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Hi! Welcome and thanks for visiting! My name is Melissa. I am a new Mom, Certified Teacher, wife and homeowner. Here, you will find DIY projects, educational activity ideas, recipes and more to inspire you to enjoy life at home and beyond!


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October 7, 2017

We love this time of the year, cooler temperatures, our visit to our local pumpkin patch, enjoying a traditional pumpkin spice latte, gathering with family to celebrate Thanksgiving and of course the upcoming arrival of our baby girl!  This time of year, is also perfec...

July 27, 2017

Today, we are sharing a few simple décor ideas and snap shots for my side of the office!

So, it has been a few months since my last takes over and all for great reasons - we have been busy with work and wrapping up some reno's in our home before the arrival...

October 8, 2016

This is one of our favourite times of the year - with a huge selection of décor items available at great price points including simply making a trip to our local Dollar discount store - it is a great time to add some easy to make and inexpensive DIY fall décor to our h...

July 27, 2016

Our DIY wheels are in motion again and we are continuing to work on some exciting reno projects in our home! If you have not had a chance to see how we built our DIY Industrial Shelves and Modern Rustic Desk be sure to check out those posts links!

Today, we are sharing...

March 23, 2016

We are SUPER excited to reveal how we styled our DIY custom shelves and desk - we have been inspired, searched for and found some great finds and added a few personal items as well.

My husband has always wanted to customize a shelf and desk for our office space. These D...

March 17, 2016

A few weeks ago, we posted a VIDEO clip of our HOW TO Build Industrial-Inspired Shelves which you can find here and added our STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS POST here. We are so happy that the video has done so well with over 1,000+ views and really appreciate the comments,...

March 9, 2016

We enjoy adding some unique pieces and DIY projects to our home. My husband is a Carpenter and our weekends often include doing projects for our home, whether it be building a wooden décor sign, trays for décor items, or reno projects. This has and continues to give us...

March 3, 2016

Today on the blog, I am sharing some simple ways to add some Spring Decor to a tray for a coffee table.


My husband built and stained this tray when we put together our HOLIDAY DECOR and in addition to our table these are great neutral pieces to change up and add to sea...

March 2, 2016

We purchased this fantastic rustic table back in the Winter and decorated it with our HOLIDAY DECOR. What is so great about having a neutral furniture piece like this one, is that you can change up the decor on it seasonally. We really like a mix of modern and rustic f...

March 1, 2016

Spring is just around the corner and it is a great time to add some fresh and colourful decor to your home.


Flowers can be pricey and we enjoy having them outdoors when the weather gets warmer as well as some greenery indoors. For these vases, I have used faux flowers...

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