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Under the kitchen sink

Under the kitchen sink

This past long weekend I managed to organize the cabinet under our kitchen sink. It was always such a hassle to get what I was looking for without rummaging and something had to be done! Recently we also added our compost bin into the space, […]

A capsule wardrobe (part one)

A capsule wardrobe (part one)

Capsule wardrobe is a term coined by Susie Faux, the owner of a London boutique called “Wardrobe” in the 1970s. According to Faux, a capsule wardrobe is a collection of a few essential items of clothing that don’t go out of fashion, such as skirts, trousers, and […]

Last minute DYIs

Just a quick little post on some DIYs I finished up before it got cold out here in Calgary.  All these DIYs required staining or painting outside, so I did them in a little bit of a rush (kind of like this post because it’s […]

Building my first sidetable

This past week I made my very first side table, yay!  I got the tutorial here from Sugar & Cloth. It was amazingly easy peasy! The only power tool used was a drill and I was able to finish the bulk of the project in […]

Our living room needs an update!

Our living room needs an update!

My family has been living in our home for almost 2 years now.  When we first moved in we really only bought the bare bones of furniture.  Only what we needed and nothing extra.  Places to eat, sleep, and light in dark corners.  (We also […]

Packing and vacuuming in the early morning

Good morning!  DC and I are getting ready to go on our first road trip with Em.  Whenever we travel we always try to leave our house nice and clean.  Coming home to a tidy house after a trip is one of my favorite feelings. […]