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    Tips & Lessons Learned from a First Time Buyer: Pre Construction, Tarion, Toronto Real Estate

    Let’s talk about real estate in Toronto and the GTA. My husband and I purchased a pre-construction townhome in Toronto in 2014. We took occupancy in 2017. Last year, we sold it and purchased a new detached house. We were first time buyers and first time sellers. There was much to learn during this whole real estate ordeal and the learning curve was steep! So I wanted to share my experience as a real person, not a realtor or builder trying to sell something or earn commission. Buying Pre-Construction from…

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    Take A Look Inside Oomomo, the Latest Japanese Variety Store in Canada

    This past weekend we visited the newest Oomomo location, the first and only one in Ontario for now, located in North York. Oomomo is a Japanese variety store that offers tons of affordable household goods, beauty products and snacks! This location is massive at 13,000 square feet, you can easily lose track of time shopping in there. Their product selection is expansive and best of all, everything is only $2 unless otherwise marked. Prepare yourselves because there’s over 30 pictures below showing just a fraction of what they have to…

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    Spring is here! Perfect Time to Shop for Bunnies & Easter Decor

    I am so here for Spring after such a long and frigid winter..even though it actually snowed AND hailed today in APRIL! My home is ready for a colour change, give me some pastels and greens! I happen to really like bunnies, so much that I like to decorate my house with them. The month or so before Easter is the perfect time to shop for such decorations. I went to a HomeSense near me and I couldn’t believe my eyes. There were bunnies EVERYWHERE. Check out all the goodies!…

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    Chandeliers Galore In Restoration Hardware RH Courtyard Cafe at Yorkdale

    If you want to dine in style surrounded by sparkling 19th century Rococo crystal chandeliers and white marble tables inside an open-air courtyard garden with trees and cascading ivy walls, Yorkdale’s Restoration Hardware RH Courtyard Cafe is your spot! This glamorous modern chic restaurant is adorned with luxe spacious seating, candles, trickling fountains, and did I mention chandeliers?! The restaurant is split up on two sides that mirror each other. In the center is the waiting lounge area with geometric topiaries, towering trees and gorgeous white sofas. Thanks to the…

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    Disney-ify Your Home Decor with some Princess Magic

    I love having things I adore all over my house to reflect some personality. When one of those loves is a cartoon, it gets a little harder to ‘hide them in plain sight’. I try to find items that will go well with the rest of my grown up-ish decor around the home. Cinderella is my favourite Disney princess and these are the fancy pieces I can display on a shelf in the living room. Bonus points for items that are practical! Cinderella Carriage Bluetooth Speaker If you’ve seen the…