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Playroom Reveal – The Before & After

I can’t believe this day has come! I’m ready to show you all the entire playroom space completed! (Well mostly completed, I’ll explain that as we go). Consider this the…

IKEA Vimle Sofa Review | Playroom Update

Inside: My full review of the IKEA Vimle Sofa with the sectional chaise; including how to assemble it, a review of the slipcover, and how to compares to the IKEA…

Adding Furniture to the Playroom | The Rug & The Coffee Table

So much progress in the playroom! I honestly cannot believe we have it to the point where Dan and I can now hang out in there and watch movies again…

How to Lay a Vinyl Composite Floor – Playroom Makeover Update

Inside: A full description and explanation of how to lay vinyl composite flooring in a below-grade basement. We used Taiga flooring in Anaheim; how to cut vinyl composite and how…

Adding Soft Pink Pastels to the Master Bedroom

I gave into the trendiest of trends. Why yes, I did and I began adding soft pink pastels to the Master Bedroom. I guess I was looking for a way…

Touring a Dream Home in Real Life

You know how they say you can actually build your dreams? Well, they weren’t kidding 😉 This month has been an absolute riot – in the best sense ever. I know…

Clearing the Cobwebs and Refreshing the House with Giant Tiger

Even though the calendar says it’s spring anytime after March 21st, most of us know that this season typically takes her sweet time actually arriving. In Canada, we have to coax…

traveling with toddlers

Top Tips for Plane Rides with Toddlers

Back to reality after a ten day mini hiatus to travel to Toronto for some serious business planning and some intense family visiting. It was super strange to be completely…

A Romp Through the Playroom – The Demolition Stage

Wow – it’s been a hot minute. Or shall we say a little over a week 😉 As I write this post, I’m in Toronto, sitting at the kitchen island…

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