Our Urban Backyard Summer Oasis

Whether you have a backyard or a balcony, with a few simple things like flowers and lights, creating an Urban Backyard Summer Oasis is easy! Today I’ve joined an amazing group of blogger friends, and we are sharing our summer decks and patios with you…all in hopes to inspire your creativity in your own space!  Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing.  Make sure to check out all the posts in the links at the bottom of this post!  xo I’m so relieved that it’s finally patio weather.  We had what felt like the longest winter ever, and when it […]

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Mexican Street Corn Chicken Bowl

Make this Mexican Street Corn Chicken Bowl for dinner tonite!  Loaded with fresh ingredients, grilled chicken and a Mexican Street Corn Salad.  So good. Have you ever had Mexican Street Corn Salad?  It’s SO good.  It’s so delicious that I could actually eat the entire salad myself…the dressing is creamy, the corn flavourful and with bites of tart cheese and tasty cilantro. Yum.  Now how about we actually make a whole meal out of it by adding some grilled Mexican chicken, cooked quinoa and loads of fresh toppings?  Sound good?  YES. This Mexican Street Corn Chicken Bowl is fresh, healthy and […]

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Easy Strawberry Jello Poke Cake Recipe

This Strawberry Jello Poke Cake Recipe is an easy and delicious dessert recipe!  Vanilla cake with strawberry jello poked throughout the cake, and topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries.  This cake is always a favourite at parties! Today I’ve joined an amazing group of blogger friends, and we are sharing some delicious summer recipes with you!  Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing.  Make sure to check out all the deliciousness in the links at the bottom of this post!  xo Growing up my Mom used to make me Jello cake for my birthday…it was a 2 layer cake […]

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Crispy Airfryer Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

Crispy Airfryer Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

This recipe for Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings is made with the Philips Turbostar Analog Airfryer, and makes the most crispy and delicious chicken wings.  Only 3 ingredients and ready in 15 minutes!  Perfect for game day parties! – – – – – Disclosure: I am working with Philips and I am excited to share Philips products and delicious recipes I have made with them!  I have been compensated, but as always, all pictures, views and opinions are my own. I might be the only person I know that doesn’t have a deep fryer…it just wasn’t something I ever wanted.  And […]

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11+ Delicious Salads for a Summer BBQ or Picnic!

Tis the time of year for BBQ’s and picnics with family and friends!  If you need some ideas on what to make and take, here are 11+ Delicious Salads for a Summer BBQ or Picnic. With summer right on our doorstep, this means that there will be plenty of patio BBQs, picnics and gatherings with friends and family.  Whether you are hosting, or have been asked to bring something, it’s always nice to have a few easy, go-to recipe ideas in your kitchen arsenal.  I’m sharing 11+ tasty salad recipes to keep in mind for your next summer soiree!  Make […]

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Simple Early Summer Mantel

Simple Early Summer Mantel…Flowers Everywhere!

Create a beautiful early summer mantel with simple decor and loads of fresh flowers! Today I’ve joined a talented group of bloggers, and we are sharing our simple and beautiful summer mantel {or summer vignette} ideas with you! Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing.  Make sure to check out all of the mantels and vignettes in the links at the bottom of this post!  xo This time of year I so look forward to lilacs blooming…there is something SO immensely beautiful about these flowers.  The nostalgia, the soft and frothy look of the flowers, and the scent…oh my the […]

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10 Tips for Staining a Fence

Today I’m sharing 10 Tips for Staining a Fence.  Simple, practical and helpful, and all in the hope that I can help to make the job of staining your own fence, just a little easier!  Thank you to CIL Paints for providing the paint for this project.  Hello friends!  I’m back again to bring you one more outdoor spring idea as part of the Outdoor Extravaganza Hop, hosted by Shauna of Satori Design for Living!  This time it’s all about paint & build-it projects.  Make sure to scroll to the end of this post to see more ideas from my blogging […]

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