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…)

Stress-Free Entertaining Tips

Hosting get-togethers at home is trending and growing in popularity. What a great way to save money and keep unneeded expenses at bay. Allowing you to have lots of fun and spend quality time with friends and family. We’d like to share some tips to get you started and make things easier for you to layout and have fun with the preparations. (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…)

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…)