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Rhubarb Mojitos (and a crash course in rhubarb simple syrup)

Ah the mojito. I rank it pretty high on the boozy summer refreshment list. Not to ignore a good margarita, but the mint in a mojito just cools you right off. Traditional mojitos are made with club soda, mint, lime and white rum.  Add rhubarb and now the summer drink edges its way onto the… Continue reading Rhubarb Mojitos (and a crash course in rhubarb simple syrup)

to inspire · to live beautifully

Beach House Inspiration – Crescent Beach Tour

I have been in the Lower Mainland of BC since Sunday. It has been wonderful spending time with Colin and enjoying the beauty of the area. I have also been interviewing for jobs here this week. I have never been so stressed on a job hunt. Usually I am solid in one position and interviewing… Continue reading Beach House Inspiration – Crescent Beach Tour

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French Cafe Awning for the Kitchen

Here is the final tutorial for the gorgeous kitchen makeover! Do you need to catch up? Check out the before pictures and the big reveal. Check out the tutorials for your favourite pieces: the cabinet dresser, the recipe display, and the distressed windowsill. Today I want to share how to do your own cafe awning… Continue reading French Cafe Awning for the Kitchen

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Working On My Flexibility – and I don’t mean yoga

I have a few fears. We all do, whether we care to admit them or not. If prompted I will list off the usual: – Spiders (bulbous or jumping ranking highest) – Needles (my real reason for avoiding the flu shot) – Unfinished basements (turn on EVERY light and ignore the feeling you are being… Continue reading Working On My Flexibility – and I don’t mean yoga