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February 11, 2020

Log Cabin Knit Blanket

log cabin blanket knit
This Log Cabin Knit Blanket also known as Brick Blanket is an easy knit project. This blanket is entirely made with knit stitches using leftover yarn. We love how colourful the blanket turned out. It livens up the space and makes a beautiful addition to any room. 

February 13, 2018

Crochet Corner to Corner Blanket

Crochet Corner to Corner Blanket
This throw is started at one corner and beautifully increases and decreases while we change the colours for the stripes. It is quite easy to get our desired length and to follow the instructions of this pattern to crochet this blanket.

January 2, 2019

Lacy Ripples Blanket

lacy ripples blanket
This lacy ripples blanket measures 122 x 131 cm using 4 ply medium wool and a 5.5 mm crochet hook. Our completed blanket measures about 150 cm by 140 cm, as it depends on the type of wool and the tension. We can use any combination of wool, I used 2 balls of each of these three colour. The wool I used was the Red Heart Super Saver Jumbo 14 oz 744 yards. This design is from Bernat yarn.

November 29, 2020

FUJIFILM Instax® Mini Link Smartphone Printer and Printlife

createwithmom instax fujifilm
We love taking pictures. Usually, we print a few of our special memories to decorate and display around our home. During the past few days, we have been using the Instax® Mini Link Smartphone Printer to instantly print and display pictures. This FUJIFILM Instax® printer is a fun, compact, interactive wireless printer that lets us print photos instantly on Instax mini film from any smartphone or tablet. 

November 20, 2019

Fun and Engaging Toys

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I like investing in toys and kits that not only engage my children, but also encourage their development. Just in time for the holidays, we checked out two new products from Basic Fun! - Cutetitos and Cutetitos Babitos and a couple of ooey-gooey fun kits and Globber scooter from Incredible Novelties.

February 13, 2014

Handmade Felt Heart

This is an easy, fun to do project with children that can sew or want to learn how to sew. This filled, felt heart shape would make a cute, handmade gift to give to our loved ones. It can be attached on our bags or onto gifts that we give our family and friends. 

June 11, 2012

Omee's boutique

omee's boutique
Omee's boutique has beautiful handmade gifts for moms and babies.  All the products are made in a smoke, fragrance and pet free environment.  Omee Bubu, the owner of Omee's boutique carries a wide range of products for eco-conscious people such as bibs, reusable sanitary pads, blankets, wash cloth, bibs, burp cloth, nursing pads, changing pads and blankets.

The eco-friendly  3" by 10.5" long cloth menstrual pads are soft, light and thin.  The pads are made with 1 layer of absorbent terry and 4 layers of flannel stitched at the top layers to prevent leaking.  The wing on the pad has a snap closure.
omee's boutique ecofriendly cloth menstrual pads  
The cute cheerful bibs are 8" x 12" made with soft terry back that absorbs well without soaking through.  There is a snap closure on the back.
omee's boutique
The flannel wipes sold at Omee's boutique can also be used as washcloths and napkins.  These double layered wipes are made with soft absorbent flannel.  It is stitched to prevent fraying.
omee's boutique
The oversized double layered flannel baby blanket is soft and thick made with 100% cotton snuggle flannel.  It can be used to swaddle little ones, during play time, tummy time, at picnics, for a quick car window cover, car seat cover or as a nursing cover.  This handy 37" x 40" blanket folds to fit into bags/ backpacks.
All clothing can be machine or hand washed and tumble dried or hung to dry.

The products from Omee's boutique can be given as gifts or bought online for everyday use.  We can also make custom orders with our choice of fabric.

Do take advantage of the spring discount using the code SPRING.  If you live in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) you can make arrangements to avoid shipping; here are the details regards to shipping, payment etc.  The products are shipped to anywhere in the world, check the site for special deals.

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December 5, 2018

Celebrate the Season of Giving with Hallmark

hallmark holiday gifts
We love this festive season! It is a season to give, celebrate, and be thankful - Hallmark has the perfect items we can give to our loved ones and friends.

July 28, 2015

All-in-One Fun Snappy Towels

From play to function these Snappy Towels are a must have for every child. Both my children have been enjoying their Snappy towels in a variety of occasions. Since the towels are personalized, these towels have become really special to my children. They love all the things they can do with the towels from turning it into a super hero cape, princess robe, wings, hooded towel, poncho, blanket wrap and more.

