House & Home

The Before – A Whole House Walk Through

Ready, Set, GO!  After three, long, arduous years of planning, changing designers, contractors, project managers etc., we are finally at the starting line and have begun the long awaited renovation of our home.  Everything really started coming together when we began working with the team from Nauta Home Designs. They listened to our ideas of […]

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A Little Peek at Caesarstone’s New Colours

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of accompanying Caesarstone to Prince Edward County (PEC) for two wonderful days. If you follow me on Instagram you might have followed along in my stories. During this little getaway, I was able to take in some fresh country air and tour some incredible homes where […]

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Endy Mattress Review 

It’s unique, it’s super comfortable and it’s Canadian made. It’s Endy! As we were planning out the pieces we needed to furnish our weekend house, beds and mattresses soon became the topic of discussion. I remember first seeing ads on the subway of this new mattress that came rolled up in a box. I thought, […]

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Google Home and Philips Hue Review

We are in the midst of moving into a new home. Like any new venture, we hope it brings something new and exciting. Well, in this case, Google Home happens to encompass both the new and exciting. For those who don’t know what Google Home is, it is a voice-activated smart speaker; your own Google […]

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“Flex” Your Laundry Muscle

I read recently, that when doing laundry, 3 out of 4 Canadians are willing take the extra step to ensure their clothing is cared for correctly. I am definitely one of these people! I want my favourite sweater to have a nice long life. I have discovered a new washer and dryer that will make […]

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Mother’s Day with Hallmark

May. The month of spring flowers, warmer weather and of course Mother’s Day. To show your Mom how special she is give her a gift from the heart. A handwritten note or card. Technology provides a multitude of  options to stay connected to friends and family, but the art of the handwritten note can’t be […]

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We Moved! Sometimes a house is like an ex boyfriend

If you follow me on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) then you will know we recently moved. I know some of you are probably thinking didn’t you JUST move? It does kind of feel like that, doesn’t it? Actually, we moved into our house 2 years ago! Boy, time flies! We really loved moving into […]

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Wedding Gift Ideas – Think Outside The Toaster

Wedding season is here and for many people it is a time to try and find gifts that will make the newlyweds feel special, but also ones that are useful and a little outside the box. Here is a list of some of my favourite ideas that I recently showed on Cityline: Travel Gift Card If you […]

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DIY Easter Eggs with String and Sugar

String eggs You will need: Sugar Water Embroidery string (or any other type of natural fibre string) Balloons of different sizes (I used water balloons) A bowl   Make a stiffener mixture: In a medium pot, combine 1 cup of sugar with 1 cup of water and heat until the sugar dissolves. Quick Tip: You can also […]

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