When we're at our cottage, we literally live outside. Rain or shine we eat and entertain outside because that's what cottaging is all about. Since our deck is the most used room in the house (or out), my husband and I decided it was time to invest in new patio furniture.
If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, there’s a good chance that you’ve already started planning the menu. But have you thought about how to decorate your dining table? Thanksgiving table décor doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Here are some easy table setting ideas to get you started.
We've had our picnic table for 30 years. When we bought it, it looked terrific. It was sturdy, well built, and the kind of table that would last a lifetime.
This simple DIY centrepiece is the perfect last minute project to add a festive touch to any Canada Day celebrations. Display it either indoor or outdoor to give your table an instant pop of patriotic red and white flair.
I wrote this article last year but I love it so much that I thought I'd share it with you again in hopes that you'll love it too.
A new year means a new calendar! Call me old fashioned, but I love having a paper calendar on my walls. Although all my appointments are on my Google calendar, the paper version is like having a timeline on my walls - at a glance I know exactly where I am.
Every year, on the last Sunday of November my friends and I get together to make tourtières. It's our way to kick off the winter and holiday season. We usually freeze them until Christmas Eve, so we have a quick and easy meal ready to eat with our families.
Here is another quick and easy holiday decorating idea to bring some festive style to your home. Have you ever received a holiday card that’s so beautiful that you don’t want to throw it out once the season is over?
With the arrival of fall the beautiful flowers on your porch may be starting to look drab and dull, which means it’s time to do a little autumn decorating.
Every year, after the Labor Day long weekend my kids and I pick hundreds of pine cones that have fallen on the beach. I use them to decorate around the house; they add a warm cozy feel of autumn to the space and they’re free!
Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your décor with brighter, softer colors. Pastels seemed like the perfect choice for this DIY wall art project. By simply swapping out the existing artwork in frames I already had, I created a soft delicate palette for my walls.
Here’s my way of dropping subtle hints to my partner that Valentine’s Day is only a few days away.
I love this time of the year when stores are all decked out for the holiday season, it gets me in the mood to get my house holiday ready earlier versus later. So here are a few of the things that caught my eye while shopping for decorating ideas. Let’s get festive!
With Halloween just around the corner, you're probably looking for quick decorating ideas (like I am) that don’t require much time or money but still deliver lots of "wow" factor.