DIY, gardening

Community Garden Plot 2017

This summer I have signed up for 2 plots in a local community garden, my first venture into the world of vegetable gardening! I am so excited to be able to grow my own produce! A vegetable garden has always been something I planned on having one day; along with my eclectic collection of bird… Continue reading Community Garden Plot 2017

DIY, Favourite Things

My New Birdhouse

One of the perks of working at a home decor store, is that I get to see all the awesome new things we get in before they even make it to the sales floor! This gets especially exciting when garden season rolls around, because I love seeing all the neat flower pots, garden accessories, and my favourite… Continue reading My New Birdhouse


My “I’m-Ready-for-Anything” Kit

One of my New Years Resolutions this year was to be more self-reliant. If something goes wrong, I would like to know that I have the tools and resources to handle the situation myself, rather than having to reach out and depend on others. Being so far away from home, and my network of friends… Continue reading My “I’m-Ready-for-Anything” Kit

DIY, Link Love

Benefits of Raw Honey

Sometime before Christmas, I spotted an interesting post on one of my favourite blogs, Homemade Naturally, talking about using raw honey as a facial cleanser. I had heard about this idea a few times before, so I decided to do a little more research into it. I found a lot of really great articles outlining in… Continue reading Benefits of Raw Honey

DIY, Holiday

DIY Christmas Candle Holders

I saw a really great DIY Project on one of my favourite shows CityLine last week. Designer's Colin & Justin had a segment featuring different crafty ideas and one of them seemed easy enough for me to give it a shot! They showed how to make really neat hurricane candle holders using materials all from the… Continue reading DIY Christmas Candle Holders


Home-Made Orange & Rosemary Cleaner

I have recently started to try using natural and home-made products in my apartment. I think it is a great way to keep chemicals off surfaces and out of the air, which will be a lot safer for both myself and my cat. One of my favourite places to get inspiration for any project is my… Continue reading Home-Made Orange & Rosemary Cleaner