How To Use Your Camera, Part 3: Getting Inspired

Whether you shoot nature and wildlife, architecture or people, there are principles that can be applied across all genres of photography that can help you to become a better photographer. Today in part 3 of our ‘How To Use Your Camera’ series, we’re going to try to help you find inspiration for your journey in photography. 

How to properly store food in a refrigerator’s humidity drawer

What’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the words “humidity drawer”? If you’re like me, the answer might be, “Oh, that’s what those things are called!” Humidity drawers, or crispers (because they keep your produce nice and crisp!) are the the drawers at the bottom of your fridge. They’re a nice place to store miscellaneous produce for most of us, but if used correctly, they can extend the life of your produce and keep everything in tip-top shape for as long as possible.  

How to watch TV on your phone and what to watch

Wondering the best way to get streaming TV on your phone, and what there realy is to watch in Canada anyway? We've got the scoop!

Welcome back Pumpkin Spice: Shelly’s Friday Favourites

It's that time of the year again: pumpkin spice fever has hit and there's so many different pumpkin spice options you're going to have a hard time just sticking to the classics.

Cooking Tips for People with Diabetes

Diabetics need to manage their diet to reduce the chance that the blood sugar levels will get too high or too low. Their bodies either don’t produce insulin, or can’t regulate insulin well, so they need to manually take insulin so their body can properly use sugar. They also need to carefully watch their diet. In this article I’ll point out some tips that can help keep sugar levels balanced as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites – Delicious Halloween Night Dishes

Maybe because I’ve always been a fan of a good, old fashioned haunted house and am one of those people who can become unglued by a really scary movie, but Halloween ranks right up there with Christmas as one of my favourite times of year.   I’ve always been slightly envious of people who live in warmer climates during Halloween, because they are almost always guaranteed a nice night for trick or treating and great weather for getting outside and having some scary Halloween fun. But the one great thing about living in a place where the fog and chill sets in around mid-October? You have the opportunity to cook up and really enjoy some delicious hot food to get your Halloween night off to a great start.

5 Creative Uses for Smart Lighting

No matter what space you’re setting up, the addition of LED panel lights will make the room feel calm, fun, and evenly distribute light.

Setting up a Smart Home Series Part 4: Saving Money and...

In the final installment of the “Setting up a Smart Home” series, we’re going to take a look at turning your smart home into a daily money saver through the use of smart thermostats. While you can save a few bucks here and there by turning the heat down once in a while, smart thermostats can help you put an actual system together so that you don’t have to do as much guesswork. Some adapt to your heating needs while some use your current location to set away settings. There’s one that even compares your power usage to your own city’s current energy prices to sell you what you’re saving in Near Real Time. Find out more about these thermostats by reading onward.

How everyone can benefit from cloud computing

Cloud computing may be a new concept for many consumers, but it has played a huge part in many of our day-to-day interactions with technology and each other for some time now. Here’s how to set up a personal cloud and what one needs to consider.  

Simple Cooking Tips for a Special Diet — Low Fat...

Low-fat, no-fat, healthy fat, too much fat, trans fat-free? “What do you mean?” as my fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber, would say. I conclude my four part series on special diet with low fat cooking or ways to limit the fat intake. 

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