It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada, and I have so much to be thankful for – most of all our little guy, K who turns two in a couple of weeks. These last couple of months have seen an explosion of words, skills and of course, sheer naughtiness. We are in the midst of many other … Read more
here’s a hint of what i was up to this weekend – more to come…..
here are a couple more pictures apart from those i posted earlier. Love the way the backsplash sweeps over the window. The window is a couple of inches lower than the counter. Big design no-no, but changing the window height was not in our budget. However, given it is a picture window and at some … Read more
The kitchen backsplash was the last piece of our kitchen renovation puzzle. It took as 8 months after the renovation to finally agree on a tile and pick a date to have it installed. The variety of tile on the market is staggering and just compounded our indecision. Finally, given that we wanted a full … Read more
Happy Canada Day, folks! Here I am, four months later. These past few months have been a blur – a mixed bag of emotions and experiences. On the plus side, we had a lovely vacation in India and are finally enjoying the summer weather in Toronto. On the not so good side, I have a … Read more
While our sick baby was taking an extended nap, I cleaned up a bit and decided to take new pictures from some different angles of our first floor of our Victorian rowhouse. First up, is our entryway Pull the camera back a bit and yes, you are in our living room as soon as you … Read more
So a while back, as in October 2011, we finished about 80% of our kitchen renovation. We love the wide open space, our eat-in kitchen and the amount of storage [relative to the old layout]. However, due to a combination of renovation fatigue, return to work from mat leave and general busy-ness, we are still … Read more
Browsing through the NYT on a cloudy day…. Eye-candy #1 all images from Trovit Homes via NYTimes Eye-candy #2 all images via NYTimes
I’ve mentioned our challenges, primarily related to shoe-clutter with our entryway here and mused on some inspiration here. Happy to report that this weekend we’ve made quite a bit of progress. This is the before What we moved out of the space: The two chairs made their way to our bedroom to serve as “side-tables’. … Read more
Four porcelain cups, sans saucers, made in england. $0.99 each from Value Village on Queen East.