Category Archives: canadiana

i can’t help it. i am canadian :)

weekend in a nutshell

inspired by the recent gold medals by the canadians at sochi in curling (the men, women and paralympic teams all won gold this year!), we decided to have the kids try out a curling class this weekend. they loved it. … Continue reading

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seedy saturday

this weekend, mr.MadeItSo and the kids went to a local seed exchange. they chatted with gardeners, beekeepers and farmers, and the kids made some crafts. we’re now stocked up on some seeds for this year’s garden. i’m particularly excited about … Continue reading

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from my garden to yours…

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” ~ margaret atwood p.s. happy mother’s day

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padraig cottage booties: handmade & canadian

my neighbour had her first baby a few weeks ago, and i wanted to get a little something to welcome baby to our ‘hood :)  i came across these at the gift section of my local home hardware store. now … Continue reading

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weekend in a nutshell: nature’s palette

one of my favourite things when choosing yarn or fabric for a project is mixing and matching colours, patterns and textures. we went for a hike this weekend, and what i love about this time of year is mother nature … Continue reading

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