Napping: A Lifestyle

In the past decade, scientists have been racking their brains around the benefits and harms of napping throughout the day. Studies have clearly shown that napping just 20 to 30 minutes a day can improve focus, creativity, and performance. (more…)

Bar Stools 101: Finding the Right Fit

Please…be seated…And while we’re at it, let’s make that comfortably seated. But what do you need to do to ensure you, your family, and your guests enjoy the stool seating you provide? Finding the perfect stool for your seating needs is as easy as three simple steps. (more…)

Become the King or Queen of Your Outdoor Kitchen

Today’s backyard barbecues look less like Dad covered in lighter fluid and charcoal and a lot more like the family kitchen, but outside. Today’s outdoor grilling centre or kitchen includes fully-functional cooking areas for the chef and comfortable seating for the guests. Basically, it brings comfort and design to a natural setting, maximizing the use and appeal of your outdoor space. (more…)

Sleep Habits of City vs Cottage Dwelling

Nothing soothes the soul better than a sleepover in the country. Far away from crowds, cell towers and traffic will, without a doubt, melt away any stress and give you a great night’s sleep. Planning a camping weekend or renting a cottage does wonder for the body and mind. (more…)

Cottage Space Saving Tips

Families that frequently travel to the cottage know all too well that using space effectively is key to keeping things organized, easy to find and neat. Follow along as we list the easiest ways to maximize on space and minimize on stress. (more…)

Summer Sleep vs Winter Sleep – Do’s and Don’ts

The change in season, especially in North America, is always an exciting and hopeful time when our long winters turn into spring with that distinct melting of snowmen and snow forts, and the slightest ever budding on trees and chirping swallows. We tend to take deeper breaths, stretch a little longer from the long winter’s slumber and peek out our windows past 5 PM when the sun is still shining brightly. (more…)