Canadian Christmas Home Tour

Man, I almost didn’t participate in the Canadian Blogger’s Home Tour hop this year because right in the middle of November my husband and I went on a (kid free!) vacation and let me tell you – when you go on vacation in November, it feels like Christmas is going to pounce on you when […]

The State of Things

  Guys, it has been a strange year hasn’t it? I feel like everything has changed, especially in the world of blogging. At the risk of sounding old, things just aren’t what they used to be. I won’t get into all of the reasons why, we can chat about that in comments or on Facebook, but […]

Craft Room Reveal!

  I know, I know I’ve been hinting at sharing this space for eons. It’s finally ready – or rather, ready enough. There are still some things I want to do in here. I can’t see ever being finished but ultimately, that’s the entire purpose of a creative space, isn’t it? At any rate, the […]

Autumn Flowers – Preserving Cattails for arrangements

When thinking about autumn flowers, most people think of mums, asters and daisies. Adding interest to those typical autumn flower choices are cattails. Put some of these spunky punks into your arrangements for fall. Treated right, they’ll last all year long. Here’s how to preserve cattails for your autumn flower arrangements. You’ll find cattails growing […]

Smoked Pineapple Salsa

This incredible fresh pineapple salsa has a secret that you’ll never believe. Yes, it’s full of juicy pineapple, sweet peppers and red onion. Yes, it brings a touch of heat with some diced jalapeno just as you’d expect and yes, some cilantro rounds it out. But what else? There’s something you can’t see here at […]

A Canadian DIY – The Faux Fireplace

When Ryobi came to me with this idea to build something inherently Canadian I will admit that I was pretty stumped. Muskoka chairs immediately came to mind but I didn’t have the right spot to showcase them. What else? It was difficult to come up with an idea that was wholeheartedly Canadian, that I had […]