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Vancouver Fall Home Show October 26-29 | Contest & Giveaway

Vancouver Fall Home Show October 26-29 | Contest & Giveaway

The Vancouver Fall Home Show will take place this weekend October 26-29. It is one of the largest home shows in Vancouver. For your house and home this show will feature interior design, landscaping companies, remodelling contractors, celebrity speakers Kortney and Dave Wilson (hosts of […]

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK AT MIELE BLIZZARD CX1 BAGLESS VACUUM

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK AT MIELE BLIZZARD CX1 BAGLESS VACUUM

Having hard wood floors means there’s a lot of dust that is visible. Now that our baby girl is doing more tummy time it is so important to keep things super clean! Miele recently just released the Blizzard CX1 – it is their first bagless vacuum […]

Missions Kits Contest | BC Home + Garden Show Giveaway

Missions Kits Contest | BC Home + Garden Show Giveaway

BC Home + Garden Show

Mission Kitsilano Restaurant Vancouver Chef Owner Curtis Luk Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Chef Curtis Luk (Mission Kitsilano) will be taking stage on the Cooking Stage at the BC Home + Garden Show on Saturday, February 25 at 2:00 PM. And we’ve got the perfect prize for you! Read on!

“Enjoying the bounty and nuance of our west-coast oysters”
Can you handle the heat? Gather ‘round The Cooking Stage for seminars and live demos from the city’s most respected chefs including Chef Curtis Luk of Mission Kits, Chef Chris Oliviera of Fable Diner and Chef Jim Vesal of Virtuous Pie, among others. Vancouver’s top culinary artisans will be bringing all their trade secrets to the stage covering hot dining topics and trends including farm-to-table, locavore and plant-based dining. Quench your thirst and satisfy your tastebuds with these can’t miss presenters all weekend long.

 

Mission Kitsilano Restaurant Vancouver Chef Owner Curtis Luk Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Whole Foods Crate and Barrel Torafuku Brunch Event Instanomss Nomss Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

BC Home + Garden Show

“We are thrilled to be welcoming back a number of industry celebrities and show favourites to Vancouver for the 46th annual BC Home + Garden Show,” said Tyson Kidd, show manager for Marketplace Events, producers of the BC Home + Garden Show. “The return of household names Bryan Baeumler, Carson Arthur and Mike Holmes Jr., will certainly attract homeowners looking for tips to take their home and garden renos to the next level as we kickstart the spring season. There will certainly be no lack of fresh ideas and inspiration for Vancouverites at this year’s show.”

Feb 22 to 26, 2017 at BC Place Studium

  • Adults (13+) $16.00
  • Adults (13 +) Online $13.00
  • Seniors (60+) $13.00
  • Seniors (60+) Online $10.00
  • Seniors (60+) $6.00 Before 6pm on Thursday & Friday Only
  • Children 12 years & under FREE

Click here for Main Stage Schedules, Cooking Stage Schedules, and Garden Show Schedules.

For more information visit http://www.bchomeandgardenshow.com

 

Mission Kitsilano + BC Home + Garden Show Contest

To enter this amazing giveaway, you must be Canadian resident (13+ years of age). Complete the following. Your chances increases the more items you complete and the more social media platforms you follow. Good Luck! DEADLINE: Feb 22nd, 2017 11:59pm PST

 

 

Follow @instanomss for more details!

 
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Christmas Tree | For the Heart Eyed Foodie

Christmas Tree | For the Heart Eyed Foodie

So you’ve heard we finally bought a Christmas tree! My first tree of my 30-something year old human life (Yes, I live in a well)! I wanted it to be the best damn Pinterest-worthy Christmas tree with the best holiday ornaments! I couldn’t help BUT drool over […]

Christmas Tree | Shopping for the Best Holiday Decor

Christmas Tree | Shopping for the Best Holiday Decor

We finally bought a Christmas tree. This will also be my first ever Christmas tree. So ideally I want to find the perfect holiday ornaments and holiday themed accents for our new home. I want to find festive but also modern, classy and stylish shapes […]

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet | Delta Trinsic Pro

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet | Delta Trinsic Pro

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

If you want an instant kitchen makeover, a new faucet will do the trick! Whether you are renovating an old kitchen or making small adjustments to your new home, replacing your basic kitchen faucet with a gourmet kitchen faucet can do wonders! A small investment will make a big and beautiful statement! We recently shared our top home renovation must haves to make our place “Kinfolk as f#ck”, now I want to share the before and after photos of our kitchen faucet.

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Our home came equipped with minimalist hardwares like this Purist kitchen sink faucet. Not that we didn’t think this single-hole kitchen sink faucet with 8″ pullout spout wasn’t pretty, but it didn’t quite suit our needs. I’ve always had an obsession with a pull down spring spout! I needed it to answer my inner MasterChef!

 

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Replacing the kitchen faucet with this Delta Trinsic Pro with Touch2O® Technology was surprisingly easy. I was afraid our DIY project would flop and we would need to call a plumber. Luckily I have an #InstagramHusband that is pretty handy! The whole process took a only few hours. Although the Touch2O® technology required some simple troubleshooting (thank you Youtube), Dave got everything working!

