Backyard Makeover – All Done!

Okay, I showed you the before & during and now it’s time for the big reveal. We are so happy with our backyard and have already hosted many friends and family get-togethers here. Here are the pictures and details…   Source List: I know that thee will be questions about where I bought stuff so here is […]

Glamping – It’s the Only Way For Me!

There is no better way to welcome summer and enjoy the great Canadian outdoors than by visiting one of our many national and/or provincial parks. And, just because you may choose to sleep in the great outdoors doesn’t mean you have to forego the creature comforts of home. Glamping is a growing trend that brings luxury to […]

Backyard Makeover – During

Moving on with our backyard make over, there was lots of work yet to do! We were so fortunate to have the skills of some great experts to help transform our back yard into our own piece of paradise. Carson recruited the help of Rinox and Tersigni Landscaping and collectively they came up with a plan on how to best […]

Backyard Makeover – The Before

About a year ago we bought a house. Moving from a downtown condo was going to be a big lifestyle change for my husband and I, but we were excited. When we decided to make the leap to home ownership, one of the things we were most excited to enjoy was a backyard. As luck would […]

Summer Beauty Tips

I teamed up with Glow Magazine and Shoppers Drug Mart to give my summer beauty tips for the warm weather season… now that it’s FINALLY here! Here are some of my favourites to help you keep looking great in the heat of the summer. ~ Shoana  

Dog Days of Summer

Do your summer plans involve your furry family members like me? Dogs in particular need a lot of attention during the summer months to keep them happy, healthy and safe. Here are my must have summer pooch picks I recently highlighted on Cityline. Yes, that is my fur baby Murphy as the star! ~ Shoana […]

One Week in Las Vegas…

It was a very long, long, cold, cold winter. To our credit, my husband and I tried to enjoy this winter by doing some skiing and skating, but in the end nothing could beat the winter blues like a warm destination trip. It seems that everyone in the northern hemisphere must have been on the […]

Super Easy Way to Hang a Picture

It can be tricky to hang any wall decor that has 2 fixed D-rings; especially by yourself. I have an easy tip to ensure the screw mounts are the exact distance you need them to be. And, you can do it by yourself… first try! Happy decorating! ~Shoana  

Summertime Tips All in One Place

Shoppers Drug Mart has just launched a cool new website for summer called Only at Shoppers. I think it is great because they cover a variety of topics offering tips from multiple sources. They asked me to contribute by providing some of my tips. Of course, I was happy to!! Take a peek at what I shared about Road Trip […]