Nobody likes bills. Luckily, in the case of your hydro bill, you may have more control over your charges than you think. Your electricity is actually charged at different rates depending on when you use it. Making an effort to confine your usage to off-peak times can have a drastic effect on your electricity bill. […]
It’s rarely the “right” time to renovate. The mess, the stress, and of course the cost make renovating seem like a daunting task. (Of course, it always feels worth it at the end of the day)! However, if you’re anything like us, you probably get the urge to change things up every once in a […]
With the ever-increasing demands of a modern lifestyle, it is really no surprise that meditation rooms have emerged as a popular choice for homeowners with a room to spare. These eclectic rooms offer a welcome respite from the pressing demands of everyday life. Of course, “meditation” is used loosely here- these rooms can be used […]
Some days, it feels like there are never enough places to put all the… stuff. You have a million books that won’t fit on the bookshelf, and the pantry is overflowing with mystery items you bought back in 2006. You know you should overhaul the junk drawer, but you just can’t bring yourself to throw […]
There’s no doubt about it, home improvements are a great way to change up your house without moving every few years. Different decorations, patterns, and even furniture can go a long way towards completely transforming a room you’ve fallen out of love with. With the help of professionals, you can even add a sun room, remove a […]
This gorgeous storage chest can be used for blankets, throw pillows, or other miscellaneous items in your living room. Furthermore, it makes a beautiful bench for the end of your bed, and could also be used as a small coffee table. The possibilities are endless with this timeless piece, and the best part is that it […]
Maybe you’re preparing your home to go on the market, or else you just want to add some improvements for yourself. No matter the reason for your renovation, it is always a good idea to keep the value of your home in mind. Start with the Kitchen! Updating your kitchen is one of the best […]
Living walls are not necessarily a new idea, but they are definitely gaining popularity! Using a living wall for indoor decoration is a new trend, and it has been taken up by modern homes and restaurants. For a local example of a living wall, check out The Berlin in downtown Kitchener! The decoration at this […]
Should You Move or Renovate? Three Things to Consider It’s common to grow tired of your current home. Maybe you have too much empty space now that the kids have left the house, or you’re sick and tired of the outdated living room that you loved so much 7 years ago. One thing is for […]
Candles are a home necessity, especially when it comes to the colder months. They make any room feel cozy, and a good candle will make your home smell amazing. Winter offers all kinds of warm scents like cinnamon, pine, or gingerbread. However, our favourite candle so far is completely universal- coffee! You love coffee, we […]
Next to a major kitchen renovation, replacing appliances is one of the best ways to upgrade the space. However, if you’re purchasing a new refrigerator, stove or dishwasher in order to make your home more attractive to buyers, you want to make wise purchasing decisions.
A kitchen or windowsill herb garden makes for a beautiful addition to your home. And, what could be better than fresh herbs? Add some chives to your omelette, brew up a pot of fresh mint tea, and sprinkle dill over fish or cucumber! Follow the steps below to learn how to grow your own herbs […]
Summer is definitely here, which means it’s time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the long evenings! What better way to do that than by upgrading your outdoor space? I love the idea of this patio fire pit. Build one of your own, invite a few friends over, and unwind with a glass of wine and some s’mores! […]
Even our four-footed friends deserve some homemade treats now and then. Perfect for summer road trips or after a long hike at the cottage. Here are 9 great recipes that will please even the pickiest pooch!
“If you’ve ever taken the Myers-Briggs personality test, you know that afterwards every aspect of your life takes on immense clarity.” If you’ve ever taken the Myers-Briggs personality test, you know that afterwards every aspect of your life takes on immense clarity. Qualities that were previously irksome are now essential to your personhood; habits become […]