Home Life

Home decorating, repairs, and ways to recycle.

If your home was built before 1960, it may have lead-based paint on indoor or outdoor surfaces. If you suspect your home has lead paint, Health Canada recommends taking a few extra precautions to protect the health of your...
From cooking to conversing to entertaining, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. It’s also one of the spaces that homeowners most often dream of renovating. A growing trend in kitchen design is personalization, where thoughtful updates...
Mudrooms are one of the most high-traffic areas of the home – and in some cases, one of the most over-looked spaces when it comes to design. But mudrooms can be more than just functional; they can also be...
Whether we've become empty nesters or are following the latest trend of decluttering, many of us baby boomers are downsizing. We may assume our children will be thrilled when we give them our most prized possessions. Think again. Here's why.
Home is where the heart is; peaceful, quiet and blissfully serene. A home that heals gives you love and vibrates with your energy, designing and decorating such a home comes naturally with the philosophies of ancient spirituality. We talk of...
My grandmother was an eco warrior. She just didn't know it! She certainly wasn't alone because most of her generation had everyday routines that were far more environmentally friendly than modern lifestyles. Going green might be all the rage...
Men sometimes have their lucky or favorite necktie. If you want to be able to wear yours for important events, then make sure that they look good as new and last for many years with proper care. Here are...
Cast iron restoration takes a lot of time and effort. However, it is really worth it. You can strip a cast iron cookware easily by using the self-cleaning option on your oven. But not all ovens will have self-cleaning...
If those older baby blankets are starting to become tattered and unappealing you don't have to throw them out quite yet. Just because you cannot use them as a blanket anymore doesn't mean that they cannot have many other...
The early settlers who came to North America were a very driven group of people, and entire families worked hard at making their new venture successful. They had escaped severe hardship in the country of their origin and were...