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Make your own Canada Day Ice Cream Sandwiches

As much as I would love to be the mother that makes ice cream from scratch, I’ve accepted that I will never be that mother. That doesn’t mean I don’t cook or bake, it’s quite the opposite. I live…

How to make hard candy in your microwave

…after failing the first 3 attempts at making it. That’s the rest of the title. Seriously. This took me four tries to get right and the reason I want to write about it is so that you can learn…

Camping Birthday Party

If you have a kid who has a summer birthday, have a camping party at least once for them in their lives. This was the one of the most fun ¬†parties we have had for two simple reasons. 1)…

Lemon Lime Popsicles

Little known fact about me and my family. We’re very big on making our own smoothies and popsicles. I don’t talk about it much on here mainly because I don’t consider myself a food blogger and I find photographing…

Camping Birthday Party Invitations

If you’re a summer baby or have had a summer baby, you know all too well the joys of trying to host a summer birthday party. Pros: – Backyard party – Great weather – BBQ’s and outdoor cooking –…

Distracting Packaging – Wine Bottle Gift Wrap

If you’re new in this neck of the woods, I should mention that I have bit of a gift wrapping addiction. Unlike most talented people who make edible gifts they can give – like scrumptious home baked goods that…

The Elusive Husband Birthday Present

Ok. I have heard time and time again that men are apparently hard to shop for. I disagree. I think men overall are way easier to shop for than women. But, and a big but, any gender is hard…

Distracting Packaging – Wine Bottle Wrap

Hello, my name is IKEA ANNBETH fabric. You may recognize me from such projects as the DIY Bulletin Board, Easter, Christmas¬†and Personalized Name cards as well as the No Sew Easter Treat Bag. No really my obsession with this…