Archive | May, 2011

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | May 28, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

My Favorite Things at SIDIM 2011


I went to the 2011 edition of the SIDIM (Montreal International Interior Design Show) yesterday. Here are what I found to be the most interesting stuff. Know that I kept a few items for individual posts. The first thing that caught my eye is the mood of the Tall Grass in the prairies wallpaper mural. It is based on [...]

COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK | May 27, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

A Sapphire French Highball Paired with Speakeasy Clams

kim is making drinks with merlin griffiths

The Bombay Sapphire media event gave us the occasion to learn new cocktail recipes. They collaborated with a local chef to pair each cocktail with an appetizer. This year, Eric Gonzales of Auberge Saint-Gabriel was the invited chef in Montreal. I learned several cooking tips from Eric. His food was delicious. I shared his recipes so you [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining | May 26, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Easily Set-up a Backyard Camping Party with Suburban Camping Co.

backyard camping night with s'mores

Your kids dream of a backyard camping party for their birthday but camping is not your thing. There is no need to worry if you live in an area served by the husband and wife team behind Suburban Camping Co. Chris and Kelly MacPhee saw a niche in the market and provide a turn-key service [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining | May 25, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

BBQ Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

bbq gift ideas for Father's day

You can’t go wrong with BBQ gears for Father’s Day. And there are so many cool stuff out there that I wish to give you a head start with my BBQ product suggestions. BBQ Accessories These are for the dad who has everything and likes gadgets. The first item is a charcoal grill meat and [...]


May 25, 2011 | by Heather

New Uses for Old Things | Loaf Pan Organizers

bread pan loaf organizer kitchen

A couple of weeks ago we shared a few creative container garden ideas – including one that made use of old muffin [...]

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May 24, 2011 | by Kim

Illustrations by Hillary Bird | Etsy finds

hillary bird's art prints for kids

I am currently looking for a series of art prints to hang on the short hallway that leads to my son’s nursery. [...]


May 23, 2011 | by Kim

How to Host a (Bombay Sapphire) Speakeasy...

dress the part

The media event of Bombay Sapphire is my overall favorite media event. Every year, I always looked for it. One reason might [...]

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May 20, 2011 | by Kim

Cheerful Illustrations by Gayana | Etsy Finds

gayana illustrations

These prints are perfect for the start of the weekend. Gayana sells on Etsy motivational illustrations. Over ten years, Dan Daniloff has been [...]


May 20, 2011 | by Kim

Updates for the Modern Homes by GILA Window...


Notice: This is a sponsored post provided through GLAM media ad network.

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May 19, 2011 | by Kim

Bringing Fun to Your Home Office

Happy face stampler

One thing that is great about an home office is that you can accessorize it with beautiful supplies instead of the standard [...]

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May 19, 2011 | by Heather

DIY Gutter Gardens

gutter garden outdoor gardening martha stewart copper

These DIYs are slightly more involved than just letting weeds and moss grow in the gutters on your home, but the pay [...]


May 19, 2011 | by Kim

My Must-Have Baby Bottle Accessories | Being...

must-have baby bottle accessories

Besides the bottles of your choice, these are my three must-have items if you are feeding your baby with a bottle. First, [...]

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