Our first Christmas in Canada

In anticipation of our upcoming trip to South Africa, seeing all our family and friends (SSSSSSSSssssssssssssssuper excited!), I thought I’d share a few photos of the first Christmas we have ever celebrated without… Continue reading

A South Cooking Lake Sunrise

Two photos taken literally a minute apart from each other… Living outside of the city has its pros!! :D

Guest Bedroom – Part 1

As you have probably seen from previous photos is that we have two bedroom and one bath off of the dining room area – not the best or most practical layout, but hey,… Continue reading

Marmot Basin, Jasper

It has been over a year since we’ve ‘hit the slopes’… and living in a place where winter dominates the biggest part of the year, this is probably a shame. The thing is…… Continue reading

Longing for the Mountains…

I thought I’d take a quick break from home renos… But just for the moment! I am starting to feel that winter is dragging on now, and I am desperately awaiting summer’s return!!… Continue reading

Living Room Transformation – Part 3

Finally coming to our last updated look for our living room (for now!)… This is by far our most favourite feature of our living room!! Our pallet wall!! I am pretty sure all… Continue reading

Living Room Transformation – Part 2

So second part of our living room was the painting… Yes, because the white was overbearing!! And quite frankly, too white!! With this room I have a vision (it still is a vision,… Continue reading

Living Room Transformation – Part 1

While I’m at it, I’ll try and keep going (maybe I’ll catch up to where we currently stand with our transformations/renovations & we’ll be pressured into finished them!) ;) We recounted everything we… Continue reading

Dining Room Transformation – Part 1

I think it’s about time I share with you what we’ve been up to since we moved into our home here in Canada. Almost everything that we have done so far is NOT… Continue reading

Happy New Year 2015

This time of year you usually overload on family & friends!!! Needless to say, that since we stayed in Canada this year, we have been homesick for weeks now… Today a year ago… Continue reading

Two year anniversary!!

Today, 2 years ago, I married this very handsome man!! It has gone by SO fast!! SO much love… and to many more!! Also, remember to check out my Facebook page!! [click on… Continue reading

It came out of nowhere…

One day, this was the best winter in Canada we have experienced since we’ve been here… And then it hit us!! We got snowstorm warnings on Wednesday, and on Thursday it was “bye… Continue reading

First few days back in SA (2013)

So, we headed down to SA mid December for 3 weeks to visit family and friends, chill by the sea-side and soak up some sun!! The first few days we suffered severe jet-lag… Continue reading

Knock Knock…

You might not remember me, seeing that I haven’t posted since mid November of last year… Lots have happened since then, life got busy, or rather, I got lazy, and my blog has… Continue reading

First-time Home Owners…

Yes, that’s us!! :D We are soooooo excited to finally have our own little place to call our own!!! Moving day is this coming Saturday!! Here is a peek of our almost home…… Continue reading

Not quite keeping up….

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here… I must apologize… We have been busy with everyday life, some extra work that I need to do in my free time, house-hunting & just… Continue reading

A Birthday paired with Fine Dining…

Stef recently celebrated his 32nd birthday!!! I decided to spoil him with an evening of fine dining & a view… So we had a perfect table at Edmonton’s revolving restaurant… The restaurant makes… Continue reading

Sulphur Skyline Trail – Alberta, Canada

This past weekend me & Stef spent the weekend camping & hiking… It was wonderful!! If you ever want a good (and definitely worth the hard work) hike, the Sulphur Skyline Trail is… Continue reading

A Day in Victoria, BC…

On Tuesday I got the opportunity to visit Vancouver Island – more specifically Victoria! It was a VERY long day… starting 05h00 and ending the next morning at 02h00… I landed in Victoria… Continue reading

Fortress Lake Trail

This weekend we headed to Jasper for some hiking and camping in awesome Mother Nature!!! We did the Fortress Lake hike up to the the Athabasca crossing, but due to rain (the whole… Continue reading

Our “Instagram” wall…

A while ago I decided that I wanted to display a lot of our photo’s on one wall… I got a lot of inspiration from Pinterest (obviously!) & finally got started on it… Continue reading

Keeping Busy…

The rain has not been cooperating over the last couple of weeks… nevertheless, we’ve been keeping busy!!! Getting out when we can (I’ve even gone jogging with Stef a couple of times…. I… Continue reading

A Day at the Tracks…

Today we had a very exciting day – we were invited to join Stef’s boss at the tracks!! Racing tracks… for horses… Oh my word, I would never have imagined it to be… Continue reading

Forest Heights Views…

Of course we are discovering places with gorgeous views of the city centre… How about if we build our house right here? I would love to wake up to a view of concrete… Continue reading

Our first lawn cut…

Yes, it is that time of year where people are avidly doing some gardening!! Seeing that we came to Canada with only two suitcases each (no lawnmower), we were a little later than… Continue reading

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