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'Tis The Season For Sparkling

As glittering decorations, twinkling lights and snow-and-ice displays roll out for the holidays, sparkling wines also add warm, fuzzy -- and, of course, fizzy -- feelings to the season. Here is a quick pre-season primer on what's out there for all bubbly budgets.

How to Shop Consciously This Holiday Season

I strongly believe that if we were exposed to the whole life cycle of design, starting with inspiration, we would value what we own that much more. And then we would maybe spend more on what we value, and maybe we would keep our things for longer.

Why Is Shopping Online in Canada So Difficult?

Whatever you desire can be bought online and shipped for little cost in the States, including prescription drugs and toiletries. I can place wine orders online at any corner wine shop in the U.S. and they will deliver it right to the door. In Canada, you'll be lucky if the LCBO wine clerk helps you to your car.