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Jackie Silla, Fashion Expert

Jackie is a fashion stylist and blogger over at Style My Dreams, she has been working in the industry for the past 6 years. For as long as she can remember, Jackie has always had a loved for Fashion and beauty. She loves to make women feel beautiful from the inside and out. Jackie has […]

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Rick Mayhew, Event Decorator

Decorations by Rick has been in business for over 20 years. Rick Mayhew does linens, chair covers, backdrops, ceiling swagging, centerpieces, crystals, flowers, LED wall washing, chivari chairs, tents, tables, dishes, candy bars and so much more. He loves to create rooms with the WOW factor and I can work with budgets, big or small […]

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Rich Thomas, Fitness Expert

Rich is the Director of Strength and Conditioning and Co-Owner of Shinobi Fitness. Shinobi Fitness was founded with one simple goal; to make your life better through  support, community, fitness and well being.  Rich has played competitive sports such as football, soccer and basketball and competed in Crossfit at the Canada West Regionals in 2011. […]

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Troy Barkman, Landscape Horticulturist

Troy Barkman, Certified Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist is the owner of Paradise Landscape and Design. Troy has been working in the landscape industry since 2010, and started his own business in 2015. In 2016, Troy won the Gold Medal at the Skills Manitoba competition in Landscape Gardening, and has continued to excel in the industry.  […]

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Karla Dreyer, Design Expert

Karla is an Award Winning Interior Decorator with a passion for making your home connect with who you truly are. Having consistently been awarded by Houzz for her work and customer service, Karla appears regularly on CityTV’s Breakfast Television and CBC as their Design Expert. She is committed to producing content that is inspiring and […]

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Kelsey Kosman, Design Expert

Kelsey Kosman, Interior Design Consultant and owner of Dollhouse Design, specializes in simplifying the design process. She believes that a home can not only be beautiful, but also functional, and practical for every family and every budget.

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Shayna Wiwierski, Beauty and Lifestyle

Shayna Wiwierski is a magazine editor by day and a beauty and lifestyle blogger/influencer by night. Her blog, A Pop of Colour, has been nominated for Best Site at the P&G Beauty Awards for the past two years, and she has worked with many national and international beauty and lifestyle brands.  Find her online at […]

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Sarah-Marie Lackey, Designer

Sarah Marie Interiors is a small design company with full-scale capabilities. With work being done all over the lower mainland, she is known for her timeless approach and detail oriented manner. Through the use of space planning, materials and finishes, she is continually creating sustainable and creative spaces which reflects ones personal desires and lifestyle […]

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Deanne Duke, DIY Expert

Deanne’s motto is why buy it when you can make it. As a graduate in human ecology- clothing and textiles, designing and creating has always been a passion. Since having kids, DIY party planning and diy home projects resulted in the creation of Mama’s got a Glue Gun. A small business crafting Piñatas and other […]

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Alaina Yvon-Moreau, Nutritionist

Alaina Yvon-Moreau is a Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Nutritional Practitioner. It was her own journey with weight loss that initially inspired Alaina to want to help others achieve their health goals. In her practice, Alaina works to build wellness with her clients by focusing on food and lifestyle changes. She loves inspiring those around her […]

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Dr. Reece Malone, Sexologist

Dr. Reece Malone is a certified sexologist, sexuality educator and sex therapist. Working with clients throughout North America, he maintains a private practice based out of  Winnipeg, Canada. Dr. Reece addresses a host of sexuality concerns that affect individuals and impact intimate relationships. He applies a holistic approach to sex and pleasure and believes in […]

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Kathleen Trotter, Fitness Expert

Kathleen Trotter is a fitness expert, media personality, personal trainer, writer, life coach, and overall health enthusiast. She is the author of Finding Your Fit. A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit. Kathleen’s passion is motivating others to “find their fit.” Kathleen does this through writing, regular TV and media appearances, working […]

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Sean Dolenuck, Sommelier

Sean Dolenuck is a professional Sommelier and restaurant specialist with a private wine store. He holds the Professional Sommelier Diploma from CAPS as well as a Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant management from SAIT (Calgary), and has been involved in the hospitality industry for 19 years, specializing in fine dining. Sean has worked at some […]

