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

Lions Oh My!

I find spring such a hard season!  I never know what to wear.  I love this animal print shirt I found for $3 at the thrift store.  It’s a really thick sweater, so perfect for a transition into spring, no need to layer! Plus the brighter colours are perfect and paired with the… Read More

DIY PomPoms

I know, I know, it’s been a lot of pompoms lately!  I was so excited to partner with the Fall for Local Market this past weekend!  We made some great pompoms.  I am not going to lie, I cheated!  I ended up buying the pompom makers from Michael’s craft store… Read More

Patio Makeover Inspiration

I have been wanting to add a patio set to the yard since last year!  After we bought our place, we were on a bit of a budget after a few large furniture purchases.  This year I made it my goal to makeover the patio! Since I loved the Applaro patio set… Read More

Mini Eggs and Mini Cheesecakes

I was looking for a recipe in my recipe box the other day and found this card for Baby Cheesecakes! My mom used to make this recipe when we had guests or around the holidays.  You don’t have to make a graham cracker base or anything messy like that!  You simply use… Read More

Mustard Yellow Sweater

A few times a year my girlfriends and I get together for a clothing exchange.  It’s amazing!  Sometimes I have clothes I really like and are good quality, but don’t want to donate them.  Attending a clothing swap means I get to trade these nice pieces for other quality clothing.… Read More

DIY Shibori Shade Sail

A couple summers ago I was lucky enough to be part of Western Living’s The Next Home Stylist, which was a contest for the Canadian Home Shows.  The top three finalists were put to the test with different DIY projects, inspiration boards and styling.  I was very grateful for the… Read More