Coffee, Delightful!

There’s nothing like the smell of freshly brewed coffee for a perky start or for a quick pick-me-up any time of the day; especially if you’re having “one of those days”! Like many appliances today, the coffee maker, once a nondescript small appliance, has gone through an over-haul. It has become more sophisticated, capable of…

‘Tis the Season for Wine Coolers

Fa la la la la, ‘tis the season for merry making and imbibing. If you are one that likes to have a selection of wines on hand, be sure to store them properly to maintain their taste. Wines are delicate and are TLC reliant. Temperature fluctuations, vibration, humidity and UV light affect their bouquet. You…

Why Shop Local?

As much as it’s fun to shop across the border, shopping locally has many perks. Not only will you be avoiding the exchange rate but you are also helping the Canadian dollar by keeping it circulating within the economy. If you’re one of those rock stars who encourage building a strong community, shopping locally is…

What Hard Water Does to Your Dishwasher

Ever notice white residue on your glasses and silverware after you’ve just had a load of dishes washed? This is often an indicator that you don’t have soft water. Before we start talking about the benefits of having a water softener, let’s talk about hard water. What makes water hard? Water comes down your tap…

Comfort during Winter

Heated indoor air loses some of its moisture and gives a dry uncomfortable and unhealthy atmosphere. By adding water droplets indoors, humidifiers are a great help in eliminating problems caused by dry air.  Issues such as dry itchy skin, chronic coughs and static are more prominent during the colder months and can become almost non-existent…