Christmas

Kids DIY Potato Stamp Wrapping Paper

I was feeling a little reminiscent this weekend I think. I had thought of an old creative project we used to do as kids whenever there was a present to wrap. Using potato stamps my mom used to carve out for us, paint, markers and brown plain parcel paper from the Dollar Store. I always loved this so I just knew Ella our crafting extraordinaire would also love this.

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Family Photos 2020

Well, we managed to fit in some family photos! It’s usually not the easiest thing for our family to get organized to do but once we finish our session we always walk away high giving each other that we accomplished it!

I love having photos and every year watching these little ones grow up makes my heart melt a little more. They are growing up so fast.

This year hit our family a little harder and brought us some really crazy challenges to overcome. It was a stressful year and not one I would ever wish away, because this year we were able to spend a lot of quality time together at home!

My goal is to get these printed and send home to family for the Holidays, so wish me luck, might be more like New Years!

Keisha Lynne, xx

Thank you Kaila Wren Photography xx

Giving a NO FAIL Gift with Shopping.ca

{Disclosure this post was sponsored post as part of an collaboration program, however all opinions are my own}

Everyone has that one story to share. The one where you can tell all your friends and laugh about it with family. The gift that brings years of conversations. The bad gift, the awkward gift, the weird and random gifts. That really brings you to wonder “ What were they thinking when they bought this for me!” 

I remember as a kid growing up, my sister and I had plenty of moments like this with our family. And it did bring years of laughter and we still talk about it today. Not in a mean way of course, just a really fun way to think of how intentional we should be when giving and getting gifts. 

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Holiday Hosting Table Setting | DIY’S, Ideas and More…

Not that long ago I was asked to be apart of a wonderful festive collaboration with a few of my close friends We managed to create some fun Holiday ideas & DIY’s to bring together this beautiful Holiday Table Setting. I love nothing more than to create, host and feed friends with drinks and food. So this was a definite yes for me…

Seeing everything pieced together in these photos was just so awesome to see. I mean, sometimes it’s refreshing to have new ideas and new ways to do things. So if your feeling like you may need some help or some inspiration keep scrolling!

Today Creative Wife Joyful Worker, Julie Christine, Gold n Grasses   and I are sharing some of these ideas below along with my Cranberry Coconut Bliss Drink. If your not in the mood to host right now then I assure you by the end of this you will be! xx

DIY Spiced Rum Hot Chocolate 

Perfect for hosting gifts, teachers gifts. You name it! A beautiful little DIY made by Julie Christine!

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Charcuterie Board & Lemon Ginger Sparkling Cocktail 

A delicious little mix of cocktails and tasty treats. Deserts and more… Table setting and appetizers organized by Creative Wife Joyful Worker. 

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DIY Art & Silk Garland 

Such a beautiful duo of decor put together by Gold n Grasses. Chalie is always so wonderfully creative at anything she does and always puts together some beautiful pieces to work around. 

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Coconut Cranberry Bliss Cocktail 

This one I put together a few weeks back. It’s so good and easy to make that I’m adding it again to this post! It’s a must drink for sure, even as a mocktail!

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The kids have been counting down, getting ready and it’s very scary and fun. But not that many more days left. So cheers to a wonderful Christmas and creating fun filled memories with family and friends! 

Photography | Julie Christine 

Keisha Lynne, xx

Giving Used Candle Jars New Life | DIY

I’m a candle addict! I loveee candles and I love the glass jars that some of these candles come in. So overtime I’ve been using my candles down to the bitter end and I’ve been sitting them aside for a rainy day project. I finally marked something off my to-do list the other weekend and put them all together and did something with them!

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Merry & Bright Family Event | Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

The Holiday festivities have begun!! Wahoo

We kicked off our first Holiday event last weekend at a local FREE Family Interactive experience at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre. We brought both kids with us and they both had some fun at each station. Thats one thing that we love most about going to events like this is  that it targets both age groups. The kids just have so much FUN together. Starting now until December 24th you can go sign up online with Event Brite and visit Merry & Bright for yourself !!

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Fairmont Vancouver for the Santa Claus Parade

Our family visit to the Fairmont Vancouver to watch our first ever Vancouver Santa Claus Parade was by far one of our most memorable family weekends away. To start off I’m not going to get into detail the stress we endured to make it there with rush hour traffic. So lets skip that part! The boys had decided that they also wanted to watch the hockey game at Rogers Arena before hand. The Toronto Maple Leafs (Drew’s favourite team) were in Vancouver for the only time this year to play the Canucks. They had the best time together! It was one of their first games together as well so it was extra special….

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Sweet Braided Blueberry Pie

We’ve officially entered that baking time of the year. Have you started?? I’m not as quite caught up as I would like to be but soon I’ll be getting my butt into gear. I started with this really simple sweet blueberry pie. Thanks to Klassen Farms in Chilliwack, I was able to recently load up on some of their really tasty frozen blueberries!…

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Holiday Gift Guide + Giveaway

 Holiday Gift Guide + Giveaway

Every year, the scrambling begins what do I get, what do they need, what do they want for Christmas!? I love finding some sweet gems, some loca,l some a little more of a splurge just for the heck of it. This year with some really amazing help from some awesome creatives, I put together one of my most favourite Holiday Gift Guides. Inside you’ll find stuff for the whole family, discounts offered and a sweet little giveaway just to get you into the holiday spirit!…

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