My DIY Pantry Makeover

DIY Pantry makeover

Tired of organizing, re-organizing, packaging, containerizing and re-containerizing your pantry?  I was, and I did all of those things – several times – over the years.  I finally bit the bullet and decided I was going to DIY a pantry makeover that *should keep things neat and organized from now on. If video is your […]

Simple lattice privacy screen

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Want to add a bit of architectural interest to your garden? This simple lattice privacy screen provides both form and function to your yard.  This post is sponsored by Wagner Spraytech. All commentary and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make it possible to bring you new projects We have […]

Choosing the best toilet for your family

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Choosing the best toilet for your family is more than finding a colour and price and taking it home from the nearest store – these are a few considerations you should keep in mind. We built our house in 2005 and had agreed on a few upgrades for our dream home, but toilets were not […]

WORX – Making yard work easy

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Is it Spring where you live? Here in SW Ontario we went from Winter to Summer and have only just settled in to more seasonal temperatures which has me outside as much as possible.  Come July I’m sick of gardening and watering and weeding – but May/June I’m on it like a dirty shirt!  That’s […]

Budget Kitchen Upgrade with Instant Granite

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I have an exciting makeover to share with you today and it took less than 3 hours start (filming, photography, learning curve) to finish! Let me introduce you to the countertop vinyl that will take your kitchen from builder’s grade laminate to posh luxury: Instant Granite®. (sponsored post) Our kitchen is 13 years old, which […]

Affordable interior design – with Modsy

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Have you heard of Modsy? I learned about Modsy through another blogger who had used the service and was offering her readers a discount to try out their affordable design service…. and I was HOOKED! Seriously hooked. In fact, I’m in the midst of having my 6th room professionally designed – and while this post […]

Christmas cards (and wrap) in a click!

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*This is a sponsored post and contains affiliate links – see disclosure in sidebar. Have you got your Christmas / Holiday cards ready? Have you updated your address book to make sure you have current mailing addresses for everyone?  Have you written your annual newsletter and tucked a family photo into the envelopes of special […]