Archive | July, 2009

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

July 14, 2009 | by Kim

Create More Delicious Meals with the Flavor...

the flavor bible cookbook by karen page and andrew dornenburg

Beside mastering cooking techniques, the best way to improve your cooking is by learning how to balance flavor. First, you need to [...]

LIVING, TRAVEL

July 12, 2009 | by Kim

Electric Bike Patrol by CAA Quebec for my...

CAA patroller on bike

I spotted a two-wheeled CAA patroller on my way home. This is the first year that CAA Quebec ran this program. It [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

July 12, 2009 | by Kim

The Charm of Vintage Serveware for a Summer...

vintage summer party decor :: soda crates :: buoys :: red coca-cola cooler :: farm stand signs

Seeing this old Coca-Cola cooler last week at Finnegan’s market brought back childhood memories.  My parents owned a lot on a small [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

July 9, 2009 | by Kim

MYdrap Delivers Single-Use Cloth Placemats...

mydrap single-use and reusable cloth placemats and napkins

MYdrap is a Spanish concept of table linens that is quite unique. For the first time, you can get the efficiency of [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

July 9, 2009 | by Kim

A Poll for my Tag Line

A Poll for my Tag Line

I feel it is important to present my brand as a whole. The first step was the revamped blog design. Now, it [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

July 7, 2009 | by Kim

Inspired by Vintage Silverware | etsy finds

Custom Vintage Silverware Garden Markers by monkeysalwayslook on etsy

You can repurpose vintage silverware in several ways at the end of their useful life. You can make you own wind chime [...]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining

July 7, 2009 | by Kim

The Simple Pleasure of Eating Breakfast...

breakfast outside on a sunny morning

It is easy to forget that simple pleasure brings us happiness. Setting up a nice table for breakfast on the patio is [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

July 7, 2009 | by Kim

Kitchen Compost Pails for my Eco-Friendly...

countertop compost pails

More and more people are composting. Composting starts with a kitchen compost pail to store your vegetable peelings, fruit scraps, egg shells, [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

July 6, 2009 | by Kim

Tired of Cupcakes? Get a Macaron Tower for...

macaron tower at paulette macarons :: French pastry chef christophe michalak

I absolutely adore the five tiered tower of Paulette Macarons that holds 60 assorted macarons. In case you do not know him, [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

July 5, 2009 | by Kim

My Latest Pasta Bowls by Sophie Conran

sage pasta bowls by sophie conran for portmeiron :: serving ware

I added sage pasta bowls to my dinnerware collection. You may recall that I departed of my formal entertaining set for a [...]

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

July 4, 2009 | by Kim

Fourth of July Flag Cakes

4th of july flag cakes

To all my American reader, I am sending you my best wishes of happiness on this Fourth of July. I hope you [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

July 3, 2009 | by Kim

Welcoming Words Graffiti into Your Home Decor

typographic graffiti for the kitchen

The first of July is a special day all around Quebec. This is the date where most renters move in to their [...]

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