winter weddings

I’m sure most of you are dreaming of a destination wedding on this cold winter day but I have to say, one of the weddings I did last winter at a ski resort was one of my favourites!

HOCKLEY VALLEY RESORT - 'cabin' fever heats up at Hockley Valley



Winter weddings are great because they can be very glamorous or casual, cozy and filled with natural textures. Today’s post is all about winter wedding inspiration, enjoy!


vintage lace invitation

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wed bouquet winter flowers

winter bouquet

winter boutonniere


winter cake




The opportunity for gorgeous photos!

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winter photo

Would you consider a winter wedding?

wishing you all a wonderful day!



Happy Saturday Everyone! It’s day 2 of our 12 days of Christmas!

I hope you all have exciting plans for the weekend- we are on our way to sunny Florida for some family time 🙂

Last night I got a chance to catch up with a girlfriend over a peppermint mocha-one of my favourite holiday drinks!

I also purchased Ghirardelli peppermint bark- another favourite. Do we see the trend here?


Here are some great recipes- with peppermint! Seasonal and delicious.

White Chocolate Peppermint Covered Pretzels

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Moose Munch Popcorn

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

The are so many recipes in this category! Bonus: with some nice wrapping these all make great gifts!


cookie exchange competition 2

wishing you all a wonderful day!

dinner tonight- comfort food

Good morning everyone

I hope your week is going well so far.

As the weather gets colder I’ve been making a lot of comfort meals. Tonight i’m making one of my favourites!

Here’s what’s for dinner tonight

Creamy Slow Cooker Tortellini Soup

Tender, Flaky Biscuits

(these cheddar herb biscuits are awesome too!)



I’ll be starting a 12 days of Christmas special starting tomorrow! Stay tuned for everything holiday related from home decor to recipes!

wishing you all a wonderful Thursday!

winter wedding florals

Good morning everyone

It’s a cold one here today and to get you all inspired I wanted to do a Wedding Wednesday post. So here it is, some inspiration for beautiful winter wedding florals!


winter wedding bouquet sequins



winter boutonniere boutonniere dark red

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winter red



What’s your favourite winter wedding trend? Comment below or let us know on Facebook!

wishing you all a wonderful day!

silver & gold

Silver or Gold?

I often tend to accessorize or decorate with silver as my metallic. I like the look of it and I think look better on me style-wise. I am often asked if the two can go together and I definitely think they can!

I was asked this question again recently and I was inspired to share this trend with all of you.

Here’s some inspiration for mixing silver & gold

In your closet

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For the holidays

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For parties & events

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Happy Sunday Everyone, wishing you all a wonderful day!

Christmas Tree Decor

Happy American Thanksgiving to all my readers out there in the US! I hope you all enjoy the long weekend with those you love.

For those of you who are thinking about putting up a tree for the holidays- today’s post may give you some ideas!

There are so many ways to personalize your tree or give it a themed decor- check these out!

tree pictures

Family photos fill this tree, what a cute idea to have everyone remembered.

white tree

What do you guys think about the all white ornaments? I really like the way these pieces come together with some whites, cremes and sparkles!

xmas tree

I tend to place the ornaments wherever they fit- in no particular way or order. This person had a plan! the diagonal rows of white red and green and awesome!


a snowy tree- this makes me want to curl up by the fire with a hot chocolate!


Over the past few years I have noticed a lot of people mixing in new color schemes- this family tried purple!


And of course, the rustic touch with the burlap!

wishing you all a wonderful day- happy decorating!

hot chocolate

Happy Monday Everyone

I hope you all got to enjoy the weekend. Did you see yesterday’s post? We’re hosting a giveaway!

The weather is getting chilly and this weekend was filled with warm drinks for me so I thought I would share some awesome hot chocolate recipes with all of you!

slow cooker coconut hot chocolate

peppermint hot chocolate

pumpkin spice white hot chocolate

peanut butter hot chocolate

(adult) maple hot chocolate

who’s craving chocolate??

hot-chocolate   Starbucks Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate hot-chocolate

Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s post for giveaway details. All you have to do is go the creative details Facebook page, like your favourite post so far and you will be entered to win!

wishing you all a wonderful day!

tonight’s comfort food: chili recipes

Today was one of those cool yet sunny days. After a busy day at work it was so nice to come home and have one of my favourite comfort foods. Chili with homemade garlic bread- yum!

Here’s the recipe I used:

Real Simple’s Southwestern Chili with Corn (we love this in our house! this time we used ground turkey and it was delicious)

And here are a few more you may like:

Beef & Beer Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Cincinnati Chili (another favorite!)

Chili Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Chili Mac (I made this a few weeks ago and it was a big hit!)

There are so many great variations to this list of ingredients and they are all so tasty.

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I’ve got a big announcement coming Friday!!

wishing you all a wonderful evening