Fall Coffee

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

This past Sunday we decided to pick up some coffee and enjoy the streets of downtown.  We certainly don't do this enough.  The weather was perfect in every which way and the coffee was delicious.  These temps are my absolute favourite, when the sun warms you up just enough and your most comfortable with jeans and a cozy sweater.  I have a feeling that this sweater is going to be worn a lot during the cooler months!


Talbots x NBCF

Monday, September 26, 2016

Today, I'm proud to be partnering with Talbots and the National Breast Cancer Foundation to support their campaign, which runs from Sept 26th through the month of October.  They have come together once again to raise awareness and funds for the NBCF a worldwide organization.  This year they have designed a gorgeous Blanket Wrap.  20% of the net proceeds of any wrap purchased will benefit the NBCF.

You can find myself and other bloggers sharing our styled blanket wrap on Instagram.  Simply search for the #TalbotsxNBCF hashtag.

Have a lovely Monday, friends.

**Talbots kindly provided me with the pieces, however all opinions are completely my own**

Weekend Cozy

Saturday, September 24, 2016

I'm embracing fall 100%.  The temps are beginning to drop and hover in the mid-high teens, which I absolutely love.  Bring on the distressed denim, comfy sweaters over tanks and delicious cups of hot chocolate.

Weekend plans are at a minimum.  After a crazy couple of weeks and another busy week next week, I'm completely for doing absolutely nothing for the next two days.

Have a beautiful weekend, friends!


Cozying Up The Patio For Fall

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Happy first day of Fall, friends!  My favourite season is officially here and though the temps aren't exactly fall like just yet, we are prepping for cozy family time on our new deck.

We really do keep it simple for fall, no crazy decorating.  It's all about layering throws (that come inside once we are ready to head in) and surrounding ourselves with seasonal decor.  Mother Nature is pretty much your sidekick when it comes to decorate for fall in my opinion.  My favourites: mums, branches and pumpkins.  Cozy sweaters, comfy jeans, delicious treats and beverages are necessary oh and your favourite book or magazine too! But really, that's about it!  The summer was busy and it's kinda nice to be able to kick back and relax!

How do you like to decorate for the fall months?

Please note: The patio chairs were kindly provided by Canadian Tire, all opinions are my own of course.

Quick and Easy Frame DIY

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Hey hey!

So we survived the first day back to school.  The kids had a wonderful first day and I knocked a slew of to-do's off of my list!  Holla!

I wanted to share a super quick way to add a little detail to your frames.  I am using these frames in our master bedroom makeover, they were lacking a little something before this little DIY.  Instead of purchasing new frames, I picked up a bag of these lovely corner braces.  I believe they are meant to go on the corner of boxes, but they work perfectly on the corners of frames as well!

I'm so thrilled with the result, it's exactly what I was looking for!  You can buy a package of four for under $6

As much as I'd love to share them in place, you'll have to wait until the full room reveal!  Coming soon, I promise!  Until then, be sure to follow along on Instagram for sneak peeks, like this one!


Long Weekend

Monday, September 5, 2016

As we head into the last day of the summer break, I find myself filled with mix emotions.  I love having the boys home, I don't love making lunches every morning.  I'm going to miss those stinkers, but look forward to a more regular schedule and getting back to work.  They are going to have a fun year!

As I prep for a busy month (hello exciting deadlines, incredible collaborations and of course, BlogPodium), I'm going to take this last day to put my feet up while I can.

We made some changes around the house and as a result, we moved this white dresser into the main floor  hallway.  It works, but I'm not quite sure that I'm loving it.  Maybe it needs to be painted or sanded down and stained, maybe I just need to get used to the new look....time will tell!  What I do love is this vintage combo.

Something that I'm truly loving....the fact that for the first time EVER, an african violet has rebloomed for me!  Documented.

Have a wonderful day, friends!


Decorating With Collections

Monday, August 29, 2016

Happy Monday!  I hope you all enjoyed a fantastic weekend!

We're working on organizing the house, it's incredible how easily (and quickly) things can get out of control!  Having a spot for everything is key, I swear!

If you have a collection of any sort, be it magazines, Lego, art or even toys, sometimes grouping them together is the answer to keeping things visually appealing and organized!

Hop on over to the Hello Yellow blog where I'm sharing tips on how we incorporated kiddo 2's collections creatively in his room design!


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