DIY Ottoman

When I decided to make over our front door area I wanted a small stool.  I saw this Nate Berkus Fringe Stool and fell in love.  It was only $25, perfect! Only problem was it couldn’t ship to Canada and was sold out in every store close to me.  Then… Read More

Raspberry Cocktail Recipe

I love summertime!  The flowers appear, the sun starts shining and it’s time to take the party outside!  Making a feature cocktail for parties big or small is something I enjoy doing!  It’s an easy way to  have a fancy drink without worrying about making them while hosting a party.  Best part about this… Read More

Patio Makeover

As I was sitting down to put this blog post together I realized I never took a before photo of our patio space!  Sometimes I get too excited to start a project and forget important steps, like before photos, this isn’t the first time.  I can tell you I had… Read More

Bringing the Party Outside

Is summer almost here?  We’ve had a long winter and I am looking forward to sunshine and outdoor dining!  I’ve always been very lucky to have homes with outdoor spaces, from living in a small apartment with a tiny deck to a rental with a yard to our current townhouse with a lovely… Read More

Thrifting Tips

I post about thrift shopping often and people always ask me how I do it!  I figured it was time to share a few tips on thrifting and it turns out The Salvation Army Thrift Store is having a $2 sale this Friday so you can put these to the test! HAVE… Read More

Spring to Summer

I love spring!  I can finally shed all the scarves, sweaters and rain boots and bring some lightness into my wardrobe.  This year I really wanted a green army jacket that was lightweight so I could layer it in the spring but also wear it in the summer.  I lucked… Read More

We Bought A House

We bought a house, well a year ago now.  This April was our one year anniversary of living in our new home (see view from our bedroom above). I was sitting in the living room this past weekend and reminded of this wonderful moment last year when our families came together to… Read More

Lantern DIY

I realized as I was editing the photos for this DIY, that maybe, I might, just a little, have a thing for black lately.  Wanted to admit I recognized it, but probably won’t stop.  I really like to use what I have on hand for DIY’s, and I happened to… Read More