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Pampering Gift Ideas We Love

 

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Stylish Gift Ideas for Her

 

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Great Gift Ideas for Active Guys

 

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Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Kids and Tots

 

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The Perfect Holiday Gift to Combat Dry Winter Weather

The holiday season is here and that means spending time with loved ones, drinking eggnog, and baking holiday favourites! Sadly, it also marks the return of frosty weather, and with it, dry feet too. With the gift of endless pedicures and much deserved “me time”, Amopé’s holiday offering is guaranteed to please during even the […]

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Tips on How to Cope with Christmas After Losing a Loved One

 

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Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

 

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Luxury Log Cabin in the Woods

People wanting to flee from their hectic lifestyles can now rent luxurious Beavers Bend cabins for an incredibly reasonable rent rate. These striking cabins are nestled off the main highways in a private and quiet wooded 65 acre property. Spending time in a spectacular nature setting like this one allows individuals to kick back and […]

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The Healthier Way to Banish Fat Before the Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, you might find yourself with weight loss on the mind. Whether you’re (nervously) anticipating Christmas parties or incoming family and guests, looking your best could be the difference between a happy holiday or not.     The experts at Medilean Wellness & Weight Loss Clinic urge consumers to forgo the fad diets and shed […]

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Five Tips for Creating an Appealing Dressing Room at Home

A large master bedroom usually has a dressing room. A dressing room serves as the place where a woman dresses, puts on her makeup, brushes her hair and finishes getting ready. The best thing about decorating a dressing room is you can let your creativity run wild. Look at five tips for creating an appealing […]

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Expert Advice: Is a Tub Necessary?

Q: I’m in the middle of remodeling and my husband and I can’t agree. Neither of us ever uses the tub, we both prefer showers. I feel like a tub would just waste space in the room that we could have used for storage or a larger shower but he is worried that we’ll regret […]

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Expert Advice: How Much Paint do I Need?

Q. How much paint do I need to paint my room? A: In generally, a medium size room (12’ by 12’ with 8’ high ceilings) will usually take about ¾ of a gallon per coat for the walls. It is important to choose a good quality paint to ensure proper coverage with two coats. My […]

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Expert Advice: Bathroom Renovations for Resell Value

Q: I have completely gutted the main bathroom in my home and I am working on design plans but there are so many options. I plan to sell the house in a few years so I’m wondering what some of the most popular choices are when it comes to improving the resale value of the […]

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Expert Advice: Carpet Repair – Clean First or Stretch First?

QUESTION: My carpet has bumps and I want to get it stretched and cleaned. Should I have it cleaned first or stretched first? We asked Pablo of Curly’s Carpet Repair and this is what he recommends: There are people and/or cleaning companies who will tell you to get it cleaned first and than stretched. They […]

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Expert Advice: Grid-tied Solar Energy Systems

QUESTION: Can you explain a grid-tied solar energy system to me. What can I expect when installing a system like this? ANSWER: “Grid-tied” means that your home is still connected, or “tied” to the BC Hydro power grid. When the sun is shining, your house will use the solar energy first and if you require […]

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Expert Advice: Finding Space for a Freestanding Tub

Q: I would love to replace my traditional tub with a freestanding soaker tub but I’m not sure if I have the space. How much room do I need to be able to install a freestanding tub? – Elizabeth P. Hello Elizabeth, The good news is that freestanding tubs come in a variety of sizes […]

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Expert Advice: Using Wood in a Bathroom

Q: Can I use wood in a bathroom? I’ve seen some gorgeous pictures of bathrooms with beautiful wood feature walls but is that even practical with the amount of moisture in the bathroom? – Taylor B. Hello Taylor, You are correct, wood and water can be a precarious combination and the use of wood elements […]

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Carnival & Fair Foods You Can Make at Home

 

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Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas for Father’s Day

 

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Homemade Father’s Day Gifts You Can Make With Your Kids

 

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Father’s Day DIY Ideas for Grown Ups!

A DIY gift is meaningful and memorable, not matter what age you are! Here are some great DIY gift ideas that aren’t meant for kids!  

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DIY Father’s Day Cards Your Kids Can Make

 

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A Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

  It’s a widely known fact that the benefits of practicing yoga transcend just the physical. In addition to being a practice used to strengthen and tone the body, yoga is also a spiritual practice; one which can have positive effects on the mind. So you want to get into yoga? We’ve got five, beginner-friendly […]

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Baby Shower Ideas for a Bouncing Baby Boy

 

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Sugar & Spice Baby Shower Ideas

 

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