Top 7 Must-Haves for your Backyard

With the summer season finally in sight, it’s time to shift focus to the backyard. That area of your home long forgotten over the harsh winter, but happily rediscovered as the sun starts to shine and the days get longer.
Try these ideas to turn your backyard into the perfect READ MORE >

 

The top 8 things to do this Long Weekend

The long weekend is almost here, and if you’re like many people, you probably haven’t had the time to plan any type of getaway or vacation. Have no fear, there are better days to come – they’re called Saturday and Sunday (and holiday Monday!) So, if you’re READ MORE >

 

The Muskoka Chair

From its humble beginnings as a family lawn chair, the Muskoka or Adirondack chair has become a symbol of cottage life and the epitome of summer comfort. Why the fascination? Is it the fact that they’re so comfortable that once you sit down in one there’s no going back, or that they READ MORE >

 

Simple ways to Celebrate Summer

It’s finally summer, Canada Day is just around the corner, yet landing on a Tuesday doesn’t lend itself to a long weekend. But it’s summer and time to celebrate, yet there may be times when you’re looking for a kick start on this summer celebration. Basic things to put yourself in a READ MORE >

 

For the love of Mason Jars

It’s trendy and fun. Have you noticed the rise in Mason Jar popularity lately? But why buy knock offs when you can create your own neat crafts? After my enthusiastic attempt at canning last summer, I now have a shelf full of the coveted mason jar, just waiting to be “repurposed.” So I thought I’d look at READ MORE >

 

Fun Tips for Summertime Entertaining

It may be August, but there’s still plenty of time for summer entertaining. Outdoor parties should be easy and fun. Here are a few neat tips to make it even easier!
Imagine their surprise when you offer your own S’mores READ MORE >

 

The Ultimate Shish Kebab

The Shish Kebab, it’s hard not to love meat on a stick. Easy to make ahead of time, easy to customize for special requests and easy to grill – once you’ve got the basics down.
Here are a few tips that will lead to “Kebab Kudos” from all your guests. READ MORE >