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Summer party perfection: 3 ways to elevate your patio gatherings

Summer party perfection: 3 ways to elevate your patio gatherings

From movie nights to beer pong championships, make your backyard the place to be this summer
Home decorators painting a brighter picture for dark interior paints

Home decorators painting a brighter picture for dark interior paints

Far from gloomy, experts say darker paints create a cozy, more welcoming room
Gardening help in the palm of your hand: 5 apps, phone tips

Gardening help in the palm of your hand: 5 apps, phone tips

You’re in your garden and notice a beautiful, new-to-you flower that has popped up somewhere unexpected — pull it or leave it?
Top 5 spring gardening must-haves for under $40!

Top 5 spring gardening must-haves for under $40!

With the days really are getting longer and – and hopefully warmer soon, too! – gardening season is just around the corner. Of course, many gardeners have been busy since January, but there’s still time to get ready if you’re hoping to hop on the “grow your own food” train this gardening season.
Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

When visiting friends or family who have both houseplants and young children, I’ve been compared to “Aunt Bonnie” from the Geico commercial “Aunt Infestation.”
Breathe easy: Why indoor air quality matters, and how to get it

Breathe easy: Why indoor air quality matters, and how to get it

Indoor air quality is a vital aspect of any healthy home or business.
Family business

Family business

Confortis thrive as a family and as work mates
Wondering how to get those counters really clean?

Wondering how to get those counters really clean?

Restore your natural stone + tile surfaces with a deep clean and seal
Backyard burning banned in Nanaimo without permit

Backyard burning banned in Nanaimo without permit

Burning yard waste only allowed with permit during April and November
Coastal Black celebrates first annual tulip festival

Coastal Black celebrates first annual tulip festival

Tulips symbolize perfect love, rebirth, and charity. Their simple yet striking colours make them one of the most popular flowers worldwide. Even their colours have meaning – red means love, white means forgiveness, purple stands for elegance, and yellow for hope and happiness.