Archives for Lifestyle

Paint Colours are in for 2019

NationalPost.com, Paint Trends for 2019: Just Breathe by Martha Uniacke Breen. October 27, 2018.   The major paint manufacturers have unveiled their picks for colour of the year 2019, and if all the choices could be summed up in one idea, it would be “relaxed.” That’s not to say next year’s palette is neutral or boring; ¬there are jewel tones and an evolution of strong shades, including near-blacks, from past years. But what distinguishes this year’s picks is a general smokiness, a gentling down of colour, and a sense that many of these colours would work together beautifully, even across
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November 16 – 18: Things To Do

  Welcome the snow with the great events taking place in Ottawa! Enjoy one of the Santa Clause Parades, DJ Skate Night at TD Place, 613flea and the Ottawa Comicon: Holiday Edition. Click here for a full list for events.  
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Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets

OttawaLife.com, Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets by OLM Contributor. October 19, 2018. Whether you’re an Ottawa native or a tourist on the hunt for some cultural treasures, the capital city of Canada has much to offer. Though less visited than Montreal and Toronto, this pint-sized and picturesque place has dozens of attractions to keep you occupied, from museums to chateaus, theatres, and more, many of them hidden away off the beaten track. So, you have an itinerary to fill and no idea where to begin? Then here are just a few of the city’s
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Halloween: Ottawa Events!

It’s almost Halloween! Make it a spooky weekend filled with ghosts, vampires and ghouls with any of the great events taking place this weekend. Try Frightfest at Saunders Farm, Skreamers at Proulx Maple & Berry Farm, and Acres of Terror. Click here for a full list of spooky events!  
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October 12-14 Ottawa Events

  There’s many fun events taking place this weekend that the whole family will love. If you’re looking for ideas, check out the Ottawa Fury games, the Metcalfe Farmers’ Market, Paranormal Investigation of the Mill, the October West Beer Fest, or the Ottawa International Burlesque Festival. You’ll be sure to find an event that piques your interest! Click here for a full list of events.  
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Maintained fences make happy homeownwers and neighbours

NationalPost.com, Maintained fences make happy homeownwers and neighbours by Mike Holmes. October 9th, 2018. Your outdoor structures need as much preventive maintenance and care as the rest of your home does. Many homeowners think of structures like fences and sheds as replaceable, when they are anything but. You need to maintain them. Any structures that fall into a state of disrepair aren’t just an eye sore, they could be a safety hazard! On the positive side, well-maintained outdoor structures can provide overall value to your home, so it pays to do the upkeep. Your fence works overtime: it provides privacy
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Ottawa: Fun Things to Do This Weekend

There’s plenty of fun and exciting events and activities taking place to keep you and your family entertained for the whole weekend. Check out the Metcalfe Fair, Acres of terror, Pumpkinferno, or a range of live music across the city to get a jump on your weekend adventures. Click here for events.  
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