Growing up I shared a room, first with my brother and then with my sister. When she moved out, I was 20, Anthony and I had already bought our first home, but it wouldn't be ready for 18 months. Since I knew we were going to need a bedroom set, I decided to splurge on a set from The Brick. The sleigh bed I always dreamed of. I spent almost as much on a new mattress set from Sears. The mattress was huge and had a 4" quilted pillowtop.Read More
Last night was Date night for Anthony and I, which meant my parents were coming over to have dinner with the kids. My Mom likes to bring her food over. She doesn't trust I'll have everything she needs which is probably the case. When she was going over the menu, she mentioned peanut butter cookies, and immediately Anthony's sad expression popped into my head, he's been gluten-free for the past 2 years.Read More
Our family loves granola bars; I try to make my own to save money and to avoid unnecessary preservatives. This recipe is simple, quick, and only requires a few ingredients.Read More
Happy New Year, Friends!
Today i’m sharing a few ways we keep our home organized and clutter free. I notice a significant difference in my mental health and energy when our home is organized and clear of clutter Here are a few ways I’m keeping things organized.Read More
I love a fresh start, and while I make goals and resolutions all year, I find the beginning of a new year particularly motivating. I love this short window of time when I can reflect on the year behind us and dream about whats to come in the one ahead of us.Read More
I had every good intention in the world for completing this guide weeks ago giving you all enough time to place orders with some of my favourite local shops. Unfortunately, I was so busy with the handmade side of Tesser Traditions that I didn't get the chance. I'm going to share all the shops and ideas anyway, just in case you want to check them out for future gift ideas for yourself or a friend. A few shops haven't reached their cutoffs yet, so you may get lucky.Read More