Enter…the Garden

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Sod cutter? Check. Tiller? Check. Insane amounts of compost and peat? Check. Potatoes of varying types shipped from Alberta? Why not, right? Check. Three awesome hippies, a chick with a camera, two babies, and a dog, and we’re done. Nothing beats bringing a gigantic veggie garden into suburbia. It’s the perfect example of how, despite […]

Pass-A-Grille

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Every February my parents “snow bird” their way South, each available square inch of their SUV packed mostly with car seats and children’s clothing in preparation of our yearly takeover. What is supposed to be two months of relaxation and bliss for them becomes the comings and goings of my sister and I, our husbands, […]

Nursery

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The irony as I write this post on Maisie’s serene nursery is that it’s nap time and I am watching her in the monitor while she rolls around in her crib. Totally awake. And actually, at this moment, Arya just walked in and is now reading books in the chair.  It’s reminding me of the […]

Jon Partridge Pottery

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When Dev and I were thinking about our wedding registry there was one specific route I knew I had to go: pottery for our tableware. My bestie had done the same thing when she got married and I always appreciated the idea. China is beautiful and formal and fragile; pottery is rough, raw, and artistic. […]

Tile Fun

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We decided to leave the main floor bathroom for last in all the reno insanity. Our kids bath was the first thing completed; since August we have been running up and down stairs to get there but to be honest I do not mind the wait, because I know what is coming is going to […]

A Yoga Snippet

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Though this writing outlet will be mainly focused on design, tonight I can’t help but put up a little something about yoga practice. There is a lot that I could say here so I’ll try to filter through by speaking to the training I attended yesterday called 2Unite Partner Yoga certification. I’ve known my instructor, Krista […]

Making Bohemian

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It is true that ‘bohemian’ styling has become a huge trend in the design world. But if ‘bohemian’ means to live outside the norm, and bohemian style is become more ‘normal’, how do we ensure authenticity? There are a few key items essential to creating the bohemian feel; it’s how you work with them and […]

The Real Deal

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It’s clear I likey working in home spaces. Especially my own, especially starting from scratch. So plop me and my hubby and two babes into a mid century gut job and you have one happy momma. What was key here? Being a realist. You know I’ve pushed all the toys out of sight, right? I […]