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  • 13 Things You Didn't Know About the First Day of School>>

    The time has come to watch the kiddies jump on the bus and head back to teachers, school books, and lockers. Here are 13 things you didn't know about the first day of school.>>

  • 13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain>>

    I'm the engine that keeps you running all day long, and I'm here to share the mysteries of how I really work.>>

  • 5 Things for Heat Rash>>

    We all know that too much of a good thing can cause us pain. If your skin has been hit hard by the heat, the first thing to do is cool down. These remedies can help.>>

  • 5 Things To Prevent Foot Odour>>

    You have more that 250,000 sweat glands on your feet which pump out as much as one cup of sweat a day! When the temperature rises, the last thing you want to think about is how stinky your feet are. Avoid the embarrassment with these five tips.>>

  • 5 Things For Sun-Damaged Hair>>

    Too much sun, salt water, or chlorine could bring your hair to a brittle state. Rejuvenate it with these five things for sun-damaged hair.>>

  • 5 Things For Abused Summer Skin>>

    We love the summer for so many reasons, but it really does a number on our skin. Not only sunburns, but days in flip flops and lounging by the pool can really dry things out. Here are 5 things to help your skin that's been a little abused by summer.>>

  • 5 Things For Sunburns>>

    It happens to the best of us: You spend a day in the sun, forget to re-apply your sunscreen after a dip in the water and wind up with a burn. Here are 5 things to help you treat and soothe that sunburn.>>

  • 11 Ways to Pick Up The Pieces After A Flood>>

    After any natural disaster, be it a flood or a storm, it's important to take great care to keep you and your family safe. Once the storm has passed, however, it can be hard to assess the damage and know where to begin. Here are 11 ways to help you clean up and get back to normal after a flood.>>

  • 13 Things You Didn't Know About Cottaging>>

    Nothing says summer vacation like a weekend getaway to the cottage. Here are 13 fun facts about one of Canada's favourite pastimes.>>

  • 6 Bathroom Renovation Tips From the Experts>>

    When it comes to a bathroom overhaul, creating a beautiful space and boosting the value 
of your home go hand in hand. According to Toronto real estate agent Heikki Walden of Camber Walden Group, “A bathroom renovation will give you a 100 per cent return on your investment”—the highest return of any home improvement.>>

  • 4 Ways To Attract Birds To Your Garden>>

    Want to attract the avian set? 
Start thinking like them.>>

  • 6 Clever Car Games for Kids>>

    Being trapped in a car with children on a long drive can sometimes seem like a form of torture. One great way to prevent bad moods and complaining? Playing games. We’ve come up with six fun car games to make the kilometres roll by faster.>>

  • 7 Tricks to Keep Your House Cool Without Air Conditioning>>

    When the weather heats up, turning on the air conditioning also means emptying your wallet. To avoid the high cost of air conditioning – and to be more environmentally friendly – follow these cool tips.>>

  • 7 Tips For Successful House Hunting>>

    Three registered home inspectors share their expert advice on when to relax, when to worry and when to walk away.  >>

  • 5 Things For Skin Outbreaks>>

    We can't help skin outbreaks, but we can try and heal them naturally with these remedies.>>

  • 5 Things for Bug Bites and Itches>>

    Summertime can mean bug bites and itchy hives, but rather than heading out and buying a solution, why not make your own at home? Here are 5 natural remedies you can make to cure that itchy skin.>>

  • 5 Things For Bruises and Burns>>

    Burns and bruises are no fun for any one. Calm the irritation with these natural cures.>>

  • 5 Things To Do With Witch Hazel>>

    A strong astringent, witch hazel can help your itches, bruises and keep you feeling fresh naturally this summer.>>

  • 5 Things to Do With Tea Tree Oil>>

    A natural antiseptic, tea tree oil can be used for first aid and fighting acne. Here are 5 things you can do with this natural remedy.>>

  • 5 Things to Control Garden Weeds>>

    In the old days, gardeners had to outsmart weeds because there were no chemical weed killers. Take a few tips from them, save a trip to the garden centre, and keep your garden weed- and chemical-free.  >>

  • 5 Things To Help Your Soil>>

    In the old days, gardeners had to outsmart weeds because there were no chemical weed killers. Take a few tips from them, save a trip to the garden centre, and keep your garden weed- and chemical-free.>>

  • 5 Things To Help Your Houseplants>>

    Nurturing a lush indoor garden this summer? Here are 5 things to help get your houseplants in great shape without spending a fortune.>>

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