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Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

    I have a special delivery for you today.   A WHITE CHRISTMAS     Yup.  I put my elf hat on, and made a little snow for you.  Because I love you like that.   There’s something peaceful …

Is your kitchen fugly? Want to make it fabulous?

  Is your kitchen fugly?  Dream BIG.  There is hope for you. Pursue big dreams instead of small realities. If I can work with the worlds fugliest kitchen … then anyone can do it.   My kitchen had a face …

A wedding in a barn without a hitch. Okay,maybe one hitch. Maybe two. Maybe even an explosion.

But only one explosion.  Okay, maybe two explosions. One transformer explosion, and one Lynne Knowlton explosion. We can talk about the transformer, but we can’t talk about my temper tantrum.  If you ask, I will punch you.  The embarrassment of …

$100 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway. Maybe. With your vote.

  Did you know that there is a Home and Garden contest going on right now? Right now. Now. In this moment. A  contest !! And I’m losing.  I’d hate to say that I am a sore loser.  I am …

Creative ideas to build your own Funky Outhouse or Wooden Throne

  Need some inspiration for creating an outhouse ~ small garden shed ~ or small outbuilding ?  All three buildings are the same same but different. Outhouse – toilet + gardening tools = Very cool garden shed  DIY OUTHOUSE IDEAS : …

Breathe it all in. Love it all out.

Are you celebrating THANKSGIVING this week? What is your Thanksgiving THANKFULNESS ?? That is a mouth full. Geesh… I am thankful for shorter words.  I am thankful for the weekend.    I am thankful for elastic waistbands during Thanksgiving dinner.   …

Toronto Fall Home Show -> Free ticket giveaway to sexiness…

GUESS WHAT ?!! That’s what.  Jokes. The Toronto FALL HOME SHOW is on…. in T.O. tinsel town Sept 20-23 2013 Update : Feb 20 -23 2014 Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place And…wait for it…wait for it….they gave me 20 TICKETS to …

Dear Magazine Publishers, I HEART you. May I SMOOCH you ?!

Be careful what you WISH for, you just might get it. Sort of. I wished for a million dollars.  Uhhm…. Didn’t get that. Clearly I need to shout a little louder at the Lotto-Max seller. Or at least buy a lottery …

A Flawless Door Hardware Design……Unless You’re A CAT

I would like to apologize to the residents of COLBORNE Street. I have no idea where your street sign went.  I haven’t seen it anywhere.  I swear. If I did happen to see it, I would use it for a …

Is Your Neighbour a Jerk face? Green Moss Graffiti to the rescue…

********************************************** GOOD FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBOURS  ********************************************** and Green Moss Graffiti makes them even BETTER neighbours. You got that right,  Charlie Brown. I had a bad neighbour.  ONCE.  Been there. Done that. Don’t want the jerk face poster again. Time …

How to Bring the BEACH Coast Right In Your House

Are you living on the beach ?  Do you see an ocean outside your window ? If you can see the ocean RIGHT NOW, skip this post.  You are disqualified. But, but, but, but….. before you skip the post, Do …

I Am A WHITE Paint Lovin’ TROLLOP- Just sayin’

I don’t know how it happened. I became a WHITE paint and home decor trollop of sorts. A definite trollop. A lover of WHITE. White madness. WHITE everything. A whirlwind of WHITE BLISS-FUL-NESS.   This is one of my favourite …

IF WINTER HAD A FACE….I Would PUNCH It.

A wise person once said: WINTER is nature’s way of saying……”UP YOURS”. I don’t know who that wise person was. I am not wise enough to remember at this particular moment. Maybe because my brain is frozen. I am popping …

I Was BORN In a BARN

Ok, I made that part up.  If you asked my parents, they would have told you that my dinner manners qualified me for living in a barn status. So… technically, I could have been born in a barn. Same thing. …

Would You Believe Me If I Told You….

That I have a Christmas House Tour TOMORROW And I have not put up ONE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT.  That’s right.  Not one. *_*. Because it snowed. It really snowed. It’s a winter WONDERLAND around here. I have been having too much …

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