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Back-to-School Lunch Favourite: Mini Veggie Lasagna Pies

Despite all the healthy prepackaged foods and snacks available at the grocery store, nothing compares to the taste of a delicious homecooked meal or snack. More and more families are embracing the good old fashioned art of batch cooking to ensure their kids are well-fed throughout the week. Comfort foods like soup, chili and pasta […]

Battling Back-to-School Bugs

As kids head back to school this month, or start for the first time, be prepared for the inevitable ritual of sickness that follows in their wake. It’s a fact! GPs report that, in the second week of September, their practice is bombarded with kids complaining of runny noses, sore throats and coughs of all […]

Take Me out to the Ballpark and Wash Me when I Get Gross!

Your favourite baseball cap is so much more than a simple fashion statement in the summer. While it may cheer on the home team, it also shades your face from the blinding sun, protecting your eyes and skin from harmful UV rays. The only downside to this fashion powerhouse is that dirt and sweat are […]

Taming the Canadian Trash Panda

The cutest masked bandit on earth, the North American raccoon, has been wreaking havoc in Canadian cities for years. It can be found from coast to coast*, but is most prolific in big city centres where it has adapted well to city life – the smell from human garbage, compost and recycling being simply irresistible! […]

DIY Hand Sanitizer – A Summer Essential!

Undoubtedly, the warmer the summer, the stickier it can become. From cool treats like sliced watermelon and popsicles, to camping favourites like s’mores and roasted marshmallows, fun in the sun can quickly become a hot mess! Be prepared this summer with your very own DIY hand sanitizer. Get creative and make one for each member […]

Purge Plastic in the Kitchen with Eco-Friendly Alternatives

Organic man-made plastic was first invented in 1855. Cheap, strong and durable, it was seen as some kind of indestructible wonder material. Unfortunately, its indestructible nature is why it has now become a problem. Scientists have recently estimated the amount of plastic created worldwide since 1950 to be 8.3 billion metric tons! Of course, the […]

Shoo Fruit Fly? 7 Habits to Free Your Home of Pesky Fruit Flies

Whether it’s the heat, the open doors and windows, or the bounty of fresh fruit, little clouds of fruit flies seem to appear as if by magic in the summer months. Common culprits that attract the unwanted guests are half-empty juice boxes, beer cans, potatoes, tomatoes, bananas, apples and garbage disposals. The good news? The […]

Healthy Kids Help Out in the Kitchen

Getting your kids to wash fruit, stir ingredients in a bowl, knead dough or simply lay the table, is the best way to help them build healthy eating habits. In fact, studies show that children often prefer eating the food they make themselves. When children help in the kitchen, they’re more willing to try new […]

The Cure for Fruit Board Envy

Whether you call it a charcuterie board, a fruit tray or a cheese & cracker platter, the concept of serving a buffet on a tray has always been a tremendous crowd pleaser. The only difference between each of these food creations is that, every now and then, they get a rebrand. Currently, the almighty fruit […]

No Bake, Low Mess Birthday Cake

Sometimes birthdays happen while you’re camping, sailing or when it’s too hot to bake. Although it may seem impossible you can still make a fabulous birthday cake even with limited electricity, scarce water and without heating up the house. All you need are some basic ingredients, an 8-by-8-inch pan and a day’s notice. Here’s a […]

Best Ever Cleaning Playlist

If you’ve ever thought of googling ‘cleaning music’ you’re not alone.  As of July 13, 2018, there have been 85,300,000 google searches! The genre options will blow your mind, some people want to get into a zen mode, others prefer classic rock while others will go for a super eclectic playlist. Here are the 20 […]

Cleaning Tips for Instant Gratification

There’s a lot of cleaning jobs we all do around the house that never get discussed on popular cleaning vlogs or get featured in housekeeping articles. They’re what are known as the unsexy chores because nobody but you notices, once they’ve been done. The fascinating thing about these tasks is that you feel an immense […]

3 Great Strategies to Conceal Unsightly Pet Gear

It has been said, that until one loves an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.  Although undoubtedly true, the same cannot be said about pet accessories.  Cat toys, dog toys, leashes and beds are only a few of the many items needed to care for your furry friend.  But where do you keep […]

Don’t Let Blueberry Stains Turn Your Tent Inside Out

Camping out under the stars, away from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life is a summer luxury!  A time to return to nature and renew the senses while building memories that will last a lifetime.  It starts with a tent, often includes a hike, a swim or a fishing rod, and typically ends […]

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes

If you watched TV in the mid-80s you might remember the show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, where you’d get to peer into the daily lives and homes of movie stars and moguls.  The life lesson for most viewers was that when it comes to interior design, cash flow can be a tremendous blessing […]

Molly Maid's Book

A clean house has never been so simple!

The MOLLY MAID Cleaning Handbook is full of easy cleaning methods, tips and advice. Cleaning can be fast and simple; from tackling the clutter to scrubbing the bathtub, the cleaning experts at MOLLY MAID will be with you every step of the way. With a system as efficient as MOLLY MAID, you’ll have plenty of time left over to enjoy your sparkling home.