“Festivus for the Rest of Us”

We’re lucky to get to celebrate many different types of holidays in Canada because of its diversity. Here’s a rundown of various types of holidays that some countries, people and cultures celebrate around the holiday season. Bodhi Day – December 8 Bodhi Day (or Rohatsu) is celebrated on December 8 or on the Sunday before….

Ugly Christmas Fridge

We were out on a mission – on the internet – trying to find people’s best ideas for ugly fridge makeovers. Instead, given that it is the holiday season, we found ideas of how to give your fridge a holiday face lift. A light bulb pinged. What if, instead of an ugly Christmas sweater, we…

Organizing your Pantry

There are millions of ways you can have a messy pantry, but we have some ideas for affordable ways to keep it organized. Do not underestimate the power of office file organizers. Trays, lunchbox lids, cutting boards, trays, muffin trays, and baking sheets can all neatly fit in there. Wide Magazine holders are just perfect…

Re-using Tea Containers

We’re always thinking of ways to re-use cool things we come across. Since it’s gifting season, receiving this David’s Tea box (image below) of different types of teas was great for two reasons: A) warming up with flavourful teas. B) We got a brilliant idea of how to re-use this for your kitchen. All you…

DIY Holiday Decorations

Truthfully, I don’t do much for decorations for the holidays.  I live in a small condo, so over doing it with decorations tends to look cluttered and messy. Every year I like to switch things up and play around with things I have around the house.  Last year, I made this feather wreath (ok, I didn’t exactly…