Hi and welcome to The Old Summers home! I’m Amanda, a busy mom of 4, a delicious food enthusiast, a home decor lover, a DIY guru and an entrepreneur! Life is super busy and I’m always finding new ways to make life easier. I love to help people and my blog posts are my way to do just that!
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Are you looking for a delicious and impressive dessert? Don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen? Feeding a crowd may take a bit of work, but planning a gathering with friends shouldn’t mean you’re in the kitchen missing out. These 16 easy desserts for a crowd are perfect for your next picnic, potluck, or […]
Birdwatching is a popular pastime and it’s a great way to connect with nature right in your backyard, even if your backyard is small. Creating a space that’s inviting to birds isn’t hard to do. Simply provide food and the birds will come! These easy DIY bird feeders are beautiful and creative and will attract […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing a quick post of some of my favorite Pinterest Father’s Day Crafts | Gifts for Dad. Since school is out I decided to scour Pinterest for some great craft ideas for the kids. Let me show you what I found! I started a Pinterest […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share with you some of my all-time favourite items for cooking in the kitchen, I think these are the perfect gift ideas for cooking lovers! Some of our gift ideas can be found in stores while others can be made using our tutorials. […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I’m not gonna lie to ya, I have been holding out on you all for quite some time with this recipe! My favourite recipe of all time is quick & easy fully loaded nachos!!! These are absolutely freaking amazing. Great for a Superbowl snack (I actually wouldn’t […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share 39 fun print & play activities for kids to entertain your family during the COVID-19 Quarantine/ Self-isolation. It is a difficult time for everyone right now and these will help keep the kids busy and having fun. One less thing for you […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m showing you how I made this super cute DIY Cork Board project for my office makeover in under 30 minutes! If you aren’t crafty, don’t worry. This project is so easy and makes a great first DIY/craft project! All it takes is a bit of […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! This week I’m thrilled to announce a guest post by Karim from Beds Island! I absolutely love to have guest bloggers and Karim is here to share some amazing tips on how to decorate a girl’s bedroom! You are in for a treat. How to Decorate a […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m going to teach you the basics of how to heat press apparel. This tutorial will cover the basics so that you can use our techniques for other posts within our blog, like our men’s boxers (coming soon!). Please note that this is my method of […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are showing you how to make shrimp scampi the quick & easy way with our 10-minute recipe! I love seafood and I love to cook with my favourite seafood, shrimp, crab, scallops and oysters! Yum! Today I’m showing you how to make shrimp scampi with […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing our 5 funny men’s boxers/ briefs designs that make the perfect gift for him. These are a huge hit and everyone gets a great laugh too! Plus who doesn’t love underwear, especially for Valentine’s day, am I right? These became known as my Valentine’s […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are showing you how to make scrumptious muffin tops in 6 easy steps without the use of a muffin top pan! That’s right, without a muffin top pan! This is going to be fun, so let’s get started. But Why Muffin Tops, Jenn? Oh my […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are sharing 9 beautiful love quotes perfect to show someone you love how much you care! These make perfect quotes for crafts too, learn how to make the perfect gifts for all occasions. We also included a few of our favourite shop the look products […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing some great family activities for winter break! Let’s face it, winter is long and we still need to get out there and have fun! Alright, here is the truth I would rather hibernate and come out in June once the snow is surely melted […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m sharing one of my favourite DIY projects. Our DIY lanterns are incredibly quick to make and can save you loads of money by making your own. If you’re not into trying to make our DIY Lanterns, don’t worry you can find some of our favourite […]
Hello and welcome The Old Summers Home I don’t know about you but I have been up late and up early watching for the best Black Friday Deals! Today is anyone’s game really, I usually try to get my Christmas shopping done on Black Friday weekend. I’m a terrible procrastinator these days. I love to […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. As a busy mom, I sometimes find it difficult to throw a meal together after work when there is laundry to do, kids’ homework and just unwinding from a hard day at work. Therefore I am always trying to save time in the kitchen without sacrificing flavour! […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I can not believe it is almost Christmas and I need all the perfect gift ideas that I can get. Therefore, today I want to share with you 7 Christmas Tree Ornaments that make perfect gifts for your loved ones! A few years ago I had my […]
A guest post from Valentina Wilson: 10 Simple DIY Ideas for your Home Decor! Please help me welcome Valentina Wilson as a guest blogger for The Old Summers Home. We are so excited to have her share her 10 Simple DIY Home Decor Ideas! “Home is where the heart is And my heart is anywhere […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I’m so excited to announce that we are interviewing Rose of Rose Abbas Photography. Rose Abbas Photography is based out of Saskatoon Saskatchewan and people come from far and wide to get a session with Rose and her amazing talent behind the camera. Rose and I have […]
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