New Arctic Apples taking aim at food waste

Updated on January 29, 2016 - There’s a new apple in the orchard and it’s aiming to make a big dent in the problem of food waste, highlighted as one of the biggest issues facing the world’s...


Room to wrap

Updated on December 21, 2015 - A busy young mom cleverly included a crafty wrapping room to her list of must-haves when she and her husband built a new home in the Glebe. With the expertise of Potvin Kitchens & Cabinetry and 2H Interior Design, the space is stylish yet....


Christmas is for kids Photo

Updated on December 11, 2015 - Have fun decorating child-friendly spaces with whimsical elements that add a playful spirit throughout the house.

Guest room conversion Photo

Updated on November 26, 2015 - Preparing your home for the holidays is all part of the magic of the season. If your home doesn’t have the luxury of a designated...

Dreaming on trend Photo

December 09, 2015 - Thinking forward to 2016 finds trends leaning towards elegant décor with timeless appeal. 

The holidays in style!

Updated on November 26, 2015 - At the first sight of snow I enter my sweet spot of holiday mode. I start putting off anything work- related with the classic,...



Sweet traditions

Updated on December 24, 2015 - CANDY’S DANDYFestive gatherings include adults and children, so sweet treats are as much a part of the décor as the refreshments. Themed gingerbread decorating parties make for traditional holiday fun. Trays of candy set out along with premade....


Retro update

Updated on December 23, 2015 - I remember watching my grandmother make choux pastry by hand, beating the dough vigorously with a wooden spoon so it would end up...

Calling on the butcher Photo

Updated on December 09, 2015 - Local butchers can be invaluable allies as you strive to serve delicious fare that will impress your guests. Ottawa At Home spoke...

Family time Photo

Updated on December 21, 2015 - Checking in with local foodies to discover old and new Christmas traditions



The gift that keeps on giving 

Updated on December 30, 2015 - Last Christmas, Reanna Bayne woke up to a gift under the tree that would change her life: “I got a make-it-yourself lip balm kit from Santa,” the nine-year-old Barrhaven girl explains. “I really liked it, so I decided to start my own business.” .

Sweet & savoury

Updated on December 24, 2015 - Holiday entertaining is much easier when food is laid out on the table for guests to help themselves. A combination of sweet and...

Christmas past/ Hanukkah present

Updated on December 04, 2015 - Growing up in a military family that moved every few years, Christmas was the one time of year that made every different home feel...

Blending traditions with core values

Updated on December 04, 2015 - The dream for Stu Schwartz while growing up in Montreal was to be a radio and television broadcaster. He got his first real break...



Off the street

Updated on December 01, 2015 - Meet our new columnist Katie Hession, who has been making a name for herself on the local style scene with her popular YOW City Style Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr accounts. Katie captures local street style, from the hip venues each subject....

Fashionable self-expression

Updated on April 27, 2014 - Changing schools in Vancouver halfway through the eighth grade was fairly traumatic for Lisa Tant, who is Holt Renfrew’s Vice...


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Make It At Home: Part 2

Updated on January 27, 2016 - As I discussed previously, making your own food at home is healthier, tastier and far less expensive than purchasing premade items. There are a lot of basic foods that can be easily prepared at home to make your meals more flavourful and....


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