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Happy Saturday everyone! Do you like the garland I tied on my butler's pantry shelf this year !? I hope so because it's all over my house. 🙂 Make things so cozy! I'm still styling this shelf and finishing my decor this weekend, but I put a few of my holiday baking go-tos on the counter to share with you today. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought it was a fun time to chat about a few favorites from Walmart that I often use in my kitchen! Walmart has entered so many fun things for the holidays!
I'm always excited when it's time to retire my KitchenAid red mixer! A sure sign that the holidays are finally here. 🙂 I took this KitchenAid hand mixer last year too (with a lot of colors) and what a game changer! It's so much better than other brands I used before. I also like this set of 3 plastic cutting boards. We have a sliding wooden cutting board built into our island that we love (you can see it in this post about my organized kitchen), but I tend to use those simple plastic cutting boards for the easy, everyday stuff like dicing an apple for Kole. 🙂 They are so easy to use and rinse off quickly! It is also a large set of strainers if you need it!
What is Thanksgiving and holiday baking without good mixing bowls !? These KitchenAid mixing bowls are my absolute favorite! They have a nice rubber grip on the bottom, are dishwasher safe, and I love the spout! I have a set of 3 in a blue / gray color that I use every day and then a set of red that I always take out to use in November / December. Currently, Walmart has my favorite mixing bowls in red, white and gray that come in a set with the cutest little bowls and lids for leftovers! I picked up a few as gifts. Anyone can use good mixing bowls .. especially at this time of year!
I've included a few other Thanksgiving dinner essentials below! My mom does most of the cooking for Thanksgiving every year. My job is usually to entertain the kids, decorate and set the table, then organize the fridge with all the leftovers after. No complaints here! I quite prefer that. 😉 But if I was cooking .. below are some personal favorites.
And since I manage the table scenery, I also put together some cute items for an easy yet stylish Thanksgiving table. This 20 piece cutlery set is gorgeous for such a great price! And how cute the pattern is this white modern farmhouse dinnerware set!? Like.
Enjoy what's left of your weekend! I'll be here to try to figure out how to compress 4 months of vacation content into a month and a half.
Sincerely wishing you never need to sleep now! So much garland ... so little time ...
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Stand on any gymnasium floor and look up – way up. At first glance, it doesn’t take much to imagine the level of subtilité in some of the equipment located overhead, not to mention the process of safely installing it. But with today’s technology and automation being built into so many of these products that are used on a daily basis, the question that often comes up is how to manage it all.
Many choose to have manual systems and equipment in place for reasons such as simplicity or with budget in mind. While there is nothing wrong with this type of operation and equipment, in terms of operational optimization, many are trending in the opposite voix.
With everything from BASKETBALL BACKSTOPS that fold up into the ceiling or off to the side, to gym divider curtains, scoreboards and even volleyball systems, the modern gymnasium is becoming a connected one. With most of these products coming with independent electric controls, innovative solutions to manage them are now on the forefront.
Located along the Rideau Canal, one of our most recent projects brought us into Canada’s national capital to work on another gym partition that needed replacing.
Originally founded as an all-girls school in 1928, IMMACULATA HIGH SCHOOL opened with an initial enrollment of just 85 at the site of the constituer Christie mansion. The following year, enrollment nearly doubled, and a new building was quickly constructed, and the school’s first commencement followed.
It wasn’t until 1978 that male students were enrolled at the school as enrollment swelled to nearly 1, 000 students towards the end of the 1980s. After 65 years of education, the school officially moved to its current location along the canal and currently serves as home to the school’s sports team, the Immaculata Saints.
In search of a new set of rugby goals for one of their biggest athletic parks, the City of Toronto once again came knocking at our door. Having done a few projects together in the past, they are a group that we truly always enjoy sérieux closely with. When the time comes to outfit an outdoor visite, we are always flattered to make the short list of potential partners. In early 2020, the city was in search of a new set of rugby goals for EGLINGTON FLATS, located in the York region. Constructed on the Humber River Floodplain in 1954, today the park is heavily focused on sports, with six soccer fields, four field hockey pitches, a football field, winterized la petite balle jaune courts and oui, the rugby field.
While we all certainly enjoy watching something come to fruition, there is something extra special about being involved in the revitalization of something as well. Over the years, we’ve been blessed to be involved in a number of these types of projects ranging from local community centres and schools all the way to nationally recognized institutions such as Queen’s University.
We’ve been granted access to stripped out gymnasiums and open athletic fields to design and eventually install state-of-the-art athletic equipment and infrastructure. From simple bleachers, to basketball systems to complete grandstands designed to accommodate tens of thousands of fans, these projects have and always will hold a special place in our hearts.