High End? Luxury? Upscale?

Reclaimed HomeNow, THIS is a great kitchen!...more

Pyrex & Pennies: Big Purchases and Bad Decisions

Now that we're in our 30s, my husband Kyle and I would like to buy a home at some point in the near future. I want a space I can make ours (read: I want to rip down cabinets, build things into walls, etc.), and we are desperate to have enough outside space for a chicken coop and garden beds so we can grow a good portion of our own food. ...more

Five reasons for a good old clear out

We’ve still got our hearts set on that dream house, so have been getting our current place up to show home standards for potential viewers.As well as an awful lot of scrubbing, we’ve had a good sort through random kitchen utensils, pound shop purchases and baking trays that have been squatting in our apartment for far too long.Here’s why a good sort out will make you feel good....more

The house of our dreams?

About a week ago we got a call from a local estate agent, tempting us with a house that costs so much, we both hoped we'd hate it.We've been in this position before you see - punching above our weight. Luckily each time previously there's been something drastically wrong with the property, like a haunted room or fixtures and fittings so stuck in the 1950's that the entire place would need re-building.Unfortunately this time round it was love at first sight. The perfect size, perfect style and perfect neighbourhood....more

#274 Present, Day 10 of 31

 I haven't written about our house in a while so I thought I would do so tonight.The house was built in 1980 by a gentleman who was the landscaper at the local community college.We found out students fro...more

Natural products for cleaning the house

Almost on all commercial cleaners stand warnings to keep away from children and avoid contact with skin. Filled with a variety of harmful chemicals, hazardous to health during a contact and with their evaporation into the air.Many housewives complain of damage to the skin of the hands especially from cleaning the cookers, and not everyone can easily work with rubber gloves on his hands....more

One Year Ago Today

One year ago today we opened the front door, crossed the threshold, and set foot - for the first time - in the entry hall of what was to become our new home in Windsor, Ontario. In honour of our one year "first look at our future" anniversary, and as part of the Old-Post Resurrection Hop, I would like to re-share something I wrote back in February about our dear home. ...more

Post House Hunters house tour

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22 minutes of fame

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Yay! I watch House Hunters all of the time! I can't wait to see if the  house you pick is number ...more

Ranch Style House Time Traveler

Sue/Housekaboodle...more
 @Sue @ Housekaboodle NOTHING homier than a bungalow! They ooze charm and comfort. Our porch is ...more