It's been awhile since I've blogged and I've missed the WordPress community and all the wonderful blogs written by all of you. Where have I been? Back in time! I suddenly felt inspired to return to my research and writing on historical Calgary and when the inspiration hits me, I run with it. I had… Continue reading A Little Bit of This & Little Bit of That
Our little two year old Henry (half Chihuahua and half Terrier) loves to play with stuffed animals, well, by play I mean rip their little stuffie guts out. We initially spent a lot of money on dog toys, many which he didn't play with. It was evident that stuffed animals were his favs, but buying… Continue reading Puppy Cuteness: Henry’s Toy Tip!
This easy DIY reversible Barbie Doll furniture made from a box is just a sneak preview of what will be part of my upcoming Barbie's Groovy Pad project. I wanted to highlight this particular piece first because its something that kids can easily make and best of all this piece of furniture is reversible for… Continue reading Easy DIY Reversible Barbie Furniture
Loyal In Love by Jean Plaidy is a historical fiction novel that tells the story of Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles l of England. If you aren’t familiar with Henrietta, you likely aren’t the only one, she is not well known nor a popular figure in historical fiction novels or movies and yet………. this seemingly harmless, somewhat over indulged French Princess inadvertently plays a notable part in the rise of Oliver Cromwell and his support to overthrow the English Monarchy.
Happy Easter Everyone. I hope you enjoy your celebrations and time with friends and family. Here's a bit of Easter cuteness to start your holiday off with a smile! Which one is your favorite? Don't forget to "hop" on over to more of my Easter blogs
There are so many wonderful variation of the Easter Bunny but this little bunny is just too cute. Lulu Spencer was kind enough to once again be a contributor and share her Easter Bunny free pattern. When I first saw the picture of her Easter Bunny my heart melted. There is something so innocent and… Continue reading Adorable Easter Bunny Free Pattern
It's Easter time and that means family getting together and celebrating and it also means Spring flowers! Here are some beautiful inspirations to display your Easter flowers in unique and creative ways. Sometimes keeping it simple is simply beautiful. Don't forget to check out my blog "What Your Fresh Flowers Want You to Know!" for… Continue reading “Simply” Creative Easter Flower Arrangements
Having participated in The Great Lady Bug Challenge (more on that below ) not long ago, I've had lady bugs on my mind ever since so I decided to see what a Lady Bug Easter Egg would look like. What a fun little project. The shape of an egg lends itself perfectly to a Lady… Continue reading Easter Egg Lady Bugs
I was looking through my Easter supplies and found some Easter patterned duck tape (patterned duct tape) from the Dollar Tree that I had used a few years back for some project which I'll share with you below and decided it was time to put what little was left to good use so there's something… Continue reading Fun, Easy Easter Crafts With Duck Tape
Easter decorating is traditionally all about the colors. Stores are full of bright decorations, chocolate wrappers, colorful baskets, dyed eggs, fluffy yellow chicks, multi-colored spring flower arrangements, candles, wrapping paper, table clothes, napkins and Happy Easter banners all in variations of pastel purples, pinks, yellows, blues and greens. So what does Easter look like decorated… Continue reading 15 Easter Decorating Ideas Using Nature’s Supplies