Valentine's Day cards

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards

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January 27, 2020

I love Valentine’s Day, but not in the traditional sense. My husband and I don’t buy each other gifts or go out on a date ( because the restaurants are always packed)! But I do love decorating the house (see Valentine’s Day Decorating Ideas), bringing in fresh flowers & candy, and creating Valentine’s Day cards […]

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Friday Finds – Get Organized

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January 10, 2020

It’s that time of year! Time for a fresh start! I love decluttering & organizing in January to prepare for the new year ahead! I know Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but I love a good clean and purge after the holidays almost as much as all the Christmas bustle! Here […]

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Pantry organization

Realistic Tips for Pantry Organization

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January 9, 2020

So we’ve all seen those glorious and perfectly organized rainbow pantries on Pinterest and online. And I’ll admit I’m a little bit obsessed with all the beautiful images of pristine pantry organization! But are they actually attainable? Can you actually decant every single item into clear storage containers, organize your tea bags by colour, and […]

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Essential oil diffuser

7 Ways To Use Essential Oils For Stomach Flu

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January 5, 2020

So we got hit with the stomach flu last week. My 8 year old daughter woke up at about midnight feeling hot and sick. Sure enough next came the rounds of vomiting and diarrhea! I was resigning myself to a sleepless night of sweaty sick smells and general misery when I remembered my essential oils! […]

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Entryway at The Ginger Home

How We Upgraded Our Small Home Entryway

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January 3, 2020

Our small home entryway was one of the first design challenges that we tackled when we bought this house. The front door opened directly into the main living space! This is a common problem in a lot of older houses so we had to get creative to create a separate entryway in a small home. […]

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Sink and bootwash in the mudroom at The Ginger Home

Home Improvement Project Planner

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January 3, 2020

This year Mark and I have decided to focus on finishing home improvement projects around the house so that we can move on to some new dreams and goals! To stay on track we decided to do a “project of the month” each month. This way we focus on one thing at a time. And […]

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Stunning small living room makeover

Before & After – A Small Living Room Renovation

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January 3, 2020

The living room space in our house was in desperate need of a makeover! It had good bones with a large front window, wood-burning fireplace and vaulted ceilings. But it was also extremely dated and in need of a facelift! We transformed it on a budget with a little creativity! Here are our best tips […]

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Farmhouse front porch

Small House Renovation – A Modern Farmhouse Makeover

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January 2, 2020

When we first set eyes on our current home, it was most definitely not love at first sight! But it was in a prime location, the price was right and it came with 4 beautiful treed and fenced acres of land. It even had its own pond! When we drove down the driveway something about […]

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Organize a tiny bathroom

7 Tiny Master Bathroom Design Tips

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January 2, 2020

When we were house hunting one thing that was high on our list of wants was a master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. Well, our wish was granted with this house…sort of!! The ensuite bathroom was incredibly small and we had to get creative to make it functional! Here are 7 tiny master bathroom design […]

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Decorating a farmhouse bedroom ideas.

7 Small Master Bedroom Design Ideas

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January 2, 2020

Just like the rest of our house, our master suite was not large! We had to get creative to really make the space work for us! Here are some small master bedroom design ideas for maximizing your space! #1 Maximize Storage We added Ikea Pax wardrobes in one corner of the space so that Mark […]

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