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Wine of the Week Never Disappoints with Food: #WOTW

Five reasons why 13th Street Gamay Noir is your Wine of the Week #WOTW LCBO Vintages #177824  |   $19.95 Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. Cheers! 1. This wine comes from … Continue reading

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#WOTW: A Pinot Gris to go with Soup and Grey’s Anatomy

Five reasons why Kate Radburnd Sun Kissed Pinot Gris is your wine of the week…. LCBO #359000  |  $15.95 Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. Cheers! 1. According to the calendar, … Continue reading

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Trash Talk … about Natural Cleaning

Trash Talk? You bet! Some of the most time-saving and naturally effective cleaning ingredients are in your trash bin. Since the lifecycle of chemical cleaning products returns back to our surface water, posing environmental risks, it makes sense to empty that … Continue reading

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Incentives to do Energy-Saving Renos

We all know there are a variety of incentive programs designed to encourage energy conservation. The trouble is knowing how to find the right program for the right location, building type or energy-efficiency upgrade. To simplify the search, NAIMA Canada … Continue reading

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Outdoor Living Improved

At this time of year we want, when at all possible, to be outside. After nine or 10 months of cocooning with Netflix, Twitter and Instagram, it’s time to unplug and to emerge from shadows of the family room. But a patch of grass and a picnic table won’t cut it. Continue reading

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Ottawa Gardening 101

Are you capable of killing impatiens with just a glance (plus full sun and zero water)? You, too, can flex your green thumb and—slowly, carefully—transform your grass into a garden. Mary Ann Van Berlo of Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton provides expert answers to common questions. Continue reading

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Entertaining at Home

  How about celebrating spring by welcoming guests into your home for a memorable dinner party?  There’s no better inspiration than hostess with the mostest Karen Preston. This lovely mother of two is a talented foodie who enjoys gathering friends … Continue reading

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3 DIY Projects to Tackle with Your Kids

It’s important to get the family together as often as possible for quality time, but instead of relying on the same game nights, expensive vacations or weekend movie matinees where you stare silently at the screen for a couple of … Continue reading

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Update Your Kids’ Bedrooms

Could your children’s rooms use some updating? Tis the time of year to spruce up your surroundings, including those kid zones. Here are some great ideas to jazz things up a bit: Add a little fun to sleeping quarters with … Continue reading

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Spruce Up Your Home For A New Look

By Loukia Zigoumis Spring is the season for renewal, for all things new and fresh. After a harsh winter, we’re slowly coming out of hibernation and soon we’ll be putting away cold-weather gear, opening windows and letting the sunshine in. … Continue reading

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