40 Ways to Stay Organized

I hear the word "Organize" all over the place these days. Homes are getting smaller and space is limited. When we downsized from a 1,200 square foot, 3 bedroom house, to a small, 2 bedroom cottage, I was amazed at how much "stuff" we had that we never really used. Once we had decluttered everything, … Continue reading 40 Ways to Stay Organized

Weekly Dinner Plan: Week 3

Hello everyone. I hope you had a wonderful weekend and managed to try some of the recipes from last week's meal plan. We've had almost Spring-like weather here, which made me feel like barbecuing, but, alas! It's not to be just yet 😦 - we had a light dusting of snow again last night. A meal … Continue reading Weekly Dinner Plan: Week 3

Care and Maintenance of Wood Cutting Boards

  Hello and happy Friday! My wooden cutting boards are one of my most used and loved kitchen tools. Here's some simple advise on caring for your wooden cutting boards. Oil your wooden boards regularly and they'll never warp or crack.   Wood or Plastic? This is based solely on personal preference. I use wooden cutting … Continue reading Care and Maintenance of Wood Cutting Boards

How I (re) Organized my Powder Room/Laundry Room

Hello everyone. It's mid-week, so not long to go until the weekend. We live in a small townhouse, so I'm always looking for ways to optimize our space while making it functional and pleasing to the eye also. We have a powder room on the first floor that doubles as a laundry room. It didn't … Continue reading How I (re) Organized my Powder Room/Laundry Room

Powder Room/Laundry Room Reorganization

Hello everyone. We live in a small townhouse, so I'm always looking for ways to optimize our space while making it functional and pleasing to the eye also. We have a powder room on the first floor that doubles as a laundry room. It didn't seem that long ago that I organized and decluttered this space … Continue reading Powder Room/Laundry Room Reorganization

I Confess! When Was the Last Time You Cleaned These 18 Items in Your Home?

  I confess that I have been guilty of a few of these myself! Did you know that there are 10 million bacteria per square inch of a kitchen sponge? How about the fact that your pillow is as germy as a toilet seat? Horrors! When was the last time you cleaned - The Remote … Continue reading I Confess! When Was the Last Time You Cleaned These 18 Items in Your Home?

Weekly Dinner Plan – Week 2

  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. This week I tried to incorporate as many one-pan dishes as possible, and ones that take 30 minutes or less to make - less clean up and more time to have glass of wine (or two - red, of course) with my hubby before dinner 🙂 … Continue reading Weekly Dinner Plan – Week 2

Spring Cleaning: The Bedroom

Hello everyone! Well, what started out as a simple bedroom spring cleaning, turned into a bit of a nightmare - I ended up steam-cleaning the bedroom carpet twice after discovering my cat did her, er, business in one corner! She's never done that before. It was a sunny day yesterday, so a good day to … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: The Bedroom

Weekly Dinner Plan – Week 1

Hello everyone and happy Monday! I've been doing meal plans for a few years now. I find it saves a huge amount of money at the grocery store if I have a plan and a grocery list. It eliminates impulse buying and ensures that we make healthy choices when it comes to food. And it … Continue reading Weekly Dinner Plan – Week 1

A Dining Room Cabinet Vignette – LOVE!

Hello Bloggie friends! We finally had some sun this weekend - no more snow! Yay! The top of this cabinet seemed to be a place to store empty bottles that didn't have a home yet The plant was originally on the Mantle, but my cat developed a fatal attraction for it, and knocked it off … Continue reading A Dining Room Cabinet Vignette – LOVE!