For those of you who like to entertain, here is a centrepiece idea that’s sure to please the eyes (and nose). This fresh centrepiece was one my mother made for a dinner party she hosted last weekend. She has quite a large table, but you can scale this to the proper size for your own … Read more


Here is an easy DIY for reminders, notes or even simple messages. Chalkboards are becoming more and more popular in the home. Last year I made these chalkboard coasters. I had a little chalkboard paint left over so I thought I would turn a picture frame into a chalkboard sign. First, pick up a picture … Read more


Looking for a way to spruce up your dining table for the holidays? Check out this wicked easy, no sew burlap table runner I made! Great for anyone doing a natural or woodland holiday theme. Heres how I did it: I picked up some burlap fabric at the fabric store. I got about 6′ in … Read more


My door was looking really bare all winter as I never got the chance to make a fresh green wreath last christmas. To make your own wreath, you can use any greenery you want. I used cedar, but I have also added some pictures of a few wreaths my mother made where she used a mix of … Read more


I don’t know about you, but I have a large number of clear vases around. I saw this while hunting pinterest one day and I thought I would give it a try. You can give any old vase a new look with a lick of paint. Once you find your vase, wash it out and … Read more


I am all for the easy DIY and this one is beyond easy. This year I am going with a Christmas colour scheme of black, white, silver and gold, but I have nothing gold. NOTHING! And I didn’t want to invest in a lot of gold items because A, it’s expensive and B, I might … Read more


Do you have friends or family members who like a drop of liquor in their coffee or hot chocolate? I know a few people who like to spike their hot bevs for a bit of extra warmth in the winter. This spiked hot cocoa is easy and can be even easier if you buy pre … Read more


Every year on the 25th of December, my parents cook a nice Christmas dinner for the family. My mom puts out Christmas crackers and it’s tradition to break them open, read out our jokes in stupid voices and then wear our paper crowns for the rest of the dinner. It’s probably one of the things … Read more


It’s that time again! It’s round two of the Twelve DIYs of Christmas. In case you missed it last year, we post a little DIY project a day for the first twelve days of December. These will range from gifts to recipes to Christmas decor for your home. Chocolate bark is one of my favourite … Read more

Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2013 | Posted by Becki Peckham in Holidays/Seasons - (3 Comments)
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Happy Halloween everybody! We decided to carve pumpkins again this year so we made another video. This time we dressed up and did a lot more dancing.   Stay safe tonight and have a great time! – Becki and Chris