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So Dustin and I are very much in new house mode — for those of you who don’t know, we bought a house! We are pretty darn excited about and I feel like I have been exploring Pinterest more often and finding many blogs related to renovations and home style. I can’t help it! It has become a new and exciting hobby for the both of us.

A few of the things above are currently in my future shopping cart (trying not to get too far ahead of myself!), although while the throw pillow by John Robshaw is gorgeous I don’t think our ‘first-time-home-buyers’ budget will allow for that. Luckily there are so many great printed options on Etsy and at Homesense that will fit nicer into our budget.

Check out some of my boards on Pinterest as well, as I have been pinning like crazy looking for house design inspiration. If you have any suggestions on blogs I should be following please let me know, I would love to hear about new ones!

1. Clips $20 (Umbra)
2. Carafe $30 (Indigo)
3. Throw Pillow $110 (John Robshaw)
4. Wire Basket $50 (Crate and Barrel)
5. Chair $279 (IKEA)

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CDS502…Assignment 2

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Assignment #2 for CDS502…really makes me miss Australia and Miss Shannan Kuun! But while making it it was a great reminder to keep going on adventures and living life to the fullest. In the deep cold of winter all I really seem to want to do is snuggle up and hibernate for a few months but things like this remind me to get up off my butt and DO SOMETHING! Hope it does the same thing for you 🙂

Vizify, my interactive resume

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I have dropped the blogging ball! Jumping back on the wagon though, I really enjoy my blog. Furthering my passions via education this past year has been something I have been focusing on in my spare time, which has sometimes meant long days and studying over lunch hours at work. Right now I am involved in a three week workshop through Queens University all about online branding strategy and it has been great! It is with Sidneyeve Matrix and I have had the pleasure of studying in three of her classes so far and have had such a great experience delving into the world of digital media and strategy. Above is one of the assignments we have had to do so far, an interactive resume using ‘Vizify’. Lots of fun, such a great site to use, and lots of flexibility to make it unique to you. Hope you enjoy my vizify profile, let me know if you have one of your own — I would love to see more!