Food for Thought

A Post-Marie-Kondo Ottawa – Where to Donate The Things you Don’t Need

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve likely heard by now of the Netflix sensation Maire Kondo. As Vox so masterfully quipped, “Marie Kondo is a celebrity of tidying, and …

Moving Change of Address – Who Do I Have to Notify? (Rental)

Moving is stressful. What can add even more stress is trying to remember everyone you need to notify of your change of address when you move. Being in the midst …

The Waiting (Room) Game

Ask most people what they dread about a trip to the doctor’s office and it won’t be the needles, cold stethoscopes, or the tight blood pressure machine … it’s the …

Are Smart Homes a Smart Move?

We had the great pleasure to attend the OREA Emerge Conference, taking a deeper look at current technologies in Real Estate. Smart Homes and The Internet of Things played a …

Keeping Fruits & Vegetables their Freshest!

The funny thing about being an adult is that you don’t always have mom around to tell you the right way something is done. As a child I fondly remember …

Wanderlust – So You Want to Pack Up and Start Over Somewhere New?

Maybe it’s the November “blahs” – but cold weather, dark days, and the absence of that summer sunshine can leave you hungry for something different. The urge to sell everything …

These boots are made for walking …

Walking. Hiking. Trekking. Whatever you want to call it. I am a fan. Whether it’s a quick jaunt to grab a coffee at a neighbourhood café, or a 50km exploration …

Don’t Sweat the Small Talk!

Different strokes for different folks. It’s funny how life is like that – where some people can be completely at ease making conversation with strangers, others can find themselves on …

Bee City – Ottawa(!?)

I rarely give a second thought to bees. It’s not that I am not a lover of the environment. (Because I am). It’s not because I don’t understand how important …

A Case for Water – Benefits of Daily H2O

We all have that well-meaning but annoying friend who reminds us when we have a headache that we just need to drink more water (if you don’t have this friend, …

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