Working at Home: How to Normalize the New Normal

Oct 22, 2021
Some would say the switch to online and work from home was a long time coming, and the COVID-19 pandemic merely kicked it into high gear. Kathy McEwan, founder of Second Set of Hands, an Ottawa-based organization company shares quick and easy home organizing hacks to ensure a peaceful and productive home office environment.
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Are you ready for house plants? The answer is YES!

Oct 20, 2021
House plants don't have to be complicated! In fact, they shouldn't be. Urban Botanist will be at the Ottawa Fall Home Show at the EY Centre, October 28 to 31. Terrell is bringing a selection of plants and other products for purchase and will be leading live demonstrations to teach event guests valuable skills, like pruning, watering, and re-potting.
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The Times They Are A Changin’

Oct 18, 2021
Pandemic fuels changes in how we live and use our homes in a trend OakWood calls 'Your Home is Your Hub'
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Top Décor Trends for Fall

Oct 13, 2021
As the leaves turn and the weather gets colder, cozy, functional spaces are the hot trend for Fall 2021. We checked in with Dala Décor Furniture Store & Custom Design House for their take on Ottawa’s top trends.
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Sponsor Spotlight: RenovationFind

Sep 27, 2021
Get the scoop on Ottawa Fall Home Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the EY Centre over the October 28-31 weekend.
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6 home repairs you can do yourself

Sep 22, 2021
Being a homeowner or renter has its challenges. It seems like every week there’s a new house repair on your fix-it list, and we get it – the prospect of tackling home repairs on your own can seem pretty daunting. But, knowing a few basic home repairs will help keep your household costs lower, and many can be done in just a few simple steps.
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Fresh Design Inspiration from Cloverdale Paint

Aug 10, 2020
Our friends at Cloverdale Paint have some on-trend paint palettes that will freshen up your space and liven up your walls.
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From the Veggie Patch: Harvesting Your Cauliflower

Aug 03, 2020
New Gardener Nick is ready to walk you through knowing when and how to harvest your cauliflower.
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From the Veggie Patch: Suckering Your Tomatoes

Jul 27, 2020
Do you know when to sucker your tomato plants? Do you know how? Nick walks us through this important step to increase your tomato plant yield.
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Jam at Home: Keeping Summer Fruit All Year Round

Jul 20, 2020
Get in touch with your inner homesteader and make great tasting memories with our guide to jam.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Baking Bread at Home

Jul 14, 2020
Bread making is a great way to take up some spare time and make something with your hands. If you're looking to add bread making to your repertoire? Check out our guide to No-Knead Bread!
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Feb 20, 2020
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Gardening for Beginners: 3 Tips to Get Started

Feb 12, 2020
No green thumb? No problem! We've got three simple tips to help make your garden dreams a reality.
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Kitchen Inspiration: Backsplashes We Love

Feb 01, 2020
One of the elements that can really set the tone of your kitchen is the backsplash. To help inspire you, we've shared some of our favorite looks and styles.
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DIY Gift Idea: Mason Jar Elf

Dec 05, 2019
It can be hard to find the right gift for a colleague or teacher. This year, skip the gift card and try making something homemade. We've got just the DIY present!
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Baking 101: Simple Tips Worth Trying

Dec 03, 2019
Baking is a science and when you add in a distraction (or ten) treats don’t always come out as planned. Avoid baking woes this holiday season with our favorite culinary hacks.
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Festive Style: A Guide to Wreaths

Dec 01, 2019
Need some help decking the halls? Check out our guide to wreaths and find the perfect fit for your space.
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Keep Calm and Carry On - Feng Shui Basics

Sep 18, 2019
Is your home space worthy of your time and does it convey the right energy? Learn the basics from Feng Shui master and practitioner, Maggie Huang of East Wind.
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Fall Table Decor Inspiration

Sep 17, 2019
Add some festive fun to your next dinner party with these simple and sweet tablescape ideas.
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A Canadian Eco-Friendly Home

Sep 11, 2019
To be considered green, a home should use at least 24% less energy than a conventional home. Still not convinced it’s easy being green? Here are some homes from across the country that may inspire you!
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