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NATURAL GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

NATURAL GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

Despite the glitter, glamour, and the tempation to go over-the-top during the holidays, it’s the little things that make the holidays so magical. This year, inspired by blogger @simplykellya, we’re being mindful to slow down and to choose simplicity for wrapping...

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OUR BASIC GUIDE TO HOLIDAY GREENING

OUR BASIC GUIDE TO HOLIDAY GREENING

There are so many things to love about the holiday season, but if you ask us, nothing beats greening up the home with fresh cedar, pine, and fir! As soon as our fresh greens arrive, we fill our arms full of bunches, bring them home and whip out the pruners. In just an...

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WINTER CARE FOR HEALTHY HOUSEPLANTS

WINTER CARE FOR HEALTHY HOUSEPLANTS

The days are getting shorter, the air is getting colder, and suddenly we’re staring down the barrel of a long winter – (sigh). We’re not the only ones who struggle with the onslaught of winter – houseplants are challenged too! Our winters offer...

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WINTER CARE FOR BIRDS

WINTER CARE FOR BIRDS

We love our birds! SO MUCH! Whether we’re waking up to their sweet singing or watching them frolic around a feeder, birds do something to us. When we’re engaged with them, all of worldly concerns seem to fall away, even if only for a few moments. As winter...

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CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING TIPS

CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING TIPS

Every year thousands of people in Winnipeg look forward to decorating their Christmas tree. This tradition can be special and fun for people of all ages. There is no right or wrong way to decorate your tree- if you and your family enjoy it then it has been done...

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WINTER GARDENING CHECKLIST

WINTER GARDENING CHECKLIST

Just because there is snow on the ground does not mean you have to forget about gardening. Take the time to decorate for the holidays and plan next years garden. Use this winter gardening checklist as a reference.  Create a winter urn with evergreen boughs, branches,...

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TYPES OF CHRISTMAS TREES

TYPES OF CHRISTMAS TREES

For some it’s just not Christmas without a live Christmas tree! We stock many kinds of Christmas trees every season. Read on to find out a bit about each and decide which one is right for you: Scotch Pine– A medium green colour with a more open appearance than that of...

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FESTIVE FRAGRANCING FOR THE HOME

FESTIVE FRAGRANCING FOR THE HOME

The smell of a crackling fire, a fresh pine and cedar, and gingerbread cookies baking in the oven . . . it’s time to do some festive fragrancing in the home! Because our sense of smell is a trigger point for emotional memories, fragrances play an undeniably role...

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HOT MULLED WINE

HOT MULLED WINE

Hot mulled wine is the bomb! If you’re of European descent, you cherish the taste and feeling of hot mulled wine taking the winter chill out of your body. It’s the loveliest, most intoxicating of holiday indulgences!  This simple recipe brings back...

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