Sick of the winter blues? Turn that frown upside down, because Canada’s winter celebration is finally here! Winterlude, North America’s largest winter festival, runs from January 29 to February 15 right here in the nation’s capital. Winterlude is a family-friendly festival that attracts tourists from...

Making the big move to a new home is hard enough, but when you add snow to the scenario, it only becomes more difficult and stressful. While the winter season in Ottawa might not provide the best conditions for making a move, the circumstances surrounding...

Have you ever stopped to consider how much thought and effort went into the design of the spaces you visit every day? You may not realize it, but your favorite restaurants, neighborhood grocery store and go-to movie theater follow some very specific design principles in...

Lighting is possibly the most powerful tool you have when it comes to interior design. It does not make sense to invest in beautiful furniture, rugs, paintings, and accessories if they are in the dark. The perfect light fixture not only illuminates a space - it...

Millions of chainsaws are sold every year and - although not every purchase is punctuated with a Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor grunt - it is clear Canadian men (and some women) still love their chainsaws. So is Tim right? Is it always just about "more...

Your home is your paradise and if you are planning to renovate your home, go for the changes that are not only eye-catching but also comfortable for you and your family. If you are going to change the flooring in your home, here are some...

Bigger isn't always better in the real estate world, and what's more, it's not always possible. With more home owners downsizing from McMansions to smaller, more manageable houses, and a growing number of people opting to rent rather than buy, many families are looking for...

Is your kid’s room getting cluttered? Are toys and clothes finding their way around the house? Let’s take a moment to review some basic ways you can maximize space in a kid’s room. Often times the smallest space available, maximizing this space is the perfect...