Weeknight Meal Recipe: Pasta Arrabiata

By: Matt allison Jan 31, 2014

Pasta Arrabiata

This simple Italian dish packs a punch. "Arrabiata" literally translates to "Angry" because of the fiery chili's used to make up the tomato and garlic base of this dish. It's simple to prepare and easy on the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Cool Blue Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jan 30, 2014

This kitchen was dark and dingy, with way too much brown. But it had a lot of potential - the room is open and feels spacious, with lots of big windows. Sherry and John recognized this when they bought the place. See what they did with it after the… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Pegboard Wall Shelves

By: Capreek Jan 27, 2014

This is probably one of my favorite DIY projects I've seen recently. It's simple. It's beautiful. It's completely functional... And just about anyone can make it!    … Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Beef Stroganoff & Lemon Rice

By: Matt allison Jan 24, 2014

Beef Stroganoff & Lemon Rice

A real comfort food winner. This hearty dish is great for entertaining guests, packed with flavour and a slight sharpness brought together with the pickles… Continue Reading

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Kitchen Inspiration: 7 Stylish and Organized Open Pantries

By: Capreek Jan 23, 2014

I'll admit, I'm not an open pantry/open shelving type of person. For the most part I like my things tucked away and out of sight; visual clutter just makes me kinda twitchy, ya know? But these seven open pantries are so stylish and organized they may just change my mind!… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wooden Geometric Wine Stopper

By: Capreek Jan 22, 2014

This simple DIY woodworking project would make a great gift for birthdays, holidays, house warming parties... you name it! Just pair it with a bottle of the recipient's favorite wine and you'reContinue Reading

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7 Unnecessary Kitchen Appliances You Can Probably Live Without

By: Lexy.b.ward Jan 22, 2014

I've never thought of myself as a hoarder. I can definitely be a pack-rat at times, but I try to minimize when I can (or when I remember!). I took a look at the appliances in my kitchen and realized it was time to de-clutter and de-junk. Here are a few things I parted ways with!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: Geometric Felt Coasters Project

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jan 21, 2014

Make a set of colorful coasters in about an hour to add a little cheer to your kitchen… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Stylish DIY Kitchen Makeover for $2000

By: Capreek Jan 20, 2014

We completed a kitchen makeover a couple years ago (which you can see here) and are in the process of planning another one for our new place. If this past experience and my current researching tells me anything, it's that doing an entire kitchen makeover for $2000 is a feat in and of itself. I mean... you could spend that much on tile… Continue Reading

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How-To: Super Simple DIY Marble Serving Tray

By: Faith-towers Jan 20, 2014

This super easy DIY serving tray can be completed in mere minutes... your guests will beg you to tell them where you got it. And you should be able to find everything you need at your local hardware store! Click through to see the stunning final… Continue Reading

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5-Spice Beef Stir-fry With Eggy Rice

By: Matt allison Jan 17, 2014

5-Spice Beef Stir-fry With Eggy Rice

This week I did a round-up of healthy habits to start in 2014, one of which was to try tackling some home… Continue Reading

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5 Healthy Home Habits To Start In 2014

By: Matt allison Jan 15, 2014

5 Healthy Home Habits To Start In 2014

It’s hard to believe we are half way through the first month of the year. Resolutions are tough and they require effort in order to maintain them...you know, working out more, eating healthier, cleaning your home. All of these are only achieved through hard work… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Cool Cutting Board

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jan 14, 2014

If you love working in the kitchen, or know someone else who does, this DIY is for you. Make a cool house-shaped cutting board in an afternoon with the help of a few trusty… Continue Reading

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Two Just Right Restorations

By: Diy maven Jan 13, 2014

Some people might think restorations take less time than full-blown makeovers. In my experience, they take MORE time. You can cover a multitude of sins with filler and paint, but getting down to original raw wood takes a lot of patience and elbow grease. Take for example these two projects, both executed by my multi-talented nephew, John. Not only is he an athlete and a musician*, he's a chip off the old DIY block. First up is a kitchen built-in located in a circa 1900Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Cheesy Courgette & Mint Risotto

By: Matt allison Jan 10, 2014

Cheesy Courgette & Mint Risotto

Risotto is pure comfort food, as the winter chills take hold it's the perfect dish to enjoy with a glass of wine with loved ones. This one is a lighter take using summer vegetables, mixing the two seasons together in a delicious blend of flavors and… Continue Reading

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