New Year’s Eve with all the Comforts of Home

I don’t know about you – but staying home for New Year’s Eve is a trend that I wholeheartedly take part in. Considering the costs of going out skyrocket on December 31, and the worries of driving, we’ve embraced a New Years READ MORE >

 

Christmas Decor Ideas

Decorating your home for the holidays is truly a favourite Canadian tradition! Whether it’s simple exterior lights or a seasonal planter, or more elaborate displays outside and in – the festive spirit shines in even the
Our friends at Sheridan Nurseries start planning for READ MORE >

 

Painting an Accent Wall

Accent walls can be a powerful design choice in your home. But many of us are afraid to take that step – to move out of our comfort zone and paint one wall a colour that really pops. Take this loft from Geranium Homes’ Village at Sally Creek – the deep READ MORE >

 

Clever Pumpkin Creations

I have to admit, I have alway looked forward to picking out the perfect pumpkin and carving it for Hallowe’en. This year, I’ve decided to try something a little different than the usual grinning toothy face. After scouring the Internet, multiple Pinterest pages READ MORE >

 

My Back To School Meanderings

This will be just a short post as we celebrate “Back to School!” It’s funny how as my kids get older, the back to school excitement and frenzy changes drastically. As my youngest heads off to college this year, it’s hard to believe how fast the time READ MORE >

 

Clever Tricks & Household Tips

It all started with the towels! I just wanted to find a way to get rid of the stale, musty smell in my towels. So I started looking up various ways to bring new life to my laundry and soon realized I’ve been doing it wrong all these years. That’s when I decided to share a few READ MORE >

 

Energy Star 101

Sure you recognize the blue Energy STAR® label, and you know it’s going to save you energy and money, but do you know what that symbol really means? EnergyStar is the international symbol of energy efficiency and was introduced to Ontario by Natural Resources READ MORE >

 

The Ultimate Shish Kebab

The Shish Kebab, it’s hard not to love meat on a stick. Easy to make ahead of time, easy to customize for special requests and easy to grill – once you’ve got the basics down.
Here are a few tips that will lead to “Kebab Kudos” from all your guests. READ MORE >

 

Choosing Paint Colours

Why can choosing paint colours for your room become such a stressful task? Is it because we get overwhelmed with hundreds of paint variations, is it the anxiety of choosing READ MORE >