Archive | February, 2008

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

February 12, 2008 | by Kim

Find Calm Bedrooms at IKEA

Find Calm Bedrooms at IKEA

The Web site of IKEA has a new feature. For their latest worldwide campaign, IKEA features four Calm Bedrooms as an interactive [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING, FOOD + DRINK, HOLIDAY entertaining, RECIPES + menus, TRENDS

February 11, 2008 | by Kim

Treats for Valentine’s Day |...

Treats for Valentine’s Day | Tastespotting watch

If you are still looking for inspiration to compose your mini menu on Valentine’s Day, I spotted some pretty romantic recipes on [...]

CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK

February 10, 2008 | by Kim

Celebrating the talents of two Canadian Cake...

Celebrating the talents of two Canadian Cake Makers

Like everything else, the cake industry has evolved a lot over the years. The popularity of the TV series Ace of Cakes [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING, TRENDS

February 9, 2008 | by Kim

I secretly dream of a clutter free home

I secretly dream of a clutter free home

The March 2008 issue of Canadian House & Home magazine is about clutter control. What I like about that issue is that [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

February 9, 2008 | by Kim

An outsider at Video Games Live

An outsider at Video Games Live

Yesterday, my husband brought me to a sold-out concert. It was a classical orchestra playing scores from video games. Hosted by Tommy [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, REVIEWS

February 8, 2008 | by Kim

Design Lesson for Entertaining At Home

Design Lesson for Entertaining At Home

As I was watching the finale of Design Interns on HGTV Canada, I felt the need to review some basic design principles [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

February 7, 2008 | by Kim

Try Brown Dinnerware this Valentine

Try Brown Dinnerware this Valentine

Even more than red for me, chocolate is the most associate word to Valentine’s Day. That is how I got the idea [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining, MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

February 7, 2008 | by Kim

Host a Chinese New Year Party on FoodTV.ca

Host a Chinese New Year Party on FoodTV.ca

February 7, 2008 marks the start of the Year of the Rat. It is also the beginning of the Chinese New Year [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining, PARTY ideas + decor

February 7, 2008 | by Kim

Reinventing Valentine’s Day

Reinventing Valentine’s Day

If you wish to escape seasonal hearts and the red rose overloaded displays, I devised a solution to celebrate Valentine’s Day in [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

February 6, 2008 | by Kim

Shopping at Lekker Home in Boston

Shopping at Lekker Home in Boston

If you follow me, you probably noticed that I am a fan of the Lekker Home store. For the ones that do [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS

February 5, 2008 | by Kim

Upstairs on the Square with La Tartine...

Upstairs on the Square with La Tartine Gourmande

I am sure several of you are a fan of Beatrice Peltre, the extraordinary food stylist behind the popular La Tartine Gourmande. [...]

LIVING, TRAVEL

February 5, 2008 | by Kim

A Back Bays style boutique hotel inside the...

A Back Bays style boutique hotel inside the Fairmont Copley Plaza

Experiencing the Fairmont Gold floor was on my priority list for my trip to Boston last week-end. Fairmont Gold is a hotel [...]

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