Cape Cod Reno: Floor Plans

Last week I shared our exciting news that we are renovating a house top-to-bottom… here are the floor plans! Let’s start from the top.   2nd floor Existing New       Main level Existing    New       Basement Existing   New

Purchases lately…

I’d like to start sharing with you some of my recent purchases… I like to shop, so try to keep up! After 7 years of using a salad spinner we received for a housewarming gift, it broke! I was happy to go out and purchase an OXO Salad Spinner from Homesense. I must say, I […]

Our New Project

I have some exciting news! Matt, myself, and some of our family, are tackling a big project this summer and fall… we are renovating a cape cod style home from top to bottom! Since Matt and his uncle are doing most of the construction themselves, the house won’t be ready to sell until late fall. […]

Strawberry Fields Forever…

I’m loving being on maternity leave in the summer. I get the chance to do things I would usually think that I had no time to do… like pick strawberries! I loved picking strawberries when I was a kid so it was really nice to head out to a farm with my 9 mo son […]

From the Weekend: Happy Father’s Day!

Hope everyone had a great weekend! I’m just recovering, it was a busy one. We went to the Sound of Music festival a few times and had our families over for a BBQ on Father’s Day…. I didn’t want the weekend to end! Father’s day can be a tough one because I know not everyone […]

Christie Antique Show: Spring 2014

I have been looking for an umbrella stand for a while now… wasn’t looking for a particular style or material. I didn’t want to buy something new, only vintage. Once again, finding an umbrella stand was my goal going into the Christie Antique Show and I found one for $25! It is a copper stand […]

Nathan in Naples – First Family Vacation

A couple of weeks ago we took our first family vacation! We chose Florida because It’s not that bad of a drive from Ontario or a short flight and met our no. 1 criteria, it was warm! After the winter we had, I needed to feel the sun again. My parents and brother came with […]

Let’s Do Spring with the Home Depot: Part 1

  I was invited to the Home Depot’s Spring preview. I was pretty lucky as it was just what I needed to get my mind off the cold weather (I live in Canada) and start thinking about patio weather! The preview showcased 4 different looks. We’ll start with the first collection by Brown Jordan. Brown […]