Thanksgiving Decor

This past Thanksgiving I decided to reuse some of my decorations that I already had, as well as make some new ones.  Here are some of my decorations from last year: My leaf and acorn candle holder as seen in “Mini Thanksgiving Dinner“ My fall wreath as seen in “Front Door Fall Decor“ Here are […]

Canada Day Pie

When it’s Canada Day, there are only two colours on my mind: Red and White! This fresh strawberry pie really hits the spot on a hot July 1st weekend! First, make a pie crust, (from scratch if you’ve been paying attention).  Make sure to prick some holes in the bottom of it before you bake […]

Winter Survival Kit

I was looking for something cute, practical, and inexpensive to give to some coworkers as a Christmas token of appreciation.  I came up with these cute little winter survival kits in a jar. The contents of the jar are all things to help get you through these cold winter months: an individual pack of tissues, […]

The Second Annual Pickle Party

If you’re not sure what a pickle party is, then you must have missed the post about our First Annual Pickle Party!  Check it out! I’ll feature some of the edible elements of the party first. This veggie wreath was so easy to make because I bought pre-cut broccoli.  I cut the bow out of […]

Christmas Pomegranate Spinach Salad

I had my parents over for dinner last night so I wanted to make a new salad.  As I was shopping in the grocery store I saw a picture of a gorgeous salad on the pomegranate display.  I couldn’t tell what else was in that salad but this spinach and pomegranate seeds was inspiration enough […]

Halloween Party

I love holidays…because…well let’s be honest, I love any excuse to have a party!  This was our first Halloween party in our house and I think it was a success.  I didn’t go as ultra-homemade as I usually do, but there were enough diy touches to make it feel personal.  It was a bit of […]