I want to meet you in 2019 — yes, you! Dec13

I want to meet you in 2019 — yes, you!

By thetrendytechie What I’m looking for: Interesting conversation! If you… Are working on something cool Have an interesting idea Need a different perspective Have a big question Are working through a tough challenge Need startup or technical mentorship Just want to chat …I want to hear from you! If there’s one thing I’ve learned on my startup journey, it’s the value of a network. Over the last year I’ve met hundreds of amazing people who have opened their doors and calendars to me and my team to mentor, give feedback, make connections, or just chat through our challenges. …read more Source: Trendy...

Baby Number 3: All That has Happened in 12 Weeks Dec11

Baby Number 3: All That has Happened in 12 Weeks

By Katie Rose If you Follow me on social media, then you probably already know the BIG NEWS! Baby Decoeli Number 3 is on the way. Our due date is June 22, but looking at the history of my other pregnancies, and health conditions that usually develop during, I will probably go early …read more Source: Wild...

Making Memories In The Kitchen Dec08

Making Memories In The Kitchen

By Katie Rose Rob and I are food lovers. With his background as a chef and just well…my love for eating, this was something we bonded over and has always been one of those parts in our relationship that we like to nurture. Now with two kids and living in the country, we …read more Source: Wild...

Washing Off The Holidays with Aveeno Dec03

Washing Off The Holidays with Aveeno

By Katie Rose Thank you, Aveeno for supporting our family by sponsoring this post. The holiday season is here, and I can’t believe how fast my calendar is already filling up. To be honest, I am exhausted on a regular day when it comes time to drag myself upstairs to bed. But with tons …read more Source: Wild...

My First Year as a Founder — Crescendo’s Journey Dec02

My First Year as a Founder — Crescendo’s Journey

By thetrendytechie This weekend marks one year since my co-founders Stefan, Tuba and I sat in a hotel lobby and first brainstormed Crescendo. In the last twelve months we’ve gone from ideation to launch, cohabited in two apartments in two cities, and lived and breathed our company mission: to build technology that …read more Source: Trendy...

DIY Window Bench with Alexandria Moulding Nov24

DIY Window Bench with Alexandria Moulding

By Katie Rose When we first moved into this home in August, we fell madly in love with all of the details, especially the window seats in both the living room and family room. I had always wanted window seats in a home since I was a little girl and would watch all …read more Source: Wild...

Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities Nov23

Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities

By thetrendytechie Pictured above: Team ‘KindaCasual’ – from left to right: Will Mero, Mandeep Wraich, Reggie Yobua, Arel Roche, Shehraz Islam. Not pictured: Sanja Resanovic. Technology is advancing at a rapid pace but many organizations are being left behind. A recent Capital One study revealed that 74% of Canadian charities believe a …read more Source: Trendy...

Matcha Green Tea Latte with Collagen Nov22

Matcha Green Tea Latte with Collagen

By Katie Rose A few days ago, I shared how I make my Matcha green tea lattes using my Coconut flavored Bend Collagen powder and had an overwhelming response of people wanting to try it. So, because of that, I thought why not put a post up on here so that you …read more Source: Wild...

How We Transformed Our Kitchen For Under $1500. Nov06

How We Transformed Our Kitchen For Under $1500.

By Katie Rose When we first came to see this house, we walked into the kitchen from the backyard. I remember looking at the bright walls, peeling off wallpaper, and mismatched hideous brown backsplash thinking…WOW this has so much room and potential. <img src="http://thewilddecoelis.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/kitchenbefore.jpg" alt="" width="1280" height="720" srcset="https://thewilddecoelis.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/kitchenbefore.jpg 1280w, https://thewilddecoelis.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/kitchenbefore-300×169.jpg 300w, https://thewilddecoelis.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/kitchenbefore-768×432.jpg 768w, https://thewilddecoelis.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/kitchenbefore-1024×576.jpg …read more Source: Wild...