November 18, 2018

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

createwithmom holiday gift guide
Although, we feel the year has come to an end very quickly we love the feeling of the holiday season! With the holidays around the corner, we always appreciate getting ideas on what we can buy or make for our friends and family! Apart from tangible gifts it is fun to give the people we care about the gift of memorable experiences they can enjoy during the holidays or throughout the year. 

September 10, 2014

Drive-In Movie Theatres

I have never watched a movie in a drive-in movie theatre, but have seen many movies where people go to drive-in theatres, which looks like a fun experience I would want to try. In the 1950s, Canada has had over 250 drive-in theatres and they were the hottest ticket in town. In recent years, more than 4,000 drive-ins have gone dark across North America. It’s not too late share the joy of the drive-in movies with your family and friends at one Canada’s 50 remaining outdoor screens. Grab a blanket and catch a movie under the stars before summer ends or, add a stop on your fall road trip.

January 2, 2020

A Cozy Winter Camping Experience at Silent Lake Provincial Park

Silent Lake Provincial Park winter
We love camping at Ontario Parks in the summer, which allows us to enjoy the serene outdoors and all the wonderful things we can do in the warm weather - thinking of it makes me miss summer! We have also learned to embrace the beauty of winter; the fresh cool air, soft snow, the beauty of trees covered with white snow, and all the fun activities we can do in the winter from skiing, tobogganing to snowshoeing and more. 
Silent Lake Provincial Park winter
When we travel in winter to enjoy the festive season or to explore winter themed events and activities, we usually stay in hotels. We tried winter camping in one of the roofed accommodations at Ontario Parks, which is truly a lovely way to get close to nature, away from the everyday hustle and bustle. 

May 24, 2021

Gift Ideas To Give Ladies

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This past year has been hard for everyone - and when times get tough, it can make celebrations even more special. There has never been a more pertinent time to celebrate how precious life is. If you know of any ladies with a celebration coming up, it’s time to think about gifts. Gift giving can be a challenging task - so hopefully this list will inspire.

March 24, 2015

Free Tickets to the Green Living Show

We love going to the Green Living Show in Toronto every year, and have been enjoying the wealth of knowledge at the show for the past four years. I am excited that the show will be held from March 27 to 31st at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This year’s show will have an impressive line up of speakers and more than 400 exhibitors representing the best in local and organic food, eco-fashion, natural beauty, fitness, hybrid and electrical vehicles and more - all under one roof.

September 19, 2015

Cozy Up With Your Family to Watch These Fun Movies on Netflix

With many of us in our back to school routine finding the time to watch a show together as a family becomes even more special. Cozying up during a cool and rainy evening with warm snacks, popcorn, and a blanket is lots of fun. My family and I love talking about movies and shows after we watch them. We enjoy talking about the memorable parts, and what we think about certain parts of the show that were funny or sad. 

December 11, 2016

Spread the Joy of the Holiday Season with Hallmark

hallmark holiday
Hallmark has beautiful gift products from festive decorations to home decor items, thoughtful cards and more to help us spread the joy of the holiday season. 

January 10, 2014

The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild on DVD

The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild will be out on DVD January 21st. Children will enjoy watching the fun adventures of Chuck, the little dump truck with big dreams, and his friends, Digger, Handy, Rowdy, Biggs, Boomer and Flip.

August 30, 2022

Ways To Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

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There are a few key ways to make sure your home is warm this winter. Some are simple and easy, while others may require a bit more effort. But all of them will help keep you and your family comfortable during the colder months.

October 9, 2021

How To Keep Healthy and Warm During Winter

winter
The winter season is a tough time for families to be healthy and warm. The cold temperatures make it hard to get out of bed in the morning or stay active during the day. It is also easy to catch a cold that can lead to a week's bed rest.

However, there are several ways you can keep your family healthy and happy through these long winter months. 

July 24, 2018

Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations

Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations
After our visit to the Huron Traditional Site, we checked into Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations in Wendake, Québec. This beautiful boutique hotel built in 2008 is inspired by First Nations' culture and the relations they share with the rest of the world: nature, spirituality, and mythology.