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Growing your own balcony garden this spring

With Earth Day upon us, you may be looking for ways you can make a difference for the plant, no matter how small. We’ve pulled together everything you need to know about growing your own balcony veggie and fruit garden this spring season [...]

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Moving this winter? Here are 15 tips to help you out

Moving this winter? Here are 15 tips to help you move like a pro. It may not be ideal to lug boxes in the cold and snow, but taking a few precautions will make your move free of any unnecessary headaches […]

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Holiday decorating on a dime

If you’re like us, you’re all about creating a trendy apartment for the holidays that glistens with twinkly lights and makes cozying up with hot cocoa that much better – just without the added cost of it all. We’ve got tips for festive apartment décor that won’t break the bank – and can be reused (hello, sustainability!). Check out these simple holiday décor ideas […]

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How to celebrate Thanksgiving during COVID-19

Fall has arrived and so has one of our favourite holidays – but it may look different this year. Thanksgiving is a time for us to gather together to celebrate, be thankful, and of course, eat! But with limitations in place, many of us have decided to stay home to keep everyone safe. If your plans have been cancelled, we’ve got lots of ways to make this a Thanksgiving to remember […]

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Tips for a successful semester at home

Let's face it, with the world we live in it's necessary to spend more time at home and that means even students. Learning from home isn't always the easiest thing, but take a look at these four tips that will ensure a successful semester at home [...]

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20 ways to add a touch of fall to your space

Are you as obsessed with fall as we are? Now more than ever, it’s the little things that matter in life – like affordable autumn-themed décor that makes us want to snuggle up indoors. Check out this post for budget-friendly fall décor ideas that will have you falling in love with your home, all over again […]

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What it's like to move during a pandemic

Looking to pack up and move but not sure what that might look like right now? You’re not alone. In this post, an Ottawa local leases a new apartment in Midtown Toronto and shares her experience moving during the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Simple ways to refresh your space for summer

Ah, summer! It’s the perfect time to add a splash of fun colour to your décor and breathe some life back into your home. Read on for some simple and inexpensive ways to refresh your space for the warmer months ahead […]

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Date night ideas for small space isolation

Do you miss going out for date night? The great thing is, there are ways to have just as much fun while you’re staying home (even in a small apartment). Check out these date night ideas that will have you feeling like you’re at your favourite spot with your favourite person in no time. After all, it’s who you’re with, not where you are that counts […]

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20 new hobbies to try while isolating

Have you ever been asked what your hobbies are, only to realize that “Netflix” is the first thing that comes to mind? If that doesn't satisfy you, we’re here to help. With quarantining comes an opportunity to learn new things and try new hobbies. Here are some fun hobby ideas that you can do in small spaces […]

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10 ways to lower your electricity bill this summer

A renter’s guide to summer energy savings. The days just keep getting hotter and hotter! Before you crank the air conditioning in your apartment, follow this simple guide to help you save energy – and money – this season [...]

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