Life | Biggest Announcement Yet

I like to coin the above picture as “A Special Kind of Addition”. Clever isn’t it? You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as regularly as I did pre-Christmas ....more


Hard Boiled Egg and Brussels Sprouts Bowl from Naturally Ella Yes I’m ashamed. I only managed to create one pinmakeeat recipe or the month, again. I’m hoping now that we have a break with international students I’ll be more inclined to experiment in the kitchen ....more

Life | Road Trip Essentials

ModCloth Top / TopShop Leggings / J.Crew Ballet Flats / Warby Parker Sunglasses / Shop Ruche Tote / Project Juice / Nature’s Path Granola Bars / Target Trail Mix / Made in Nature Dried Fruit Mix / Young Living Essential Oils / Burt’s Bees Lip Balm / Dr Bronner’s Lavender Hand Sanitizer We’re still out there trekking it on the open road! Today we head to our favourite city – Portland! If there’s anything I focus most on when packing for a road trip, it’s comfort ....more

DIY/Holiday | Top 10 St. Patrick’s DIY’s of 2015

Hand stamped gold place markers from Lemon Thistle Painted shoes from The House That Lars Built Rainbow felt cake topper from A Bubbly Life Four leaf lucky clover dish from Haphazardly Her Gold four leaf clover garland from Flax and Twine Rainbow cake topper from Tell Love and Chocolate Rainbow pom pom necklace/headband from Sister’s Suitcase St Patrick’s Day is full of two of my favourite things – gold and rainbow colours! If you’re looking for a bit of fun crafting in preparation for tomorrow, these are my top 10 favourites of the year. Happy DIYing! ...more

Print | Free Printable St Patrick’s Day Card

Woo. Is it just me or did St Patrick’s day totally sneak up this year? But I managed to squeeze in a little something for you! ...more

Life | Oregon Coast Road Trip

Original photo from Kevin & Amanda What? A post on a Tuesday? Yes! ...more

10 Must-Read Blog Posts to Help You Rock at Social Media

Photo is an outtake from this Long Distance Blog Date. I really need to take more recent photos – my hair is much shorter now! A while back I posted “10 Must Read Posts to Make You a Better Blogger” ....more

Entertain | 10 simple ways to decorate a cake

Decorate a cake simply by sticking lollipops all around just like Melanie did on Julep Swap sprinkles for fun, sugary cereals with this fruity Pebbles Funfetti Cake from Butterlust Blog Have fun with sprinkles and polka dots with this cake from Handmade Charlotte Use paper decorations like this pinwheel cake on The Cake Blog Give your cake a natural twist with fresh flowers like this cake found on Design Love Fest Try adding macarons to the top of your cake for a bit of glam (and extra yumminess. Found on Raspberri Cupcakes Cakes are instantly prettier (and feel a tad healthier?) when topped with fresh fruit and nuts like this cake on Töertchenzeit Don’t forget the naked cake trend, perfect for that (crazy) friend who always has a pile of icing left on their plate. This nutella chocolate torte found on The Gunny Sack Go for it ....more

Download | Free Aquamarine Desktop Wallpaper

From garnet to amethyst, and now onto aquamarine. Happy March everyone! Aquamarine brings courage and good health ....more

The Friday Five – Current Fave DIY’s

Thrift Store Frame Makeover from The Crafted Life / Easy Clay Jewelry Dishes from Hello Natural / Gold Accented Dishes from I Spy DIY / DIY Magazine Rack from Atilio / Marble Hexagon Serving Platter from Sugar & Cloth I must admit, I haven’t been doing much on the DIY front lately. With work being so busy I just kind of want to come home at the end of the day and be a total useless blob. But I do miss it, and these DIY’s have caught my eye! ...more