Super Cute Unicorn Dream Catchers

Our resident crafting expert Jenell is at it again!  She recently made these super cute (and really easy) unicorn dream catchers with her daughter and friends and she’s showing you how.  Check out the video where we supply a list of all the materials you’ll need and step by step instructions for how to create this awesome craft with the unicorn lover in you life!

10 Best Houseplants to De-stress Your Home

The houseplant is having a moment again (thank you Instagram and Joanna Gains).  I remember my grandma had tons of plants in her house when I was growing up, many hanging from the ceiling in those beaded macrame planters.  As it happens, those are also back in style.  Not sure I’m ready to incorporate macrame

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Is Mess the Cause of Your Stress?

It’s a proven fact that excess clutter can cause feelings of guilt (“I should be more organized”) and embarrassment (“I really hope nobody drops by unexpectedly!”) which leads to overall feelings of stress and anxiety. Often people wait until they decide to move to start clearing out and purging things they no longer have a

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Valentine Idea for Kids

Anyone who knows me knows how much I enjoy a good pun.  The menu at Demetres? Love it!  I mean if you don’t find a dessert named “The Fridges of Madison County” funny, we just can’t be friends #sorrynotsorry. So with Valentine’s Day just around we’ve put together some of our favourite ideas.  Check them

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LEGO Organization Everyone will Love

Like many five year old’s, my son is a LEGO fanatic and we have TONS of it.  For a super organized, type-A person such as myself I’ve had to get a little creative in order to keep it all neat and organized while at the same time, making it easy for him to play with,

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Winter Warm-up: Curried Butternut Squash Soup

The cold weather always makes me crave warm, comfort foods.  There is nothing like a hearty bowl of soup on a cold winter day to warm you up. This recipe for butternut squash soup courtesy of ‘Panning the Globe‘ is one of my all-time favourites and is the perfect combination of sweet, tart and spicy.

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The Path to “Open Concept”

The house we recently moved into was built in the early 70’s and as per the the era, is not in line with today’s open concept trends.  That wasn’t going to work for our family long-term so we decided we wanted to remove some walls to completely open up the main floor and install an

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Our Favourite Things 2017

The black and white decor trend is just one of our few favourties of 2017.  If you missed the most recent issue of our ‘on the BLOCK’ monthly newsletter check out HERE where we recap all our favourites of 2017.  TV shows, local businesses, decor trends and more. Sign up below to receive our monthly

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Out with the Old (Hardwood)

I’m a self-admitted HGTV nerd.  I have it on constantly at home and even my kids have taken to watching some of my favourite shows with me.  So I know what I’m talking about when I say that the obsession with “original hardwood floors” is next level.  I’ve debated turning it into a drinking game. 

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Christmas Mini Wreaths for Kitchen Cupboard Doors

While scrolling through Pinterest for some Christmas kitchen decor inspiration (say that 3 times fast!) I stumbled across these cute mini boxwood leaf wreaths placed on cupboard doors. I scoured the internet in search of some of these gems that were pre-made, that I could order. Sadly I could not find any that either A)

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