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LIVING | May 11, 2014 | by Kim Vallee

Happy Mother Day!

happy mother day

Three years ago, I celebrated my first Mother’s Day. Now my baby boy is big enough to get me flowers. Time flies! This morning, the first thing I saw when I woke was his beautiful and loving smile. Then, he went shopping with my husband for supper. They invited the grand-mothers and I to dinner tonight. He is [...]

LIVING | May 16, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Family-Friendly Hi-Tech Scales: The Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 by Withings and their Smart Kid Scale

wireless scale ws-30 by withings

Technology touches every aspect of our life. Here is a company that makes our life better. Withings redefines how we use technology at home by creating smart products and smart phone apps to take care of yourself and your loved ones in a fun and innovative way. Because we reached swimsuit time, I taught that you [...]

LIVING | April 4, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

My Simple Tips: Get Waterproof Eye Makeup Off More Easily

waterproof mascara remover tips

photo credits: Sens’Eyes by Make up Forever $24| Instant Eye Make-Up Remover by Clarins $26.50 at Sephora Any amount of wind makes my eyes cry which why I wear waterproof mascara and long-lasting crayons. But my love affair with waterproof make up products sometimes turn to hate when comes the time to take my makeup off [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING | March 5, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Swedish Brand Light My Fire Brings Style to Your Outdoor Activities

light my fire outdoor meal accessories

Nature doesn’t have to be the only beautiful things that surround you when in the wood, at the top of a mountain or fishing with the practical and colourful outdoor accessories by Light My Fire. Their latest outdoor accessories prove to be as practical in the city as they are in the wild. photo credits: Fancy [...]


March 4, 2013 | by Kim

Big Announcements: A New Job and At Home will...


I have been quieter lately on my blog. It was for a good reason. I needed some time off to think about [...]


February 5, 2013 | by Kim

New Uses for Old Things: Converting a Frying...

diy ground pod

photo credits: Rob Cain for Digital Photography School Ok, this one is not for everyone but I thought that it was a clever [...]

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January 11, 2013 | by Kim

The Magical Coloured Bricks Igloo by Daniel...

rainbow igloo by daniel gray

photo credits: Daniel Gray This is one of most awesome igloos that I ever saw. It took  months of preparation and 150 [...]


January 9, 2013 | by Kim

Beam Me Up Art Suite at ICEHOTEL

beam me up room at icehotel sweden

photo credits: Beam Me Up room by Pinpin Studio Each year, the ICEHOTEL in the Jukkasjärvi, Sweden asked designers from across the globe to create themed art suites [...]

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January 4, 2013 | by Kim

Notable in 2012: Paint-Dipped Mini-Trend

wicker basket paint dip martha stewart

From furniture, cutlery, wicker baskets to Christmas decorations, we have seen plenty of DIY paint-dipped projects in 2012.  I was also inspired by [...]

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DESIGN and style, LIVING

October 24, 2012 | by Kim

Lean On Me Umbrella

lean on me umbrella designed by Cheol Woong Seo and Jae Hee Park

Nine times out of ten, when I try to lean my umbrella against a wall at a restaurant or a coffee shop [...]

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October 12, 2012 | by Kim

Fashion Style Editors at the New Buyosphere

style guide what to wear on a rainy fall day

I want to share a project from my husband with you. Jerome is a co-founder and the CTO of Buyosphere, a social [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

October 7, 2012 | by Kim

iPhone Cases by Artists at Society 6

iphone cases at society6

I needed a new iPhone case. My current has seen better days. I thought about getting a new one for a while. [...]

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