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Boost Your Productivity With These Home Office Upgrades

During these COVID-19 times, your home office can be a sanctuary for getting things done. And depending on how you set your office up, we have four tips to make it a place you LOVE to work in. Soak Up the Rays The best spot in your home for an office is the one that…

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Turn Your Cookout Leftovers into Delish Meals

Nothing says summer quite like grilling burgers and barbecue chicken in the backyard. But sometimes we misjudge and cook more than everyone eats—and you’re left consuming leftovers for the next few days. Luckily for you, you don’t have to eat the exact meal for days on end. There are a lot of ways to turn…

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Where to Staycation in British Columbia

Everyone knows the best way to travel is on the open road. But this summer as travel options outside the country are interrupted by COVID-19, a Canadian road trip would seem a good way to save some money, spend it locally — and see some of the uniquely Canadian sights you’ve always wanted to see but…

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Delight Your Dad: Father’s Day Gift Ideas

On a typical Father’s Day, you might celebrate the father figures in your life with a fun cookout, tickets to a sporting event, or even a visit to a theme park. This year, however, is different than most due to the coronovirus outbreak. Still, your special guy–dads, grandpas, fathers-in-law, uncles, and so forth – deserve…

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Summer Shopping Event at Oakridge Centre

From July 6 – 26, join us for our Summer Shopping Event at Oakridge Centre. Spend $2000+ (after tax) at your favourite retailer and receive a $200 Oakridge retailer gift card. Spend $3000+ (after tax) at your favourite retailer and receive a $300 Oakridge retailer gift card.   Visit the Concierge desk with your same-day…

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Patio Season: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

With the temperature rising, and physical distancing easing up, patio season is calling … and we can’t wait! You can still expand your outdoor experience even if a renovation isn’t on your to-do list.  Try vertical gardens or implement stylish patio furniture, accented by lighting ideas can make any porch or patio one of the…

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BEE-Loved

The bee symbolizes community, brightness, and personal power. The ancient Druids saw the bees as symbolizing the sun, celebration, and community. Since the honey bee will protect its home at the risk of its own life, it also represents loyalty and courage. Bees have been disappearing rapidly since 2009. It’s not just honey bees, but…

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Spring Skin Renewal for Women

Clear skies and warmer temperatures are on their way! Before you start exposing that beautiful skin, here are my top 3 tips to put your best face forward for Spring. TIP #1: Get Spring Cosmetic Cleaning! Go through your drawers and cupboards and throw out your old make-up/skincare products. Products DO have a shelf life and…

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7 Virtual Engagement Party Ideas

If you recently got engaged (congrats!), you might be having a tough time figuring out the best way to celebrate this exciting time in your life during the current pandemic. Luckily, you can host a virtual engagement party. Through digital platforms like Zoom or Houseparty, couples can now host an engagement party from home, and…

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Delicious Recipes for the At-Home Chef

As we continue to practice physical distancing and stay home, most of us have embraced our inner chef and have become experts at baking and making gourmet pantry meals. But for those of us who have no idea how to manoeuvre around the kitchen, we’ve found some easy recipes you can whip up in under…

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