Monthly Archives October 2016

Breaking a bad habit is a trying process. Temptation is everywhere – whether it’s the hidden candy drawer in your kitchen, or the constant coffee cravings, daily triggers are difficult to ignore. Add a lack of motivation in the mix, and the task may seem even more daunting. Luckily, in the age of advancing technology, [...]
We’re a nation of pet lovers. Dogs, cats, birds, gerbils, snakes, rabbits, even the occasional hermit crab… they’re all part of the family. Over 68 percent of North Americans live with a pet. Our furry friends bring us joy, laughter and unconditional love. And for as much as we love our pets, they love us [...]
The next round in the battle of the workouts has begun. In the past few years, more and more people have switched their exercise regimens. And for now, kickboxing is in! Cardio kickboxing is a combination of boxing, Muay Thai and Karate. It’s a stand-up combat sport, a full-body cardio and strength training workout that [...]
With days growing shorter and the weather turning a bit colder each day, there's no better way to celebrate the season than to fill your home with the warmth of your oven and the aroma of freshly-baked bread. Baking is a time-honored way to show your friends and family that you love them by providing [...]
No one ever expects to be robbed or have a house fire destroy their property, but these tragic events happen every day. Are you prepared for the worst? Most homeowners don't think much about insurance until they find themselves ready to buy a new place to live, and at that point, they're often rushing to [...]
Is that the postman on the corner? You hope so! You’re expecting your monthly subscription box of jeans, shirts, socks and a few other carefully curated items of clothing. There’s no longer any reason to leave your home and fight through crowds of busy shoppers; now, the fashion world can come to you, boxed, personally [...]
We’ve entered a brave new world of home appliances; a high-tech place where refrigerators are connected to the Internet, cutting boards weigh what we chop and coffee makers are synced to smartphones, allowing us to brew that much-needed cup of French Roast from bed while we hit the snooze button. This is what the home [...]
Community spirit isn’t cultivated overnight. In fact, spirit constantly changes. New residents, management, policies and other forms of change can either negatively or positively affect your community. Living in a place with negative energy, or in a place where you don’t know your neighbors well, can also feel isolating. That’s why it’s important to foster [...]

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