Everyday items found around the home can yield some surprising uses. “We often see innovative ideas within the homes we show and sell that take otherwise mundane household items to new levels,” says Lincoln Thompson, a broker-owner with Royal LePage Gardiner Realty in Fredericton, New Brunswick. “Many of these ideas can come in handy...
The long, cold winter that has brought record low temperatures and snowfall to many parts of the country is finally winding down. Soon the landscape will turn green and flowers will start blooming. Before you know it, it’ll be time to take a cue from Mother Nature and redecorate your home. Read more
Look around your hectic everyday world and what do you find? Constant movement, not enough time, frazzled nerves, everyone in a hurry and lots of noise? In the continuous flux of building new and better technology, science has created a fast paced world of cell phones, pagers and .com's. No wonder a large part of...Read more
While rural communities struggle to drum up interest in tourism to their regions with festivals and fairs, museums and local icons, the big-money tourists are flocking to rural towns and municipalities to experience an authentic western, First Nations, pioneer or eco-experience. (more…)...Read more
Green tea is one of nature's most nutritious foods which you would typically enjoy the benefits of in the form of a drink. Quality loose leaf tea can be infused as many as three times and will still offer wonderful benefits to your health with each infusion. After the third infusion the leaves still...Read more
Various forms of pepper have long been used to satisfy our culinary experience but as it turns out, there is a lot more to pepper than meets the eye. Let's have a look at some of the things pepper can be used for other than to spice foods: Read more
Oak, mahogany, walnut, pine, rosewood, maple, elm; you may have some or all of these woods in your home. But, do you know how to tell the difference among them? In this month's column, we'll talk about the different kinds of wood that are regularly seen in antique furniture and some common decorative treatments.
Maybe you thought aluminium foil was only useful when dealing with food. Lining pans or cookie sheets, wrapping food prior to baking or cooking, putting it under the racks in the oven to catch drips are all common uses for foil. However, there is so much more you can use aluminium foil for. In this...Read more
Benjamin Franklin once said "a penny saved is a penny earned" and to help you save more than a few pennies around the home and garden, below are a number of money saving tips - many of which require minimal effort on your part. Read more
Every mother wants the best for her child. Besides ensuring that the child has all basic needs, a mother will also want her child to be comfortable and happy in his environment. One of the things you can do to make your child's life better is to get his room organized. Kids can be messy,...Read more