Archive | May, 2011

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

May 17, 2011 | by Heather

Etsy Finds | Vintage Picnic Baskets

picnic basket vintage woven wicker etsy

From backpacks and totes, to mini kitchens on wheels – complete with insulated interiors and built-in MP3 players – picnic baskets aren’t [...]

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CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

May 17, 2011 | by Kim

Frog Mini-Cakes and a Summer Party Theme

frog cakes

I spot these adorable frog cakes when it was pouring rain but I immediately thought of a bright sunny garden party. They [...]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

May 16, 2011 | by Heather

Indoor S’more Maker from Plow Hearth

indoor smore maker kitchen tool

The first long weekend of summer – Victoria Day in Canada and Memorial Day in the U.S. – doesn’t just kick off [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

May 16, 2011 | by Kim

Grilling Trends: Fruit and Dessert Recipes

grilled watermelon au poivre

Have you ever thought about grilling watermelon on your BBQ? I didn’t until I saw this picture of watermelon au poivre. It [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

May 13, 2011 | by Heather

Party Supplies from Acme Party Box Company

acme party box cottage floral tablescape

Parties are all fun and games until it comes time for clean up. Worse still is the pang of guilt when you [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space

May 12, 2011 | by Kim

Obus Outdoor Rechargeable Light

obus indoor/outdoor rechargeable light

I like the soothing flow that Obus creates. It is perfect for al fresco dining. The Obus is not your average outdoor light. [...]

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CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

May 11, 2011 | by Kim

Babell by Koziol

babell by koziol

Finding Koziol’s products in Canada or the United States can be an impossible task. This is why I was glad to notice [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

May 11, 2011 | by Kim

A Provencal Outdoor Table

Provence Melamine Dinnerware

When I first laid my eyes on this Provencal style dinnerware, I never imagined that it was made of melamine. The design [...]

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COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

May 11, 2011 | by Heather

On A Stick! by Matt Armendariz | Book Preview

matt bites on a stick book cover

I love spending time in the cookbook section of the bookstore, ogling creative food styling and searching for dinner inspiration – but [...]

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ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining

May 10, 2011 | by Kim

DIY Buffet and Food Presentation Ideas

flatware display

With the wedding season that will soon reach its height, I thought it would be a great ideas to share amazing details [...]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

May 9, 2011 | by Kim

IceMilk Aprons

icemilk aprons founder

This story is a  nice follow-up to Mother’s Day since Ashley Leckey Schoenith was inspired by her grandmother’s cooking habits went she [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

May 8, 2011 | by Kim

My First Mother’s Day

my first mother's day at laika

We simply celebrated my first Mother’s Day the day that my son reached 2 months old. My husband, our son and I [...]

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