Homestyle


Chairs: Transform a Room with One Piece of Furniture

Chairs can have a big impact on your home decor. If you choose just the right chair for a room, it can result in a new look without any other changes. Continue reading

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How To List for Up-To-The-Minute Home Style

What’s your home style? If you’re not sure or it’s time for an update, here’s some great, expert advice to transform your decor from drab to fab. Continue reading

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Renovating? Here’s What’s On Trend

Renovating? Before you call in the pros (and be sure to call in the pros) learn about the latest trends and the reality of what it takes to do things right. Continue reading

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At Home with Amanda Forrest

Home is ‘The Compound’ for TV personality and design expert Amanda Forrest, her partner and nine kids … plus the horse and the puppy. You’re apt to take a second look at the striking woman who may be behind you … Continue reading

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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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