Online Dating Spooks

October is spooky season…and what is spookier than online dating?  I mean, you really need not look any further than your electric screen of choice to meet all sorts of ghosts, goblins and ghouls looking to find love …. or so they would have you believe.  There are the ghosts who lurk on these apps withoutContinue reading “Online Dating Spooks”

Cattitude – Life Lessons from Felines

If anyone tries to tell you that cats don’t have a personality. They are lying. People have tried to tell me that cats do not have expressions, don’t have much of a personality and are not overly affectionate. This is usually part of an attempt to turn me into a dog person. Now, while IContinue reading “Cattitude – Life Lessons from Felines”

Just hop on a plane, what could go wrong?

These days travel seems like a distant memory, and it is certainly getting harder and harder to see the possibility of travel returning any time in the near future. Some people try to look on the bright side by saying that things could be worse, and our ancestors went through much harder times. They sayContinue reading “Just hop on a plane, what could go wrong?”

Mr. Interview

I am an interior designer. People often misinterpret this statement to mean that I pick paint colours for a living, I am a decorator, or that I stage homes for real-estate agents. These sorts of misconceptions often come up on first dates or during the initial stages of courtship when messaging back and forth withContinue reading “Mr. Interview”

Weathering the Storm

As someone who has been through a fair number of trials and tribulations, I can tell you emphatically that life is unpredictable. That is to say, you never really know what lies around the corner waiting to test your resolve at any given moment.  The most common analogy for discussing difficult situations is to compareContinue reading “Weathering the Storm”

Mr. Jump into Bed & Hope for the Best

The “I never do this” girl has been a well established stereotype among various forms of media. It stems from the stipulation that a disclaimer of; “I never do this” must be clearly stated frequently during the early stages of a relationship so that a prospective partner will not be too quick to judge themContinue reading “Mr. Jump into Bed & Hope for the Best”

How to Successfully Use Accent Walls in Your Home

Have you ever heard the term “too much of a good thing?” Of course you have. This general advice is typically applied to food, caffeine, and a myriad of other things that can harm us or at least make things uncomfortable if indulged in to excess. Be that as it may, today I am here to tell you that this rule, without a doubt should be a primary guiding factor when considering the design of your home, more specifically with regards to feature walls and accents.