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Home & Garden

5 Tips for the First Time Home Seller

When you’ve reached the decision that it’s finally time to place your home up for sale, there are a few important factors to consider in order to make for smooth sailing during that process. Jumping headfirst without having a clear vision and map on how to navigate through the process can lead to a lot of stress and aggravation. So before you nail down that For Sale sign, consider these 5 tips first. Continue Reading

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Home & Garden

5 Questions to Ask When Downsizing

The “tiny homes” trend is sweeping the nation and people are taking notice of the many benefits of downsizing to smaller homes and rental units, especially as they get older. If you’re having trouble with the concept of downsizing and getting rid of your items, here are 3 questions to ask yourself: Continue Reading

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Home & Garden

Why You Need a Hot Tub in Your Backyard This Summer

With spring just around the corner, many of us are just dreaming of the days we can open up the patio doors and spend an afternoon or evening relaxing in the outdoor oasis of our own backyard. But is your backyard ready? Why not invest in your backyard this year and have the best summer yet?! The backyard is the perfect place to entertain and enjoy quality time with family and friends. Make it your own this year and create a place where memories will be made.

Here are just a few reasons a hot tub should be part of your backyard investment this year: Continue Reading

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Lifestyle

Join the Adult Colouring Book Craze

The recent adult colouring book trend started in France a few years ago, and rapidly spread throughout Europe before crossing the Atlantic to take Canada and the United States by storm. While adult colouring books have been available for quite a while, they have officially reached frenzy status over past years. The most popular among the titles, like Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book and Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book, have been in the top 10 best-sellers list online and in-store for months.

If you’re only just hearing about the adult colouring book phenomenon, the popularity should come as no surprise. For one, they’re easy to use. They are also extremely popular because they help adults focus, unwind, relax, spark creativity, and reconnect with their inner child. Continue Reading

5 Advantages of Replacement Windows
Home & Garden

5 Advantages of Replacement Windows

Looking to improve the functionality and appearance of your home? Whether your old windows are failing or you simply want to upgrade the value and look of your home, here are a few of the advantages of installing new windows:

Reduced Environmental Impact

Old windows are not efficient, which means your furnace and air conditioner need to work harder to maintain a comfortable temperature indoors. The harder your HVAC equipment needs to work, the more natural resources are needed. High-efficiency replacement windows, on the other hand, use state-of-the-art design and technology to keep heat in during the winter and keep heat out in the summer. There is less demand on your HVAC equipment and thus, fewer natural resources used. As a result, your home has a smaller carbon footprint. Continue Reading

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Food & Drink

Planning an Anniversary Dinner to Remember in Toronto

If you and your partner are among the many who found love in Toronto, you may soon be approaching a milestone anniversary. Whether it’s one, two or even ten years that you’ve been together, there are a wide variety of fun, interesting and romantic things to do in Toronto. But, of course, we all know that you can’t beat a romantic dinner in a dim, candle-lit setting with your other half, especially when it’s a special occasion. Continue Reading

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Home & Garden

Dress Your Home To Impress

A lot of people are interested interior design but they do not know what they are doing. Interior design doesn’t have to be hard, and the skills of a professional are not needed to create a fabulous living space. This article will give you some great tips on interior design.

A great interior design tip is to spend your Saturday mornings going to yard sales and your free time visiting thrift stores. You wouldn’t believe some of the unique things you can find if you know where to look. The typical places like IKEA give homes a pleasant but cookie cutter look, which simply won’t cut it. You might happen to come across a great end table, a timeless mirror, or beautifully decorated vase, but you’ll never get the chance if you don’t pound the pavement. Continue Reading