It's different for everyone. It can be finally creating a household budget, giving back to your community, leading a healthier lifestyle or going “zero waste”, painting a wall, adding a throw pillow or living a greener, more sustainable life. Here’s the thing: you don’t have to be an expert. You just have to be curious.
What 10 things are you going to commit to change in 2019 to live a more eco-friendly life? To wrap up our Earth Day countdown, here’s a summary of what we posted, along with a downloadable list so you can write down what 10 things you’re going to change in 2019 to live greener [...]
Plastic has been a big part of our lives for a long time. From the toys we played with to the bags we carried our groceries in, we’ve grown up surrounded by this material, disposing of it without a second thought. Now as we deal with the consequences of overrun oceans and waterways, we can each do our part to limit its use and stop this epidemic in its tracks [...]
On average, Canadians spend about 90% of their time indoors. Along with using scent-free products and keeping your home well-ventilated, plants are a helpful tool for improving your indoor air quality. Whether it’s a Spider Plant or English Ivy, you’re sure to have fun choosing a little love fern to care for that will look cute and clean your air too. Here’s 10 plants that clean the air in your home […]
What is “petiquette”? It’s defined as the proper way to control and handle a pet. We love our furry friends, but it’s important to remember that a certain amount of consideration and etiquette is required. Read on for a list of 13 petiquette tips to help keep the peace between you and your neighbours.
Spring is the season of new beginnings, but as snow melts it uncovers garbage and debris. Why not step into the sunshine and help spring clean your neighbourhood? Here’s a few ideas to get you going […]
Canadian winters, eh? They’re infamously cold, snowy, icy, and can be just plain blah. Here we are at the beginning of March and extreme temperatures and constant snowstorms are officially getting us down. But if there’s anything we know for sure, it’s that we Canadians can plough through it. Here are 5 fun winter activities to get you outside and make the most of the last few weeks of this beautiful (albeit chilly) season [...]
What is a Jack and Jill bathroom? From benefits and bathroom layout options to Jack and Jill bathroom design ideas, we’re diving into what they are – and why we’re seeing this trend come back in homebuilding. Read on […]
Given all the time we spend in our bedrooms, it's important to make sure they're as cozy and comfy as possible. Read on for 6 simple tips on how to add warmth and coziness to your bedroom. Happy hibernating (and Netflixing in complete bliss)!