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Holiday Hot Chocolate Bar

I bought supplies for a Holiday hot chocolate bar weeks ago. (The chalkboard tree printable is from my friend Kristin at Yellow Bliss Road.) Since then, I’ve been waiting for inspiration to strike. And waiting…and waiting…and waiting. See I wanted to create a pretty hot chocolate bar. With a whole new chalkboard drawing to go… 

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weekend retreat collage #95

Weekend Retreat Link Party #95

Well, Happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. readers! Canadian Thanksgiving was over a month ago (thus all the Christmas posts already!), but we hope you are enjoying your day! DIY Wood Pie Box by The … [Read More...]


Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends and family! We love you and hope you have a safe and wonderful day. (We'll be back later today with this week's Weekend Retreat Link Party) … [Read More...]

10 MORE gifts for the crafter in your life

10 More Gifts for the Crafter in Your Life

If you follow me over on Ebay, you may have seen my recent gift guide called 10 Gifts for the Crafter in Your Life. There's some real good stuff there. Stuff I want! Before you read any … [Read More...]


New Silk Cashew Milk

When your family can't drink cow's milk, it's actually very exciting to find delicious new milk alternatives. We've been fans of Silk Almond Milk for years. We use it in cereal, baked goods and … [Read More...]

cozy christmas in the suburbs tour

A Cozy Christmas in the Suburbs | Canadian Bloggers Christmas Home Tour

You guys, do you know how hard it was to put together our cozy Christmas decor this year? Seriously, it was so bizarre. At the end of October (after Canadian Thanksgiving) I was super excited … [Read More...]


The Entryway is Finally Finished!

Just over a year ago I shared our entryway in our fall home tour. It wasn't finished. Sure there was new tile, some new paint and new door hardware. But the doors and wood paneling were just … [Read More...]


Weekend Retreat Link Party #94

Happy Snowy Thursday. It's seriously a winter wonderland here this week. In other exciting news (if you don't know from social media already) we got a puppy last Friday! His name is Jackson … [Read More...]

fancy wallpaper-lined envelopes

Fancy Wallpaper-Lined Envelopes

Yesterday I shared our free 4"x6" Joy to the World printable (along with links to several other free Christmas printables by fantabulous bloggers I adore). Today - as part of the third … [Read More...]


Joy to the World – Vignette and Printable

I'm guessing if you've been around here awhile, you know that Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year! But sometimes looking at a whole house full of Christmas stuff can seem a bit … [Read More...]

A Woodland Christmas Dining Room BLOG size

A Woodland Christmas Dining Room

Good Monday morning! Today I have the exciting pleasure of sharing a very special project with you. The creative idea of my friend Melissa of The Sweet Escape. Merry is a brand new online magazine … [Read More...]


AKA Design Shop is Now Open!

The AKA Design Shop is finally open! I intended to be open a couple of weeks ago, but well, life happened. So you have a wee little window to get some Christmas shopping in before it will be too … [Read More...]


Faux Greenery Monogram

Oh how I adore quick and easy projects! I'm pretty sure I've said that before. And this little piece of Holiday decor - made with stuff I had on hand - literally took more time to photograph … [Read More...]