While sitting in the designated viewing space, itching to get moving, I became entranced by what was happening in the far corner of the gym—a group of students was climbing nimbly up the ribbons of ceiling-high colourful fabric and performing what was akin to dancing in the air.
I have written about countless amazing home transformations and listened to homeowner’s tales of the good, the bad, and the expensive when it comes to renovations. One piece of advice I have heard over and over again is, “You have to live in the space first to really know what you’d like to change.”
To add tangible value to your home, landscaping improvements need to fit in with the aesthetics of the surrounding neighbourhood. This stunning Lora Bay backyard makeover by Owen Landscape Architect is a classic example of the added value of an inspirational outdoor living space that can be enjoyed year-round.
The thrill of riding a bike is a fundamental and healthy part of growing up. With mountain biking programs popping up around the Escarpment, the groms who ride here have a genuine leg up on other vertically challenged mountain biking locales.
Pancakes topped with fresh rhubarb curd are the perfect breakfast for lazy weekend mornings. Pulling out this colourful topping for brunch is sure to impress, and it can be used to spice up a variety of other breakfast foods, from topping off a bowl of oatmeal, to spreading it on toast with strawberries, I love having this condiment in the fridge all spring long!
Everyone seems to be talking about posture. Text Neck, standing desks, vibrating wearables and apps that remind you to keep moving. Is good posture just on-trend, or do we need to sit up and take notice?
Walking your dog is one of the most rewarding aspects of dog ownership. Getting outside, breathing fresh air, letting your thoughts wander and chuckling as your dog thoroughly enjoys the experience just as much as you do!
In 1867, officially known by the grandoise name of The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, The Grange — as it became universally known — quickly became the most important voice for family farmers, a fraternal organization with rites and oaths similar to dozens of other such organizations spreading across mid-19th Century North America
This spring pasta dish incorporates some of our favourite fresh, seasonal vegetables, tossed in a creamy source that lends a warm and hearty character for those cool spring days. The recipe can easily be made gluten and dairy free by substituting gluten free pasta, brown rice flour and nutritional yeast.
You have likely already heard of probiotics; they are often referred to as “good bacteria,” “gut flora,” or “microbiota.” They are the bacteria that live in your gut and have received a lot of at- tention for how they help your digestion, immune function, drug metabolism, and more recently your mood.
One of the first things that you have to do when buying or selling a property with a REALTOR® is to establish the relationship between you. This is normally accomplished through an agency agreement such as a Buyer agency or listing agreement in the case of the sale of a property.
Charcuterie has its origins as a humble french peasant dish. But don’t let the simplicity of the preparation deceive you – curated and composed with a thoughtful arrangement of textures and tastes — Aside from being very delicious, a cheese and charcuterie board acts as a vessel for communication and is a great communal nibble.
A lemon posset is a simple, make-ahead, lemon pudding recipe. Perfect for the holidays when you need a quick dessert that doesn’t require hours in the kitchen! Serve it with a simple
rosemary shortbread cookie to dip in for some added holiday charm.
A hearty, warm galette is the perfect way to use up those last fall zucchinis. Layer it with a generous serving of goat cheese, sweet caramelized onions, and salty sundried tomatoes to create a beautiful, filling meal with the last garden produce of the season.
Digestive complaints are a common reason why people consult with a naturopathic doctor (ND). Whether it’s something simple like bloating after eating, more bothersome like heartburn, or even a case of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn’s or colitis, your ND can help prevent recurrence and treat acute flare-ups.
Who isn’t looking for new menu ideas? How about one that is unique, tasty, all natural, free range, lean and reasonably priced? Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? Its not, when you get to know wild boar…