Balleycanoe & Co


September 16, 2014 | 19 comments

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On my way home from a few days in Kingston last month, I took a detour through small town Ontario.  The detour was planned … as I was determined to make a stop at Balleycanoe & Co. in Mallorytown.  Fellow blogger Laurie from Viny’et Etc reminded me about this goldmine when she posted a pic of a visit there on her Instagram feed.  … Continue Reading...



Floor Plan Friday!


September 12, 2014 | 4 comments

This week’s floor plan was found on e-Plans and is a 2 bed/2 1/2 bath country home.  Slightly larger than last week’s plan at 1556 sq ft, it boasts two separate master bedrooms on opposite sides of the living area.

What I like:

  • Bedrooms on opposite sides of the living area
  • Unique bathroom layouts in the bedrooms
  • Open kitchen/living space
  • FIREPLACE!
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It’s Floor Plan Friday!


September 5, 2014 | 13 comments

Floor Plan Friday GraphicI LOVE floor plans.  I love pouring over them in minute detail.  I imagine choosing the finishes, furnishing the rooms and living there. I know … I have a problem!  But it’s explainable – on my previous blog I wrote about my unfulfilled dream of being an architect … here.… Continue Reading...



A Home Décor Gem in Lancaster


August 5, 2014 | 20 comments

IMG_3270Back in June we were in the area and stopped for a meal in Lancaster.  We were in between appointments so had a little time to kill.  While hubby nursed his beer at the restaurant I sauntered down the street to the local home décor shop – C&N Interior Styling Boutique.  … Continue Reading...



From Pine to Fine – a DIY


July 25, 2014 | 12 comments

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Confession time!  I love painted furniture.  I love to repurpose pieces that are past their prime, no longer useful or have been cast away as “old news”.  There is just something fulfilling in taking something old and making it new again.

Last year I repurposed an old sewing table into a night stand in our bedroom.  … Continue Reading...



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