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DEBBIE TRAVIS: Brian Gluckstein takes us home
For more than 20 years Brian Gluckstein has entertained, enlightened and delighted us all with his personal take on interior design. Although most of us will never live in the mansions, chalets and sprawling country homes that Gluckstein has designed ...
At-home coffee consumption has come a long way
COLIN AND JUSTIN Coffee. Aside from our affection for Scotch and old-school French wine, it’s fair to report that indulgent caffeinated drinks are our only addiction. And we’re not talking double doubles from Tim Hortons. No Sir. ...
MY HANDMADE HOME: Get the kids outside with Yahtzee for the yard
COST: $30 EFFORT: 2 out of 5 RESULTS: 5 out of 5 Our kids have been spending so much time out in the yard lately. It makes me so happy that I hardly mind that they keep slipping in mud and tracking it into the ...
STREAMLINE YOUR STUFF: There is nothing wrong with following trends
To trend or not to trend, that is the question. I am always interested in reading about the latest trends. Trends in decor, trends in fashion and even trends in organizing our lives. Who are the people who decide what the trends will be? I can ...
DEBBIE TRAVIS: The trend back to bare floors has been growing for the last decade
Dear Debbie; We live on the fifth floor of a condo and have been receiving complaints from our neighbours below us that they hear “every step we take.” Our suite has beautiful hardwood floors that were here when we bought and we ...
STREAMLINE YOUR STUFF: Halifax series The Big Downsize features two families who must deal with getting rid of a lifetime of belongings
The excitement is building. By the time you read this column, the first episode of The Big Downsize will have aired. We’re pretty darn proud of our Halifax talent with this five-part documentary series shot for VisionTV by Tell Tale Productions ...
Living through the chaos: How to keep your sanity during a renovation
We all cling to our routines in large part because they make life easier, especially when it comes to comes to cooking. An organized kitchen takes a lot of the stress out of meal prep. So, when it’s time to remodel your kitchen, how exactly are ...
CARSON ARTHUR: Time to start planting pepper seeds indoors
Growing peppers has been getting a bit of attention for a long time as more growers try to kick up the heat and blow each other’s taste buds off. For the home gardener, peppers are a great addition to any space because they are so easy to grow. ...
Design to the max: Forget minimalism — express yourself with maximalism in 2019
Those who subscribe to the “less is more” and KISS principal (keep it simple, stupid) likely have homes that appear austere, unfussy, and stripped down to their essential elements. Feng shui followers and fans of minimalism can attest to ...
Clean your showerhead regularly
I’d rank cleaning my showerheads among the 10 most boring household projects. Often I forget to do it until I have a problem. Typically, the water pressure is greatly reduced; the stream is not as strong as it once was. Initially, I blame ...