LIFESTYLE




How To Teach Children About Saving & Budgeting

    It’s never too early to begin teaching children about the importance of saving and budgeting. Understanding the ins and outs of budgeting and saving is a skill that will empower children as they grow.       Award kids for chores done around the house. Set an amount per chore and pay for each […]

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Home Inspired Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and this year we’ve got some great gift recommendations that don’t include the usual flowers, chocolate or jewlery. With so many of us stuck at home, gifts that are geared towards home use are a great choice. Check out some of our favourite picks below.      […]

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Telemedicine Doctor Appointments Are Becoming Much More Accepted

  Pre-Covid, many Canadians gave little thought to virtual/telephone doctor appointments. The practise wasn’t common and the need wasn’t there. The norm was to visit a doctor in person for concerns. Not surprisingly, this thinking has changed. The pandemic has forced doctors to change the way they see and treat patients and more and more […]

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Trendy 2021 Home Decor & Accessories Under $100

  Interested in livening up your home this season? Adding new decor to your home can instantly improve the look and feel of your space. Check out some of the trendiest home decor and accessories for 2021 below.                    

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How To Effectively Practice Self-Care This Winter

  For so many of us this winter, in particular, feels endless. With many working and participating in school at home, the winter of 2021 can feel especially draining. That’s why it’s so important that everyone make an effort to practice self-care. Self-care isn’t hard, but making an effort to take of oneself can sometimes […]

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12 Things To Sell In Your Home For Extra Cash

  It’s a new year and a great time to make a little extra cash. January can oftentimes be a challenging month financially. The hectic (and expensive) holiday time period is over and January is a good time to take stock of your finances and explore different ways to earn extra cash. One option is […]

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Escape The Winter Blues With 5 Incredible Books

  January is the perfect month to cozy up with a good book and this month there is no shortage of great reads. Take a look at some of our favourites below.         The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins This brand new release will have you glued to your seat. A true thriller […]

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Groundbreaking Journalist Ginella Massa Makes History With CBC

  Groundbreaking television journalist and anchor Ginella Massa is making history as the first hijab-wearing host of a national television news program in Canada. The award-winning journalist’s new CBC show Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa begins on January 11. In a statement released when the announcement was made, Massa shared her excitement. “It’s a dream […]

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New Hotel Amenity: A Covid-19 Test

    In the ever evolving world-wide pandemic, few industries have been hit as hard as hospitality and tourism. In the hopes that the industry will improve in 2021, hotels are looking at new ways to make it (possibly) easier and more appealing to stay. NBC News reports that an increasing number of properties are […]

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Easy Ways To Entertain Family During The Holidays

    The holiday season can be full of excitement, but it can also lead to stress, anxiety and boredom. With many families off during the holiday season, it can be challenging to keep everyone busy. We’ve pulled together some of our favourite ways to stay entertained at home during the holiday season.   Games: […]

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How To Save An Extra $100+ Every Month 

    Can you use an extra $1200 plus per year? Of course, you can!  Maybe you’ve been dreaming of a 2021 vacation, purchasing a special gift for yourself or a loved one or just meeting that saving goal you have set out for yourself. Here are some tips for easy saving every monhth.    […]

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Beauty of Northern Manitoba Shared On TikTok

  This year has been hard for all and fans of travelling have been extremely limited on what and where they can go outside their own communities and countries. That’s why this story is interesting. In October, Vancouver native Micheal Downie and his father decided to explore the beauty of Canada in Churchill, Manitoba with […]

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Tips For A Better Night’s Sleep

  Everyone benefits from a good night’s sleep. Poor sleep habits can lead to a variety of issues and challenges including weakening of the immune system and even weight gain. Working to improve your sleep truly does have an abundance of benefits. See below for some helpful tips on how to get a better night’s […]

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Google Reveals The Most Searched Recipes Of 2020

At some point this year, many of us were baking up a storm. Everything from cakes, casseroles and breads were filling up kitchens across North America. This week, Google revealed the year’s most searched-for recipes and its clear many of us were craving comfort foods. Not surprisingly, sourdough bread and whipped coffee took the top […]

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Sought After Gifts For 2020

  For many of us, its been the strangest year on record and as 2020 winds down, we look to the holidays as a bright spot in an otherwise challenging year. See below for some of the most coveted gifts this year.      Games, including video and board games. Games are an easy way […]

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