Home & Garden

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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These Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds

Do you know which dog breeds are the most popular? From Retrievers to German Shepherds, check out this surprising top 10 list of the most popular dog breeds.

50+ Ways to Save Money Today

Our thrifty guide will help you keep your money in the (piggy) bank.


The Best Annual Flowers for Containers

These pretty annuals thrive in containers, making them perfect candidates for the planter pots on your deck and balcony.


I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


The Best Apartment Dog Breeds

Whether you’re in a cramped high-rise condo or a teeny-tiny bungalow, these easygoing breeds will fit right in.

The Dragons’ Den Products That Are Actually Worth Buying

Here are 10 memorable Dragons' Den products that struck gold with Canadian consumers.


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18 Brilliant Uses for Rubbing Alcohol You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Step away from the pricy cleaners and say hello to cost-effective rubbing alcohol.

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5 Winter Tips to Save on Your Hydro Bill

Five strategies to beat the deep-freeze—without breaking the bank.


How to Find the Cheapest Gas Station Near You

Nobody wants to pay more for fuel than they have to—here’s how to save.


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20 Clever Uses for Bananas You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Next time you contemplate tossing an overripe banana in the compost, think again. It turns out even the banana peel...


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Sarah Richardson’s Best Budget-Friendly Decorating Fixes

Canadian HGTV star Sarah Richardson shares seven tips to stretch your decorating dollar from her bestselling book, At Home: Sarah...

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14 Things You Should Never Do During a Power Outage

Dealing with a power outage is an inconvenience but you can compound things if you're not careful. Prevent further damage...


De-Icing Your Driveway: When to Use Salt, Sand or Another Ice Melter

With snow comes ice, and with ice comes slipping—which means it's time to think about keeping your driveway and sidewalks...


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7 Times You Shouldn’t Use a Debit Card for Payment

Hint: It could put your bank account at greater risk.


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Bryan Baeumler’s Best Kitchen Renovation Advice

Considering a kitchen makeover? Don't swing a sledgehammer until you've consulted HGTV star Bryan Baeumler's rules for a (relatively) painless...


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12 Genius Cooking Spray Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using cooking spray to prevent your baked goods from sticking to the pan, you're tapping just a...

iPhone Privacy Settings You Should Check Right Now

You may think you have nothing to hide but you should still be vigilant about your iPhone privacy settings. Here's...


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10 Cleaning Myths You Need to Stop Believing—and What to Do Instead

Sometimes you can't beat old-school advice. These traditional cleaning tips, on the other hand, deserve be relegated to the past.


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How to Haggle Like a Pro

Whether you're in the souks of Marrakesh, a yard sale in Moncton, or the farmers' markets of Montreal, there's an...


Is It a Valuable Antique, Or Just Old Junk?

In these days of economic uncertainty, it would be wonderful to believe that so many of the things we hold...


Why You Should Never Call Back an Unknown Number

You could be opening the door to scammers.


The Easy Way to Melt Ice You Never Knew About (Hint: It’s Not Salt!)

No rock salt? No problem! Here’s how to avoid slipping and sliding on your driveway this winter.


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20 Home Organizing Mistakes You’re Probably Making (And How to Fix Them!)

Home organizers reveal the surprising habits that are keeping your house cluttered and inefficient.


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20 Dog Breeds That Live the Longest

These puppers have more than just sweet faces and happy tails going for them—they are also the breeds with the...

How to Tell If Your Phone Has Been Hacked

Could cybercriminals be infiltrating your bank account or stealing your identity right now? Here’s how to find out if your...


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10 Things You Should Never Do with a Magic Eraser

Magic Erasers can be, well, magic. But before you get cleaning, here are 10 surfaces to avoid when using this...


How to Stop Spam Texts on an iPhone or Android

Watch out! An unexpected text can go from simply annoying to malicious, which is why you'll want to know how...


How to Clear Cookies from Your Phone (and Why You Should)

Every website you ever visit takes up space on your phone in the form of cookies and cache.


The Best Virtual Fireplaces on TV and Online, Ranked

Whether you’ve downsized to a condo or simply prefer central heating, fireplace channels have become a quick fix for the...


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Handy Colander Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

If you're only using your colander to drain pasta, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.