When I was younger, and we would drive by peoples houses at night, I used to have this fascination with imagining the families that lived in there. The glow of the light from inside sharing a small glimpse into the space in which they lived. Were they happy inside those walls? Were their parents together? How many siblings did they…

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One of the neatest things about having a large family is witnessing the different dynamics and connections develop between members. I grew up in a family with sisters who were five years older than me, and always buddied up together. When I was still playing pretend and rocking baby dolls, they were hanging out with friends at the mall. In…

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A favourite spot at our home is the front porch. It’s a beautiful place to sit in the morning and listen to the birds sing. In the evening,  the sun sets just right above and below the trees,  so Steve and I love to unwind from the day and watch the kids play up and down our long driveway. When…

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We’ve been in our house now, for a year and a half. Shortly after we moved in, I regretted the tile I had chosen for the powder room. Although it was marble (seriously it killed me to rip it out), it had huge grout lines and the grout that did go in was the wrong colour. No matter how many…

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Spring is finally here!! Gosh you guys, I am so relieved. We have been outside every moment we can, those late night sunsets, I tell ya, they’re life-giving. Anyways, I took photos of our garden last summer, knowing I would want to share something about it this year. Now I’m wishing I took more.. but any-who.. I’ve had a garden since…

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