Category: ENTERTAINING

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hello Holiday Guide by Leon’s is here!

    Hello Holiday Guide by Leon’s is here!

    If you know me and haven’t seen me around for, ohhhh say, the last 3 months or so it’s because I’ve been pouring my blood, sweat and tears into this baby. It’s time to say Hello Holiday! with this guide for your happy holiday home by Leon’s furniture. It’s full of holiday home decor, DIY […]

  • INTRODUCING MERRY MAGAZINE SUMMER! + 9 no-churn homemade ice-cream recipes

    INTRODUCING MERRY MAGAZINE SUMMER! + 9 no-churn homemade ice-cream recipes

    I scream, you scream, we all scream Hooray for Merry! I admit I’m totally like a kid in an ice-cream shop today because I’m sooooo excited to finally share Merry Mag Summer with you. I’ve been teasing you with summer cocktails and florals but now you can see it all. All 100 pages absolutely FULL of […]

  • DIY: world’s easiest flower centerpiece

    DIY: world’s easiest flower centerpiece

      I have a super quick but pretty post for you today because I’m hustling HARD behind the scenes to get Merry mag all ready for it’s big reveal on Monday. That’s where you’ll find this super cute flower arrangement along with some other beautiful floral inspiration. I’m calling this the World’s Easiest Centerpiece because that’s […]

  • BIRTHDAY WEEK: bright and colorful birthday party

    BIRTHDAY WEEK: bright and colorful birthday party

    Thank you so much for following along with us during our birthday week! Hopefully it’s got you in the party mood. As you know, we kinda love color around here. Like a lot. If we were to host a ‘real life’ birthday party it would probably look a lot like this. Here’s some inspiration on […]

  • Winter Fun in the Country

    Hey there Monday. How was your weekend? I admit there’s some irony to me writing a winter fun post while kicking back in sunny Florida while it’s – 20 degrees at home. I know, not fair. For the record, I actually don’t hate winter but to me, winter must come with snow. Without the snow, […]

  • Some thoughts & entertaining for New Years Eve

    Some thoughts & entertaining for New Years Eve

    Welcome to the last day of 2014. What kind of year did you have? What are you looking forward to most in 2015? I’ll be totally honest – I decided to disconnect digitally for Christmas and I’m having a really hard time connecting again. I’m such a live in the present type of person, which […]

  • GOOD EATS: funky geometric rice treats

    How fun are these?! Now I would’ve never thought that a rice treat recipe would exist that’s just as great for a grown-up party as a kiddos party. The geometric shape and lines make them a stylish and fun sweet for any grown-up bash but the bright colours make them a fun treat for any kid’s party. WHAT […]

  • GOOD EATS: individual apple crisps

    If you saw our wine & dine event post earlier this week, you may have got a peek at these sweet treats that were part of the menu. Apples paired well with the wine I was serving so I decided to make apple crisp and to make it extra special I thought it would be fun […]

  • ENTERTAINING: summer rooftop wine & dine

    I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to host a fab rooftop summer event. There may have been a little bit of a delay getting the patio up and running this year but the lights are hung and the flowers are blooming so we’re in business. The first order of business was hosting a […]

  • ENTERTAINING: summer watermelon themed party

    Doesn’t watermelon just equal summer? Sure you can get pretty much any fruit all year long nowadays but you know summer has arrived around these parts when the watermelon is so colourful and tasty. It’s packed with refreshing goodness, yum! There’s also about a million ways you can be inspired by this treat. How about hosting […]

  • EVENTS: a wine tasting social with Union Wines

    EVENTS: a wine tasting social with Union Wines

    Some blogger friends and I have started getting together for brunch every once and awhile – you know for some real life facetime. I decided to change things up a bit this time and along with my friends at Union Wines and Linda Modern Thai I hosted a wine tasting social at my own loft […]

  • ENTERTAINING: 10 flower arrangements for your spring table

    ENTERTAINING: 10 flower arrangements for your spring table

    Besides being a reason to get together and celebrate with family, don’t you love that Easter is the perfect time to decorate a table full of spring colours? Whether you decide to go all out and invest in spring/easter table setting pieces  with napkins, name settings, crafts, candy, centrepieces etc. or keep it simple you […]