Wines Made In Alberta?

Sure! Alberta is well known for the Rockies, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. Although abundant with lakes, its climate is described as “continental “, meaning cold winters and hot summers. Warmer winters are occasionally experienced with the arrival of chinook winds. These cold winters and hot summers are not ideal for growing wine-producing grapes. And…

Plans for Earth Hour?

Choosing how to take care of the environment we live in can be overwhelming. Where to start? What to choose to do? First, begin by not underestimating your power to contribute. Anything counts! Little effort goes a long way, right? So how about taking part in Earth Hour tomorrow? All you need to do is…

Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s spring time (yes, really!). This is the perfect time to clean up the messes that winter left behind and repair any damages.  Most aren’t huge fans of household maintenance but any property requires regular cleaning and care to keep you safe and comfortable. Here is a checklist to help you get going: Go through your…

DIY: Removing Popcorn Ceilings

If you watch a lot of renovation shows you’ll probably notice that popcorn ceilings are one of the first thing they take down, and personally, that is what I just did in my house. If you love them – great!  I’ve seen new builds and the builder lets you pick the finish on the ceiling…

5 Incredible Canadian Women

Today marks a great leap for women where the new $10 bill drops, featuring civil rights activist Viola Desmond. According to CBC News’ article, Desmond is the first black person and the first non-royal woman to be on a regularly circulated Canadian bank note. In light of International Women’s Day, we’d like to highlight 5…

Design a Room Around a Piece of Art

The first step is finding the focal point, when you walk into a room and your eye lands on a certain corner; this is exactly the perfect spot for your art. In the image below, it’s easy to see that the space between the windows is a focal point, so placing your art there is…