LIFESTYLE




Jump Into Springtime With Pretty Printed Pillows Now

If your humble home is currently filled with a dull expanse of grey and beige colours, take comfort in the fact that printed pillows can instantly revive your décor. Whether you’re willing to experiment with pastel hues or stick to vibrant solid shades, there’s nothing quite like pretty patterns to refresh a room.

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Cozy Bed And Breakfasts In Canada

Often found in neighbourhood settings, bed and breakfasts are the perfect way to explore a new city or town with the comforts of being at home. Whether you want to avoid an impersonal hotel or are looking for the comforts of home while away, here are a few Canadian B&Bs to check out.

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3 Beautiful Spring Wallpaper Ideas To Suit Every Design Style

If you’ve been meaning to refresh your space without springing on a top-to-bottom home makeover, the look of printed springtime wallpaper can easily offer a design solution. For Spring 2017, everything from sweet florals to quirky bird prints are en vogue, with a new era of trendy wallpaper looks officially here.

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Musicals To See This Spring

We are lucky to live in a city that fully embraces the theatre and Toronto has been home to some amazing productions. Musicals, in particular, tell stories through song and can either bring books and movies to life or inspire them. From love stories to comedies to dramas, musicals can be enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds. Read on for some must-see musicals this spring.

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The New Way To Decorate With Florals For Spring 2017

While we all know that florals usually herald the beginning of spring, the season’s garden prints are being found on far more than just the runways. In fact, flowery décor at home is set to elevate everyday style to chic new heights, with last year’s granny florals being replaced by more contemporary alternatives.

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Discover Prince Edward County This Spring

Filled with farms, vineyards, antique shops and beaches, scenic Prince Edward County has also become a popular culinary and winery destination in recent years. If you’re looking to venture away from hectic urban life for a weekend, here’s our guide to the scenic region and its various intriguing attractions.

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Tassel Accents Are The Coolest New Way To Decorate

If you’re looking to revamp your space this spring without resulting to extreme measures, turning to tassels just may be a winning solution. In recent seasons, we’ve seen tasseled pieces make waves on the runways, bringing the boho chic fashion trend to new heights.

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Acrylic Décor Makes A Chic Splash For Springtime

While materials such as glass, marble and copper will always reign in the interior design world, acrylics are also working their way into Spring 2017’s décor trends. For anyone looking for an alternative to more expensive furnishings, accent pieces crafted out of this synthetic polymer can look surprisingly elegant.

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New Spring 2017 Art Exhibits To Catch Now In Toronto

Since Toronto is recognized for being a cultural mosaic, it’s no surprise that the city is full of talented and diverse artists. As art comes in many different forms and mediums, there is no shortage of exhibits to explore. While more prestigious galleries such as the Art Gallery of Ontario may be best known, it’s often more intimate and independent venues which are hidden gems among the creative community.

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Inspirational Reads To Pick Up This Spring

For avid readers who are craving inspiration as we head into a new season, Spring 2017 is a perfect time to pick up a new motivational read. Whether you want to make more time for yourself or start taking steps toward your dream career, inspiring non-fiction titles just may be your solution. We’ve curated a few key titles to add to your bookshelf now.

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Contemporary Dining Room Décor Ideas For Spring 2017

While the classic dining room may have once been viewed as a formal, stately space, the contemporary dining room can easily inject effortless style and sophistication into your home. If you’re aiming for a modern space which is also perfect for entertaining guests, we’ve curated a few dining room décor ideas to complete your happy home.

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Visit The ROM On Friday Nights For An Evening Of Entertainment

The museum is probably the last place you’d think of going for a Friday night full of music, food, drinks and entertainment, but for the past couple of years The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) has quickly become a hot entertainment spot in the city. It’s continued this winter, with ROM Winter Fridays, but if you are planning on going you’ll need to go soon as the current round of Friday shows ends on March 17th.

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Chefs Chuck Hughes And Danny Smiles On Their Show “Chuck and Danny’s Road Trip”

The phrases “maple syrup” and “poutine” often come to mind when one thinks of Canadian cuisine. After all, these flavours are often exclusively associated with the True North. However, Montreal-based chefs Chuck Hughes and Danny Smiles believe that the Canuck palette is a vast one, and that the varying tastes of the country are influenced by both land and sea. As the co-hosts of the new Food Network Canada show Chuck and Danny’s Road Trip, Hughes and Smiles are venturing across Canada in an RV on a culinary trip.

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Decorate With Spring’s Pretty Pistachio Shade Now

With the arrival of spring upon us, interior design enthusiasts everywhere can look forward to breathtaking soft hues which illuminate the home. Staying true to spring’s signature pastels and 2017’s love of verdant hues, pistachio is a beautiful colour which can bring life to any home.

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Top 5 Acts To Still Catch At The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

he Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival has been running now for 10 strong years, attracting talent from across North America. While the festival might have started last week on March 1st, there is still plenty of good comedy to still catch. The event runs until March 12th, and we took a look through the remaining shows and picked out our top five acts you don’t want to miss.

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