Our Canadian Thanksgiving holiday is just around the corner. It’s a reminder to be thankful and appreciative for any and all of the positive aspects of our lives. This holiday is about getting together with family and friends, and spending quality time together, not about gift giving. Of all of the many blessings in the world, if we are lucky enough to have any or all of these 5 things listed below, we should consider ourselves lucky. Continue reading →
If you’re a book lover like me it’s hard to imagine letting go of any books but in reality, books serve three purposes once read; keep because you love and may reread it, share with someone else or donate it. In most cases people end up accumulating them on shelves, top tables, in bathrooms etc. Hopefully with these 3 tips you will be able to declutter a lot of those unnecessary books that are filling up your space. Continue reading →
Is your shoe collection out of control? Having trouble finding a pair of shoes when you need them in a hurry? With fall approaching quickly it’s a perfect time to get them organized so here are 5 simple steps to get you started. Continue reading →
With fall approaching, now is good time to get your closet re-organized to make room for your fall/winter wardrobe. By getting started now, you won’t be tempted go out and buy new pieces before you see what you already have. With these 3 quick tips, you’ll transform your closet in no time. Continue reading →
With summer in full swing, some of you have probably received an invitation to a friend’s cottage or beach house. Lucky you! Once the host/hostess has let you know the date and time to arrive, your responsibility while you are there is to make things as easy as possible for your host.
Remember, you are not checking into a hotel or B&B, so don’t expect to be waited on. 😉 Here are 7 do’s and don’ts etiquette tips to follow as a summer house guest. Continue reading →
In my previous blog, I talked about travel etiquette. In this post we’re focusing on how to pack for your next trip. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, packing your suitcase is easy when you plan ahead. Always keep in mind the weather and season in your place of destination and don’t over-pack or you end up dragging it around and paying for it too! I hope these 5 easy tips will help make your life easier and lighten the load. Continue reading →
Travel etiquette – Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, by train, bus or plane, it’s the little things that can make your voyage much more enjoyable. Here are 10 examples of thoughtful gestures and behaviour that will bring you a stress-free experience! Continue reading →
The garage is usually the last place people consider cleaning however, it is an extension of your home, so if should garner the same attention in terms of organization. So before you get started, take some time to map out on paper, how you want the space to function. Draw where the cars will go and from there, create zones. You can incorporate vertical hanging and ceiling hanging in your drawing. By taking the time now to do this, it will make it easier to purge items and know that likely everything cannot go back in there! Here are the how tos for spring cleaning your garage.
Summer is a beautiful time of year to get married. More and more couples are looking for outdoor and unique locations to have their special day. Whatever your budget or style, here are 5 tips as to what’s trending for this summer’s weddings.
1. Reception Entrances
Trending are dramatic entrances, perhaps a choreographed dance
Couples are opting to introduce themselves
Getting away from introducing parents, bridal party etc.