Category Archives: Home Life

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A Green Fall Maintenance Checklist For Your Home

Just like spring cleaning, you really should get your home ready for the winter. Here are a couple of projects that you will want to get accomplished although the weather is still nice out (or if you happen to be in the North, before the snow falls). These projects will save energy, button up your...
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Your Essential Home Project Toolkit

Embarking on a home improvement project is a fun and rewarding way to spend spare time. With a myriad of ideas available in books and on the Internet, ideas abound for quick makeovers that yield dramatic results and useful solutions. (more…)...
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The Uses of Coconut Oil

A craze has been going around with coconut oil that people are obsessed with. It is versatile and it has many uses. It is commonly used in cooking, replaces other fatty ingredients such as butter, and it has many other applications too. Plus coconut oil is incredibly healthy. Here are some of the uses for...
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Home Basics: How Many Sheet Sets Do I Need?

When starting off on your own whether you are young and going out in the world for the first time, or just got married, there are certain things in your home that you should have on hand to make your home life function smoothly. One of these items is sheet sets. How many should you...
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5 Simple Tips to Achieve Great Curb Appeal

As we freshen up our homes for the warmer months, we often forget to touch up our front yard. Create a lasting first impression with these tips from Cindy Jardim, style and trends expert at Lowe's, that are sure to leave your neighbours with curb envy. Read more

Staying Cool, The Green Way

It's cool to be green, and green can keep you cool – especially in hot weather. Here are ten tips for maintaining a comfortable home without relying on the air conditioner this summer. (more…)...
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Candle Waste Verses Candle Use by Recycling

Depending on the type of candle you've chosen for your home decor, you may find yourself disposing of glass jars and leftover wax more often than you'd prefer. This nuisance can be avoided through the use of oil candles wherein you simply replace the oil as needed, but many prefer the use of soy and...
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The Surprisingly Spicy History of Salt

Referred to as “white gold” in the Middle Ages due to its high trading value, salt has enjoyed a colourful world history. Here in Canada, the discovery of the great Michigan salt bed 150 years ago has made salt a staple of Canadian dinner tables since Confederation. As the only rock that humans consume, and...
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