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Vegetarian Mushroom Miso Soup

The secret to perfect homemade soup The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality …

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Candy Cane Pavlova

Delight with a peppermint candy cane dessert Peppermint candy cane could be the official taste of Christmas. For added whimsy, add a sprig of holly and a bow to make this dessert look like a festive wreath. Candy Cane Pavlova Serves: 8 Ingredients: • 6 egg whites • 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) granulated sugar • 1 tsp …

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10 Magical Halloween Decorating Ideas from Instagram

If you’re looking for some Halloween home decorating inspiration, then check out these fun & festive fall Instagram ideas for both inside and outside of the home! Naturally Enchanting   A photo posted by Conni Nowocin (@villalandzauber) on Oct 19, 2016 at 8:11pm PDT The Hole in the Pavement   Just in case if you …

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Our Top 5 Spring Organizing Projects

From pantries to desks, we’ve found five beautiful ways to help organize and beautify your home and also bring out those pretty spring colors. 1) Find simple and beautiful Tips for Creating a Stunning Cleaning Cabinet at Homemade by Carbona.  2) Add vibrant color to your home and organize at the same time with these 5 Wonderful Ways to Brighten Your Desk from Heart Handmade UK.  …

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How to Build a Fire Pit

Yesterday morning my friend and I set out on the daunting task of building a backyard fire pit.  It was a really fun project to do together and it came together nicely, and in under two hours and also under $60! Here’s how we did it… Steps: Design your fire pit.  There are lots of …

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Mid-Century Furniture Is Modern, Again!

The era that gave us mass-produced furniture and the opportunity to “experiment” with our decor is making a come-back in the lush set designs of AMC’s hit show, Mad Men. From Pete’s chic apartment to the Draper’s domestic dream home, everyone seems to be buzzing about mid-century modern, and rightly so. With whispers of clothing …

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5 DIY Home Projects for The New Year

This month we found five awesome home projects to get your home in tip top shape for the New Year! Here are our top DIY picks: Laundry Love: create these cute DIY bottles and get a laundry cheat sheet printable from boxwood avenue:  Coast through the New Year: Learn how to make these sweet DIY faux slate …

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Thanksgiving Table Set-Up Ideas

So you’ve spent your whole morning, or even the night before, prepping and cooking a delicious meal for your family. The turkey is displayed on a beautiful tray garnished with microgreens and stuffing. You have side dishes upon side dishes of colorful fruits and vegetables all laid out beside you. It almost feels like the …

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How to Make Simple Autumn Leaf Window Decorations

Utilize those beautiful leaves in the yard! How to Make Simple Autumn Leaf Window Decorations Step 1: Gather up the most beautiful leaves that you can find.  This can even be made as a game for kids: assign them the task of going hunting to find their favorite leaves in the yard. Step 2: Use …

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The Garden in November

You could be forgiven for thinking the November is a time when the garden starts to shut down for winter and nothing much is going on. Look more carefully and you might be surprised. November is often thought of as the start of the gardening year, the month when traditionally trees and shrubs are planted. …

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