Month-spiration: July

      WHAT TO DO Watch fireworks BBQ Fly a kite Take a vacation Hike through a regional forest Read a new book Take a cooking class WHAT TO EAT S’mores Hotdogs Fruit salad Trifle Blueberry pie Lemonade Banana Cream...

Travel Checklist: Overlooked Items You Need to Remember

Travel season is underway and whether you'll be flying, driving, or taking the train there are some often over-looked items that you will want...

How to Create a Stylish Outdoor Space

As the summer months get in full swing it's time to move the living outdoors and enjoy the warmth and sunshine while it lasts....

Classic Butter Tarts

Butter tarts - what's not to love about the combination of flaky pastry and a gooey, sweet centre?! These classic Canadian treats are a...

Localist: Willowtree Farm, Port Perry, Ontario

Located along Regional Road 21 on route to Port Perry, Willowtree Farm is a family-owned local farm, bakery, and store that produces or carries...

Lovin’: Poppin Pens

Full confession - I'm a bit of a pen snob. Anyone who can relate knows that a well-writing pen makes all the difference! If you...

Buttery Coconut Squares

If you're in the mood for a slice of the tropics, this coconut square recipe is full of flavour and coconut goodness. Keep the...

Month-spiration: June

      WHAT TO DO Visit a farmer's market Pick strawberries Throw a backyard summer party Touch up your walls or paint them a brand new colour Go on a picnic Clear...

Advice for High School Grads

'Tis the season of commencements and graduations! It is an exciting time for graduates as they leave school and head into a new phase...

Stella & Dot Independent Stylist Program Bonus Signup

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.   Have you been looking for...

Wedding DIYs Do’s & Don’ts

Weddings are a perfect time to get creative and save some money by DIYing certain elements of your ceremony and reception. Unless you're a...

Strawberry Rice Crispy Squares

Sweet strawberry flavours add a seasonal twist to a classic treat. Drizzle with white chocolate for an extra sweet - and pretty - touch!    

Wedding Planning: The Menu

The wedding menu is probably the most important element of the wedding day - it's the one thing guests will most remember and it...

Localist: Laughing Lichen, Northwest Territories

The "Localist" series highlights local establishments, businesses, and startups in cities across Canada in an effort to encourage support of local goods and services.   I...

Wedding Planning: The Invitation

The wedding invitation is the first tangible connection your guests will have with your special day,  offering a taste of what is to come....

Weekending: Garden Bridal Shower

Look chic and effortless for that upcoming bridal shower, whether you're the bride-to-be, her BFF, or a "casual acquaintance".   Jenna Printed Maxi Rose Print Ever New...

Marbleized Sugar Cookies

Spring has sprung and everything just feels pretty and happy! These marbleized sugar cookies are perfect for celebrating the season and they're easy enough...

Wedding Planning: The Theme & Decor

How you style your day should reflect you as a couple, your interests, and values. Allow your story and venue to guide the theme...

Words & Wisdom: Mother’s Day Edition

In light of Mother's Day this Sunday, I began thinking of "pearls of wisdom" and other favourite phrases that my mother used to/still does...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is just around the corner and, of course, you'll need a special something for a very special someone! But what to get?...