Home decor inspired by Crate&Barrel maison

CrateandBarrel Carrefour Laval

Some of you may know by now that we are having our main floor renovated by all the pictures I tweeted last week : the kitchen and the living room of our townhouse. The demolition is complete, but I will be writing a post about this later … Now, I need some inspiration for my […]

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Spray painted Pumpkins for Fall and Halloween


   OK! I couldn’t help my self, I had to get PUMPKINS last Saturday morning when we went to the supermarket to get our groceries for the week, they had these big and beautiful PUMPKINS! Fall is not here yet but it will be arriving soon, in less than 4 days (yes, I’m counting the […]

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DIY Grow chart

            My son is growing up, I don’t see it because I’m with him 24/7 Last week, I searched Toy’s R’us website (cute designs) and the web for a grow chart to start tracking his growth, there are so many of them and I loved how many moms out there […]

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Layering my space for Fall

Fall accessories

     Here in Montreal we can start to feel the weather cooling down! The mornings are cool and I don’t feel like getting out of bed because I am too comfortable under my covers. The evenings when I take my son and dogs outside for a walk I wear a sweater. I love September […]

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Enjoying these sunny days of September

Family enjoying September 2012

Just couldn’t resist, posting these pictures of us enjoying these beautiful sunny days of September. This morning, we all enjoyed our yard: my son playing, my hub soaking up some sun before leaving for work and me in the middle of a DIY project that I will be posting very soon. I love September, so […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Recipe by Lynda Reeves at House and Home

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

I am invited to a small dinner at my friend’s house this evening, so I would like to bring her a nice gift. She loves chocolate as much as I do, so what better gift then chocolate peanut butter cups! yummy! This recipe is from Lynda Reeves at House and Home, it is available in […]

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DIY Chalkboard

DIY chalkboard

Last week, my son took one of my pencils and started writing on my kitchen pantry. At first, I was upset. Then, I realized I finally had an excuse to create my chalkboard with chalkboard paint (a DIY project I always wanted to try). So, I started thinking about it. I browsed the web for […]

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I wish of… a … Kitchen Banquette !

Kitchen Banquette (picture Pinned from Pinterest)

I wish … I wish of… I wish of a …   KITCHEN BANQUETTE source: picture pinned from Pinterest  http://pinterest.com/pin/547398529677564388/ In our small narrow townhouse we don’t have a formal dining room, we have an eat-in-kitchen. I can’t complain, it is very bright, spacious and opens up to our back yard as well. We have […]

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Thank you! 7 Things about me Award!

7 things about me award

   This morning, I received in my inbox an e-mail about : an Award! An award? YES! from DOMESTIC SUPERHERO! , WOW!, so kind and thoughtful of her! Thank you again for considering me! The award is : “7 Things about me Award!” With this award, I have to let you guys know  7 things […]

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Reclaimed my old brown IKEA LEKSVIK desk

IKEA LEKSVIK desk with Asian inspired garden stool double-duty desk nightstand

After reading and looking at the beautiful pictures on “DOMESTIC SUPERHERO”’s blog : DIY Dresser Refinishing! ,  I was inspired to reclaim my old brown IKEA LEKSVIK desk into a pretty white desk that sits now in my bedroom as a double-duty desk/night-stand. On her post, DOMESTIC SUPERHERO provides us with all the details and […]

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