I started my personal journey to less consumption while on vacation. That summer we rented a villa South of France for 4 weeks. My husband was working on his PhD thesis and I was on maternity leave so why not? He could work from wherever and I preferred to look after my 2 year old … Continue reading My investment pieces
Our townhouse has 3 floors and a basement. I know its a lot of stairs but this is how we roll in this urban development. We have a similar set up in our current townhouse: Basement - laundry room, playroom, garage 1st floor - main entrance, kitchen, dining room, living room (open plan) 2nd floor … Continue reading Should master suite be on 2nd or 3rd floor?
Our new townhouse is scheduled to be delivered in early April. I can't wait. Don't get me wrong, I am not really looking forward to all the packing and moving, but I can't wait for this "fresh start" feeling. Our deadline to provide final inside plans is November 5th. Which means in the next 3 … Continue reading Walls are going up… time to finish interior plans
There are different ways of building a house. From my research in our area, I found the following to be very common: 1. You buy a lot, you hire general contractor, architect, designer and they build for you whatever you want. 2. You buy a lot but you have to use developer's builder, designer and … Continue reading Choosing new townhouse
I am a mom of 2 great kids: 6 year old boy and 4 year old girl. Most days I am nuts about them and everything I do is for them. Some days I want to lock myself in a 5-star hotel room with several bottles of wine, binge on Netflix and never come out. … Continue reading Let me introduce myself