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Roses, chocolates, jewelry are maybe the traditional way to express romantic thoughts on Valentine’s Day, but how about some art? more

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Capturing this sense of Holiday cheer involves some creativity. You don’t have to be limited to the obvious Christmas items sold in your big box stores. You can come up with your own DIY Holiday décor. more

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, find new and creative ways to decorate your home for the best time of year. more

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No matter your culinary talent, your ability to cook will no doubt be elevated by these handy kitchen tools. more

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The lawn lounger, the patio parker, call it what you will, but the outdoor armchair is the undisputed throne of the backyard. more

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Small-footprint dwelling is on the rise and being embraced with gusto in housing markets. Here are few simple pointers you will find yourself living large even in the tiniest of spaces. more

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Now you can have the best of both worlds by jazzing up your backyard with the new lounge chairs. more

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Greet spring’s arrival; clean the house. Here are few things that help make bearing down on spring cleaning just a little more, well, bearable. more

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There was a time when a colourful bath mat was the extent of décor that goes in the bathroom. Well, those days are long past, with more stylish and functional décor to raise the profile of bathrooms from beyond just utilitarian. more

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According to 2008 StatsCan data — the last time they did a study on the matter — approximately 3.6-million Canadians work from home. more

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Despite our best intentions to keep things relaxed, the holidays do tend to be a time of added stress. Telling yourself to relax — or, worse, having other people tell you to relax — really doesn’t help much, if at all. What you need is a plan. more

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Creating a new look for any room in your home can be as easy as simply adding in a decorative lamp, where you have another source of light, and also a new either colourful, eye-catching element to your space. more

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I don’t really enjoy doing any kind of work unless the environment is exactly right. Making a workplace workable is not as difficult as it sounds. This is especially true when it comes to creating productive spaces for the junior set. more

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Let’s face it: getting organized is neither easy nor fun. Still, it’s a necessary evil if there ever was one.The key to doing it well is to make sure the items that help you bring order to your life are at once functional, durable and attractive. more

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Gardening season is quickly approaching. Get started early with potted plants to spruce up your indoor and outdoor décor. Here are some early ideas to get you started. more

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To say outdoor entertaining is a daunting prospect in Calgary is an understatement, having seen snow in every month of the year, not to mention the wind, rain, hail and the occasional plague of mosquitoes. But that doesn't make it impossible! more

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Kermit the Frog may have once said, “It isn’t easy being green,” but his mindset is quickly changing. These days, it is all about being — and living — green. Here are a few of some of the newest energy-efficient products on the marketplace today. more

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There has been much ado about the thread count of your bed linens… and bigger seemingly is better. Thread counts in the thousands have taken the bedding world by storm, but that is only one factor to consider to get that perfect night’s sleep today. more

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Comfortable ottomans and beanbags take your relaxing game to the next level. But sometimes they do double duty, and keep things organized too. more

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Whether you prefer to scroll through a Kindle edition or turn a physical page, having a dedicated spot to read is the ultimate indulgence for a bookworm. I have my own spot that instantly becomes my “happy place” every time I settle in. more

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