Archive | January, 2009

HOME + GARDEN, KIDS rooms, ORGANIZING | January 31, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Clever Home Storage with a Café au Lait | Quick Links 2009.01.31

Clever Home Storage with a Café au Lait | Quick Links 2009.01.31

I was due for a quick links post. + If you are tired to see the plastic toy boxes, the Toy Store will look better in the living room or the playroom. The three-level to box stand designed by Oeuf has removable bin dividers for easy storage of toys in any sizes. $496 in classic [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | January 31, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Innovative Living Arrangements

Innovative Living Arrangements

With the baby boomer generation getting older and the increasing number of people living alone, new experimentations in how we cohabit will multiply. After a certain ages living with roommates is out of the question. But living alone has its inconveniences, especially as we are getting older. Multiple factors will trigger dwelling experimentations from a [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | January 30, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Diamond Theme for your Valentine’s Day Table

Diamond Theme for your Valentine’s Day Table

The design may be cliché but I think these add a cute whimsical touch to your table. Here are some cool items to be on the mood. Waking Up in Love + Printable Valentine Teabag Wrappers and Tea Tags by Creature Comforts + The 2-Carat Cup, $14.99 USD at Urban Outfitters + Heart & Keys [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor | January 30, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Elegant Rustic Winter Floral Arrangements

Elegant Rustic Winter Floral Arrangements

I spotted this bouquet when I went to eat at Le Continental Bistro earlier this week. They look nice next to a mirror. I want one! I did not ask who supplied their flowers. As I went back home, we passed in front of Fauchois Fleurs, a florist with a romantic European vibe. The boutique [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

January 29, 2009 | by Kim

Le Grand Pesto, Tapenade and cold-pressed...

Le Grand Pesto, Tapenade and cold-pressed Sauces

I am glad to introduce a delicious food product from Montreal that is sold in Canada and in the United States. These [...]

LIVING, TRAVEL

January 29, 2009 | by Kim

Seeing Andy Warhol Live and Yves...

Seeing Andy Warhol Live and Yves Saint-Laurent on Valentine’s Day

I received yesterday on my inbox a promotion from Joie de Vivre for their ‘Warhol Live’ Package. With a one-night stay at [...]

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DESIGN and style, LIVING

January 28, 2009 | by Kim

Domino Magazine is the Latest Magazine to Fold

Domino Magazine is the Latest Magazine to Fold

You probably heard the news today about the closure of Domino magazine. We saw a good number of home and decoration magazines [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

January 28, 2009 | by Kim

Aladdin Brings Your Lunch to Work in Style

Aladdin Brings Your Lunch to Work in Style

As people are interested to know what is on their plate to avoid unnecessary additives and eat healthier, it is safe to [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS

January 28, 2009 | by Kim

A Call for Smaller Plates | Food Trends 2009

A Call for Smaller Plates | Food Trends 2009

I continue on my report of Food trends for 2009 with a topic dear to my heart because it influenced our well-being. [...]

CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK

January 27, 2009 | by Kim

Baby Cakes by Sweet Things Toronto

Baby Cakes by Sweet Things Toronto

Thanks to Twitter, I discovered this talented cake maker from Toronto. Juanita Koo of Sweet Things makes adorable cakes for baby showers, [...]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining

January 27, 2009 | by Kim

Walk-In Fridge | Heineken’s commercial

Walk-In Fridge | Heineken’s commercial

This is too funny, I have to share this commercial with you. In fact, this is the second reference to the walking [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation

January 27, 2009 | by Kim

Return to Sources in Cooking for 2009

Return to Sources in Cooking for 2009

It seems that all magazines lately make the eulogy of comfort food and a return to the simple ingredients commonly used in [...]

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