Happy Family Day everyone!

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend filled with love, family, friends, sweets and laughter!

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Have you checked us out in our new spot?

Please do!

There is all kinds of excitement happening and coming over there.. we would love for you to join us!

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Looking for easy weekday breakfast recipes? We’ve got muffins today and more coming next week!

I love making a batch muffins and having them ready for a quick breakfast or snack.

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chunk

Corn Muffins

Bacon & Egg Muffins

Black Tea Honey Muffins (I have yet to try these but I saw the recipe and it looks yummy!- I cannot wait to test the recipe next weekend!)

Cinnamon Muffins

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wedding wednesday: groomsmen gifts

Happy Wednesday!

With the cold weather and engagement season in full swing I have been in total wedding mode lately- Pinterest, meetings and crafts have taken over my life but I have to say- I absolutely love it!

I’ve been chatting (and writing) a lot about entertaining, decor, recipes etc. And although men probably benefit of the recipes.. I don’t want them to feel left out! So today’s wedding wednesday is for the boys! (and maybe for the girls since you will probably be doing some of this shopping).

Groomsmen gifts can be a little tricky so I collected a few of my favourite ideas for you!

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I love these personalized cufflinks- in my mind wedding party gifts are all about adding a personal touch and making those close to you feel extra special- this gift does that perfectly!

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Boat shoes! What a great gift, these are the perfect show for everyman

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Every man needs a great wedding/survival kit. A tie, some whiskey, a cigar and some steak spice is pretty much all they need!

I’ve got so many more, I may have to do part 2 ūüôā

happy planning! wishing you all a wonderful day

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saturday super bowl inspiration: the details

Happy Saturday!!

The last post in our Superbowl Party Inspiration series; today it’s all about the details

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Super simple DIY project- wrap tin cans with cardboard paper to make them themed to your party!

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How amazing is this football field table? A little fabric, white tape and cardboard cut out letters makes a statement.

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Love this. And the boys will too.

Looking for fun printables? Check out this post over at mom fab fun.

Missed our posts earlier this week?

We shared entertaining tips, party dips , flatbread pizzas and yummy game day desserts!

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We’re off to set up a very special 13th birthday today

wishing you all a wonderful day!

super bowl party inspiration: flatbread pizza

Happy Friday!

The weekend begins today and I only have one more post after this for Superbowl inspiration.

Today I am sharing the tastiest item on my Superbowl party menu and tomorrow it’s all about the details!

The modern take on traditional party food- Flatbread pizzas are bite size, so delicious and easy to make- definitely a crowd pleaser

Buffalo Chicken

Chicken & Black Bean

BBQ Chicken

Mexican Hamburger Flatbread

Pesto, Mozzarella & Sun-dried Tomato

My favourite? Artichoke dip as the base, chicken, bacon, chopped spinach and goat cheese YUM!

You add pretty much any topping and it will be a great appetizer or meal.

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wishing you all a wonderful day!

superbowl parties: entertaining tips

Happy Monday everyone!

I hope you all had a great weekend.

The super bowl is next weekend so i’ve dedicated this week’s blog posts to super bowl parties! It seems to be a very busy weekend for parties and entertaining so I thought it would be the perfect time to share easy recipes, decorating ideas and entertaining tips.

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Today’s post: my top 3 entertaining tips for a party with boys

1. Make sure you have enough drinks for everyone! You want to have a lot of ice on hand and ensure you keep those drinks cold for your guests (if you are serving alcohol please make sure everyone has a safe way home!)

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I love the use of frozen water filled balloons to keep drinks cold. Add these to a beer bucket to make them more man-friendly.

2. ¬†Arrange to have a variety of finger foods instead of one meal. Super Bowl parties are all about snacks and appetizers! I’ll be sharing some super simple, super delicious recipes later this week so you can serve great food without being stuck in the kitchen all day/night!

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3. Have enough seats. This is really important if you’re having a group over. This party is all about a televised event so your guests will want to sit down and be comfortable. Play around with your furniture and don’t be afraid of rentals! Most companies have decent prices, quite a few options and they deliver.

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For more entertaining tips be sure to check out red envelope’s entertaining tips for 2014

Stay tuned for more super bowl party fun this week!

wishing you all a wonderful day!

3 crockpot dinners

Happy Sunday everyone!

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I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend so far

I promised 3 crockpot dinner recipes so here they are!

Crockpot Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Slow Cooker Garlic & Brow Sugar Chicken (this is really good over rice!)

Creamy Slow Cooker Tortellini Soup

I love these easy meals because you do the prep work and then you can step away for the day and come home to a  delicious dinner!

wishing you all a wonderful day!

Friday DIY: home organization

Happy Friday everyone!

Today I am sharing some of my favourite DIY home organization projects. When it’s this cold out, craft time and a hot chocolate sounds like the perfect Sunday

What I love about these projects is that most of them can be done with items you already have at home!

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Using an old frame or window shutter to hang jewellery is an awesome idea! I love the look of having everything displayed so it can easily be found yet be organized and look nice.

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Does anyone else have a scarf obsession? I have SO many and this DIY project is perfect to keep them all in one spot. Using shower curtain hooks and zip ties- this super functional piece is easy to make and fits right in the closet!

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When it comes to crafts Martha Stewart knows best! Check out this post about how to create this awesome etched glass jars to stay organized in the kitchen.

Tomorrow i’ll be posting 3 delicious weekend crockpot recipes.

wishing you all a wonderful day!

weekend happenings

Happy Monday Everyone!

Today’s post is all about this weekend’s happenings..

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I got to spend some quality time with friends and family over lunch and downtown shopping!

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Then I met for coffee with an awesome florist to talk about the industry and she provided me with these beautiful arrangements for a photo shoot I was doing Sunday.

Here are some sneak peeks of the shoot staged with The Millionaire’s Daughter

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I promised you guys some yummy dinner recipes this week so here’s the first!

We had White Chicken Lasagna last night and it was so good! I love this dinner with a salad-and it freezes well, perfect for nights when you don’t want to cook or don’t have time to!

This week we’ll talk about DIY home organization, more dinner recipes and some wedding trends for 2014.

wishing you all a wonderful day!