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Be everyone’s favourite holiday guest with these fun gifts from the Home Collection at The Real Canadian Superstore

Tis’ the season for holiday parties galore! This season, after seeing the new holiday Home collection from the Real Canadian Superstore, I was inspired to go beyond the expected bottle of wine for a host(ess) gift. We all know the holiday season can get expensive, but I was able to stock up on a tonne of reasonably priced gifts for each party I’ll attend this season – with all…

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…

Enjoy the incredible convenience of monitoring your home with D-Link

Peace of mind. That’s what I get.  What am I  talking about?  A little while ago I got the D-Link to review and it’s a WIFI indoor security camera.  What I love the most is there is no charge to monitor your home, room, whatever you use your D-Link for unlike another company I remember reviewing. It even sets alerts…

The Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada: Part One- Sustainable grocery shopping

I very excited to tell you about the Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada.  Furthermore, I am honoured and thrilled to be one of their first blog ambassadors for the campaign.  I am very excited and I can’t wait to share my top product picks and what I am learning along the way. When I think of sustainable living I think of ways to sustain…

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…

Cleaning your oven with baking soda!

The other day I had a dish break in my oven.  I couldn’t figure out why it smelled like something was burning? I mean, I was just cooking a chicken leg!  When I opened the oven to pull it out I saw that my dish had broken in half.  In half!  I guess it went from hot to cool to hot and reacted? &nbsp…

5 Hostess Gift idea’s for every budget

If you’re lucky enough to have a friend who has a great cottage and they invite to come stay for a while. Okay, maybe the weekend ;),  do not show up empty handed.  Here are some of my favourite items to give.  I hope you enjoy them too. Prices range from $5-$100 You can’t go wrong with an affordable gift from Lampe Berger…