Home Decor, Kitchen Design

Industrial Bistro Kitchen

The latest post of the Style at Home magazine featured a beautiful kitchen renovation of a historic Victorian home in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood. Designer Ingrid Oomen was faced with a challenge; to create for a client a kitchen, an eat-in area and a family room that were light and airy as well as family friendly,… Continue reading Industrial Bistro Kitchen

DIY, Home Decor

Birch Bark Vase

The long hike we took the other day with my husband proved to be quite rewarding for me. Beside getting the much needed exercise and fresh oxygen I sourced, for free, the material for my next DIY project. In our 14 km hike route we came across so many fallen trees in their decomposing phase,… Continue reading Birch Bark Vase


Tuna Sauce Fettuccine

Aren’t pastas everyone’s favorites? They are mine, for sure. I make them using various sauce recipes, but mostly I just create my own sauces using whatever I have at hand. Last evening I made these delicious fettuccine with tuna sauce. This sauce recipe is one of those which I created playing with ingredients that I… Continue reading Tuna Sauce Fettuccine


Eye Candy – 10 Beautiful Entryways

I have a small problem which of course could be easily fixed, but I need to come up with an idea. My current home lacks a formal entryway, and a proper place where we or our guests can hang their coats. Our entryway (which is also our living room) seriously needs a little help so… Continue reading Eye Candy – 10 Beautiful Entryways

Food, Uncategorized

Açma – Turkish Bagel

Winter and cold weather keeps me wanting to escape anywhere where is warmer and sunnier. However, chances to escape to warmer climates for me at this time are slim, so the only thing left is evoking the sunny summer days. When, evoking summer time my thoughts go to Turkey and our summer vacations spent there… Continue reading Açma – Turkish Bagel

DIY, Holiday Decor, Home Decor

Valentine’s Day Mantel

I am really not into Valentine’s Day, and I have never decorated my home for this LOVE-ly holiday; however, the blogosphere these days is full of Valentine’s decor ideas, so I thought I should add my two cents and pull something together for this day; something quick, easy and LOVE-ly which would be a post… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Mantel