Archive of ‘Easy Entertaining’ category

Enjoying the Outdoors All Season Long

A great big sunny warm hello to everyone! I’m this happy because I’ve been enjoying an extended long weekend My little guy, my four-footed hairy guy and I have escaped the city for a few more days and are living life in cottage country. Ahhhh grand-parents and the great outdoors are two perfect ways to […]

Long Weekends & Under $20 Hostess Gift Ideas

Three day weekend! A few years ago, the May long weekend used to mean camping, cottaging or just getting away with friends. Now that I’m older, and a home owner, I normally start planting in the garden. Oh I know, I’m a crazy lady now. Actually, given the frost warnings for Ottawa, I might be […]

Here Comes Peter Cottontail: Easter Goodies!

I spent a bit of time at the Mud Oven┬áthis morning with my 2.5 year-old son. It’s a ceramics shop on Bank Street in Old Ottawa South where you pick your pre-made object and paint to your heart’s content. My good friend asked us to join her and her son. Her sweet little guy is […]

Chez Nous: Sue’s Tips For Easy Entertaining

  It seems to me that lots of us who love design and home decor also love to entertain. All the big shelter magazines include features on party themes and creating gourmet concoctions to serve your guests. My favourite ones even include wine pairings! I also enjoyed a feature on Houzz this week that boils […]