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16 Easy Desserts for a Crowd

Easy Desserts for a Crowd

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 […]

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12 Easy DIY Bird Feeders to Make Today

12 Easy DIY Bird Feeders to Make Today 1 DIY Bird Feeders cover The Old Summers Home Crafting, Cooking, Being a mom and an Enterprenuer is where it is at. Make your busy life easier and more successful with our homemaking tips & blog posts.

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 […]

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Father’s Day Crafts | Gifts for Dad

Father's Day Crafts | Gifts for Dad. Simple craft ideas for kids. Awesome free printable files found on Pinterest. Father's Day Inspiration. Crafts For Kids. Fill-In-The-Blank Father's Day Printable files on Pinterest.

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 […]

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7+ Gift Ideas For Cooking Lovers

7+ Gift Ideas for Cooking Lovers by the Old Summers Home. I have taken my favourite cooking tools and crafts and rolled them into a quick gift guide perfect for all the cooking enthusiasts in your life! #GiftIdeas #Mother'sDayGifts #GiftsForMom #GiftsForChefs #Cooking #KitchenGifts #DIYGifts

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. […]

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39 Fun Print & Play Activities for Kids

39 fun print & play activities for kids to entertain your family during the COVID-19 Quarantine/ Self-isolation.

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 […]

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How to Decorate a Girl’s Bedroom

Deciding how to decorate a girl'd bedroom doesn't have to be hard here are 11 cute and easy ideas to give your little girl a room she loves that will grow with her over the years!

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 […]

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How to Heat Press Apparel

How to heat press apparel like a boss. Including tips and tricks to make heat pressing easier. A beginners guide to using a heat press. #HowToHeatPressShirt #HowToUseHeatPress #HeatPressTipsAndTricks #HowToUseHeatTransferVinyl #HowToUseHTV #HowToUseHeatPressForHeatTransferVinyl #HowToMakeShirts #DIYShirts #HowToMakeShirtsWithCricut

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 […]

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How to make shrimp scampi the quick & easy way

Our quick and easy shrimp scampi makes the perfect family dinner idea and great for any budget too! In 10 minutes fro less than $10 you could be enjoying Buttery Shrimp Scampi with our delicious creamy garlic pasta! Satisfy your tastebuds, get the recipe at https://www.theoldsummershome.com#EasyShrimpScampi #ShrimpScampiPasta #ShrimpScampiRecipe #ShrimpScampiEasyRecipe #ShrimpScampiRecipeWithoutWine #CheapAndEasyMeals #MealsUnder10Dollars #InexpensiveFamilyMeals #10MinuteMeals

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 […]

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Men’s Boxers- 4 Funny Gift Ideas for Him

Are you looking for a hilarious gift for him? These men's boxers will be sure to make him laugh. Learn how to make them at the old summers home! Shop our favourite men's boxers! #MensBoxer #FunnyGiftForHim #ValentinesGiftIdeasForHim #FunnyMensBoxers

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 […]

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9 Amazing Love Quotes Straight from the Heart

9 of our favourite love quotes to say I love you! See them all and tell us your favourite love quotes too! We have also included some great DIY ideas as well as a few of our favourite gift ideas featuring quotes! #LoveQuotes #LoveQuotesForHim #LoveQuotesForBoyfriend #LoveQuotesForHusband #LoveQuotesForCouples #QuotesForCrafts #LoveQuotesSoulmate #TrueLoveQuotes #LovesQuotesWeddings #InspirationalLoveQuotes #ValentinesDay #ValentinesGifts #WeddingGifts #ValentinesCards #ValentinesIdeas #ValentinesCrafts #Crafts #ValentinesQuotes #AnniversaryGiftIdeas #AnniversaryCards #GiftIdeas #DIYGifts

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 […]

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18 Family Activities for Winter Break Fun!

18 family activities to entertain everyone in your household on a budget all rolled into an easy download list! Get your winter break planned now!

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 […]

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DIY Lanterns A Stunning & Simple Project

Our DIY Lanterns are elegant pieces of home decor on a budget. Our full tutorial helps you make your own. Let's craft together!

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 […]

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Black Friday Deals For the Crafty Homemaker!

Here are our favourite Black Friday Deals we have found so far! What are you shopping for? Let us know!

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 […]

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An Interview with Rose of Rose Abbas Photography

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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