• Fashion,  Style

    The “it” bag of Summer: The Straw Bag

    Happy Hump Day everyone!  Anyone else feeling a bit blah today?  I swear, it’s got to be this crazy weather we’ve been having here in Toronto.  It’ been cold, grey, rainy and gloomy the last few days and even if it’s June it sure doesn’t feel like it!  I’m trying to stay optimistic and think that summer must surely be…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How to Make Easy Spring Planters

    Happy Friday everyone!  What are your plans this weekend?  Now that we’re finally starting to get some warmer weather I’m feeling a bit inspired and thinking we might do some gardening this weekend!  I usually make some pretty Spring planters earlier on in the Spring but ther weather has been so wonky that my planters didn’t do so well or…

  • Home Design & Decor

    Basement Family Room Inspiration

    Hey there! And happy Friday!  Who else is ready for the weekend? Why does it always feel like the short weeks are the longest!!?  We’ve got another jam packed weekend ahead but hoping to get some stuff done around the house too!  Fun stuff though like furniture shopping and getting started on some DIY projects too! For those of you…

  • Beauty & Wellness

    Pucker Up and Make the Switch to Non-Toxic Lipstick!

    Happy Hump Day everyone!  It’s been so hard getting back into the swing of things this week.  I guess that’s what happens after a long weekend!  Hope you all had a great long weekend!  We definitely did…between birthday parties, BBQs and fireworks we also took some time to do a little Spring cleaning and gardening too!  And it also reminded…

  • Home Design & Decor

    Easy Ways to Raise the Curb Appeal Of Your Home

    Hey everyone!  And Happy Friday to you all too!  And did I mention Happy Friday before the long weekend!!  And it’s actually feeling warmer out there today and sunnier too!  It might even be a great long weekend!! What are your plans?  I know a lot of people use this long weekend, the kick off to summer, to start cleaning…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How to Pick the Perfect Farmhouse Sink

    Hey everyone!  I think it’s been a couple weeks since I posted about our basement renovation project!  Well happy to say that the washroom is really almost done – just some finishing touches and we’re there!  And the storage room is done too!  We got this great closet system from Closetmaid and some shelving and the hubby installed it all…

  • Entertaining & Food

    Easy & Delicious Mother’s Day Brunch

    Hey everyone!  It’s Thursday and just two more days until the weekend!  And it’s Mother’s Day this weekend too, so lots to celebrate!  What are your plans for Mother’s Day? Every year seems to be the same for us.  The mad dash between visiting my mom, visiting my mother-in-law and not much time for us as a family because we’re…

  • Living

    Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Mom

    Happy Monday everyone!  It was such a beautiful day here in Toronto!  Sunny and warm…I’m getting excited! It definitely felt like May today and it also definitely reminded me that Mother’s Day is less than a week away!  Who’s like me and hasn’t bought a gift for mom yet?  I did pick up a personalized “Best Grandma Ever” necklace from…

  • Entertaining & Food,  Food

    Throw the Best Cinco De Mayo Party Ever!

    Happy May 1st everyone!  So excited it’s May already, even if the weather isn’t feeling so Springy yet.  It used to be a little tradition when I was growing up that on the 1st of May I would collect blooming flowers and branches with my grandmother and we would make a little wreath to hang on the front door to…