House & Home

Septic? More interesting than you can image…..really!

Hey Everyone!! It’s been some time since I gave an update on our home renovation, sorry about that. But, thanks for checking back in. We had a delay in getting our permits and the culprit was our old, poorly positioned septic system. So, septic systems…not something I thought I would ever be speaking about or […]

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The Beginning of Our Renovation – Demo day!

Ok, moving along….things really started to get real when our first disposal bin was delivered from Cotton. Although we were excited for demolition to start, we wanted to be conscious of putting as little into the landfill as possible. We were happy that Cotton is a company that is aware of the impact projects like […]

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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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