January 2015 archive

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LUBA LOVES… Meditation Cushions

Planning to be mindful about meditation in the new year? A comfortable meditation cushion is just what you need. The flat, round Zafu gives extra height to support your ‘sit bones,’ takes the pressure off your hip joints … plus, it looks stylish in any room in your home. Available at the Good Planet Company, […] Read more…

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EDITOR’S PICK

Storage should be functional but that doesn’t mean boring. The Denizen Storage Tower, this week’s Editor’s Pick, does double duty for as storage cabinet and statement piece. Read more…

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TREND ALERT: FINE WINES

With Pantone naming Marsala as colour of the year for 2015, it’s time to savour the rich, refined tones of deep reds. These robust hues add warmth and refinement to accessories, furnishings and fashion. Read more…

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TOP HEALTH & FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2015

If you haven’t changed up your fitness and diet plan in a while, it’s time to refresh your knowledge about what’s healthy and what’s not — and revitalize your approach. YAM presents the hottest and healthiest — health and fitness trends for 2015. Read more…

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BRING YOUR LIVING ROOM TO LIFE

The way you arrange your living room furniture sets the tone for how you interact with this important room. YAM explores how to set up traffic patterns, how to scale pieces for maximum effect, how to bring “form” to your space — and what to do about that TV. Read more…

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House Tour: Living With Art

These home owners wanted to open their space up, to better exhibit their art — and the gorgeous view of Gonzales Beach. The renovation project resulted in a contemporary space that feels refined and refreshingly down to earth.  Read more…

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HOW FITNESS CHANGES LIVES

During one of the darkest times of her life, Gillie Easdon had ever known, she took up running and it changed her life. Today, as program coordinator of Every Step Counts, she is running with other who are changing their lives, one step at a time. Read more…

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SHAKE UP YOUR SMOOTHIES

Whether you’re looking for a breakfast on the go, a pre-workout boost or a quick and easy meal in a glass, a homemade smoothie can be a convenient and healthy option. Read more…

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IT’S TIME FOR DANCE DAYS

Heading into its sixth year, Dance Days celebrates the scope of dance in the city. Running from January 23 through February 7, Dance Days one of the fabulous festivals that makes Victoria such a great place to live — what distinguishes this event is its fantastic range of offerings. Read more…

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Annie Sloan’s New Book Explores Décor Styles

Looking for decorating inspiration? Annie Sloan’s Room Recipes For Style And Colour examines nine popular décor styles, including: Bohemian, Neoclassical, Vintage Floral, French Elegance, Traditional Swedish, Coastal, Rustic Country, Modern Retro and Warehouse. Read more…

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