LIFESTYLE




3 Apps To Help Boost Your Productivity

  Looking to get things done and be more productive? An app that specializes in helping you get (and stay) productive might be a great option to try. Check out three of our favourite productivity apps below.   Andy.do: (Free) This extremely popular, well-rounded app allows you to organize your tasks, lists and reminders in […]

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Grocery Prices Keep Rising In Canada

    Yes, grocery prices keep rising in Canada. According to experts, the two primary reasons are bad weather and supply chain issues. A new report from Dalhousie University Agri-Food Analytics Lab reports that staples like meat, dairy and groceries have increased in recent months due to macroeconomic shocks, caused by both unfavourable weather patterns […]

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Get Inspired With A Fantastic Interior Design Book This Fall

    Get inspired and creative this season with a fantastic interior design book. Fall is a great time to do a little re-decorating and refreshing your space can improve both the look and feel of your home.       The Well-Loved House: In her first book, Elle Decor expert Ashley Whittaker walks the […]

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7 Ways To Reduce Your Home’s Food Waste

  Food waste is a huge problem in Canada with a report from the United Nations suggesting that the average Canadian wastes 79 kilograms of food at home per year. Finding ways to reduce your home’s food waste is something we all need to work on. See below for seven easy ways to reduce your […]

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Fantastic Ontario Fall Weekend Getaways

  Need a break and looking to re-charge this fall?  A quick weekend getaway can do wonders for your spirit and overall wellness. We’ve pulled together some of our favourite Ontario fall weekend getaways.   Niagara-on-the-Lake: A gem in Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake is often called the loveliest town in Ontario and is chock full of world […]

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Tips For A Better Night’s Sleep

    A good night’s sleep is considered by many to be the foundation of good health. Adopting good, sleep focused habits will assist in a better quality sleep. Consider the tips below for achieving a better night’s sleep. Create a sleep routine. Aim to go to bed and wake up at the same time […]

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9 Simple Ways To Boost Your Mood and Productivity

  Who doesn’t want to be in a better mood and be more productive? Make sleep a priority. Aim for at least 7 hours per night. Exercise. Its no secret exercise can boost your mood and help your overall health. De-clutter. A messy, cluttered space can leave you feeling drained. Remove what you don’t need […]

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3 Easy To Care For Indoor Plants

  Who doesn’t love a pretty, indoor plant? Plants can add style to a room and provide a calming energy. When it comes to indoor plants, there is obviously a lot of options, but easy to care for plants tend to be the most popular. We’ve shared three of our favourite, easy to care for […]

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Florence Pietra Dura Art Workshop- See How It’s Made

  Photos – Pitti Mosaici The art of Pietra Dura- inlays of semi precious stones- flourished with the Medici family of Florence. Intricately hand carved semi-precious stones to achieve painterly, colourful works of art. We were lucky to visit Pitti Mosaici – a workshop in Florence, Italy which still uses 500 year old techniques to […]

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Where To Shop Online For Great Back To School Deals

  We’re well into August and its time to once again begin ‘back to school’ shopping. With many children returning to the classroom this fall, items like school supplies are again in high demand. Its always great to get a good deal on items the kids need, so we’ve pulled together some of our favourite […]

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Trendy Bathroom Must-Haves Under $50

Refresh your bathroom with one (or more!) of these trendy bathroom must-haves under $50!   Zara Home Wood & Glass Bathroom Set ($19.90 – $39.90): Clean and serene, this bathroom set with keep your both both organized and chic. Lococo Porcelain Bathroom Storage Container ($30): Keep personal items tucked away safely in this beautiful container […]

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Jasper, Alberta Chosen As One Of Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places 2021

    Jasper, Alberta is making news.  Jasper has just been named to the prestigious Time Magazine list of the World’s Greatest Places of 2021. The list is made up of what the magazine calls extraordinary destinations to explore. A tribute to the people and businesses at the forefront of those industries who, amid extraordinary […]

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3 Amazing Ontario Family Resorts

  With international travel off the table for most of us, provincial travel has become more popular than ever. The province of Ontario is home to many fantastic family resorts. For those seeking a long (or short) vacation this year, an Ontario resort is a great option. Check out some of our favourite three below.  […]

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6 Ways To Make A Room Seem Larger

Many of us have a small room that we’d love to appear larger and airier. There are a variety of things you can do to achieve this. Check out some of our favourites below.   Remove clutter and excessive furniture. Keep what you need and use and remove everything else. A clean, functional room is […]

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Backyard Fun This Summer

  While many of us will be increasing the amount of time we spend with family and friends outside the home this summer, its likely that a lot of us will continue to spend more time at home.  Summer can be a great time to enjoy your immediate family, get active and have some fun! […]

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