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Campy Candle #Giveaway!

It's Your Birthday candle by Campy - a giveaway via

I wanted to introduce you to one of my latest finds. It’s the “It’s You’re Birthday” hand-poured soy candle by Campy. I gave this candle to my oldest at Christmas, to cheer up her home-away-from-home room at university. First thing she did with it? Pop it into her drawer to make her clothes smell nice. […]

Whacky Kids And Their Christmas Presents

This is what happens when you have a teenager with a sense of humour. I’m having a little Christmas 2013 flashback today as I pack up a few things. Here’s one of the things that we found tucked under the tree this year: It’s part of our household tradition of giving something handmade. This started […]

Handblown Glasses By Paulus Tjiang

Love love love. Love! I just love these so much! The hubby and I took a long drive together today to the town of Hastings to pick up a paddle.  The reason we had to pick up a paddle is a bit a long story, one involving a big inter-family canoe race challenge, and 2 […]

One of a Kind Show: Birdhouses

There’s spring in the air at the One of a Kind Show and I picked out a few adorable birdhouses to share with you.  What else is a better nod to spring than the thought of fancy bird homes to decorate your gardens with.  Have a look at some favorites:   Cute and kitschy homes […]

Fairy Ornaments

We have a tradition in our family of making each other Christmas presents. We started this years ago as a way of simplifying things, but in fact it often leads to just the opposite – a crazy, last-minute flurry of activity around the house as people hide out in various rooms trying to finish up […]

Birch Logs Do-Over

The other day I had some fun re-using some of the decorative pieces from our Christmas mantles to create vignettes in other areas of the house. An antique sideboard in my living room seemed a perfect place for a rustic display, so I created an arrangement with my set of handmade

Appetizer Plates

I have a bit of a tableware “thing”. There is really no limit to the number of gorgeous plates and serving pieces I could fall in love with. Despite my overindulgence in this area, one thing I have always been short of is a set of appetizer plates. It’s not really a necessity, but I […]