Oops! The Elf

With our living space being so open and the boys being too young to know not to touch the elf, our creativity is a little limited when it comes to his day to day activities. Thankfully I have a collection of fellow mommies with toddlers who post their ideas to Facebook and Insta for me [...]

Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations

These were so much fun and really easy! ♥ Remember those old wooden trucks and blocks that were practically in every elementary classroom throughout the 90s and early 2000s? They're basically just 2x4's cut into different shapes and sizes. Well, we happened to have a small collection of them at home and unfortunately (because my [...]

We Found a Kitten

We Found a Kitten

By now most people that know me or follow This Young Mum on Instagram know that we have added a kitten to the family, but not quite everyone knows how we came about getting her. This is the story of Heart. A little backstory. My husband didn't want a cat and in fact, our original [...]

Happy 10th Birthday

Happy 10th Birthday

Today the single greatest girl to ever exist turns ten. She is beautiful. She is calm. She is loving, graceful, loyal, and insanely intelligent. She is my best friend.♥ She is also living proof why every responsible person should get themselves a furry buddy of their very own. In the last ten years, my pup has [...]

A Very Merry Mickey Mouse Birthday

A Very Merry Mickey Mouse Birthday

Time to roll out birthday number two and with only one more big party to go it's almost time to focus all of my extra time and creativity onto our impending wedding, which is only seventy-seven days away! Who's panicking? Are you panicking? *Nervous laughter.* I wish there were more hours in the day, especially [...]

Bathroom Storage Jars

Bathroom Storage Jars

Crafting is one of my favorite things in the entire world but when I can repurpose something instead of tossing it into the garbage, that's the best. I actually made these storage jars five years ago and they have never lost their charm. What you need to complete this look: • Scissors • Paintbrush • [...]

Fudgy Vegan Brownies

Fudgy Vegan Brownies

For me, a recipe needs to be simple and cost-effective. I also have zero desire to go grocery shopping or on a search for the ingredients that I need for a recipe. If you were to google vegan brownies, much like other vegan baked goods, you'll find that you need some rather strange ingredients. After [...]