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    spring, blossoms, parties // Bloominous

    Dena April 21, 2015

    I am ecstatic that spring & warm weather are finally here! This past winter was one of the coldest & snowiest on record. It was miserable. I didn’t mind winter when I was younger. Snow days were always welcome when I was in school! But that’s changed as I’ve gotten older, and the past couple of winters have been particularly awful. As a stay-at-home mom, being trapped inside month after…

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  • Sweet & Simple Baby Shower Favors

    Dena March 12, 2015

    As I mentioned yesterday, we held my “Sprinkle” over the weekend. It was sweet & simple and I wanted to give out a little thank you to each guest to fit the theme. I had fun assembling these miniature candy bags with love and thought…

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  • Sweet + Simple Halloween DIYs

    Dena September 17, 2014

    Halloween is just around the corner and anyone who knows me, knows that I’m super excited. (Halloween is my favourite holiday!) I really can’t get enough of all things pumpkin, candy corn, and adorable babes in sweet, little costumes. Halloween decorating & preparation always start…

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  • DIY: Heart-Shaped Arrows

    Dena June 24, 2014

    One of my favourite projects from Roman’s camp-themed first birthday party was the adorable hanging arrow installation. I had seen a few similar arrow ideas on Pinterest and was determined to create my own adorable version. Here’s a little how-to guide. You will need: 3…

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  • A Sweet & Easy DIY Gift Idea

    Dena December 22, 2013

    If you’re looking for a last-minute DIY gift, here is a sweet & easy idea. Make a little Christmas Feet Treat! It’s fun, easy & you’ve probably already got most of the makings in your house. Here’s what you’ll need & how to put it…

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  • My Baby Shower Invitations

    Dena April 15, 2013

    We had my baby shower on April 6th. I’ll share a full post on that tomorrow, but today I just want to share the sweet invitations. I started out using on to baby‘s free bunting baby shower suite + added a couple of my own…

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  • 10 Halloween Party + Craft Ideas

    Dena October 21, 2012

    We were planning to have a Halloween party this year, but then this happened and we scrapped the idea. That hasn’t kept me from living vicariously through Pinterest though! I’ve been collecting Halloween party + craft ideas and here are ten of my favourites. We’ll…

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  • Our Wedding: Video

    Dena June 13, 2012

    I have so much to say about our wedding that it’s a little bit overwhelming. I want to write about the planning process; about all of my DIY craft projects; my inspiration boards; our amazing coordinator (Kim); and my final budgeting. I want to write…

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  • Homemade Christmas Presents: Coconut Citrus Body Scrub

    Dena December 17, 2011

    It’s no secret that I am not a fan of consumerism. I absolutely love the magic of Christmas and the holiday season, but the stress of shopping, spending money, and giving people more crap that they don’t need makes me cringe. So, instead of participating…

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