Things You Should Always Do on a Wednesday
According to research, Hump Day is the best day of the week to check these items off your to-do list.
5 Tricks to Tell the Time Without Using a Watch or Clock
No watch? No problem! Here are five back-to-basics ways to tell the time, no matter where—or when!—you roam.
How to Eat the Rainbow (And Why You Should)
If your plate lacks colour, chances are it's probably lacking key nutrients, too. Ensure you're getting the most out of...
Why You Should Always Store Old Paint Cans Upside-Down
...And more thrifty tricks to make everything you own last a little bit longer.
Don’t Throw Those Eggshells in the Compost Just Yet!
Instead of tossing your eggshells after breakfast, put them to work.
The Beginner’s Guide to Gardening
Starting a garden this summer? Even if you don't have a green thumb, these expert gardening tips can help you...
Utensils in the Dishwasher: Should They Point Up or Down?
It's a debate as old as time (or at least as old as dishwashers). Do you point your utensils up...
The Green Thumb’s Guide: 10 Simple Tips for Growing a Vegetable Garden—Anywhere!
Ever dreamed of growing your own vegetable garden? From choosing the perfect location to picking what to grow (and how...
Urban Gardening Tips That Are Perfect For Small Spaces
No backyard? No problem! Use these urban gardening tips to add greenery to even the smallest porch, patio or apartment...
I Adopted My First Dog at 65, and Everything Changed
At first I didn’t think of Casey and me as “us.” But before long I found myself speaking of the...
5 Flowers You Should Never Plant in Your Garden
Not only can they irritate your skin and aggravate allergies, some can be downright poisonous. Here's everything you need to...
Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home
Heal rashes, treat depression and reduce indigestion with your very own at-home healing garden.
If You Need to Patch Lawn Gaps, Try This Easy Toilet Paper Hack
Who knew the key to a lush lawn was in your bathroom cupboard?
Could This Be What’s Behind Your “Fruit Fly” Infestation?
If you've been trying to rid your home of fruit flies for a while now without any luck, there's a...
10 Plants That Attract Butterflies and Birds to Your Yard
Flowers and plants add colour to your landscaping, but wildlife really is what brings it to life. Here's what you...
15 Money Mistakes That Are Costing You Thousands
Want to curb your spending once and for all? Stacy Yanchuk Oleksy, director of education and community awareness at the...
You’ve Probably Never Cleaned This Part of Your Oven—And It’s Filthy!
Just how does all of that grime get *between* the glass panels of an oven door, anyway? This handy video...
What is ChatGPT, Anyway?
There's been a lot of buzz concerning ChatGPT, but what is it—in layman’s terms—and how will it affect the daily...
What You Need to Know About Lawn Mower Oil
When was the last time you checked your lawn mower oil? Check out these helpful hints for lawn mower maintenance.
This is When You Should Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring
Keep these factors in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this season.
13 Secrets Your Exterminator Wants You to Know
Repelling pests can be as simple as changing the light bulb above your porch.
How to Save Your Laptop After a Spill
Spilling coffee, juice or water on a laptop might seem like the end of the world, but there’s a good chance...
Don’t Toss Those Used Coffee Grounds in the Compost Just Yet!
There are plenty of ways to put the waste from your morning brew to work.
Can You Guess the Most Popular Pet Name of the Past 125 Years?
Turns out pet lovers have had a special place in their hearts for this particular name for more than a...
Got Old Oranges? Here’s How to Put Them to Work All Around the House
It turns out everyone's favourite source of vitamin C can come in handy even after it's past its prime.
This is What’s Wrong With Canada’s Tax System
Dreading tax season? According to Toby Sanger, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness, we've all got good reason.
Secrets Personal Organizers Would Never Tell You for Free
Want to expand your living space—without taking a sledgehammer to the walls? Make the most of every square foot with...
The Best Cleaning Tricks for Hard-to-Remove Stuff
Clogged drains and stubborn adhesive wall hooks are no match for our highly effective housekeeping hacks.