Archive | January, 2008

GIFT IDEAS, HOUSEWARMING gifts | January 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Six amazing housewarming gift ideas

Six amazing housewarming gift ideas

I suggest housewarming gifts, but you could tag those suggestions for Valentine’s Day or any occasions of the year. In fact, I suspected you may go and buy those for yourself. Cookbook Stand Once you used a well-designed cookbook stand, you wonder how you lived so long without one. Besides its look, I am craving [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING | January 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

A sad story

A sad story

My husband’s aunt C. is at the hospital after an operation to fight cancer. The operation went well and she is in recovery. Yesterday, the weather was terrible in Montreal. Incredibly strong winds and icy rain fell in the morning. As I was walking to the office around noon, I asked myself why the sidewalks [...]

BABY showers, ENTERTAINING | January 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Cute and stylish baby shower ideas

Cute and stylish baby shower ideas

Instead of a design mood board, I composed one around potential gift ideas. I will tell you all about why these items have baby shower written all over them. Aprons You probably know by now that I adore aprons. And with a new baby, the mother needs more than one for years to come. It [...]

ENTERTAINING, FOOD + DRINK, HOLIDAY entertaining, RECIPES + menus | January 30, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Dish cooking classes lead to a romantic Valentine’s Day menu

Dish cooking classes lead to a romantic Valentine’s Day menu

Something we need a little help for inspirations to prepare our menu. In February, the team at Dish Cooking Studio can help you solve your Valentine’s Day meal dilemma. These are activities you and your lover can enjoy together. Get Ready for Valentine’s Day On February 8, Brooke Neveu and her fiancé Jesse, who is [...]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining

January 30, 2008 | by Kim

How to Host a Stress Free Gourmet Dinner?

How to Host a Stress Free Gourmet Dinner?

Unless you hire a chef at home, hosting a gourmet dinner involves a lot of work. Every year before Christmas, we gather [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

January 29, 2008 | by Kim

Living in style with a cat

Living in style with a cat

Caring for a pet is fun. But often their toys destroy our home decor. At least, more and more brands come to [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

January 29, 2008 | by Kim

Bring natural harmony to your home

Bring natural harmony to your home

An enduring trend is the chic natural look. This style mixes modern design with icon of the wildlife. The Shady Tree Lights [...]

FAMILY, FOOD + DRINK, HOME + GARDEN, KIDS party, OUTDOOR space, TABLEWARE

January 28, 2008 | by Kim

Colorful Picnic Tableware for Moms Get...

Colorful Picnic Tableware for Moms Get Together

By listening to my friends who are new mothers, I noticed how much fun they appreciate a picnic in the park with [...]

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FAMILY, KIDS rooms

January 28, 2008 | by Kim

Alphabet Photography Art

Alphabet Photography Art

I received an email from Jennifer of Alphabet Photography to inform me of a new art product. I look at it because [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

January 27, 2008 | by Kim

Odorless hands on Valentine’s Day

Odorless hands on Valentine’s Day

I have to admit that I am not a fan of dining out on Valentine’s Day. The restaurants are too busy. I [...]

LIVING, TRAVEL

January 27, 2008 | by Kim

Dancing under the stars at Igloofest 2008

Dancing under the stars at Igloofest 2008

If you live in a Northern country, you know that winter does not stop us from having fun outside. Why not tame [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

January 25, 2008 | by Kim

Egg candle holders by Michelle Mason

Egg candle holders by Michelle Mason

Made from English fine bone china, these egg shape candle holders are lovely and modern. They are sold in pair, one medium [...]

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