The Spring Purge: Tips to Declutter your Life
If you’re anything like me, after your spring cleaning you’re left wondering “What am I going to do with all this STUFF?!” We’re not alone: it’s a universal human reflex to “hoard” things that are still good but that we don’t use… In case we want to use them in the future!
But everyone reaches a point where enough is enough… The good news is, now that the digital information era is upon us, decluttering your life has NEVER been easier!
If you’re stuck with an attic or basement full of unused items, 2019 is the year to finally take care of it! Here are some tips to take care of it efficiently and even make a bit of money while you’re at it!
Making the most of your yard this spring!
Spring is here, and after a hard winter, we want to help you make the MOST of the season and prepare for summer!
Is your yard being put to its best use? There are many things you can do to enhance your yard in preparation for the warm season… If you have kids, maybe a swing set of a sandbox will be very popular with the other neighbourhood kids! If you have the space, a trampoline is also lots of fun.
There are also many other ways to enhance your back yard – for example, with a garden bed or by planting a tree. If you’re feeling ambitious, springtime is also the perfect moment to start a patio project!
5 Weird Ways you can use Cinnamon to Help your Garden
A spice native to India, Sri Lanks, Myanmar and Bangladesh, cinnamon was once a rare and extremely valuable commodity. Now widely used in all sorts of food and other items, cinnamon is known worldwide.
But did you know it’s not just useful as food? You can also use it to help your garden along! Here, we share a few unusual uses for cinnamon that will help your garden thrive.
Urban Gardening Basics: How to Start Your Garden
Add some green to the city life!
Growing in popularity in recent years, urban gardening is an efficient way to make use of your outdoor space. It’s also a healthy, active pastime that will get you out & about on a regular basis, whether you happen to feel like it or not!
Got a rooftop, deck or back yard that’s just begging to be put to better use? You’ve come to the right place!
Not only will your home produce healthy foods you can enjoy, but the activity of gardening itself has tons of other benefits. Gardening boosts physical activity, strengthens bones and muscles, reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke and other problems, and improves balance in older adults (thus preventing falls).
Starting a garden is simple, but you need to know what you’re doing!
That’s why we’ve made an illustrated list to help you get started.
Time for Spring Cleaning!
With the nice weather finally rolling in, it’s time to roll up your sleeves! Spring cleaning season is upon us,
and there’s no better feeling than to rid your home of clutter, and get everything sparkly, sqeaky clean, and FINALLY ready for summer!
The Best Sugar Shacks near MTL
Spring is coming, and it’s the season for Quebec’s most famous export: MAPLE SYRUP! One of our favourite springtime activities is making sure as LITTLE as possible of the sweet, artfully refined nectar of the maple tree actually makes it out… By eating as much of it as possible!!
Visiting a cabane à sucre (sugar shack) is a yearly tradition for families and friends living in Quebec and in the North East. It’s hard not to love those warm, welcoming log cabin serving potatoes, pancakes, bacon, sausage, beans and other staple foods… All of it, of course, copiously lathered in maple syrup!