2010 archive

Crafty stuff ~ DIY custom light

We were really happy to find a house when we were looking that was move-in ready. The only things we wanted to change was the paint colour in the master bedroom and our daughter’s room, and all of the lighting upstairs. Ugly lights make me crazy!We had brought a couple of chandeliers from our old house (with the permission of the new owner), and we found some perfectly good, inexpensive lighting for our hallway from Ikea but finding a nice overhead light fixture for our daughter’s room took us longer Read more […]

Giveaway links

It’s been a while, but my husband is watching the Habs get killed so I thought I’d do a few links to some fun giveaways!Win a package of goodies worth $100 from Organic baby at Glimpse Win a Little Tykes Cozy Coup at Natural MommieWin a pair of fitflops at Feisty, Frugal and FabulousI hope all you Canadians had a great long weekend! Read more […]

LOST finale – are you ready?

Sunday night, an awful lot of people are going to be sitting around their televisions, getting more confused and hopefully more enlightened all at the same time. What am I talking about? The final episode of Lost, of course. I’ve got my snacks ready, wine in the fridge, and the PVR set in case the baby wakes up so I don’t miss a second.If you ‘re looking for a little refresher, Wired magazine has The Web of Intrigue, which shows all of the connections between every character that has ever been on Read more […]

London 2012 Olympic Mascots

Have you seen these guys? In case you haven’t, here’s Wedlock and Mandeville, the official mascots of the 2012 London Olympics. Eek!And there’s a hilarious article about them in the Vancouver Sun. It might sound like sour grapes to some people, but having been lucky enough to be in Vancouver for the Olympics this year, I agree with the tone the author took. Plus, how could London possibly top Quatchi?Only 799 days to go! Read more […]

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