Category Archives: Products I Love

Treasures and Flavors of the Salish Sea in Vancouver at Salt Spring In The City
Salt Spring In the City

My family is long overdue for a vacation. I think we’re all a bit burnt out, need to escape from reality for a bit and reconnect as a family. Our last family vacation was the summer that Turtle turned 1 … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- Leaping for LeapTV
Mommy Monday- Leaping over the LeapTV

My girl is smart, creative, caring and imaginative. Coordination? Not exactly her strong suit. What can I say… she takes after mommy! We encourage Bean to read, write, create and explore her surroundings (do you think we’re a right brained family?) A … Continue reading

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Favorite Things Friday: Fabric Giveaway from Fat Quarter Shop & Milk, Sugar & Flower Fabric Collection
Win $50 to Fat Quarter Shop with Sew Creative's Favorite Things Friday

Hi, my name is Crystal Allen and I am a fabric addict. I first became addicted to fabric when I opened my Etsy shop, Lilikoi Lane. During that time I had a cover for my addiction… mom’s were wanting to … Continue reading

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Mommy Monday- A Pair of Rough and Tumble Kamik Boots For My Rough And Tumble Boy
A pair of rough and tumble boots for a rough and tumble boy- Kamik

I love when traditions I had as a child are adopted by my own kiddos. When I was in my early teens, my Dad bought my mom, sister and me, each a pair of Kamik boots for Christmas. It happened … Continue reading

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Create a Personalized Valentine’s Day Gift With Lasting Memories in Minutes!
Create a Personalized Valentine's Day Gift With Lasting Memories in Minutes!

How is Valentine’s Day just 3 days away?!?!? Is it just me or is time slip, slip, slipping away? I’m horribly behind this Valentine’s Day. Lucky for me, Bean is so excited about this holiday that on her own initiative … Continue reading

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Imagining my Dream Kitchen #TestDriveMoms
Sew Creative Blog's Imaging My Dream Kitchen Beautiful Aqua Blue Kitchens and Appliances to Fill Them With #TestDriveMoms

My dad is a builder who creates custom homes for a living. The houses he builds are beautiful, filled with custom elements and beautiful design work. I have a dream of one day having my dad build us a house, unfortunately … Continue reading

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How I’m Going To Help My Kids Get Healthier in 2015
How I'm Going To Help My Kids Get Healthier in 2015

  This morning a girlfriend phoned me and the two of us had a nice long chat about our health. Both of us have been trying to make a commitment to ourselves to put our health first. We both want … Continue reading

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2 Year Old Turtle Helps Out In the Sew Creative Kitchen #TestDriveMoms
2 Year Old Turtle Helps Out in the Sew Creative Kitchen! #TestDriveMoms

  This is Turtle. Turtle is 2 years old. He loves helping mommy in the kitchen, walking around the house with no pants on and acting like a monkey. He is in all places at all times. Bouncing on the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the holidays with Windy and Friends Appisodes
Robin and Judith, the creators of Windy and Friends

I remember being a kid and counting down the days until Christmas. The anticipation grew and grew EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Things got really exciting when school let out for the holidays. I remember chatting with friends about what we hoped … Continue reading

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1st day of Christmas… Cooking Class at Well Seasoned (With Giveaway)
Sew Creative's Countdown To Christmas Day 1 Cooking Class at Well Seasoned With Giveaway

Can someone please tell me how it is December 1st already? November snuck by me and I was a bit shocked to wake up this morning and discover that it is December 1st! Last year I counted down to Christmas with … Continue reading

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Going to the Chapel and She’s Going to Get Married- Save The Date Magnets from Minted
Making Save The Date Magnets with Sew Creative and Minted

“Going to the chapel and she’s going to get married. Bells will ring, sun with shine, wooooh, oooooh, ooooooh. Going to the chapel of love!” My sister is getting married in June and I am SO EXCITED!!! Every time I think … Continue reading

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Bean The Blogging Zoologist’s Real Life Adventures With Pom Pom My Baby Panda (Plus a Giveaway!)
Bean The Blogging Zoologist's Real Life Adventures With Pom Pom The Baby Panda 2

I have a child who loves animals and who has a very active imagination. From the time that she was little, instead of pushing her to learn to read, we encouraged her to use her imagination and create her own … Continue reading

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