and it's reputation as an award winning attraction is well deserved. There's no chance of it melting early in 2019 since this year has been a record breaking marathon of freezing whether; the worst stretch since 1979! We sure had a great… Continue reading Edmonton Ice-Castles: How “Cool” Is This!
Project Contributor Lulu Spencer Are you one of those people that likes to have notepads or notebooks for your to-do list? Despite the convenience of notes on our phones there are still the diehards like myself that prefer a real note pads when it comes to staying organized. A week or so ago I was… Continue reading A Note Worthy DIY Project
Did you know you can freeze watermelon? I buy it on sale in the summer and chop it up and put it into freezer bags. It blends down to the perfect consistency in the blender so no ice needed! This quick and easy to make delicious Slushie is always a hit and you don't have… Continue reading Frozen Watermelon and Canned Peach Slushie
I thought I would share a few of my past posts that include some aspect of decorating with blue. When I was looking back I was surprised how I incorporated it in all the places where I relax most. While my main living area is all done in very earthy tones and that is calming… Continue reading The Decorating “Blues” You Will Love
Have you ever found yourself wanting to decorate for a party or celebration but you can't decide which color for the theme? How about a range of colors! I'm always drawn to bright colors and lots of them but for some reason I tend to stick to one or two when I'm decorating for a… Continue reading 12 Inspirations for Multi-Colored Party Themes
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I was going through some older DIY Barbie-Doll posts and thought given that I have a majority of new followers since my return to blogging, this might be the ideal way to share with you some of my previous Barbie Doll up-cycled projects that fit in with the Valentines Day theme and highlight some of… Continue reading Barbie’s DIY Valentines Day Adventure: An Up-cycled Love Story
It's almost the big day! This project is great for any age or skill level. The cute, easy to make cupcake toppers are a great addition to your cupcake display and best of all - they're re-usable! I previously did a Christmas Cupcake Topper blog and I decided every holiday deserves its own recognition. Valentines… Continue reading Easy DIY Valentine’s Cupcake Toppers
This is such a great idea and a fun challenge and anyone can join in! Wouldn’t it be wonderful to get authors, potters, photographers, artists, song writers, bakers, poets, knitters, sewers and all sorts of other creative WordPress bloggers together to see what everyone’s personal expression of a Ladybug would be! I’d like to thank… Continue reading The Great Ladybug Challenge/Exhibition!
If you have to bake cookies for a school party or you want to bake something special for the ones you love this Valentines Day, these cookies are quick and easy to make and taste delicious. I've been using this recipe for at least twenty-five years and it never fails me. The cookies are always… Continue reading Valentines Cookies Your Sweetheart Will Love!
These easy, no-sew projects made with an old sweater and free finds from the Reuse Center are a great way to decorate containers that you can use for all sorts of things! I cut the end of the sleeves off and flipped the cuff over the top rim. If you just cut the length leaving… Continue reading DIY Upcycled Sweater Projects
What goes better at Valentines than chocolates! These easy to make chocolates are perfect to put out on a dessert plate or transform them into drink dippers for your coffee, hot chocolate or add to your Baileys and Kahlua
I was at the Eco-Station onsite Reuse Center a while back and discovered they now have a Reuse building on-site where you can take what you want for free. I found a great selection of glass containers that were ideal to decorate for Valentines Day. Here are a few ideas to inspire you to try… Continue reading DIY Up-Cycled Valentines Decorating Ideas
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With Valentines day fast approaching I got to reminiscing with a friend about how my husband and I first met so it got me to thinking that this Valentines Day it might be fun to share my "How I Met My Sweet Heart" story and maybe hear from some of you how you first met… Continue reading How I Met My Sweet Heart: What’s Your Story?