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Gerry Goertzen, Psychotherapist

Gerry Goertzen, MA, is a Psychotherapist (Trauma, Addiction & Criminology Specialist) in private practice with over 20 years’ experience. He is Executive Director and Founder of Riverbend Counselling Group (now in its 10th year), Founder of The Harbour Fellowship Inc., Author of Relational Triumph and Producer/Owner of Velvet Steel App. He, his wife, three adult […]

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How To Simplify Your Next Renovation Project

Expensive and stressful; two words often used to describe the home renovation process. If you’re planning a home renovation project, project delays, household disruptions and overspending can all lead to a lot of frustration. To avoid this, it is important to plan ahead, get organized and set realistic expectation. These three tips below will ensure […]

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Spoil Dad with Cuisinart this Summer

Spoil Dad this summer with a Cuisinart AirFryer Convection Oven! The Cuisinart® AirFryer Convection Oven is a premium full-size toaster oven with a built-in air fryer. That means it not only bakes, broils, and toasts, it also lets you air-fry right inside the oven. Best of all, a large, 4-pound chicken requires only about a […]

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Win Your Renovations Contest

Are you planning to renovate? Answer a few questions in the widget below and you could win a $200 Home Hardware gift certificate to use towards the purchase of supplies for your next reno project! a Rafflecopter giveaway Contest Ends at 12:00 am EST on September 3rd, 2018. Open to Canadian residents over the age […]

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Roku Streaming Stick+ Giveaway

The new Roku Streaming Stick+ ($90 value) is compact and super-charged, perfect for streaming at home or while travelling. The powerful quad-core processor loads channels and shows lightning fast, and the advanced wireless receiver gives you 4X the range for smooth streaming. Streaming Stick+ supports HD and 4K HDR TVs, so no matter what you’re […]

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Transform Your Basement into a Rental Suite

If you live in a desirable area and you’ve been thinking about transforming your basement to attract renters, now may be the perfect time. In today’s housing economy, converting your basement into a rental suite is an excellent way to help pay off your mortgage, while providing affordable living accommodations for low-income renters. Not only […]

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Healthy Lifestyle 101: Making Wellness A Real Thing In Your Life

People who want to make healthy living their normative state of being and knowing should recognize the power of systematically implementing wellness strategies that will generate substantive results. Below you’ll find several strategies that you can implement to get on track to cultivating a healthy lifestyle: 1. Cultivate A Strong Yoga Practice. One of the […]

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A Classically Modern Giveaway

6IXMAN aims to cater to the lifestyle of modern the man. Classic scents, quality ingredients and superior tools define what it means to be a 6IXMAN. Now you have a chance to join the league of classically modern gentlemen with your own 6IXMAN collection! How It Works: Use the widget below to earn entries. Starting […]

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Top 5 Tips For Losing Weight After Having A Baby

Just about every new mum is really concerned with how to go about shedding those extra pounds left over from her pregnancy as quickly as possible. While they will naturally lose the weight over time, many mothers want even faster results, and that is where diet and exercise come into play shortly after giving birth. […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts for a New Mom

If someone you know has just had a baby, Mother’s Day can provide the perfect opportunity to honor her.  Here are some gift ideas born to please: Food Delivery Service News moms are overloaded with tasks and responsibilities—and, of course, they’re sleep deprived.  In between getting to know and care for their baby, new mothers […]

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Refinishing an Old Bedroom Dresser

Dear Marc: Do you have ideas for refinishing an old bedroom dresser? It’s a low, two-drawer dresser with a honey wood finish. I like the piece of furniture, but I want to “glam it up”. Help! Darlene Dear Darlene: The other day, I was sitting with friends and family in my sister’s dining room when […]

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DIY Faux Fur Chair Project

Dear Marc: I found a faux fur chair with natural stained wood at a flea market and I want to refinish it. I went to a fabric store to replace the existing faux fur with a more muted colour only to realize that this type of fabric is pricey! Do you have any ideas how […]

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