8 Quick and Easy, Budget Friendly halloween Decorations Oct29

8 Quick and Easy, Budget Friendly halloween Decorations

By Katie Rose Halloween is creeping up and although it’s not my favorite holiday to celebrate, we have a little guy who is obsessed with the whole celebration and everything that comes with it. Because it isn’t my favorite season, I didn’t want to invest in a bunch of decorations, especially so close to …read more Source: Wild...

How To: Turn An Old Halloween Costume Into A Scarecrow Oct25

How To: Turn An Old Halloween Costume Into A Scarecrow

By Katie Rose We have a future Hoarder on our hands. While digging out our winter gear, we found Aubrey’s Robot costume from last year. I wanted to donate it as he doesn’t fit in it anymore, but he wouldn’t allow it. He was getting so upset and I started feeling guilty. Now, mind …read more Source: Wild...

Paint and Wallpaper: Our Budget-Friendly Way to Make Over a Home With Home Depot Oct24

Paint and Wallpaper: Our Budget-Friendly Way to Make Over a Home With Home Depot

By Katie Rose At the beginning of June, we knew that we were ready to make some moves to buy a home. It is such a big step for young families and one we didn’t want to rush. But, when our real estate agent brought us to this perfect Craftsman home only a …read more Source: Wild...

#WealthSimple: Keep Calm & Carry On Oct23

#WealthSimple: Keep Calm & Carry On

By Michael Cusden This is a repost of an article I published on LinkedIn. Please go and like the original and connect with me on LinkedIn. In early 2018, I finally gave in to all the ads where a young person talks about their thoughts and worries about saving money while a beep …read more Source: Like A...

10 Things To know When Travelling To DisneyLand with Young Kids Oct19

10 Things To know When Travelling To DisneyLand with Young Kids

By Katie Rose Last month we went on a once in a lifetime trip to Disneyland in California with both kids. They have just opened Pixar Pier and we wanted to experience the magic for ourselves. Not only was this trip monumental because, well….it’s Disneyland after all, but it was also our first …read more Source: Wild...

Starting a Chore Chart With Your Kindergartener Oct17

Starting a Chore Chart With Your Kindergartener

By Katie Rose Aubrey is a good month into school and we have been seeing him flourish. His independence has grown and he now loves being busy, whether it’s with helping me around the house or playing with his sister. Over the past few weeks, we have been letting him do a few chores …read more Source: Wild...

Taking a Fireplace Mantle From dark Antique Stain to Whitewashed Oct16

Taking a Fireplace Mantle From dark Antique Stain to Whitewashed

By Katie Rose Well, we are about halfway done on the mantle place and boy what a difference it has made not only to the fireplace but also to the whole room itself, causing it to feel open and light. The dark stain is lovely due to the fact that it shows the house’s …read more Source: Wild...

Taking Time for Myself with Aveeno Oct10

Taking Time for Myself with Aveeno

By Katie Rose Thank you, Aveeno for supporting my family by sponsoring this post. The last 5 months have been insane, and when I say insane, I mean so busy that I had at one point gone at least 4 weeks without shaving my armpits because I just didn’t have enough time for that …read more Source: Wild...

Living Room Inspo: Neutrals Sep26

Living Room Inspo: Neutrals

By Katie Rose So here it is, the next room on our list to complete (to an extent), The formal living room, or as we have started to call it, the front room. Rob and I are wanting to create an adult space, without toys or tv. A place we can come as …read more Source: Wild...

The Newest Addition to the Cusden-Rock Family Sep19

The Newest Addition to the Cusden-Rock Family

By Michael Cusden Sorry, sorry if the title was misleading. It’s actually the subject line I used in a mass email to family and friends almost nine years ago. This email was sent out a few days after Katie and I became parents for the first time. The day we came home with …read more Source: Like A...

We Are Home Sep19

We Are Home

By Katie Rose Wow, what a whirlwind trip. If you have been following us on Instagram, you would have seen that over the last 2 weeks, we traveled to the west coast of the USA with both kids in tow. First stop was Disneyland in California, which was epic and we are going …read more Source: Wild...