Category Archives: Home Life

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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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How to Reinvent Your Outdoor Dining Space

As the temperature heats up, Canadians are bringing the style and comfort of their interiors outside to create an extension of their living area. And with traditional, contemporary and transitional options available, extending your home's aesthetic to your patio or backyard has never been easier. Read more

How to Think Positive and Stop Thinking Negative

The moment you eliminate negative thinking from your thought patterns, you shall have taken the most important step toward happiness, personal health and well-being. When you assume full control of your thoughts and emotions, disciplining them to remain directed towards positive thoughts, the quality of your inner and outer life will improve. Here are some...
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23 Uses for Coffee Filters

Ever buy the wrong size coffee filters? Instead of bringing them back to the store, here's some other uses for them. Even if they aren't the wrong size for your coffee maker, they're still a perfect solution to many small problems around the house. (more…)...
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