Fun Halloween Costumes for Small Dogs


September 20, 2020

Oh heeey, it’s Ollie here! I’m a lemon beagle. I like long walks, chasing bugs and stealing food off the kitchen counter while my Mamma is putting my sisters to bed. I had fun trying on Halloween costumes so that you could check out some ideas for your best friends this year too! Here are […]


A Simple Summer Tablescape for Casual Dining


July 9, 2020

Ahh summer… warm breezes, sunshine sparkling on the water, long lazy days, camping, sticky s’mores, stargazing and road trips! Summer is the best! Our summers are short and we like to make the most of them. The last thing we want to do on a hot summer day is to cook an elaborate meal or […]


Fresh florals for Valentine's Day at The Ginger Home

5 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas


April 22, 2020

Trying to decide what to get Mom this year? Here are 5 last-minute gift ideas for Mother’s Day! #1 gift cards The easiest way to make sure a gift arrives on time is to send an e-card. Purchase a gift card to your Mom’s favourite store online and have the gift certificate delivered right away […]


Valentine's Day cards

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards


January 27, 2020

I love Valentine’s Day! We decorate the house (see Valentine’s Day Decorating Ideas), bring in fresh flowers & candy, and create Valentine’s Day cards for the girls to bring to class! Here are some cute & free printable Valentine’s Day Cards! I love how you roll! This year, I thought we’d make our own Valentine’s […]


Neutral scandinavian Christmas mantle

Holiday Hosting Checklist – 10 Ways to Make Guests Feel Welcome


December 15, 2019

The holidays are a time for visiting and hosting and endless parties! Here’s a holiday hosting checklist of ways to make guests feel welcome in your home this season! #1 Make Room Welcome guests from the moment they walk up to the front door! Turn the porch lights on, put out a welcome mat and […]


Colourful Winter potpourri on the stove

Stovetop Potpourri – A Quick & Simple Recipe


December 13, 2019

When I want to house to smell good over the holidays, stovetop potpourri is my go-to solution. It creates the most delicious aroma and it looks pretty on the stove! I’m usually in a hurry over the holidays and I don’t have time to source fancy ingredients from a health food or speciality store. This […]


Minimalist gift wrapping

How to Wrap Gifts without Wrapping Paper!


December 3, 2019

I’ve always lamented how much wrapping paper gets wasted at Christmas time, so this year I came up with some gift wrap tips for minimalists on how to wrap gifts without wrapping paper! Buy Plain Boxes & Bags This year I bought simple white paper boxes and bags and embellished them with ribbon, string, customized […]


Scandinavian Christmas tablescape

A Minimal & Modern Country Christmas Table Setting


December 1, 2019

I love setting a beautiful table, especially at Christmas time! Christmas decor doesn’t have to be thematic or expensive. I set up this modern country Christmas table setting using items I already owned. The minimal and neutral palette blends beautifully with the snowy scene outdoors! Fresh Garland Ceiling Installation Last year I made an indoor […]


Free Printable Christmas Planner


November 24, 2019

The holiday season can be so stressful. There are so many events to attend, gifts to buy, decorating and wrapping to be done, meals to prepare etc.. Sometimes it can feel completely overwhelming. This year I created a Christmas Planner to help me stay organized and on budget! If you’d like to print out a […]


The Best Christmas Card Designs for Every Budget!


November 23, 2019

I adore receiving holiday messages and I love sending out photo cards to friends and family in return! Coming up with new Christmas card designs every year is something I look forward to! Here are some of my favourite places to shop for holiday cards as well as an idea of what each one has […]


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