September 2013

5 years ago today on a rainy afternoon, perched on a cliff at the edge of paradise, I married my best friend.  Although we'd been together as a couple for many eight years prior, that day was the beginning of a new chapter for us.  Today marks the anniversary of what I like to call the "grown up" phase of our life together and in celebration of the pride I feel in reaching that milestone, I thought I'd offer you a glimpse behind the Dreamhouse.  We'll be taking a look back at some of the moments that have made the

As some of you know, this Saturday Kes & I are attending BlogPodium, a conference for Canadian design and lifestyle bloggers where we'll get to meet & network with 250 professionals, & fellow house obsessed bloggers like ourselves! This will be our first blogger conference so I'm incredibly nervous excited! My twitter feed this week has been all a buzz with talk of 'what to wear' so I thought I'd share how we'll be expressing our blogger style this weekend. With any conference, there is always the potential to make important connections, so it goes without saying that I want to look

With the window wait nearly over & the basement prep work complete, we're finally back to focusing on our plans for the main living space. We thought we'd take a break from all of the heavy construction talk & get a little bit into some of the fun stuff. Anyone who knows us knows we're a gadget family. We eat, sleep & breathe technology. So its only fitting that we'd be curious about cool ways to integrate technology into our home. In a perfect world we'd go full on Tony Stark and have J.A.R.V.I.S. running things, but since Kes is not