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The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are becoming more popular and more elaborate in Canada.  Planning and building them can become quite involved and it’s more than a little overwhelming. This guide is designed to help you through the planning stages so you can focus on the end result.

6 Easy Berry Bushes for Your Canadian Garden

6 Easy Berry Bushes for Your Canadian Garden

Berry bushes bring nutritious sweetness into your edible landscape. There are suitable varieties for every size of yard or patio, from fence climbers to patio pots. They’re usually planted in Spring and grow almost anywhere in Canada, so you’ll often find them in garden centres this time of year.

The Best Ways to Repel or Kill Mosquitos

The Best Ways to Repel or Kill Mosquitos

Some places in Canada claim the mosquito is their national bird! They’re big and plentiful in these parts, always waiting to turn our outdoor events into a bloody feast and days of itchy misery. If that wasn’t bad enough, they’re known carriers of several diseases.

10 Pet Poisons Lurking in Your Spring Garden

10 Pet Poisons Lurking in Your Spring Garden

Canadian gardeners are getting excited about the coming growing season. As you plan your planting, it’s important to be aware of what can make your pets sick (or even kill them).

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Flowers and What They Mean

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Flowers and What They Mean

Canadians are huge fans of Valentine’s Day, with 81 percent celebrating love with their significant other on February 14th. Additionally, 52 percent of Canadians include other family members in their celebration.

25 Holiday Season Hacks for Your Home

25 Holiday Season Hacks for Your Home

I’m all about shortcuts, at least when I can take them without a negative impact. I love automation and tips that save time and effort, especially during busy times like the holiday season. Following is a list of tips and an infographic to help make your season that much brighter and your workload lighter!

24 Ways to Keep Pets Safe Throughout the Holiday Season

24 Ways to Keep Pets Safe Throughout the Holiday Season

The holiday season is filled with so much joy and wonder, it’s easy to forget that it could spell disaster for pets. Danger lurks everywhere for our furry friends, from holiday food to Christmas trees.  We’ve compiled this list of warnings and tips to help prevent a holiday disaster at your house.

True Transformation: 6 Life-Changing Mindset Shifts

True Transformation: 6 Life-Changing Mindset Shifts

By Leo Babauta Having worked closely with dozens of people’s transformative journeys, I’ve come to recognize a handful of mindset shifts that make an incredible impact. Those who’ve worked to shift in these ways have remarkable transformations.

The Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (Infographic)

The Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (Infographic)

My days of naming my Canadian babies are behind me, but I still find it interesting to track the latest and greatest baby names. It’s fun to spot names that are growing in popularity due to movies or TV shows, and seeing which traditional names are making a comeback.

Expert Answers: Top 5 Most Googled Sleep Questions

Expert Answers: Top 5 Most Googled Sleep Questions

The Internet’s most Googled question relating to sleep is, “How can I fall asleep faster?”, according to new research.

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