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Cottage Country 101: How to Be a Great Cottage Guest

If you’re one of the many people who aren’t lucky enough to have a cottage in the family, you may be crossing your fingers this summer hoping that you’ll be invited on a friend’s trip to cottage country. Perhaps you’re worrying whether or not you’ve racked up enough friend points to be part of the select few. You wouldn’t hesitate to even brag about your cooking skills or party tricks in hopes of scoring an invite. Stay strong, you’re sure to get it. If not, some people take matters into their own hands, round up a few friends and save enough dough to rent a cottage. If you’re about to go to a cottage for the first time, you’re in… read more


Last Minute Valentine’s Day Shopping Tips

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday. The hard part is finding a gift that expresses how you feel about your Valentine. Love is one of those things that can be tough to express. What Do You Want To Express? Because you’re shopping at the last minute hasty decisions are tempting. The first step involves thinking through what kind of love you’re trying to express. Your gift should reflect your relationship with this person. Always remember: you don’t have to stick to generic greeting cards and flowers. If you want to make your Valentine happy cater to their interests.   Be Creative! Thinking outside the box is a great way to treat your Valentine to something that they deserve. It’s also a clever and thoughtful… read more

Take Up a Winter Hobby, like Skiing

How to Deal With Snow: Don’t let winter win

If this is going to be your first winter in one of Canada’s snowy regions, you may not be very skilled at dealing with snow. Don’t let winter catch you off guard, though. Instead, learn how to deal with the snow and ice before it arrives. Prepare early by investing in snow removal tools, warm winter clothing, winter accessories for your vehicle, and a home emergency kit in case of a storm or power outage. Even if winter seems mild so far this year, don’t be left out in the cold, both literally and figuratively, when harsh weather does hit. Use the Right Tools There are a range of options available for dealing with snow removal on your property. From… read more

Balancing Health and Holiday Indulgence: Avoid unnecessary stress about food

There are many things to worry about during the holiday season, and if you’re concerned about your health, the thought of consuming all those tempting holiday food treats may cause some grief. However, you don’t need to totally deny yourself during the festive season. Instead, use some smart strategies to keep yourself on track with diet and exercise while still enjoying the bounty of deliciousness that surrounds you. Don’t Skip Your Exercise During the holidays, it is easy to use the hustle and bustle of the season as an excuse for not following normal routines and schedules. If you tend to exercise only because you know you have to and not because you actually want to, it may be tempting… read more

DIY mulling spices

The Best Homemade Christmas Gifts: Holiday treats made with love

It can be a challenge to find Christmas gifts for every single person on your list, especially if you want to distribute gifts at work or you have a large family. In place of an expensive, store-bought gift for everyone on your list, instead opt for something handmade. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be crafty to whip up these clever gifts. Most of these projects simply require a bit of time and money to create thoughtful festive treats that won’t break the bank or throw your schedule into a tailspin. Mason Jar Magic There are lots of homemade gifts that you can make using mason jars as a container. It also doubles as decorative packaging. Just add a decorative… read more