We all know the popular daylight savings time expression Spring Forward, Fall Back but that’s rarely how it plays out on the scale when it comes to our weight.
With the fall season in full swing the days are as short and cold as they’ve been for some time.
This usually means that energy expenditure and activity levels of many of my clients drop, which leaves more time at home for snacking.
The increase in consumption and decrease in activity often end up being a double whammy. Read More
Fall is here, but don’t give up on your lawn just yet. Now is the perfect time to take extra special care of your grass. Contrary to the popular belief that fertilizing in fall disrupts the grass as it prepares to overwinter, correct fertilization actually allows for a healthier season of dormancy. Read More
Convert your shower from a place to get clean to an oasis of relaxation
While you can get by with a simple bathtub, it is rare to come across a home that does not have a shower of some kind. Whether it is a shower-tub combo or a standalone unit, the convenience and hygiene of jumping in the shower to clean up is hard to beat. Read More
Congratulations on your new home! Whether you’re a first-time buyer or experienced, moving in to a new home is always exciting.
Unless, you’ve purchased a brand-new build, chances are there are going to be some changes and small fixes that you’ll need to take care of when you first move in. Maybe you can’t stand the existing dining room chandelier, or the main bathroom is missing some essential storage. It can even be something as simple as wanting to add décor. Read More
Hibernating season will be here before you know it. Time to infuse your home with some extra comfort to help you get through the chilly months ahead.
Nothing equals warm and cozy like a steaming cup cradled in your hands, so today, we’re going to inspire you to create a coffee nook at home that’s sure to give your favourite coffee house a run for its money. Read More
The latest wave of freestanding tubs is making a splash in the world of bathroom design. They are attention-commanding statement pieces, beloved both for their aesthetics and for the deep soak they can provide.
Whether intended for a bathroom makeover or new build, a freestanding tub can instantly provide the luxurious spa feeling that many homeowners covet. Read More
If you are looking at growing the amount of livable space in your home, the basement is a great place to start. But what happens if you have an older home with an unwelcoming, unfinished basement with low hanging ceilings? That is where basement lowering, also known as underpinning, comes in to play.
Basement lowering is a very big job that requires additional input & analysis from engineers/architects and can result in big changes to the amount of living space in your home, but does it make sense for you? Read More
When the desired improvements to your home are intended to impact functionality first and aesthetics second, more often than not, you’re looking at something in the realm of a large-scale renovation. Read More
No one wants to spend time in a cold, damp basement. That is why, no matter how much money you spend on turning your basement into a beautiful family room, game room or gym, if it doesn’t feel as good as it looks, it will not be used to its full potential. Read More
With Fall right around the corner and the kids back in school, it's time to start embracing the cooler and busier days to come. Everyone knows that time is in tight supply for busy families, but the least I can do today is help you save a little bit of time and trouble when it comes to meal preparation. Does coming home to a healthy already prepared meal sound too good to be true? It doesn't have to. Read More
Working out at home is a great option for everyone, from stay at home parents, to students, commuters, seniors, and anyone else who needs a convenient way to get in the recommended hours of exercise each week. No matter how large or small your home may be, there’s a home gym solution for just about anyone.
Here’s a look at some of the different ways to create a workout space in your home, whether it’s a dedicated space, shared, or temporary. Read More