. To keep an open-concept look and include the privacy you will sometimes need, consider one or more glass walls to divide your space.

Glass Walls: Privacy within an Open-Concept Design

Most people love the idea of an open-concept design. This look will give any residence – whether a detached home, townhouse or a condominium – a spaciousness feeling and allows for more interaction among family and friends. In homes with a small amount of square footage, an open concept can be hard to achieve when […] Read more…

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4 Ways to Naturally Eliminate Odour

4 Ways to Naturally Eliminate Odour

Bad odours can be embarrassing. No one wants other people to come into their personal space, whether it’s their home, car, or caravan, and smell nasty odours. The problem is that most products that eliminate odours are also full of chemicals that are bad for you and the environment. So how can a person eliminate […] Read more…

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Smart Light Bulbs

Five Ways to Save Energy when Stuck at Home

Sometimes there’s a national crisis. Sometimes you get snowed in. Sometimes, everyone catches a cold at the same time. Whatever the reason, there is always going to be a time in your life when you have to spend a few days or more cooped up with your entire household. Suddenly the coffee pot is on […] Read more…

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Lettuce

5 Easy Vegetables to Grow

Summer salad vegetables are some of the easiest almost foolproof *vegetables to grow. They are tasty and good for you as well! Lettuce Seedling lettuces are economical and can last a long time in the garden. Seed packets have an abundance of seeds and germinate readily, and you will end up with far more lettuces […] Read more…

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Twice-baked loaded sweet potatoes

Twice-baked loaded sweet potatoes

These twice-baked loaded sweet potatoes make an excellent accompaniment to any meal. They are easy to make, low-cost and with the cheese and bacon, no one would ever guess how many health benefits they contain. Sweet potatoes are known to be high in vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 helps reduce the presence of the chemical homocysteine […] Read more…

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Make Your Kitchen and Bathrooms Pop with Colored Grout

Make Your Kitchen and Bathrooms Pop with Coloured Grout

If you’re looking for a unique way to update the look of your kitchen and bathrooms, it could be as easy as redoing your tile grout. Instead of using white, which is almost impossible to maintain effectively, you should consider other colours, including bold choices that will leave everyone in awe. Kitchen A great way […] Read more…

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Surviving A Summer Pregnancy

Surviving A Summer Pregnancy

Being pregnant is a joyful time. Feeling your tiny baby grow from a collection of cells into an internal gymnast, whirling around, kicking, and punching inside of you at all times of day is a special kind of magic. But in the summer months, as the weather and humidity begin to creep up, pregnancy can […] Read more…

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How to Handle Your Child’s Temper Tantrums

It may as well be a scene from a horror movie: Your toddler is splayed on the supermarket floor, red-faced, shrieking, sobbing, and kicking, as other shoppers stare disapprovingly. You may be resigned to accepting tantrums as storms that you must simply hunker down and endure until they pass. Luckily, you don’t have to be […] Read more…

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Fresh Garlic

How to Grow Your Own Garlic

Preparing a crop of garlic for a later summer harvest begins in the autumn. This easy-to-grow crop is a great addition to the over-wintering vegetable garden. Garlic likes a free-draining sandy loam, with lots of organic matter. Organic matter adds nutrients and keeps the soil well aerated. The higher the organic matter content, the bigger […] Read more…

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