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Home || My Sit Up Bar with @TheBrick || And a refreshing drink recipe! Strawberry Lemon Spritz #partner

I’m so excited to share our bar sit up with The Brick. We scored these bar modern stools a few months ago. I love the padded leather and adjustable height, perfect for my guests to pull up a seat and make a great summer drink!

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The Strawberry Lemon Spritz

What you’ll need: 

1 oz. Gin  (We choose Hansen Distillery Trouble Gin)

1/2 oz. Simple Syrup

4 oz. Sparkling Water

Fresh Mint

Squeeze of fresh lemon

Lemon Slice


summer drink recipe strawberry lemon gin spritz

Muddle mint, lemon juice, and half a strawberry. Add all ingredients. Garish, lemon slice, mint leaf and half strawberry. Serve on ice.

Such a refreshing drink for those hot summer days.

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Home Decor || 3 easy tips for refreshing your living room || @TheBrick #partner

As you guys know, I’m in full on spring cleaning mode. Along with the big seasonal clean I like to refresh and restyle my main living spaces along the way. I’m so excited to show you the new Designed2B Dez custom sectional I created in grey for our living room. The neutral grey is easy to style and the fabric is so forgiving with toddler hands. When touched this textured material changes colour in a slight range of greys, it’s perfect for our main family room. I’ve teamed up with The Brick to show you 3 easy tips for styling your couch this season.Living room grey sectional sex The brick styling tips gold lamp

  1. Layer in pillows and accents like books or flowers! Think texture, colour contrast and comfort; pillows are an affordable way to change up the look of any sofa. I love this Mongolian fur throw pillow, it’s a perfect feminine touch.IMG_6038 Continue reading

Food || Local || Organic Grocery Delivery #YEG

weekly_staples_fromabove organic food flatlay grocery For $40 until March 31st for all new customers (that’s $25 off the regular price!) gets you everything pictured above delivered to your door. It’s a great way to try out online grocery shopping with this selection of Spud’s most ordered “staple” items.

I’ve been using for over a year, it’s a convenient way to get organic groceries into my family’s life. With the extreme cold and a new born, grocery trips haven’t been easy lately. Luckily Spud comes to the rescue with anything from food to cleaning to even beauty supplies. They bring it to me rain or shine so I don’t have to drag the kids in the elements to the store. Plus, they support numerous local independent businesses and have a strong commitment to carry organic and natural products. It’s a win win. New to the service? Use my code: CREDM PARKIE for $25 towards your first order.  Continue reading