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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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 […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing another Christmas ornament in the last of our DIY Christmas tree ornament series. Our feather-filled memorial ornament is a great alternative to our Angel Wing Ornaments if you are unable to find any wings. Feather-filled Memorial Ornament Supplies Feathers Clear Christmas Ornament Cricut or Silhouette Vinyl […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m rounding up all our favourite turkey dinner recipes into one post. Be sure to go and check them out and save this post for later so you easily find them all! I love cooking for Thanksgiving and Christmas, it is my favourite thing to share […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing some beautiful ways to memorialize those loved ones lost but always in our hearts and our minds. These breathtaking Angel Wing Christmas ornaments have been my honour to pass along during the difficult holiday season for loved ones. These are simple to do with […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share a quick and easy way of how to make Turkey bread stuffing! Our family has grown to love this recipe as I have perfected it over the last number of years. In all honesty, this is a recipe I never measure ingredients […]
Hello, and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing a family recipe I remember from my Childhood all so well. My grandmother always made this absolutely delicious recipe for Christmas and Thanksgiving alongside our turkey dinner. Grandma’s French Turkey Dressing is an easy and delicious twist to what we all think turkey stuffing […]
How to Comfort your Loved Ones this Cold and Flu Season Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home and another post for The Mom Spot! The cold and flu season is encroaching upon us and there is nothing worse than seeing your child or loved one sick and not being sure how you can […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing one of my most popular Christmas ornaments crafts with you all. Our DIY Glitter Ornaments are the perfect ornament base for your Christmas decorations. These are perfect to add some sparkle to your tree and are 100% customizable! If your a crafter getting ready […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m sharing one of our favourite recipes that we make almost every single week. Our Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins are to die for! They are perfectly moist and melt in your mouth. They are healthy and make a perfect snack for school and work. Best of […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I would like to show you some really great quick and easy Christmas Ornaments that are perfect for the Graduates in your life. Our Graduate Christmas Ornament tutorial is part of our Christmas ornament series, therefore, be sure to keep coming back and check them all […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. We recently celebrated Thanksgiving here in Canada and as per usual we had leftover turkey from our feast. This year we decided to try something new and therefore, our latest recipe is Turkey Pot Pie! From now on this will be a family favourite in our home. […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! This year I was faced with the challenge of making a pumpkin pie that is easy to do last minute and also meets some allergy and dietary restrictions. Our Easy Pumpkin Pie is not only nut-free but lactose-free too! You are going to love this delightful recipe! […]
Hello and welcome back to The Old Summers Home. We had snow not too long ago, therefore, I feel prompted to hurry up and do a round-up of all my fall favourites. This post includes 77 Sensational Fall Decor Ideas that will inspire you this fall season! Some of these ideas are great for the […]
Hello, I’m Jenny from the Traveling Party Of 4 guest posting this week! Over on my blog I give you the best tips and advice to make travelling smooth and the best places for your family to vacation to! Jenn shared my White Sangria Recipe when she did her Fall Apple Recipe Post and because […]
Fall Recipes When I think fall, I think of comfort food. Nothing beats delicious fall recipes that certainly satisfy the tastebuds. In fact, I often wonder if the only things I like about fall is the food and the decor haha. Because of my love for food I have gathered these 90 Ultimate Fall Recipes […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share our Easy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes with you! This is an incredibly simple recipe that your entire family will enjoy! Our kids absolutely love these garlic mashed potatoes. You can alter your recipe as needed for the size of your family. Our […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m sharing our front porch decor for fall with y’all! These beautiful cheap and natural ideas are not only easy to make but they are fun for the whole family. There are so many great fall decorating tips out there so make sure to discover your […]
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