House & Home

Urban farmer Councillor Whillans

For years we’ve heard how farming in Brampton has been ruined by urban sprawl. But, on a rooftop patio, a community garden has “popped up” in a prominent Brampton building - City Hall. Urban Agriculture is m... Continue reading →

Spice up your garden life

Spring is here folks and it is time to clear out the old and bring in the new. I say, “Out with the forsythias and in with Lindera benzoin.” Spring cleaning doesn't just apply to the inside of our homes, but ex... Continue reading →

Skid grow

Using "Power Plants" written by Frankie Flowers, we build the ultimate container herb garden utilizing an industrial pallet.

Holiday verve

Deck the halls with boughs of holly may have been how you started preparing for the holidays but, for a newly purchased and furnished 4800SF home in east Brampton, it made total sense to have the creative desig... Continue reading →

Easy DIY ~ the kitchen backsplash project

There is nothing worse than moving into a rental unit, only to find it lacking in every kind of imaginative way – bland, boring colour themes, irremovable stains on tired walls, curtains and carpets that were not popular even in the 70s.

CobiStyle…Canadianized multiculturalism

CobiStyle has not only westernized the mosaic of its worldly offerings, but “Canadianized” them with a little injection of humour, as everything in her product line makes you smile.

Breathe in, cleanse out

If you are thinking about becoming more self-aware, it all begins with self-observation. Together, let’s explore the depth of our minds and begin to understand what it means to start cleansing our minds. We ... Continue reading →

Planting roots … again!

Part 1 in a 5 part series The morning after ... It is now a month after “Ice Storm 2013” and the reality of what really happened hasn’t completely set in. Tree branches are still everywhere – on the gr... Continue reading →