Family values at work

Family values at work

Updated on December 17, 2014 - Brent Strachan is a small-town boy at heart who grew up in a close-knit family in Perth, Ont. As a boy, he wanted to be a civil engineer for Lanark County like his father. But small-town pleasures didn’t hold him back and...

The art & science of beauty

The art & science of beauty

Updated on December 17, 2014 - Mastering the fine art of beauty is more than just a profession for Dr. James Daniel. When he shuts the door of his clinical cosmetic practice and steps into his...

The Gift of Lights

Updated on December 12, 2014 - This holiday season, give the gift of lights and help Easter Seals Ontario decorate their beautiful 25 foot tree with over 4,000 lights in the Glebe.

Homes

Baby's first Christmas

Updated on December 06, 2014 - When Beckett Turris entered the world on his due date, September 12, it was timed perfectly with his dad’s schedule. Kyle Turris is the star centre with the Ottawa Senators hockey team, and baby Beckett arrived early enough for Kyle to enjoy the first....

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Scandinavian winter wonderland Photo

Updated on December 05, 2014 - Taking a classic century-old home in the Glebe and infusing the old-style character with contemporary décor can be a challenge. But...

A full house in the country

Updated on November 02, 2014 - With the arrival of their sixth child, Lori and Meredith Egan got serious about moving to a bigger house. They eventually found a...

Surprise and delight Photo

Updated on November 02, 2014 - One of the most cherished features of a newly built home in Wellington Village is that the setting offers a private, cozy feel...

Architectural artistry Photo

Updated on October 15, 2014 - Fans of the renowned Ottawa architect W.E. Noffke are going to enjoy visiting one of his grand houses during this year’s Homes for...

Homes

Food

Scallop crudo

Updated on December 11, 2014 - With raw seafood bars all the rage at some Ottawa restaurants, why not try this elegant yet easy-to-prepare dish at home? Drizzling top-quality, thinly sliced scallops with a simple dressing makes them absolutely pop with flavour – it’s the perfect....

Festive pomegranate parcels

Updated on December 08, 2014 - An easy-to-make festive appetizer is perfect for holiday entertaining. Decorate plates with pomegranate seeds and wrap the parcels...

Hockey & holidays

Updated on December 01, 2014 - Erin Phillips and Korey Kealey, authors of the recently published The Ultimate Cookbook for Hockey Families, are very familiar with...

Coach’s Mexican Casserole

Updated on November 30, 2014 - This free-form enchilada was a family favourite when Erin Phillips was growing up. She’s now adopted her mom’s recipe and makes it...

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Living

Creating for purpose

Updated on December 11, 2014 - Audrey Hayes was 17 years old when troubles at home saw her move out and into a shelter. It was a place she would spend the next several years of her life. Like many other homeless or at-risk youth in Ottawa, her future was uncertain until she....

Table settings Photo

Updated on December 08, 2014 - Table settings are part of the memorable magic during  festive gatherings. Add special touches such as personalized place...

High-style gifts Photo

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Coming home

Updated on December 08, 2014 - Looking at the old Friday’s Roast Beef House through the eyes of a child, one might have seen a grand, impressive building and a...

Day tripping with kids Photo

Updated on December 01, 2014 - Family time is cherished over the holiday season, yet finding just the right activity to keep children of all ages entertained can...

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People

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...

Looking for action! Photo

June 13, 2012 - This summer, why not add scouting the market for Oscar winners and porn stars to your activity list? Apparently, this is not too...

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