Printable Thanksgiving Place Cards & Gift Tags

Entertaining & Holidays

October 15, 2020

The older I get the more I crave simplicity. This Thanksgiving I set a minimal Scandinavian style table and I think it might be my favourite yet. I created classic printable Thanksgiving place cards that you could also use as seasonal gift tags once the holiday has passed! (You can download them further down in […]


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Mini Fall Floral Centerpiece Ideas

Seasonal Decor

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 […]


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 […]


How To Make 10 Arrangements from Grocery Store Flowers


August 13, 2020

I love having fresh flowers in the house! But flowers can be expensive, especially beautiful arrangements from professional florists! Luckily it’s easy to fill your house with flowers for way less. Here’s how I make the most out of inexpensive grocery store flowers! The Best Grocery Store Flowers I found these bouquets at Costco, my […]


Super Antioxidant Cherry Ningxia Creamsicles


July 23, 2020

These simple Cherry Ningxia Creamsicles are not only fruity and delicious, but they are packed with superfoods and antioxidant goodness! My girls love these and I love that they are getting a healthy treat that isn’t full of high fructose corn syrup or artificial flavors. They are easy to make and provide a refreshing boost […]


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 […]


Cut Flower Gardening for Beginners


June 18, 2020

Having a cut flower garden has always been a dream of mine! But I’ve always been a little intimidated and I didn’t know where to start! So I asked my friend Jen at The Flowering Farmhouse for her advice on cut flower gardening for beginners! Why Start a Cut Flower Garden “To plant a garden […]


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Feeling Overwhelmed? Try Moderate Minimalism!


April 29, 2020

Have you been hearing about minimalism non-stop lately? Me too! And I’m loving it, but it’s also intimidating! The thought of giving up almost everything I own (especially with 2 kids at home) has always seemed unrealistic and out of reach! And I have to admit, I do love pretty things! Then I discovered moderate […]


10 Things To Do When Social Distancing Ends


April 17, 2020

As much as is doesn’t feel like it right now, social distancing and the COVID 19 pandemic will eventually end. What will life look like when it’s over? In part, that’s up to us! Here are 10 things to do when social distancing ends… #1 Slow Down The number one thing I’ve learned so far […]


Free Printable Cleaning Charts

Everyday Living

April 16, 2020

With 2 active kids, one large husband, a crazy beagle puppy, and my absent-minded self in one small home, it’s accurate to say that it’s challenging to keep our house clean! I’ve found that the trick is to keep it simple and stick to routines. So I made some easy-to-follow printable cleaning charts to help […]


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