Although it’s hard to believe, it’s almost that time of year when holiday parties start occupying most weekends. Most people’s go-to gift for these kinds of events is usually a bottle of wine, but sometimes it’s nice to surprise your hostess with something different. Source: 60 Unique DIY Hostess GiftsRead More →


I feel like there’s a point in your life where you start sending holiday cards out from your own little family (furry kids or human kids included) and that’s how you really know you are an adult. We started doing cards with Todd and I and our cats 2-3 yearsRead More →

When I told my husband that I was going to write an article about what to get rid of in the dining room, he said without out a breath of hesitation, “How about the dining room? ” It’s a bit of “A Subject” at our house because I inherited myRead More →

It’s crazy to think that Pantone has been forecasting “The Color of the Year” (COTY) for almost 20 years now. There are only so many shades in the rainbow, but I have to give it up to them for finding the nuances in hues to come up with something newRead More →

This cauliflower breakfast hash is inspired by something my sister-in-law, Kat, (from the wine posts ) made for our family one weekend at her cabin. What I love about it is it’s super delicious and flavorful while still being pretty darn healthy. Source: Cauliflower Breakfast HashRead More →

You will notice I don’t do a lot of gift guides here because I’m generally just as confused as to what to give as anyone. I really aim to find the perfect gift – something the recipient desperately would want but would not buy themselves because they have no ideaRead More →

Everyone is stressed. Be it the in-laws, end of year deadlines, travel, or all the shopping, this is a time of year that just makes us crazy. And as hard as it is suffering from burnout ourselves, it’s even harder watching it in someone you care about. Source: How toRead More →

There’s just something that’s absolutely magical about receiving a handmade gift. Turning it over in your hands, realizing that the person who gave it to you spent considerable time and thought on it — these are all wonderful feelings that rush over us when we’re given a handmade gift. Source:Read More →

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The sheer cost of maintaining, decorating, or renovating a home is staggering. And if this is your first time in the home rodeo, you might find yourself agog over astonishingly high prices. You mean paint costs that much? And how much is a saw? Source: These 8 Common Home BuysRead More →

Find yourself bored at home? Well, sewing is a great boredom killer but we are not going to suggest you sew a pair of socks or something similar. Instead, we’re going to show you quite a few DIY sewing ideas that you can add to your home decor or useRead More →

New year, new you. Once January 1 rolls around, we all make these grand resolutions to make ourselves healthier, more positive, more productive, and all-around better people. We buy a fancy gym membership. We forgo our favourite takeout spot in favour of a healthy, home-cooked meal. Source: These 10 HomeRead More →

It’s that time of year where you scour shops for the perfect gift for the guy in your life. You want something that will make him “ooh” and “ahh,” or smile and chuckle. We know coming up with gift ideas for men can be tough. Source: The Best Gifts ForRead More →

One of the things I was most excited about was decorating Frankie’s room. I know, it’s kinda cliche that I love the idea so much, I mean it’s clearly for me rather than her – at 5 months I don’t think she notices at all! But if I’ve learnt anythingRead More →

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The holidays are upon us, and if you’re already overwhelmed by all the gift-buying and hosting—in addition going about your regular life and work—one way to deal is to scale it back and go low-key on all the holiday decorating. Instead of dragging out all those boxes of wreaths andRead More →

I am a huge fan of simple, clean shapes, and the triangle is my all time favourite. This little alternative Christmas tree was inspired by a tree I saw in a shop window in Sweden a couple years ago. Source: How to: Make a Modern, Scandinavian-Inspired Wooden Christmas TreeRead More →

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Even though it may not seem so sometimes, mantels are exciting and not just because they’re associated with fireplaces. In fact, it’s not mandatory to have them both. A mantel is almost always a visual focal point for the room it’s in and there are a lot of cool waysRead More →

Books and just enough light to read by are desirables in the chill of winter. Add a warm beverage and some comfortable pajamas, and spring and summer start to get a little jealous of our relationship with the colder seasons. To celebrate those afternoons, evenings and unabashed “do not disturb”Read More →