Ikea Hack: Patio Dining Set Makeover – Beachy, Greek Island Look

Hello everyone! Spring has been slow to arrive here in Vancouver … and she still seems to be having a bit of a problem, but we are at least getting sunshine every other day (or so), which is nothing to sneeze at. It means that we can spend more and more time in our very-small-mostly-deck backyard. … More Ikea Hack: Patio Dining Set Makeover – Beachy, Greek Island Look

Beginner Series Part 2: Living on Your Own-Your First Apartment Checklist

Hello everyone and welcome to Part 2 of our Beginner Series: Living On Your Own – Your First Apartment. When I moved into my first apartment a long, long time ago, I thought I knew what I needed in order to keep a home ticking over, but, in reality, I had absolutely no idea. Below … More Beginner Series Part 2: Living on Your Own-Your First Apartment Checklist

Beginner Series Part 1: Living On Your Own – 5 Strategies for Outfitting your First Apartment

Hello! And welcome to part one of our five-part series on living on your own for the first time – your first apartment. This series will cover a different topic every post: strategies for outfitting your first apartment what you might need – things to buy now and things that can wait how to organize … More Beginner Series Part 1: Living On Your Own – 5 Strategies for Outfitting your First Apartment

An Epic African Road Trip: Zambia to Uganda and Back in Classic Cars

Hi everyone! I’m so excited about this post. I was born and raised in Africa (Zimbabwe, to be exact), and moved to Canada in 1998. A few friends and family still live there and one of them, another Jane, and a group of fellow travelers, recently completed a road trip from Zambia’s capital city, Lusaka, … More An Epic African Road Trip: Zambia to Uganda and Back in Classic Cars