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

One nifty thing about the Trinsic Pro is that it turns on and off with just a touch anywhere on the spout or handle. If you hate a dirty kitchen or greasy handles this helps keeps the mess / grease on your hands and not on the faucet! Automatic water flow shut-off after four minutes if the water is left running. It saves water and also gives you a peace of mind even if you walk around.

One more thing that I love about this faucet is the TempSense LED light. It indicates water temperature: red (hot water); cold (cold water).

These features are perfect and matches our theme of making smart home adjustments!

 

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

MagnaTite docking keeps the kitchen pull-down spray wand firmly in place. High-arc pull-down swivels 360 degrees. I love the polish look of Chrome (also available in Arctic Stainless). The sleek finish completes this modern kitchen look!

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

Stainless Steel French Press | Starbucks Mug | Aritzia Candle | Marble & Wood Cutting Board (similar) | Ikea planter

Update Your Kitchen with a Gourmet Kitchen Faucet Delta Trinsic Pro Instanomss Nomss Delicious Food Photography Healthy Travel Lifestyle Canada

A good kitchen faucet can be hard to find. Designed to accommodate extra thick counters, this faucet combines minimalist style and also satisfies your inner foodie. Refreshing the look of your kitchen can be easy. There are picks from high to low. Whatever you choose, make sure it fits your kitchen style and your finish philosophy!

 

This post is sponsored by Delta Faucet.

For more information on the Trinsic® Pro head over to Deltafaucet.com.

 

Top Home Renovation Must Haves | Personalize Your Condo

Top Home Renovation Must Haves | Personalize Your Condo

Living out of a suitcase for the past months was really fun! Guessing which box had my shirts was also an exercise. But now that we’ve gotten our keys to our apartment, it’s time to personalize it! Although it is a brand new building, there are a […]

The Honest Company Review | Non-Toxic Household Products

The Honest Company Review | Non-Toxic Household Products

Founded by Golden Globe-nominated actress and mother of two daughters, Jessica Alba and Christopher Gavigan, The Honest Company is focused on creating non-toxic household products. It is important to always create the safest and most loving environment for our children and family; but also for ourselves. There […]

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13 with Property Brothers Jonathan Drew Scott x Jillian Harris

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13 with Property Brothers Jonathan Drew Scott x Jillian Harris

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Just over the weekend the Home + Design Show 2013 exhibition took place October 17-20, 2013 at BC Place Stadium. This year the main stage line ups were pretty hot with Jonathan and Drew Scott, stars of Property Brothers, Jillian Harris & Todd Talbot, hosts of Love It or List It Vancouver from the W Network. Both shows I watch religiously and am often inspired to remodel my apartment on a weekly basis.

 

Traditionally Home + Design show is heavy with products, food, and some entertainment. It is somewhat a cross over between the saavy designs of the Interior Design Show West 2013, the hot tub heavy BC Home + Garden Show, and a twist of the EAT! Vancouver food show. There is something for everyone. I was somewhat disappointed that I didn’t get to snag a picture of the steamy Scott brothers unlike our good friend and realtor Brian Lau (below). Maybe I will just have to Photoshop myself into the picture instead.

 

 

 

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

One of the most talked about concept I heard on various radio stations was the Bubble House by Casa Bubble. I really can’t imagining living like Bubble Boy. Perhaps this will be good for glamping? Honestly this is just a deflation away from an exacto knife.

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Some pretty tiles from Renocon. I can use a new back splash in my ensuite!

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

 

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Various antique furniture and decor from Antique Market and Charlie Ford Vintage.

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Liberte Yogurt with seven different flavors and a baby yogurt. I love Liberte and the lime was so refreshing!

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Then you will find Amore Almond + Dairy milk. Make with real almonds and contains 45% of your daily recommended calciums. Both the original and the vanilla flavors were very delicious. I think I will incorporate this with my Vega One nutritional shakes.

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

 

What’s a trade show without some jewelry and home decor products. I am you can only use so many vacuums!

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Matchmaker for Hire. Because god forbid you have an empty nest and a table for one!

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Even the pretty ladies from Noir showed up. Can’t say I didn’t miss them from the Bling Boutique Bridal Show just earlier this month.

 

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

Vitamix 1710 Professional Series would totally make my life easier making mighty kale juices and other detox smoothies.

 

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

Home + Design Show 2013 @VanHomeShows #VHDS13

 

And lastly, if you have any sink that are clogging, the Turbo Snake does wonders. This was one of the best purchases made last year. Until next time folks! Have a lovely week!

 

 

 

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Unboxing of KitchenAid 13-Cup Food Processor

Unboxing of KitchenAid 13-Cup Food Processor

Did you know huge I am a big KitchenAid fan? Ever since I started baking and cooking, I used to used my mom’s old machinery which were heavy and didn’t quite do the job anymore. But I got to give it credit for lasting so long. It is […]