Spring Home Tour

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Hi everyone!  A big thank you for visiting if you're new here!  I'm happy to be participating in the Canadian Bloggers Spring Home Tour today!  I've linked to all of the participants at the bottom of this post!  Be sure to follow #CBHomeTour on social too!

I absolutely love spring and filling the house with hints of this glorious season.  There isn't anything better than seeing spring flowers popping up in your garden and watching the kids play outside, taking in the warmth from the sunshine!

A few bunches of tulips spread throughout our family room do the job for adding touches of spring to the space!  Sweet treats in spring like colours are an added bonus!

It's around this time of the year that I find myself reaching for delicious fruits a little more often!  Grapefruit is an all-time favourite!  Don't forget that fruit can work as part of your decor too!

Fresh hits of colour throughout the living room give this space a new look for the upcoming season!

Thanks so much for taking the time to take a spring tour of our home!  There are so many gorgeous homes that you just have to see!  You can find all of the links below!




Gluten Free Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Hello!  Happy Wednesday!

It's hard to believe that we are already midway through our March break!  So far we've enjoyed being active and kicking our feet up, which is what March break is all about!  Mother Nature wasn't exactly done with winter and we just got a bunch of new snow, which is perfect since we have plans to get out skiing later this week!

I wanted to share a yummy recipe that the kids and I tried for the first time yesterday.  If you like cookies and have been looking for a gluten free recipe, this one may be worth a shot!  We cooked ours a little longer, so they were on the crispier side. 

The only thing I didn't do was add xantham gum because the pre-mixed GF flour that we use already has some in it.  Otherwise we followed the recipe to a "t"!  You can find the recipe here!

Have a fantastic day!


Decorating With Spring Flowers

Friday, March 10, 2017

Happy Friday!

I'm thrilled to be over at The Comfortable House blog today, sharing tips on how to decorate with spring flowers!  You can find the post here!  I love the transition from winter to spring.  Spreading beautiful spring blooms around the house is a great way to bring a dose of colour to your home!

Have a wonderful weekend!


Our Weekend & A Down Jacket

Monday, March 6, 2017

jacket / jeans (similar) / shoes / sweater (old, n/a)

We escaped to the big city over the weekend and it was such a great getaway!  Though I'll be the first to admit that I'm finding it awfully hard to get into the swing of things today!

I've been searching for a great down jacket to wear under my shell for the past couple of weeks.  I felt pretty fortunate to find this one from Eddie Bauer on the clearance rack when I stopped by the store last week!  It was definitely a "start the car moment"!  I love that it's super lightweight and packable (I was able to stuff it into my tote bag while shopping the other day!).  I didn't want anything too bulky, so this totally fit the bill!  The colour wouldn't have been my first choice, but I fell in love with it immediately after trying the coat on.

Hope you had a wonderful weekend!



Around Here Lately And A Gorgeous Kitchen

Friday, March 3, 2017

Hi!  I hope that you've enjoyed a wonderful week!  Things have been slightly busy here this week, but it's been all about spring, so I'm not complaining!  Here's a glimpse into what you'll be seeing on the blog in the coming weeks!

Did you see Rachel's gorgeous kitchen tour, featuring styling by Studio McGee?  Get ready to swoon!

This post gave me the push I need to look into changing a few things in my own kitchen.  I'd absolutely love to remove the above the stove microwave, but want to do it the right way!  So I'll be looking into this over the next couple of months.  I have a good list of projects written out, hopefully 2017 will be the year of getting things done!

Have a fantastic weekend!



Hint of Spring

Friday, February 24, 2017

After what felt long a crazy week, we are getting ready to cozy up for a family movie night.  Chips and wine (wine for me, not the kids lol) are most definitely included! ha!

This jacket was a sale purchase (of course lol) and is no longer available, but you can find similar ones here (love the embellishments on this one!) and here (absolutely adore the sleeves on this one!).

I'd been wanting a green military jacket for a while, since I wear my tanned one so much.  They are definitely versatile, which of course, is a huge must for me!  The top is also older, but there's a similar one here!

Have a fabulous weekend, friends!


The Grey Cape

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful long weekend!  The weather here was absolutely amazing and the arrival of this grey melton wool cape from Banana Republic (wait till you see the price) couldn't have been better timed!  I fell in love with capes just before winter, they are so great for those warmer days that still require a jacket, but nothing too heavy.

I can't deny that I'm pretty excited for spring now that we got a taste of warmer temps, but that being said, we'd also like to get a few more trips to the ski hill in, so I you won't hear me complaining when the temps return to average later in the week!


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