Exotic Collections: 3 Ways to Use African Baskets

I hope you enjoyed the Mud Cloth’s inspiration. The second Exotic Collections in my list is – African baskets. African baskets are not just basketry, it is an Art. In North America/Europe, It came around as interiors’ trend. In Africa, It has been around the continent for centuries. Most African baskets are carefully hand made…

Exotic Collections: Awake Your Style With African Mud Cloth

I have a soft spot for many things. Most times, I keep this as my little secret. This secret gets me in “la la land”. Seriously, I know this may sound a bit cliche but when I see exotic things, I go  “oh la la!” I Love exotic things, not just because of my origins…

Ceiling Play up: Exposed Beams

Hello friends! I could not resist writing a post on exposed beams. I am a big fan of warm spaces. Speaking of warm spaces, you will think this only goes with homes with fireplaces. Exposed beams are simply pretty. This look can be versatile, charming, rusty, warm and cozy. A ceiling could become a great…

TGFQ: THANK GOD FOR QUINOA

Hello Fancy Lacy Community, A few posts ago I bragged about my part-time teaching job that left me the time to do the things I enjoy, such as going to the gym and experimenting in the kitchen. Well, the first week of 2016 was a whole different story. I was called in to sub for…

2015 was exciting, now let’s try to make 2016 Fabulous

Hello lovelies, What are you grateful for today? Each year, I sit and set new life goals. Sometimes, I go even further to implement lifestyle’s changes. This year, I suggest for you to add or try something completely different to what you usually set as goals to appreciate your life. We are so busy trying…

Massage fever 

Hello Fancy Lacy community, There’s a first time for everything! Earlier this week I went for a deep tissue Swedish massage. It was a Christmas present from my husband, who knows how much I love massages. They are my poison, those massages. Every once in a while I like to treat myself to a hot…

INSPIRATIONS FOR A HAPPIER 2016

Dear Fancy Lacy Community, I would like to wish you a very Happy New Year. For those of you who had a super-mega-fantastic 2015, I hope the coming year will still beat the record. And for those who struggled more so than flourished, I pray that 2016 will compensate you generously. We will shortly be…

6 Steps To Control Winter Rage

So simple, keep busy.  This makes me forget that Winter is here. The temperatures in Prairies’ Winter could give you “rage”. There is no escape so I forget the rage and embrace the weather. Read our previous post about things we look forward to in Winter times. When it is nice, take advantage of the moment…

CAREER VS LIFE: IN SEARCH OF THE BALANCE

Dear Fancy Lacy Community, It’s the season to be merry and my post is hardly going to be cheerful, but as the end of the year approaches, there are a few important things to consider for a more balanced, healthier life in 2016. A friend of mine has recently had a work-related nervous breakdown followed…

And cue the last minute christmas presents

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but it can also be very stressful. Where I grew up in Western Uganda, Christmas is all about large family gatherings and food – a seemingly endless supply of food and drinks, but never the exchange of presents. But since I have called Regina home for almost…