Technology and Sleep

We are nowhere close to the period portrayed in movies such as Star Trek and Star Wars but it sure does seem like it sometimes. Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past century – at warp speed one would say. Gizmos of all kinds can be found affecting almost every area of your life whether you choose it or not. (more…)

Snack Attack at Bedtime: Easy and Healthy?

Perhaps one of the worst things in life is sleep deprivation over a long period of time. Insomnia is a very common issue that millions of people suffer at some points in their lives. Stress is by far the biggest contributor to insomnia but eating that midnight snack before bed could also be the culprit. (more…)

Hygge: Happiness Danish Style

2016 is now history. Shall we add « good riddance»? And as in years past, we will greet 2017 with optimism and a renewed determination to better ourselves. Eat better, lose weight, quit smoking, get in shape, save money – the list of goals are lofty, the resolutions ambitious, not to mention identical to last year’s, but hold on. (more…)

Can’t Sleep? Then Go Green!

How many times a week can you honestly say you have a restful, restorative sleep? One, maybe two or perhaps none! Unless stress is diffused with time to rest the body and the mind, it becomes compounded. Humans rely on water, food, and sleep to survive. (more…)

Getting Connected: The Future of Appliances

Home appliances aren’t seen as glamorous, but they are a necessity in our day-to-day life. Whether it is your washing machine, oven or refrigerator, we rely on them for so many things to make our lives easier. Do you find yourself wanting more from your appliances, more than what they already do? (more…)

Cozy It Up this Winter

For Canadians, winter is a fact of life and even though we think of ourselves as hardy bunch, some of us view the season as something that must be endured. But whether you’re outside frolicking like a child when the snow begins to fly or wishing you could just hibernate, everyone enjoys coming out of the cold to a warm and cozy home. (more…)

Serenity: at Last, a Place to Call Your Own

Finally, you’re about to move into your own place – at long last! You thought this day of freedom would never come! But then reality sets in, all of the decisions you have to make and how to decide? You begin to gather ideas of all of the options surrounding you; be it on-line via friends, blogs, and magazines or in-store. (more…)

Don’t fret! You Can Handle This!

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, holiday, anniversary or having friends over to watch the season finale of that show you all watch, planning a large dinner party can be very stressful, with so much to do and plan. Who is on the guest list? Party theme? Decorations? What to wear? What is on the menu? Some well-chosen appliances can really help to make your evening a success. (more…)