Spring is just around the corner, I promise! But while we wait, you'll can check out the Interior Design Show, January 22-25, 2015 at the Metro Convention Centre. Under one massive roof you'll discover the latest in home design trends, decor, technology and innovations for all corners of your home. … [Read more...]
How You Can Stay Healthy This Cold & Flu Season
One of my favourite things to do with my little guy is to hang out in the kitchen. One day we’re baking cookies, the next we might be experimenting with baking soda and vinegar. But one thing is for sure, we are always using our hands and we are always making a mess! This time of year makes that … [Read more...]
Holiday Gifts You Should Get Moving On NOW
Now that it's November, I've got to seriously buckle down and start getting to my holiday list. There are some amazingly creative gifts that require some advance ordering to meet your deadlines before the holiday crush. Plus, hey, I like to spread out my holiday spending budget and not get one … [Read more...]
What can you do with your old iPhones?
I know a few people who have had this dilemma. What do you do with unwanted iPhones? We try to reuse them within our family...hand-me-downs are the best! We definitely don't want to throw them away as we are already aware of electronic waste, right? This week, Apple Canada announced the iPhone … [Read more...]
How to Easily Declutter Your Home By 40%
You have too much stuff in your closet The feeling of being weighed down by possessions is palpable and affects us every day. It’s time to pare down your belongings. Most of us have at least one or two areas in our homes that could use a purge. The start of a new year puts people in the frame … [Read more...]
Top 5 Cool Things at the Canadian Int’l Auto Show
We've got a family tradition every Family Day Weekend. We enjoy visiting the Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) -- even when we're not in the market to purchase a car. My hubby and older son are car fanatics. The older kid, now 14, can tell you almost anything you want to know about almost … [Read more...]
Caring for Your Delicates
The new year's just days old, but I'm still puffed up about my success with my resolutions. I'm taking better care of my delicates. Sounds deliciously naughty, huh? Sorry, my resolution is actually fairly mundane, but definitely worth sharing. I'm taking a tiny bit of each Sunday to spend a little … [Read more...]
What’s Your Favourite Holiday Scent?
For most of us, the holiday is a chance to reconnect with family and friends at home. Whether you're baking cookies with the kids or sipping hot chocolate by the the fireplace, scents of the season often bring out those "warm and fuzzy" emotions in us. Did you know that nearly nine in ten … [Read more...]
Getting ready for the holidays with Colin and Justin!
You may recognize celebrity home design team Colin and Justin from their popular television shows including Colin & Justin's Home Heist, The Estate, Colin & Justin's Wedding Belles, and How NOT to Decorate. Their new reality show Cabin Pressure is currently in production with Cottage Life TV … [Read more...]
To Build a Home
Just press play - then read. [youtube id="bjjc59FgUpg"] You might have heard this song before (it's not new) - it was used on Grey's Anatomy, probably sometime in last few years or so. (I hardly watch network television anymore it seems, but I'm sure I recall it being used during a "trailer" or … [Read more...]
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