July 2016 archive

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HOME TOUR: DESIGNED TO LAST

Constructed of steel and tempered skyscraper windows, this unique eco-friendly home is designed to last for at least a millennium. Some might call it a prototype for the ideal home for the 21st century and beyond. Read more…

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE GIN & TONIC

Enjoyed on any sunny patio, a gin and tonic is the best cure for the summertime blues — two simple ingredients poured over ice and given a gentle stir. Use these B.C.-made gins for a local terroir of cedar, fir, lavender, bay laurel and, of course, juniper. Read more…

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STYLE WATCH: TRUE WEST

Take your fashion cue from country life this summer in textures, colours and patterns inspired by everything from weathered red barns to bales of blonde hay. Whether you choose denim, summer cashmere or gaucho-style culottes, it’s the perfect time to revel in rural chic. Read more…

June 4, 2016 - TOFINO, BC: Shandy Kariatsumari holds her surfboard at Chesterman Beach in Tofino, BC. Photo by DEDDEDA.

HOW FITNESS CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

From surfing to Jazzercise, fitness not only shapes our bodies, but also has the power to completely transform our lives in powerful and positive ways. Discover how inspiration, not intimidation, is the most powerful tool when you are embarking on Project You.  Read more…