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Snapshots of Little Sofia

Those of you who read on a regular basis know that I have been playing around with the Canon EOS Rebel SL-1. I recently tried it out with guidance from the Photo Tips within the Canon Baby Moments App, available on the Canon Canada Facebook Page. You can see the results in my earlier blog post Seizing the […]

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Before & After : My #StoneCounterDreams Kitchen Reno: COMPLETE!

Many of you have been following my #StoneCounterDreams kitchen counter reno with Home Depot from the very beginning. The kitchen counters have actually been installed for quite some time now (as you can tell from my Installation Day post!) I hadn’t gotten around to posting the BEFORE and AFTER photos as I was waiting for the backsplash to […]

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Taco Night at Home, Quesada Style: No-Chop, One-Stop, Fresh Taco & Burrito Shop!

Our kids love Taco Night and as long as I have time to do the prep, I do, too. It’s not like taco prep is difficult, but it definitely involves chopping time – tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, olives…. Also, I use frozen corn niblets so I’m usually bringing a pot to a boil while I chop. Of course I […]

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TOMS for Target: Gifts That Keep on Giving… and How You Can WIN $100 Target Gift Card!

It’s hard not to love TOMS – The fun, casual style is a favourite but what really hits home is the fact that for every pair of shoes bought, another is donated to a person in need. I was thrilled to learn that TOMS has teamed up with TARGET to bring us the TOMS for Target collection […]

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Seizing the Season in Snapshots

Two years ago, I became the proud new owner of my first “Serious” Camera, The Canon EOS Rebel T3. Many of the photos that I share on the blog have been taken with that camera, as are my family vacation photos and even photos from family weddings, etc. While I am grateful to have a […]

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Installation Day! Kitchen Reno Part 5

The last video I shared was of Tempate Day, about 2 weeks ago. Following Template Day, we were sent an awesome powerpoint via email that mapped out our slab onto our counters so that we could see exactly how and where the veining would appear. I was actually unsure about one particularly prominent vein in the middle […]

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#StoneCounterDreams – Part 4 : Template Day

In this video, I go over what needs to be done in preparation of Template Day (the day when counter measurements are taken). There’s more to it than you may think. I also give you a sneak peek at the actual templating process, which is pretty cool, I think! Watch here: Hope you find it […]

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#StoneCounterDreams – Part 3: The Ordering Process

After deciding on a colour, it was time to place the order. In order to do that I had to first take some rough measurements of my countertops, which I did. As part of the ordering process, I also had to sign a checklist agreeing to do several things in preparation for ‘Template day’ (Measuring […]

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Choosing a Colour for your Counters

In Part 2 of her kitchen counter renovation with Home Depot, Tanya discusses choosing a colour for your kitchen counters and looks at different options for counter edges:   Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a […]

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Kitchen Counters: Why Choose Stone?

Have you ever fantasized about stone countertops?  I certainly have. Well, I have decided to stop fantasizing and made a decision: we are switching from laminate countertops to stone! Some water infiltration around the faucet on one of the counters has caused the pressed wood to rot, so rather than just repair that one counter with […]

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