Author Archives: Marya R

Incredible Hulk Costume – DIY

Incredible Hulk Costume DIY

My 4-year old recently decided he wanted to have an Incredible Hulk Costume for Halloween! As I’m not a fan of buying entire costumes or spending a lot of money, we decided to make his own. How hard could it be?   As usual, we did a quick Pinterest search for some Incredible Hulk Costume inspiration (and ignored the “Hulk Hogan” costumes) ... Read More »

Exciting New Flavour From KFC #SweetChiliCrunch


Want to hear what top secret adventure I have been up to this past week? I had a chance to join several other bloggers at the test kitchen for KFC Canada, where all the recipes are developed and tested.  We were brought there (hush, hush) to hear about the history of KFC, and more importantly, to learn about their brand new ... Read More »

Travel Hack: When You Forget The Dog Leash

Brilliant travel hack for when you forgot the dog leash!

So we were visiting family for the long weekend. I got my own things packed.  All the kids’ things packed. Even the husband’s things packed. We get to a service station and realize that we did not pack the dog’s things - we forgot the dog leash. As if I don’t have enough to think about when getting ready.  We did grab ... Read More »

Septic care, Giveaway, and Majesta e-z Flush Challenge

For the first 12 years of our marriage, we only had one bathroom. That was fine when it was just the two of us, but after the first, second, third, and fourth child, it became pretty busy and crowded. And so we finally moved to a new house with three bathrooms! Three!  As wonderful as that is, it also comes ... Read More »

The 10 Best Christmas Desserts (great for any holidays!)

The 10 best mouth-watering, show-stopping Christmas Desserts

I know that Christmas is still a ways away (less than 3 months) but it’s always great to have some awesome go-to recipes. From dinner parties to family get-togethers, there’s always a good excuse to try a new dessert recipe! I have scoured the internet looking for mouth-watering, show-stopping treats.  Here are 10 of the best Christmas desserts out there! ... Read More »

Personalized Gifts from Little Monkey Designs – Giveaway

Little Monkey 1

As we are heading into the Christmas season, it’s never too early to think about what to give your loved ones. What better gift to give, than a personalized wall-hanging? As a Pinterest-inspired blog, we love anything that you can create with your own colours and family info, but sometimes we aren’t quite creative enough to make our own. That’s where Little ... Read More »

Staying Healthy With Water


  Do you drink enough water? Most of us don’t. Head over to our post at the community to read more about why water is so essential to our health, and how to increase your water intake. Read More »

(Healthy) Blueberry Donuts with Lemon Glaze

Blueberry Donuts

As you may or may not have heard, we have begun to write articles for the  community! We, The Pinspired Sisters, are expanding our horizons, and we’re very excited about it! We’re writing about lots of the same things we do here: recipes, crafts, frugal living, and family life. To ensure you don’t miss anything, we’ll be posting links ... Read More »

Back to Basics – Life Lessons from Netflix #streamteam

Back to school. Back to routines.  That’s what fall is about for many families. And while learning our numbers and letters are extremely important, there are some life lessons we need to learn which are just as important.  Love God. Love others. Love our world and care for it. We’ve been talking a lot about being “green” lately, and what ... Read More »

Lego Figure Cape from Duct Tape

Lego Batman Cape

Growing up, I always made clothes for my dolls and Barbies. I loved creating accessories for them, and I imagined that one day I would do the same with my own daughter. Fast forward a number of years to my life today with four busy boys! There are no dolls in our house and not as much crafting as I had ... Read More »