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My Favourite Interviews as a Design*Sponge Editor + Remembering Old Work
From 2016 through ‘18, I worked as an Editor at one of the world's most popular design blogs, …
Tiger King, Illustrations by Subin Yang, Novy Proster, Salted Tahini Chocolate Cookies + The Perfect Rustic Kitchen
If you've been home and on Netflix, you've likely seen previews for Tiger King. Everyone's talking about it …
Music Mix 03.20
What a time to be alive! With everyone quarantined at home or socially isolating, there's no better time …
Fully Gutted and Full of Potential
Two weeks into owning #PipersPeak and we've officially taken it down to the studs and foundation. In all …
Glennon Doyle on Goop, New Script Fonts, a Food Substitute Guide, Vitamin A Swimwear, Jaffles and #PipersPeak
This week has been one of the most eventful weeks of our lives… It all started with getting …
“What is Sabrina Smelko Doing Now” ✁ Links + Likes
Lately my blog analytics tell me that people are visiting my site after searching for information on what …
Finding the Right Light – 15 Lights and Lamps to Buy Right Now
One of the first things we'll be ordering for our new place is lighting, which will undoubtedly have …
House Plant Appreciation Day
As we usher in the weekend, I took some time this Friday morning to fuss over all of …
Overland Camping (and Why We Love it So Much)
Outdoor exploration has become part of the fabric of our daily lives. Since making the move to British …
1 Winter White Salad, 2 Sherpa Polar Fleece Jackets I Love, and 3 Shows You Need To Watch on Netflix Now
As we come out of winter, I'm excited to bite into some fresher dishes like this winter white …
Overland Camping Tofino BC
Since we made the move from Ontario to BC, getting lost in the great outdoors is a constant …
Music Mix / 02.20
Some old favourites (I see you, Marvin Gaye, Meek Mill, Atmosphere), and some new hot tracks from Verzache, …
The Holistic Approach + Our Kitchen Design [Cabin Update!]
With just three weeks to go until we get the keys to our place, it's just starting to …
Packing, Hosting, Planning, Coasting
Hey everyone! Hope you're doing well in your corner of the world. Things have been busy in our …
Everyday Essentials Your Kitchen Needs Now
So I’ve really been dropping the ball on sharing my cooking, recipes and posts about things us adult-chef-geeks …
Soul Mondays
Hey guys, what's new? How are you enjoying the new site design? In my corner of the world, …
A Blank Canvas, a Blinking Cursor
Well, I’m back! After a quick change of clothes (notice anything new around here?), I’m happy to report …
The Renovation Plan and Design Vision for Our Home
From the day we bought our home (you can read about that here), we started planning the renovation …
Holistic Wellness Practices, Self-Care Rituals + Ancient Healing
As a teenager, Deepak Chopra’s Total Health was a permanent staple of my bedside table, next to my …
Links + Likes / 01 / 20
I'm welcoming 2020 with open arms! After a year of transition and growth, I'm feeling really grounded, self-assured …