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Home Accessories: My Decorating Kryptonite

Here’s a true fact that you might not know about me: I’m a chronic changer around-er.  When it comes to home accessories, I’m always moving things!   I swear, if you were to visit me every month, our house would never be the same way twice.… Keep on reading --->

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A Letter to Las Vegas {The Softer Side of Sin City}

Dear Las Vegas:


Sorry I misjudged you.

I bet you get that all the time, right?

I mean, you must know what they say about you, right?

They say you’re all bachelor parties and casinos.… Keep on reading --->

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10 Favorite Winter Products {aka A Canadian Girl’s Guide to Winter}

So have you have enough of Winter – or should I say, the Polar Vortex – yet?!?

Winter in Canada

One of our snow angels, at 16 months.

It even got frosty in the southern United States this winter – crazy stuff. … Keep on reading --->

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More Kitchen Storage: How to Re-claim Space You Already Have!

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions, but I did start 2014 with some home organization goals, the biggest one being more kitchen storage space!  If I had to take a wild guess, I’d say we were operating at 50% capacity of what started out as perfectly adequate kitchen 5 years ago.… Keep on reading --->

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Love is in the air! {Last Minute Valentines Day Decorating}

Better late than never, right? I finally managed to do a little last minute Valentines Day decorating over the past few days.  Things have been busy-busy here lately, and if you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed I was away for a few days last week. … Keep on reading --->

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Valentines Ideas: Target Store is making me a lazy crafter!

I now know something you guys who’ve always had a Target store already know: it’s going to make me a lazy crafter!  For example, these Valentines ideas…

Valentines ideas front porch 2014

Target is new to Canada, and our local Target store opened here this Fall.… Keep on reading --->

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Winter Decorating Detox

Winter Decorating Detox: Less Glitter, More Order!

Welcome to my first blog post of 2014!

I normally post a couple of times a week, so it’s odd for me to go so long without being here. So far, January has been taken up with all kinds of not-so-fun non-blogging activities: Christmas de-decorating, toy organization, winter storms and power outages (ughhh), and an extended Christmas holiday for our kids (due to the storms and outages).… Keep on reading --->

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“Auld Lang Syne” New Years Printable (Happy New Year!)

Happy New Years Eve, my lovelies!  However you plan to celebrate, I hope it is filled with lots of love, laughter and big, bright dreams for 2014!  I made this little 8×10 New Years Eve chalkboard printable to frame for my mantel, and thought I’d share it with you all too.… Keep on reading --->

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My Year in Mantel Decorating: 2013 {Mantel Decorating Ideas}

Greetings friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, and are enjoying lots of time with family and friends.  I’ve been away from the blog for a couple of weeks to focus on the merriment! … Keep on reading --->

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The Etsy.com Blog & Me : DIY Hostess Gift Tutorial {Lampshade Flower}

Yesterday, I was over on the Etsy.com blog, sharing a tutorial for an easy, diy hostess gift.  As a huge Etsy fan myself, I was thrilled to be asked to be a part of their Etsy International DIY Advent Calendar Project!… Keep on reading --->

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