If you’re tight on space outside or just want to try something different – check out pallet gardening. Super easy to do, and you can often find pallets for free or cheap. First step is to find a pallet – try to find the cleanest one you can. Remember to wear some gloves so you […]


Upcycle to save money! A DIY project anyone can make

January 14, 2017

We’ve been looking for something to display collectibles in kiddo’s room for quite a while. Things like Pokémon figurines, Tokidoki’s etc. Shelving units for these can be hard to find, too fancy, not kid friendly or just too expensive. I found a big sale on dried fruit at Safeway – I picked up a few […]

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The Easiest Holiday Craft to do with your Kids!

December 7, 2015

If you love to craft with your kids and are looking for a project that will work out for everyone, this is it!! Pick up some clear plastic holiday decorations – make sure they’re plastic!! 🙂 Michaels has a few sizes, I picked these up on the weekend for 51 cents each. Take the caps […]

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Craft Sales in Manitoba!

November 24, 2015

Craft Sales in Winnipeg is a Facebook group for people who like craft sales, who go to them or participate in them. A group to network and promote or look for craft sales in and around Winnipeg. The group can be found on facebook! Make sure to request to join to find out about all […]

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Make your own Water Blob – Hours of fun for under $20!

May 30, 2015

If you’re looking for something fun to keep kids busy a Water Blob is a great idea!! This is perfect for days when it’s not warm enough for the pool or sprinkler – but also perfect for younger kids you don’t want to risk actually going into the water. And there’s no mess or getting […]

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Fun Valentine’s Day ideas for kids!

February 6, 2015
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  If you’re getting ready for Valentine’s Day and want to keep the kids busy – why not put together some fun stuff for them to hand out? My daughter wanted to do something extra special this year so we came up with a fun idea, simple and can be customized for any kid. I […]

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Salt Dough Creations – Great way for kids to display their summer treasures!

August 19, 2014

Summer is winding down…Are the kids getting restless? Do you have buckets and ziploc bags full of all kinds of treasures the kids have collected all summer? This is an easy and cheap way for the kids to get creative and a neat way to display them all. Or even better, make some as gifts […]

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Glitter Tattoos How To – Tutorial for kids & money saving tips for the parents!

July 9, 2014

If your kids are into glitter tattoos like mine is – here is a tutorial from my daughter, and some money saving tips from me to do these at home! My daughter always wants these done when we go to fairs and events, and we found a kit in the clearance at Micheals so figured […]

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A Mom’s First Hand Guide to keeping your sanity through the Rainbow Loom craze!

May 15, 2014
A Mom's First Hand Guide to keeping your sanity through the Rainbow Loom craze!

When I first heard of rainbow looming I figured it would be a short lived fad. I didn’t see how it could be worth spending so much on a passing fancy. Well, it’s been months and while it’s not as red hot as it once was, it’s still a big hit in our house and […]

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Shaving Cream Easter Eggs – Simple Craft Idea to do with Kids!

April 18, 2014

  If you’re looking for a simple and fun craft to do with the kids for Easter, here’s a fun one that we’ve tested and it’s pretty foolproof! Here’s what you’ll need: -Eggs – Shaving Cream (make sure it’s white) – Food Colouring – plastic gloves or baggies to protect your hands – disposable plates […]

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Super easy craft – If I can do it anyone can :)

February 3, 2013

As most of you know I’m not the greatest crafter – as I tweeted out yesterday I think I’d be a candidate for Canada’s Worst Crafter. When my daughter was younger it was easy to craft – now that she’s older it’s hard to come up with good age appropriate crafts for the supplies we have. […]

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