Cleaning Tips

Your Most Organized Tax Season Ever!

It’s “that time” again…time to start planning your tax season strategy for 2019. This year, the Canada Revenue Agency starts accepting returns on Tuesday, February 26th, and the last day to submit is Tuesday, April […]

How to Clean a Spiralizer

Spiralizers have come a long way in cost and ease of use, and right now they can be found in most homes across Canada. Some companies have taken the vegetable noodle concept one step further […]

Inspire Yourself with the Show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

The creators of the Netflix show ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ are marketing geniuses. Released on January 1, 2019 the show arrived on our virtual TV doorstep on the same day that most of us […]

Help! Burned-on Chocolate Destroyed my Pot!

So, you decide to make a batch of homemade chocolate truffles for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Everything goes according to plan. The truffles look delicious and they taste even better. The problem now […]

Love, Life & Sugar: How to Organize your Baking Stuff

Love and baked goods go way back. I Nothing quite says “I love you” louder than some tasty sweet baked goodies. From heart-shaped cookies to red velvet cupcakes to a sensual treat like strawberries dipped […]

How to Clean up your Winter Lips

Winter in Canada is a peculiar phenomenon: our homes can be clean as can be, our finances are in order, we can be eating healthy and getting a good night’s sleep, and yet there’s still […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Prep

This year, why not treat yourself and your significant other to the very special gift of a personalized fragrance? You can never have too many. Who wouldn’t want the extravagance of a new and different […]

How to Clean a Velour Blanket

On cold winter weekends, curling up by the fire with a good book is a wonderful indulgence. Especially, if you have a plush velour throw to keep you warm. If you’re more of the outward-bound […]

Rethinking the Laundry Room is Really Quite Simple

Is your laundry room a happy place? Or a corner of the basement with limited lighting and a cold floor? If it’s the latter, it’s time to take action and turn your dingy, inefficient laundry […]

How to Clean a Waffle Maker

January is notorious for its lack of fun, as typically on the first day of the new year people declare all manner of new regimens and intentions. Frugality and fitness are highly popular, but nothing […]

Fear Not Post-Fondue Pot Clean Up

Popular in the 70s, the fondue pot has made a resurgence making a simple night in seem more like a major celebration. Whether it’s the main entree or a sweet dessert, it’s exciting for the […]

Your Perfectly Organized Kitchen

A modern kitchen is a busy place. It has evolved from simply being where we eat to a central hub, where we work, create, inspire, entertain and seek comfort. As such, a room of this […]

Toilet Bowl Goals

Ask a room of a thousand people, “What brings you joy?” and travel, relationships and fulfilling work will top the lists. Not one will say scrubbing my toilet. But we’re here to help reset your […]

The Easiest Ways to Clean Up Your Paperwork

Whether you set New Year’s Resolutions or not, you wouldn’t mind if your mailbox chaos, the endless school forms, and the medical appointment reminders magically organized themselves. Or simply disappeared altogether, right?! We hate to […]

Cleaning Resolutions for the New Year

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions can often be a challenge. But, typically, the challenge lies in the scope of the resolution rather than the task itself. This year, what about focusing your efforts on five […]

Week One of a New Year, Make it Count!

Ready to become a go-getter in 2019? Here’s your house beautiful to-do list. 3-2-1 and go!

Tree Down and Out

If your Christmas tree is real, you don’t need any more incentive to bid it adieu than […]

How to Clean Your Festive & Functional Burlap Decor

Whether it’s a decorative pillow cover, heirloom decoration, table runner or a Christmas tree skirt, if it’s made of burlap, there are a few things you need to know. This chic rustic material can be […]

Can a Basket Change Your Life?

Yes! One lone basket can alter the course of your day, your week, and eventually your life! Whether it’s your favourite fruit basket from Belize, your grandmother’s treasured egg basket, or a wooden basket you […]

Book Review: Plenty – Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi

The holidays can be stressful. What with office parties, hosting family and friends, the extra cleaning, the stress on our wallets, and don’t forget the concern over possible food sensitivities.

There are endless cookbooks dedicated to […]

Antique Antics for your Bathroom

Day in and day out, you wipe, scrub, and mop the bathroom – and yet it never quite sparkles. Maybe it’s time to give it a cheap and cheerful antique-lux makeover. With just a few […]