Summer Picnic

Today I’m sharing an easy and pretty summer picnic. I recently asked my blog readers “what keeps you from entertaining more”?  One of the answers I heard from quite a few people was that their house was the main reason they don’t entertain more.  Some felt their decor wasn’t what they wanted, or they were… Read More »

Campfire Baked Apples

Tis the season for camping, and campfire recipes!  These Campfire Baked Apples are the perfect treat for campfire cookouts.  They’re easy to make, and so good.  They’re a simple treat, and easy to put together at home before you go, or at a campsite since they have just a few ingredients. I made them for… Read More »

Beach Campfire

This month for our #ayearoffeasting we had a great Summer Beach Campfire Picnic with friends, and it was so much fun. We visited some friends and were introduced to one of their favourite spots.  I brought lunch, and we had a great time roasting hotdogs, marshmallows and apples on the campfire. This was such a… Read More »

Ice Cream Sundae Kit

School’s almost out here, only 3 days to go, and we can’t wait for summer vacation! The weather is already hot, and hot summer days always make us think of ice cream! I thought this little Ice Cream Sundae Kit would be a great little thank you gift for my girl’s teachers this year.  The… Read More »

Geometric Pineapple Art

This summer I’ve spotted lots of pineapples in home decor, and I’m falling in love with them.  I especially love the bright colours I’ve been seeing them in.  This geometric pineapple art is a really inexpensive DIY art piece, perfect for a fun, colourful bit of summer whimsical decor. This month for the #12MonthsOfDIY challenge we… Read More »


I’m savouring these last weeks of summer.  The weather is so beautiful outside, and before we know it we may just be back to boots and coats and shovels. Boo.  So before I start pulling out my fall decor, like so many other bloggers, I’m savouring these last summer days (although I may or mayn’t… Read More »

S’mores Trail Mix

My kids love s’mores, but I don’t always love the smoky campfire, the bugs, or the sticky mess of roasted marshmallows, so here’s a way to have your s’mores and eat them too.  Today I’m sharing this very easy S’mores Trail Mix. The trail mix is super easy to make, just combine graham cracker cereal,… Read More »

Summer Dinner Party

Inspiration can come from anywhere.  Last week, after being given some pretty flowers left over after an event, I was inspired by their colour combination of peach, pink, and lime green.  I won’t normally think of putting peach and pink together, but seeing it, I thought it was really, really pretty, and a bit different…. Read More »

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