Category: Holiday Living

hopespring holiday tour of homes

November 13, 2013

This past weekend, November 8th and 9th, we kicked off the holiday season by participating in the HopeSpring Holiday Tour of Homes. The tour featured five spectacular homes in the Waterloo Region, as well as the HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre’s Kitchener location. All the…

on our table – spring helleborus flowers

April 6, 2012

Our Easter table this year is very simple compared to last year’s Easter tablescape. This year we have several birthdays adding to the festivities of the weekend so I want to keep it simple and let the flowers speak for themselves. Helleborus blooms are one of my…

holiday living – woodland inspired outdoor decor

December 13, 2011

Imagine a stroll through the woods; walking amongst nature, smelling the earthy natural fragrance of the great outdoors, seeing lush textures of trees, branches, leaves and moss against a December sky. This was the inspiration for this outdoor decor: Ingredients: BC Cedar Boughs Birch Poles and…

holiday gift guide – local artists

December 9, 2011

With this weekend being one of the busiest shopping weekends of the holiday why not save yourself some major time, frustration and stress and shop from the comfort of your home or at one of the local galleries in Kitchener-Waterloo? Our tri-city is filled with fabulous artists who would…

wednesday’s flowers – oh little tree…

December 7, 2011

This year I’m not really in the glamorous, sparkly kind of Christmas mood. Perhaps it is due to the crazy year we have been though? Buying a house, quitting my full time job, moving, renovating and decorating…this list goes on. Therefore to end this year my soul…

oh canada holiday gift guide

December 6, 2011

Hey fellow Canadians! Like so many this year I’m trying to by local and handmade goods for holiday gifts this year. There is nothing better than given something that was made with love and not mass produced on an assembly line in some far away country….

Wednesday’s Flowers – Amaryllis

December 8, 2010

For me it is just not Christmas without an Amaryllis blooming in the house.  Forget the traditional Poinsettias, they just don’t do it for me, it is Amaryllis all the way around here.   The long-lasting blooms of the Amaryllis are strikingly beautiful and you can easily dress them…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Norfolk Pine

December 2, 2010

Well, the holidays are in full swing here, just finished cleaning up from our first party and I’m exhausted.  Despite the exhaustion, I still wanted to share today’s flowers with you.  In keeping with last week’s theme, white and natural, I created another quick and easy…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Frosty Fern

November 24, 2010

Can you believe it, the holidays are only 4 weeks away!  Yikes!  I have so much to do, so today I started decorating the house.  I like to keep it simple and fresh, while using product that will last from November until the beginning…