Boxing Day deals 2021

Sitting on the couch with a hot cup of coffee/tea and surfing the Boxing Day deals?  I was, but then I decided to compile some of the amazing deals on Amazon that *might make it into my shopping cart today while I take advantage of their Boxing Day pricing.

If you are a Mom – and about 80% of you are according to my analytics – then Christmas (while wonderful) is about the family.  Finding the perfect gifts for everyone in […]

2021-12-26T07:40:59-05:00December 26th, 2021|GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS|0 Comments

Scrap wood smartphone speaker

Looking for a handmade gift that you can whip out multiples of? This DIY scrap wood smartphone speaker is easy to make, can be painted to match any decor and TOTALLY WORKS!

Christmas is on a pretty tight budget for me this year.  Heading back to school has limited the amount of time I can allot to the blog and so my income seems be be more on the outgo end of things. 😂

Fortunately I write a DIY blog, so […]

2021-11-24T05:30:04-05:00November 24th, 2021|BUILD IT, GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS|0 Comments

20 Scrap wood gift ideas


Looking for gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for people on your list?  Have you thought about creating something handmade?  Today I’m sharing 20 scrap wood gift ideas that you can make in an afternoon and give with all of your handmade love.

Leash holder

Leash hook, leash holder, dog leash hook, scrap wood project, pet leash, pet organization

Armrest table

Charcuterie board

2021-11-16T06:10:39-05:00November 16th, 2021|GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS|0 Comments

100 Christmas Gift ideas – free printable for everyone on your list!

I know it’s early, but with recent reports of severe mail delays, now is the time when you want to get your Christmas shopping started.

If you’re looking for gift ideas for all of those “hard-to-buy-for” people in your life – look no further! I’ve done the shopping for you to compile a “100 Christmas gift ideas” list for just about everyone in your life!

*This post contains affiliate links – please read affiliate disclosure on the sidebar.  ** Reposted from November […]

2022-01-22T12:17:03-05:00October 18th, 2021|GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS|0 Comments

Loving my smokeless fire pit!

Have you heard of smokeless fire pits? I’m a convert! This InnoStage is awesome!

I hate to admit this, but my boyfriend was right.

UGH!  That almost hurt to say 😂

He purchased this InnoStage smokeless fire pit a month or two ago and it’s only been over the last week that we’ve even lit it.

I will fully admit to not wanting a fire pit in my yard.  We have several large trees backing the property and, if I’m completely […]

2021-10-17T20:02:11-04:00October 17th, 2021|GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS|0 Comments

Candy box / Candy Charcuterie

Charcuterie boards and boxes have taken the internet by storm!  Beautiful displays, delicious contents and a fantastic gift idea – I decided to make my own candy boxes / candy charcuterie gifts.

Oh my gosh guys!

This post came about in such a round about way, and even now keeps evolving with ideas!

I’ll go step by step:

  1. I follow a local Instagram page called Moms of London Ontario (@moms_of_ldnont) and it has lead me to a […]
2021-07-19T11:51:13-04:00July 19th, 2021|GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS|0 Comments

Compound mitre trays for Dummies

If angles and bevels get you all flustered and frustrated, fear no more! I have an almost fool-proof method for making compound mitre trays!  Hint: there is almost no thinking involved!

There has been one project that I have wanted to do for YEARS, but just couldn’t get my head around it.

I watched the YouTube videos, I checked out building plans, but I still just couldn’t put together how to make one…

A compound mitre tray.

In english?  A tray that has mitred […]

2020-12-11T08:14:32-05:00December 11th, 2020|BUILD IT, GIFT IDEAS, GIFTS|0 Comments