Make this delicious Sweet Cherry Banana Bread Recipe - delicious with a cold glass of milk! |

Sweet Cherry Banana Bread Recipe

Hello friends! Today I have a quick and easy Sweet Cherry Banana Bread recipe - that's loaded with crunchy nuts and sweet dried fruit!  I love having a slice of this moist, tasty bread with a cold glass of milk for a mid afternoon snack! See how easy this is to make! … [Read More...]

10 Fall Decorating Ideas |

10 Fall Decorating Ideas | Monday Funday Link Party

  Happy Sunday everyone! Whew - what a weekend! I just got back home from Toronto's Blogpodium blogging conference where I met 2 handsome HGTV stars:  Scott McGillivray from Income Property and Bryan Baeumler from House of Bryan!  I also attended lots of fabulous blogging workshops. I hope you had a great weekend too!  Handsome HGTV Star #1! Scott … [Read More...]

See these 22 Chic Decor Ideas in Black! |

22 Decor Ideas in Black

  Decorating with the color black can add instant style to a home. Adding black to our homes in a large or small scale makes the rest of the decor fresh and current. It can give a room an instant chic facelift! Whether adding ebony in large or small doses it's ability to create contrast in a room is a key design element for any well decorated and designed space. Here's 22 … [Read More...]

Special Press Preview of New JCrew Store Opening #jcrewrideau #ad |

Special Press Preview of New J.Crew Store Opening |#jcrewrideau

Last week I was invited to a special press preview of the new J. Crew store opening in my city! I was thrilled to be invited to preview the women's and men's fall collections and see the beautiful new J.Crew store! I've been a J.Crew lover for a long time - I'm so excited that we now have a store here at #jcrewrideau! Here's a sneak peak at the clothes, the jewelry, the … [Read More...]

10 Quick Crafts to Make |

10 Quick Crafts | Monday Funday Link Party

Hello everyone! Here we are again at the end of another week! C'mon and link up your crafts, DIY's and recipes - I can't wait to see! I also have 2 giveaways ending real soon so be sure to enter if you haven't already! Last week I did something super fun and new for me - I was invited to attend a PR event for the new J. Crew store opening here in the city! Breakfast was served and I was … [Read More...]

Autumn Abounds Cash Giveaway |

Autumn Abounds Link Party and $260 Cash Giveaway!

Fall is here!! To celebrate the season, and because I love you guys!!!!, I'm hosting a Fall Link Party and $260 Cash Giveaway today! You could win $260.00 cash to buy some new fall decor (or spend any way you wish) ...and have your fall projects to be seen on 13 blogs for lots of exposure! I'd love to see what you've been making this fall - link up your Fall Decor, DIY's, Crafts and … [Read More...]

Fall Mantel Decor Ideas - see how I decorated my mantel for fall! |

Fall Mantel Decor| Autumn Abounds Blog Hop

Fall is here - hurray!! Today I'm sharing my Fall Mantel Decor and joining 12 talented bloggers in a fun Autumn Abounds Blog Hop (List of 13 Fall DIY Projects below)! Tomorrow I'm hosting a Fall $260 Cash Giveaway so be sure to come back to enter and link up your fall projects! I'm so excited to have started decorating my home for fall this past week. My favorite area to decorate in my home is … [Read More...]

100 Fall Projects Ideas

100 Fall DIY Project Ideas

Fall is here - it's official! The leaves are turning deep reds and oranges and even (gasp!) falling off the trees!  There is that crisp fall feeling in the morning air and nights which I so love.... At this time of year I love to pull out last year's fall decor and crafts and layer my home with all the colors of fall: ambers, browns and golds. Each year I look for new … [Read More...]


11 Home DIY Projects | Monday Funday Link Party

 Wow! This week whizzed by! Did you enter the two  amazing giveaways I have on my blog right now? Still lots of time to enter the Signature Style Giveaway to win luxury pillows, handbag, jewelry and stencils and my Tablescape Showdown Giveaway where you can vote for your favorite tablescape for a $100 credit table linens prize! So it's Sunday night -here we are again for another … [Read More...]

DIY Waterlogue Lucite Tray

Guest Post at Tatertots and Jello | DIY Tray

DIY Watercolor Lucite Tray Hi everyone! I'm having so much fun guest posting over at Tatertots and Jello! I hope you can pop by and see my post - I'm sharing an easy DIY Watercolor Lucite Tray - the perfect accessory for your coffee table or office! … [Read More...]

Enter the Signature Styles Giveaway to win luxury pillows, stencils, jewelry! |

Signature Style Giveaway

    TGIF - it's Friday!!! And it's a Giveaway Friday too!! A Signature Style Giveaway with wickedly awesome prizes! Hollah! This week I shared that my Signature Style is Rustic, Glam, Casual Elegance...and today I'm sharing a few pieces from our Giveaway sponsors that showcase my style. Then because I love my readers (I love each and every one of you!) to … [Read More...]

Black and White Tablescape Ideas |

Black and White Tablescape

 Hi everyone!  Well this week is just chock-o-block full of special treats!  I hope you had fun reading all about my Signature Style and had a chance to hop over to my decorator bloggy friends to see their style keep up the decorating fun I'm sharing my latest tablescape with you and a sneak peak of my quickie gazebo makeover too....and keep reading to find all about a … [Read More...]

See My Signature Decor Style |

My Signature Style

Hello friends! Do I have a big treat for you today! If you're searching for a style 'roadmap' to use as inspiration for your home decor, look no further! My creative and talented friend Carrie at Making Lemonade is hosting a 'Signature Style' Design series this week showcasing the Signature Design Style of 22 talented Bloggers! I'm so thrilled she asked me to join in and share … [Read More...]

Monday Funday Link Party - 1 link on 8 blogs! |

7 Fall DIY’s and Recipes | Monday Funday Link Party

 Another week has rolled by quickly (where is August disappearing too?) and it's time for another fun Monday Funday Link Party! I can't wait to see what you've crafted, decorated, DIY'd and baked this past week  - you all really blew me away with your creative links at last week's party!!   … [Read More...]