Category: At home

hosting a party tips

10 Easy Ways to Be a Better Host

The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to dig up old favourite recipes, get ready to visit family and friends, and host festive get-togethers! Put your entertaining jitters at ease with these 10 tips to be a better host when you plan on throwing a party. First Impressions:...

/ December 14, 2017

9 Essential Steps to Winterize Your Home

It is official, the cold weather is finally here which means it is time to winterize your home in order to protect it for the next few chilly months to come. These few preventive measures will go a long way in saving you money on your energy bills, keeping your...

/ December 13, 2017

Small Space Party Planning

This time of year means packed schedules full of seeing family and friends at different occasions. With all the hustle and bustle going on, it’s likely you will be hosting something at your home this holiday season. While we all don’t have ample space for entertaining in our homes, it’s...

/ December 12, 2017

6 Low-Maintenance Houseplants to Grow This Winter

As much as we all do not want to admit it, winter is coming. With the leaves falling off the trees, we are seeing the last of the fall colours before they disappear for good. Not to worry though, houseplants can provide the same amount of colour for the cold season...

/ November 7, 2017

Spooktacular Halloween Porch Decorations

Designing a frightful and delightful Halloween porch doesn’t have to take an eternity; in fact, it can be assembled in a couple of hours if you’re willing to get to work. Here are 3 easy ways to pull together your Halloween porch decorations depending how much time and effort you...

/ October 25, 2017

Easy Decor Changes To Elevate Your Home

Have you ever looked at the cover a home design magazine and thought, “I wish my home could look like that”? If you clicked on this post, we’re guessing this thought has crossed your mind at least once or twice. While we all can’t afford to have a magazine worthy...

/ September 21, 2017

What To Do Before You Hire A Cleaning Company

If you’re currently surrounded by towers of dirty dishes, piles of unwashed laundry, and heaps of unmade beds, then it’s time to call in the professionals. Unfortunately hiring a cleaning company isn’t as easy as making a call. To ensure you find the best company for you, follow these steps before...

/ August 17, 2017

5 Real Laundry Rooms, Nooks & Closet Renovations

Laundry — no one likes doing it (and if you do, please come to my house and help me out) but it’s something we all have to do. While we can’t make the task any more enjoyable, we can help you make the space you’re doing it in a lot...

/ June 28, 2017

Canadian Home Design

Canada is a diverse country with design influences from around the world. Because of this, you might have a hard time conjuring up what Canadian style really is. We’ve taken inspiration from the history of our nation, sports and activities close to our hearts, and the animals that inhabit the...

/ June 22, 2017

Prepping Your Kids Room For Summer

Summer is on its way and that means two things for your kids: no more school and more time spent at home. Whether your kids are going off to day camp this summer or just hanging out at home, you’ll want to make sure their rooms are ready for the...

/ June 15, 2017