Am I the only one experiencing moody kids as they approach Kindergarten?

My twins are starting kindergarten in September. Let’s just let that one sink in for a minute. I think I must have joked about just getting to September, 2018, since before our twins were born. That seemed like our point of arrival. Now that our family is looking down the barrel at that date, we are dealing with a lot of different emotions. How are Mike and I feeling? Excited. [...] Read more

Living room and dining room

A simple farmhouse inspired room refresh

When I was a child I would spend a lot of my summers at my grandparent's cottage just outside of Wasaga Beach. My memories spent there were filled with long walks on the beach to the ice-cream parlour, movie nights while listening to thunderstorms roll past and pouring through my grandma's decor magazines. My grandma was a public speaker and absolutely loved decorating, especially with antiques. I see a lot [...] Read more

How to make your Spring Cleaning routine more manageable

Finally, the warmer weather and sunny days have arrived. That means it’s time for everybody’s favorite time of the year-spring cleaning! Can you sense the sarcasm here? Don’t get me wrong, I love it when my house is clean, and I’m not adverse to getting my hands dirty, but spring cleaning usually means there’s a lot of hard work to do. All winter long I’ve been in maintenance mode, keeping [...] Read more

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