Author: TheSweetEscape

  • Blood Orange Rosemary Gin Fizz Valentine Cocktail

    Blood Orange Rosemary Gin Fizz Valentine Cocktail

    So we are celebrating Valentines here on the blog but not so much “in your face” kinda way. What that means is that we love celebrating love and everything pink but it doesn’t necessarily have to be only for Valentines. Today I’m sharing this delicious Blood Orange Rosemary Fizz Gin Cocktail that would be perfect […]

  • DIY Heart String Wall Hanging

    DIY Heart String Wall Hanging

    I’m here and have a real heart on for Valentines day. No really even though I’ve been single for way too long I actually really like Valentines Day. You know why? Because it’s a reason and reminder to spread love. And I love cinnamon candy hearts. A lot. I also love making things with hearts […]

  • Free Desktop Wallpaper Download: Let That Sh!t Go

    Free Desktop Wallpaper Download: Let That Sh!t Go

    Whoa, it’s been awhile since I’ve given you something to pretty up your tech. Well new year means a (not so) subtle motivational nudge to wipe the slate clean and start fresh with this free desktop wallpaper download that was inspired by one of my recent posts. So if you’re having one of those days, moments, […]

  • Sizzling Sips: Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

    Sizzling Sips: Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

    So the holidays are over but Winter most definitely is not. Sit tight folks, there’s still a solid 3 months of this glorious white (freezing) winter land. I find the only way to get into winter is to find the silver linings, such as eating lots of great food, warm drinks full of calories and […]

  • The Puppy Blues: Life with and without Harvey

    The Puppy Blues: Life with and without Harvey

    Happy new year everyone! I hope you had a lovely holiday season, whatever that means to you. I’m going to start the year off with some real talk. I don’t get too personal on here because although it’s my blog it’s also a place of work and crying in front of your coworkers isn’t the […]

  • Simple DIY Holiday Wreath

    Simple DIY Holiday Wreath

    It’s a Christmas post! Don’t get used to it because you won’t see many of these around here this season. More details to come shortly (if I have time!) but I’m taking off for two glorious weeks somewhere far, far, far away without my computer or a glue gun. I’ll be back for the actual […]

  • Leon’s Hello Holiday Look Book is here!

    Leon’s Hello Holiday Look Book is here!

    I feel like it was just yesterday that I was all excited to share Leon’s Hello Sunshine Look Book with you and here I am talking about Christmas. Well the truth is that myself and the Leon’s team and blog crew have been working on this since the Summer so it’s easy for the seasons […]

  • Get the Look: Modern Festive Table Setting

    Get the Look: Modern Festive Table Setting

    It’s that time of year, gearing up for the holidays! Here in Canada we’ve already celebrated Thanksgiving but for all of you South of the border Thanksgiving is more of a combo deal with the holidays. One of my favourite things in the world is dreaming up table settings. It’s true. So I came up […]

  • DIY Pastel Stripe Apron

    DIY Pastel Stripe Apron

    Even though things have been a bit nutty for me behind the scenes I needed to take a break and there’s nothing a quickie craft project to relieve some stress. I decided that this month’s Makeful Craft challenge was the perfect fix. The challenge was to take this simple craft apron and get creative. Getting […]

  • DIY String Wall Art

    DIY String Wall Art

    So I’m not the best at following up but I eventually come through. It’s because once I’m done a project I’m on to the next! When I revealed my living room makeover ages ago I got a bunch of emails and comments about the DIY string wall art. I mentioned in the post that there […]

  • Sweet Escape: Nova Scotia is good for the soul

    Sweet Escape: Nova Scotia is good for the soul

    This has been the Summer of short but sweet escapes. Sometimes all you need is a week or an extra long weekend to take a break from the every day and soak up a bit of Summer. After a crazy and somewhat stressful trip to New York City for work I was really, really, really […]

  • No Bake Maple Bacon Cheesecake Cups

    No Bake Maple Bacon Cheesecake Cups

    Sometimes I love spending hours in the kitchen playing around with a recipe or two….and sometimes I’m looking for something a little more simple, but no any less delicious of course. Well now you can have your cheesecake and eat it too. If there ever was a dessert that combine two cliche stereotypes any more […]

  • Outdoor Summer Dinner Party in the country

    Outdoor Summer Dinner Party in the country

    Do you remember last fall I worked on one of my all-time fave projects – a video for Kendall-Jackson Wines that involved styling a summer dinner at dusk scene? Yeah, it was as pretty as it looked.  Well I’m super excited to finnnalllllyyyy share all the photos from that day with you. While we were […]

  • DIY Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop Fun

    DIY Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop Fun

    I know I keep saying it, but wow does time ever fly. It seemed like just last week I was excited to announce our DIY Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop and now it’s come and gone! I’m happy to say that it was a big success and have some great photos to share today.  First a […]

  • Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

    This blog isn’t called The Sweet Escape for nothing. Today I have a truly Sweet Escape for you. I can’t say that I’m necessarily on top of all the endless national food theme days but I’m all over it this time. Did you know that today is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day? What’s not to celebrate […]