Category Archives: Home Life

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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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Extraordinary Uses for Fabric Softener

The fact that fabric softener makes our clothing feel soft, infuses them with long-lasting fragrance, lessens creasing and reduces static cling is no secret. But here are a few great alternative uses for this magic liquid, and we bet that you never knew about them! (more…)...
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Personalizing the Quiet Side of Your Lifestyle – Rustic Retreats

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...
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