12 ways to winterize your vehicle parked outside all winter

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Discover 12 easy ways to winterize a vehicle that sits outside year-round, protecting it from elements once the freezing winter temperatures plummet! My dream garage would be a triple car garage with one bay exclusive for parking my truck. But as it stands, my truck sits outside 24/7 thanks to a single car garage stuffed […]

Ski-themed winter decorating ideas home tour

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Looking for some winter decorating ideas for your own home? Give this ski theme a go! Paint some skis a wintery blue, add cozy Argyle patterns, sprinkle in some evergreen trees, make a cozy coffee station and more! Take this winter decorating home tour for loads of inspiration! A month ago, I decorated for winter.  […]

Snow memories while meandering the snowy bike trails by foot


Our west coast weather of late has taken quite a turn! We’ve had bitter cold winds and the past two days a good dump of snow. Normally known as the Bahamas of Canada, BC had been hit by a little of that polar vortex effect that’s been back east. Our conditions didn’t come close to […]

White slipcovered IKEA ektorp 3.5 sofas living room tour

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White slipcovered IKEA ektorp 3.5 sofas living room tour View the entire Ektorp sofa series to-date HERE Q: Do IKEA Uppland slipcovers fit the now discontinued Ikea 3.5 Ektorp sofas? A: Update January 2019: Ikea has now discontinued the Ektorp 3.5 sofa series. I am currently trying to find out if the new Uppland sofa […]

The easiest and cutest DIY Wooden Snowmen! (with scrap wood)

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Turn scrap wood into the easiest and cutest wooden snowmen, perfect for Christmas or winter decorating! Complete with rusty junk features, rope scarves and more! Someone asked me in passing if I could make a handmade wooden snowman for winter decorating. Why yes, I think I will! I LOVE creating winter decorating. Not only does […]