Archive of ‘LIVING’ category

WINTER COCKTAILS BRING ON THE WARMTH

With colder weather on the way, it’s the perfect time to wrap your chilly fingers around a warm and steaming drink. So take the shaken, stirred and on-the-rocks cocktails off the menu until spring and indulge in something a little sweet, comforting and toasty.  Read more…

WARM AND FUZZY WEAR

There’s nothing like a cozy pair of slippers for the winter season — and topping our Editor’s Picks for slippers this year are Glerups from Heart & Sole Shoes on Cook Street. These beauties are made of the softest felted wool and leather. Read more…

DISCOVER SERENITY IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD

More and more, architects, designers and homeowners are creating landscapes that work with nature rather than against it. These “nature” gardens are wild, fascinating places with billowing shrubs and feathery grasses, rain gardens and green walls and plenty of birds singing in trees. YAM explores how to create your own backyard piece of paradise. Read more…

LIFE BEYOND YOUR COMFORT ZONE

When we move out of our comfort zones, we tend to discover our hidden stores of strength, courage and creativity. That’s what YAM’s intrepid adventurer did this summer when she pulled the plug on safe and staid and decided to stare fear in the face. Read more…

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