Archive | June, 2007

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS | June 30, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Being in the spotlights two days in a row

Being in the spotlights two days in a row

It started with a wonderful review published in studio wellspring blog. This is the blog of a San Francisco-based interior design. Studio wellspring is a place where this blogger shares the menagerie of inspiration she discovers along the way. She has a good eye. Take a look at the beautiful coffee and tea serving set that she [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP | June 29, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Canadian birch and birds for a natured-inspired Canada Day Tabletop Theme

Canadian birch and birds for a natured-inspired Canada Day Tabletop Theme

Nature is something that really defines the Canadian way of life. So why not let nature be the star of your Canada Day Party? Especially that birch tree, old wood stump and faux bois are so hot right now in the design world. All winter, I was eager to buy the birch candles. The problem [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK | June 29, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Kim gives two thumbs up to David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae Music CD

Kim gives two thumbs up to David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae Music CD

I received the Deluxe CD that I won on FoodTV.ca blog. Wow! I like the CD a lot. December 2nd, 2008 Update: Now that his cookbook is available, go for the standard CD. Fans of the TV series will be pleased. The vibes of David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae are all there. The style of music [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | June 28, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Artsy placemats and aprons on sale at LU Prints

Artsy placemats and aprons on sale at LU Prints

While you are shopping at LU Prints, take advantage of the reduced prices through July 15th, or while supplies last! I suggest you take a look at the set of 4 Leafy Placemats on sale at $16, the Leafy Apron on sale at $25 and my favorite, the Geese Apron. The Leafy is slighty shorter [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party

June 27, 2007 | by Kim

The pirates take over an outdoor kid birthday...

The pirates take over an outdoor kid birthday party

When I did earlier my series on Habitat, the small fishing boat scene cut my eyes. It taught it would be great [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

June 25, 2007 | by Kim

Canada Day Party menus: The best of Canadian...

Canada Day Party menus: The best of Canadian cuisine

This is a follow-up to my story about Canada Day Bash profile but this time I discuss my menu options. One way to build [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

June 24, 2007 | by Kim

Three flavored salt recipes on Steamy Kitchen

Three flavored salt recipes on Steamy Kitchen

I have been a fan of flavored salts for a while. After you tried a good flavored salt, you asked yourself how [...]

Comments OffShare on TwitterShare on Facebook
Read more »

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

June 24, 2007 | by Kim

Cool way to serve white wine on a hot summer...

Cool way to serve white wine on a hot summer day with O Riedel and Jean-Luc Rabanel

While looking at the fabulous culinary creations of French chef Jean-Luc Rabanel, I came across a stylish way to serve white or [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space

June 23, 2007 | by Kim

Get inspired by ocean tones for designing...

Get inspired by ocean tones for designing your outdoor spaces

Although I like the bold patterns, soothing environments relieve us from our daily stress. When we are taking about calm and relation, [...]

Comments OffShare on TwitterShare on Facebook
Read more »

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

June 22, 2007 | by Kim

Day Beds and Furniture for cats all set for...

Day Beds and Furniture for cats all set for design conscious owners

If you have pets at home, you know that like living with children pets need toys and beds to be happy. But [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

June 22, 2007 | by Kim

Two wonderful melamine collections at Give...

Two wonderful melamine collections at Give Simple : French Bull and Eclectic

The manager of Give Simple Catherine emailed me about a great melamine collection that they got at Give Simple online store. Better [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

June 21, 2007 | by Kim

I’ve been tagged!

I’ve been tagged!

J Lee from An Eye for An I:nterior I tagged me. Thank you for choosing me. Rules of the game: Each player [...]

Older Entries