DIY Natural Food Colouring for Valentine’s Day Baking

DIY Natural Food Colouring for Valentine’s Day Baking

Adding a little Valentine’s Day love to your baking can start with cookie cutters, but you can also decorate treats with naturally nutritious (and tasty) red, pink and purple food dyes that you make yourself.

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic)

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic)

We’re all painfully aware that Canadian Winters are cold and snowy for all but some parts of BC. According to Environment Canada statistics, 10 of Canada’s largest cities are walloped with over two meters (6.6 feet) of snow every year.

What Should I do if I’ve Been in a Car Accident? (Infographic)

What Should I do if I’ve Been in a Car Accident? (Infographic)

Every year, about 2000 Canadians die and about 116,000 suffer a personal injury in car accidents, according to Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics. More than 29 percent of drivers and 25 percent of passengers who die in car accidents, weren’t wearing a seatbelt. If you live in rural Canada, you’re 22 percent more likely […]

10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

Remember it? The magical anticipation that made Christmas Eve painfully long? If you allow yourself to go back there, I bet you’ll still find that amazing feeling of excitement in your stomach. Helping kids through the torture of time can turn into some Christmas traditions and create memories that you’ll all treasure.

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (with Infographic)

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (with Infographic)

One of the worst things a home owner can hear is, “You have to replace your roof.”  Making important choices about expensive renovations is difficult enough, but it’s even harder if you don’t know anything about the materials involved or their pros & cons.  Is the contractor offering the best choice, or the one he’ll […]

Value Village® Survey Reveals Top Canadian Halloween Costume Trends

Value Village® Survey Reveals Top Canadian Halloween Costume Trends

TORONTO, October 10, 2018 /CNW/ — When it comes to Halloween costumes this year, Canadians are opting for originality and bucking tradition: a whopping 55 percent state they would like to wear a costume no one else will have, according to a new survey from Value Village, also known as Village des Valeurs® in Québec. […]

All of the Best Non-Surgical Ways to Stop Snoring

All of the Best Non-Surgical Ways to Stop Snoring

“STOP SNORING!” Whether it’s yelled during the night or a message received loud and clear with a kick, people who snore are well aware of how annoying it is to others. It’s annoying to the person who is sawing those logs too. Desperate for a good night’s sleep, those who do it (and the people […]

Financial Abuse is Rampant in Millennial Relationships

Financial Abuse is Rampant in Millennial Relationships

Sixty percent of millennials surveyed reported that a romantic partner used money to manipulate or gain power and control in a relationship. Just as many said a romantic partner had either lied about money, or hid money or debt from them. Seventy-eight percent said financial institutions have a responsibility to educate consumers on the issue. […]

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

The world is embracing natural, earth-friendly food and other products. Makeup has been slowly joining the movement, but often the “natural” claims are dubious at best.  Minimal control and oversight is applied to the makeup industry, leaving the door open for dangerous chemicals to sneak their way onto your skin and into your body. Many […]

Low-Fat Substitutions for Butter (Infographic)

Low-Fat Substitutions for Butter (Infographic)

If you’re trying to eat healthier, these low-fat substitutions for butter will help cut the fat when you’re baking or frying!  We’ve included a handy infographic to keep and share.