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DIY Projects

Lest We Forget Memorial Wreath

  It's cold and very wintery already in Northern Alberta - our first 'staying' snow landed on November 1st. Already the stores were being filled with Christmas decorations and reminders...

Beeswax Wraps

One of the things that I felt would help me on the way to a Plastic-Reduced kitchen was Beeswax Wraps! These handy sheets and bags were made with an old,...

A Birthday Party Idea

We are finally on the Cusp of the Golden Age in the world of birthday parties..the kind where only the Nearest and Dearest are invited and Mom throws food at...

Nailed It!! Challenges

Carla’s Challenge #2 Results

Well ... not a fail!! [I don't think, anyways] I haven't seen Deb and Lisa's results yet, but I think mine turned out alright! Yahoo! I have to admit that my confidence was mightily shaken after the last challenge. I can't quite rid myself of this nagging feeling that I...

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Lisa’s Challenge#2 Results

  Wow, what an interesting challenge!!  Thanks Deb....hahaha I think I spent about three times the time thinking about how to attempt this and making a plan, than the actual time spent creating it!  Oooh what fun 😀   My only regret is that I didn’t have more time to spend...

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Debbie’s Challenge #2 Results

VICTORY! Double fist pumps to the Max!! Turns out that having a plan and taking your time actually creates a better result…who knew?!? I started this Challenge by purchasing a $4 hardcover book from Dollarama and a $3 block of DAS clay..everything else I had in the Craft and Nail...

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NAILED IT Challenge #2 : Hallowe’en

  Hello Friends! I am so excited for this next challenge...I am feeling the need to redeem myself after my disastrous Challenge #1 !! I found this Halloween decor in HomeSense and loved it so much that I almost bought it! But...then I thought 'Wouldn't this make for a Great...

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Lisa’s challenge#1

  So here we go...the results of our first challenge!! So, as I said in the prior posting, I had my sites and expectations set pretty high for myself before this attempt. Let’s just say it, WOW...cake and icing is hard to work with! I did a little research beforehand...

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Gardening & Greenery

A Green Thumb Journey

Growing up in a home with a mother who could seemingly grow anything - whether from seed or snipping, was an amazing thing. And her mother had clearly passed down...

Money Saving Tips & Tricks

POINTS SAVVY – Entry #1: AirMiles

Entry #1: AirMiles ‘I am one step away from being rich, all I need now is the money!’   After many years living on a tight budget, sometimes uncomfortably tight,...

Mixed Reviews – Books, Shows, Products & More

Life Hacks

Vinegar: Liquid Gold

Liquid gold: You may call me VINEGAR! When you find an easy, accessible and inexpensive household product that does so much, it’s hard not to sing its praises!  Today, I...

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