Category Archives: Design

Weekend Wardrobe Project

It all started with an IKEA catalogue. Uh-oh, you can see where this is going! The master bedroom at our house is just under 10 x 14 feet with no en suite bathroom or walk-in closet. There is a standard closet

Weekend Wardrobe Project

It all started with an IKEA catalogue. Uh-oh, you can see where this is going! The master bedroom at our house is just under 10 x 14 feet with no en suite bathroom or walk-in closet. There is a standard closet

Fitbit: 6 Months Later

I’ve had my Fitbit over 6 months now so it’s time for a second review. Is it going to stay the course? Gadget Fun Factor: Is the Fitbit fun to own? You bet! It’s fun to look around a room

Fitbit: 6 Months Later

I’ve had my Fitbit over 6 months now so it’s time for a second review. Is it going to stay the course? Gadget Fun Factor: Is the Fitbit fun to own? You bet! It’s fun to look around a room

My Watch Collection

…or, my future watch collection. I currently “only” have 3: I always want to know what time it is, and I don’t carry a phone on me. I am actually really good at estimating the time from the light outside.

My Watch Collection

…or, my future watch collection. I currently “only” have 3: I always want to know what time it is, and I don’t carry a phone on me. I am actually really good at estimating the time from the light outside.

Library Love

It’s not too often I post about what I’m doing on any given day. But today was remarkable! Our fine city has opened its new Central Library which was in the works for 4 years. I must point out I

Library Love

It’s not too often I post about what I’m doing on any given day. But today was remarkable! Our fine city has opened its new Central Library which was in the works for 4 years. I must point out I

These Are a Few of My Favourite Things

I bet I’m not alone in being a blogger who loves office supplies. I can hardly imagine life without file folders, paper clips and Post-It notes. I like office accessories far more than I like fashion accessories! Despite keeping most

These Are a Few of My Favourite Things

I bet I’m not alone in being a blogger who loves office supplies. I can hardly imagine life without file folders, paper clips and Post-It notes. I like office accessories far more than I like fashion accessories! Despite keeping most

Book Review – Overdressed: the Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

I am not the world’s most frugal clothes shopper, spending $750 to $1225 per year on my wardrobe for each of the past 10 years. So with over $10,000 spent in 10 years, I must have a stunning wardrobe, right?

Book Review – Overdressed: the Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

I am not the world’s most frugal clothes shopper, spending $750 to $1225 per year on my wardrobe for each of the past 10 years. So with over $10,000 spent in 10 years, I must have a stunning wardrobe, right?

Are Any Clothes Still Made in Canada?

When I was a kid, almost all of my clothes were made in Canada. Now it is rare to find anything made here. In trying to avoid fast fashion and sweatshop goods, I’ve been looking for domestic lines, without much

Are Any Clothes Still Made in Canada?

When I was a kid, almost all of my clothes were made in Canada. Now it is rare to find anything made here. In trying to avoid fast fashion and sweatshop goods, I’ve been looking for domestic lines, without much

London Report

This should properly be called the London and East Sussex report but I wasn’t sure that had the same ring to it! I split my week’s vacation time right down the middle and enjoyed both places equally. Newcomers to this

London Report

This should properly be called the London and East Sussex report but I wasn’t sure that had the same ring to it! I split my week’s vacation time right down the middle and enjoyed both places equally. Newcomers to this

Am I Crafty?

I am not a big-time crafter, but I have my moments. My longest-lasting craft interest was always cross-stitch. I have done a few substantial pieces and had them framed. When I was a kid, my grandmother taught me traditional embroidery.

Am I Crafty?

I am not a big-time crafter, but I have my moments. My longest-lasting craft interest was always cross-stitch. I have done a few substantial pieces and had them framed. When I was a kid, my grandmother taught me traditional embroidery.

Lofty Thoughts

I have always been fascinated by loft living. I’ve never owned or rented a loft and likely never will, but they’re part of my imagined alternate life! Of course, I would have no interest in a new construction with drywall

Lofty Thoughts

I have always been fascinated by loft living. I’ve never owned or rented a loft and likely never will, but they’re part of my imagined alternate life! Of course, I would have no interest in a new construction with drywall