Body Worlds Vital at Telus Spark

Body Worlds Vital

Have you seen the Body Worlds Vital exhibit at Telus Spark? Now is your last chance, as it closes May 31st.  This is your opportunity to learn about the human body with a focus on healthy living and lifestyle. I visited the exhibit with my mom, my son Jett, who is 7 years old, and…

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Creative Bedrooms Using Paint

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Looking for creative bedrooms for your kids? Or for yourself?  Paint is such a great way to add personality to a room.  Whether it be a soothing, calm hue or a bright and playful tone, the color of a room makes a big impact on the way you feel.   For home owners looking for a…

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Living Room Art E-Design

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Sometimes you need some serious design help and other times you just want to ask a friend with a good eye for a second opinion.  A quick design question to ask an interior designer without having to hire one fora  major consulting fee.  That is what makes e-designs so wonderful! (Did you know I can…

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The Great Boys Bedroom Debate #CILAskAnExpert

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This fall we had a great big bedroom switcheroo.  While pregnant with Hayes, I had a really hard time figuring out who to put in which room.  After many furniture moving nights, room and bed rearrangements, and hauling clothes back and forth (a few times), I finally got the kids into an arrangement that worked…

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Netflix Shows For Kids Of All Ages #streamteam

Siblings Playlist Netflix

March and April are the months of continual birthdays in our family.  There are 8 birthdays in those two months, so its a really crazy time with lots of family get-togethers. I think eventually we will evolve into a monthly family party to celebrate together, but for now the kids and grand kids love being…

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Thrifted DIY Jewelry Holder #12monthsofdiy

Thrifted DIY Jewelry Holder

Organizing my jewelry in a functional yet beautiful way has been a challenge of mine for years.  Felt boxes are a nice way to keep them organized in a drawer but I find I don’t wear accessories as often if they are not easily accessible and out for me to look at. Luckily I was…

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Outdoor Entertaining Tips From Debbie Travis

Dishware Outdoor Entertaining Tips

On days where the temperature is above 25 degrees (that is about 80 for you Americans) I am out the door in shorts and sandals, and I stay outside as long as I can.  Even my kids know and tag along.  Jett is learning about temperature in school, and each day they all guess the…

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Earth Day Home Decor

Earth Day Ideas

I love seeing the diamond in the rough.  The hidden potential a thrift store find can be.  It really is a secret power to be able to see the hidden potential in anything. From empty boxes to ribbons and string I can see so many possibilities. I hate to waste things, and love to have materials…

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Patio Furniture by Debbie Travis #discoverdebbie

Debbie Travis and Rosseau Conversation and Dining Set

Every design loving Canadian knows Debbie Travis from various TV shows over the years, as well as a various articles in home decorating and design magazines across the world.   Now Debbie Travis fans can enjoy her great taste and realistic approach with her new line of outdoor furniture and accessories available exclusively at sears. Inspired by…

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Trendy DIY Shirts With Cricut

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My favorite trend in women’s clothing right now is raglan tees with graphics on them. I see them everywhere, I even bought one (hello, internet famous) but it is also really easy to make your own diy shirts. I already used my Cricut Explore Air to make a wordy tank top and a scandal quote…

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A Simple Bathroom Refresh

Bathroom Refresh

*This post is sponsored by Wayfair, but all the love is my own* Bathroom Refresh Right now I am working on a mini renovation in my master bathroom (this is the design plan) and while I am waiting for the final big pieces to come together it has me itching to update more rooms in…

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Book Review: Silent Sting Clair M Paulson

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Catastrophe is looming over the Central Valley of California. The honeybees, vital to the economy of this agricultural epicenter, are dying at an unprecedented rate. The US government is desperate for answers, and researchers at the University of California-Riverside are tasked with providing them. But when the professors assigned to the investigation are systematically killed…

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