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…)

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…)

Wine Cooler or Wine Cellar: What’s the Difference?

Do you prefer immediate gratification or waiting for just the right moment? The answer to this question might help you determine whether a wine cooler or a wine cellar is right for you. Or maybe, you’ll need both! Regardless of your needs, any wine lover wants to ensure a beautifully poured delicious glass whether that’s today or twenty years from now. (more…)

Outdoor Furniture: Types of Materials

Ah, Spring! It awakens in all of us the desire to spend time outdoors. Perhaps your springtime thoughts this year are about grilling steaks on a new BBQ or maybe it’s roasting marshmallows on an outdoor fireplace. Perhaps you have grandeur designs and dream of recreating the comfort of your indoor living room in an outdoor setting? (more…)

Be Prepared for Easter Guests

Easter is that one celebration that really creeps up on people. Firstly, it is never on the same date each year – like Christmas, since its yearly date is determined by the last Full Moon after Spring or the March Equinox which is always on the 20th. This will naturally impact other Christian holidays in the Gregorian calendar around this time of the year, like Palm Sunday and Good Friday. (more…)

10 Unexpected Recipes with Maple Syrup

Sugar Shack season is coming soon in some regions of Canada and because we are the biggest maple syrup producer, why not try new and unexpected recipes to incorporate this national treasure? To do so, I have gathered 10 recipes you can try at home which will totally delight your family and guests. (more…)

The Advantages of a Dual Fuel Range

Anyone in the market for a new range is very familiar with gas, electric and induction ranges, however, professional chefs typically consider a dual fuel range to be the best cooking appliance to invest in. On the other hand, the typical consumer tends to wonder what the difference is between a gas range and a dual fuel range. (more…)

4 Ways to L-O-V-E Your Kitchen

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Love it or lose it: The first step to loving your kitchen more is to love what’s IN it. Maybe 2017 is the year you update your appliances or ditch the fancy milk frothing machine you never use. Adopt a little of the Kon Mari method, (more…)