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Halloween Decor and Party Tips

Halloween is one of my favourite holidays as we celebrate the end of the harvest and welcome the darker half of the season, yes, shorter days, longer nights.  I also love hosting and going to a Halloween party.  Smokes machines, music, goolish snacks and drinks…Below you’ll find some of my favourite items for Halloween decoration when it comes to hosting. &nbsp…

How to keep kids shoes organized. And yours!

I don’t know about you but I’ve gone through so many shoe racks.  They always break. A.L.W.A.Y.S!  So I was browsing through Wayfair and came across this great article.  As a family of 5 and with all the different shoes we have and as the seasons change, I was getting very tired of the mess and stepping and…

My dreamy Dormeo bed #SleepReinvented

The DORMEO® OCTASPRING ™ is a brand new mattress concept; Breathable memory foam OCTASPRINGs ™ are arranged in 5 body zones to provide unmatched levels of support and comfort across your entire body for a healthy, restful sleep. Last year the most wonderful thing happened. We got a new bed! An Octasping bed by Dormeo, actually and I’ve been testing it out for a year…

Orange wheels for the tree!

I never thought of dried oranges for the tree or Christmas decor since I saw it on a lovely Instagram feed that featured adorable twins living somewhere in Sweden I think, or Germany.  Being of German descent along with Polish and Ukrainian I loved reading that before ornaments were a ‘thing’, that back in Germany, families used dry fruit and other things to decorate.  Wouldn&#8217…

Holiday decor and entertaining with the Home Collection from the Real Canadian Superstore

I am loving the Home Collection from The Real Canadian Superstore.  Just have a look at some of the great products they have this Holiday season.  When you’re entertaining and getting the home ready for your first Christmas party, pop into your local Real Canadian Superstore and get some great items at great prices.  I go with a rustic Canadiana/Scandinavian theme for the holidays…

Luxury wraps that are ethically made: Chloë Angus Designs Spirit Wraps

I have a long-standing love for Native culture and art.  Growing up in Winnipeg and having a few First Nations friend( Cree and Métis) I was embraced into their culture which is something truly special and to respect.  One of my most memorable experience was when I was 15 and I went into a sweat lodge, the ritual is truly an experience.  I was given…

Finding my design inspiration at Toronto’s furniture store: Decorium

The other day I stumbled upon a little-hidden gem, a furniture store called Decorium,  in the heart of Summerhill-my hood.  I love this area of Toronto. I have the iconic and historic Summerhill LCBO that was once a train station, I have the best little grocery shops where I can find the finest ingredients and quality for cooking.  Oliffe is one of my favourite butchers…

Outdoor entertaining & design tips from Presidents Choice #homeforspring

Did the recent long weekend inspire you to redecorate and get some new things for the backyard or your balcony? Well it did for me.  Beautiful warm weather has FINALLY arrived in Toronto and I got some lovely goodies from Real Canadian Superstore as a few of us bloggers share with you #HomeforSpring. Having a space outside where you can go to relax in the summer is…