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Mini Fall Floral Centerpiece Ideas

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October 8, 2020

It’s Canadian Thanksgiving this week so I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to bring you some fall floral centerpiece ideas! I created this thrift store tablescape to see if I could make something pretty for just a few dollars and it ended up being one of my favourites. In order to stick to my […]

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A Halloween Front Porch with Giant Spiders!

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September 24, 2020

I’m not going to lie…I don’t love spiders! And I certainly don’t love giant spiders!! But I was inspired by Better Homes and Gardens to try out some giant arachnids on our house for Halloween! They are scary, but not too scary, for my fairly sensitive little ones. And Ollie (our beagle) loves to wrastle […]

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How to Decorate Your Kitchen for Fall

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September 17, 2020

I love to add some simple touches of fall decor to my kitchen. But as I’m not usually the one who cooks, I have to make sure the decor doesn’t get in the chef’s way!! So how do you decorate your kitchen for fall without it feeling cluttered?! To decorate your kitchen for fall in […]

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Free Printable Fall Stickers

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September 15, 2020

I love all things fall and this year I wanted to jazz up my Young Living Aria Diffuser with some cute leaf stickers! You could use these printable fall stickers on any diffuser, or use them for crafting, kids art, journaling etc… The options are endless. Enjoy!! These stickers are made to be easy! I […]

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How to Pick and Preserve Pumpkins

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September 5, 2020

Do your pumpkins last the season or do they turn mushy within a few weeks of bringing them home?! I still have some of last year’s pumpkins in storage and it was actually really easy to preserve them with a few easy tips! Here is everything you need to know about how to pick and […]

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A Simple Summer Tablescape for Casual Dining

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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 […]

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6 Simple Summer Outdoor Decor Ideas

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May 30, 2020

Summer is finally right around the corner! Bring on the summer garden parties, swimming, s’mores around the campfire, and all the other joys of the season! With all the outdoor fun to be had, I don’t want to spend a lot of time decorating or maintaining our outdoor spaces! By keeping things simple and using […]

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Before & After – Our Small Home Renovation

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May 11, 2020

I’ve shown our small home renovation before and the most common response I’ve heard is “Wow! It doesn’t even look like the same house!” But it is! I promise lol! We’ve been working slowly on transforming it since 2008 when we first moved in. But in 2017 we decided that if we were going to […]

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Should You Renovate or Sell Your Home?

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May 6, 2020

We bought our small home in 2008 when we were newly married, with no kids. Fast forward a few years and we had 2 kids and 2 dogs and we felt that we were outgrowing our small space. It was time to decide…should we sell and move to a bigger home or renovate our existing […]

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DIY Rolling Library Ladder Tutorial

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February 24, 2020

I love rolling library ladders! My initial love stemmed from watching the Disney movie “Beauty and the Beast”. I loved the library ladder in the bookshop that Belle rolled so gracefully across the room on! I knew I wanted a rolling ladder somewhere in the house. In the end, we decided to put one in […]

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