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It's hard to resist the siren song of spring fashion. Suddenly clothes are bright and light again after a long, drab winter. But with all the new styles to choose from, how do you know which trend is best, and how can you afford what you want?
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As a single woman living in an increasingly pricey city, buying used is a great way to get like-new items at a fraction of the cost. However, the used economy still presents an element of risk. I've definitely encountered my share of creepy situations in the past. (Case and point: the strange man I interacted with on Craigslist who seemed more interested in "getting to know me" than purchasing my old couch.) No sale is worth compromising your personal safety. Here's a few safety tips to follow when buying and selling online.
Talk to any homeowner and they'll have a story about a home renovation they've done, or will be tackling. From small projects like changing a fixture or vanity to an entire kitchen replacement, renos -- especially DIY -- can be an exciting or stressful process.
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Travellers, locals, friends! It's time to free yourselves from franchise fatigue. It's time to experience the best of The Big Smoke, boutique style.
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Let's say you're thinking of buying something for yourself beyond groceries or essentials - whose opinion, or what kind of advertising influences Canadians the most? The answer might surprise you. Ac...
This is the time of year people tend to scrimp a bit more and in conjunction with people setting health goals for the new year, I wanted to pass on some money-saving tips. These tips, however, are not food shopping or coupon saving ideas but how to save money once you've brought that food home.
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It's hard to believe that Christmas is only a few days away. The holiday season is just around the corner. This means spending some wonderful times with friends and family. Also, finding some amazing buys after the holidays!
Now is the time to update an appliance for your kitchen or get any electronics you've been eyeing. Whether you are looking to purchase that coveted sweater or a warm winter parka to survive our long Canadian winters, Boxing Day is a great time to purchase essentials for yourself!
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Endorsed for their popular souks, these six cities are a great choice for travellers who want to escape the traditional Christmas shopping and explore some of the oldest markets in the world. You're sure to appreciate the lights of the suspended lanterns and the colourful stalls.
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There are a few ways that can guarantee that you not only invest in pieces that you can get a lot of use out of but pieces that can make your closet more dynamic. Having a closet that is actually functional can help you redefine both your daily life and your future success. If you exercise these very easy to follow steps every time you go shopping, you should have no problem turning a closet that is "blah" into a closet that rocks your world!
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This year and I've been practicing at my local mall to dodge shoppers, throw products into my cart from across a packed isle and get the best deals possible! I love me a deal, and I wanted to share with you all of my tips and tricks on getting the best item for the best price.
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Get the coffee brewing and put your game face on! Thanks to our American neighbours, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are about to kick off the busiest shopping season of the year, with deep discounts and exclusive online offers.
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Small businesses add so much to the communities in which we live, work and play. Not only do they provide the day-to-day services we all rely on, they help build us up: they create a sense of place, of local identity. In short, they help make a grid of streets a neighbourhood.
When we prepare our meals at home, including our on-the-go lunches and snacks, we use fruits and vegetables (organic if possible), lean proteins, and healthy grains and fats to control what we put into our bodies and influence our health. Food is our medicine after all!