Archive | January, 2009

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

January 26, 2009 | by Kim

Cool Things to Do On Valentine’s Day

Cool Things to Do On Valentine’s Day

I gathered a couple of romantic activities in Montreal to celebrate with a twist Valentine’s Day. Since this year it falls on [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

January 26, 2009 | by Kim

Chinese New Year Decorations and Party Menu

Chinese New Year Decorations and Party Menu

The year of the Ox started today. According to the Chinese calendar, January 26, 2009 is the start of year 4707. This [...]

BABY showers, FAMILY

January 25, 2009 | by Kim

Cutest Craft Projects for a Baby Shower

Cutest Craft Projects for a Baby Shower

These are not for the beginners. Kathleen Gibson of Twig & Thistle. She works as a graphic designer for print and packaging. [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

January 24, 2009 | by Kim

Celebrating the Mad Men way

Celebrating the Mad Men way

I started to watch Mad Men lately. The storyline is great. The series also grabbed my attention for the set designs and [...]

HOME + GARDEN, MODERN architecture

January 24, 2009 | by Kim

Stock Plans for Affordable Modern...

Stock Plans for Affordable Modern Architecture Houses

I dream of living in a fabulous modern architecture like those but their high construction prices are a show stopper. But not [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

January 24, 2009 | by Kim

Turquoise Spring Tablescapes at Zara Home

Turquoise Spring Tablescapes at Zara Home

I was inspired by the Spring and Summer 2009 tableware collection at Zara Home to create a festive tablescape. The starting point [...]

ENTERTAINING, Gifts for HER, TABLETOP

January 23, 2009 | by Kim

Owl and Birch Outstanding Wedding Theme won...

Owl and Birch Outstanding Wedding Theme won First Place

When I spotted the adorable owl prints by etsy seller yumi yumi on Hostess with the Mostess yesterday, I knew these illustrations [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

January 23, 2009 | by Kim

Delightful edible art by Cakegirls

Delightful edible art by Cakegirls

It has been a while since I talked about amazing cake decorations. Instead of googling cake makers, I went through my bookmarks [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

January 22, 2009 | by Kim

More Spa Water recipes: Cucumber and Rosemary...

More Spa Water recipes: Cucumber and Rosemary Water + Citrus and Apple Water

Last year, I gave you my recipe for cucumber water. My ingredients were cucumber, mint sprigs and half a lemon. This time [...]

FAMILY, KIDS rooms

January 22, 2009 | by Kim

Cool and Practical Ideas for Children’s...

Cool and Practical Ideas for Children’s Rooms

The other day a girlfriend mentioned the increasing newborn rates amongst her friends. She said that she wants to know which are [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

January 22, 2009 | by Kim

Delicious Hand Made Sea Salt Caramels

Delicious Hand Made Sea Salt Caramels

Great caramels are divine. My husband and I love the taste of freshly made artisan caramels. I spot those while I visited [...]

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FAMILY, KIDS party

January 20, 2009 | by Kim

How to Select a Theme for a First Birthday

How to Select a Theme for a First Birthday

A few readers asked me lately for help on designing a first birthday party. I wrote a quick guide on how to [...]

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