Five of Our Favourite Cafes in Calgary’s Beltline

Our Favourite Cafes in Calgary’s Beltline Calgary’s coffee culture is hot! New cafes are springing up everywhere and more than just chain shops, you can find some of the finest artisan speciality cafes anywhere. And Calgary’s Beltline offers some of the best (in alphabetical order). Analog 740, 17 Ave SW This ultra-chic cafe often has … Read More

Keep fit and save money by using your apartment gym

If you happen to have a gym in your apartment, then you’re in luck. Staying in shape using the gym in your apartment is not only convenient, it can also save you a lot of money over the course of a year.

Spring Cleaning Tips for the Modern Apartment

No matter how big or fancy your apartment is, it can definitely benefit from a little spring cleaning. Cleaning is, of course, a necessary evil. But the practice of “spring cleaning” seems to have originated in more ancient times.

Upgrade your apartment with smart home technology

Upgrade your apartment with smart home technology Smart home technology is growing in popularity; it’s easier than ever to use, and it has the amazing ability to do all kinds of things for you, all while giving you the feeling of having hired help for a fraction of the price.

Tips to Save Money for Your 1st Home

Saving money for your first home may seem like a daunting prospect. After all, we’re talking about needing a down payment that can range from several thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars.

Are you making the most of what’s left of summer in Calgary?

If you want to see exactly how much time you have left in this glorious season, check out this countdown clock. Now we’re a glass half-full kind of crew, so we see this countdown clock as an important reminder to get outside and do more before the season is over. If you’re like most of … Read More

Who doesn’t love to see the Calgary Stampede fireworks?

Summer in Calgary is full of awesomeness. Eating ice cream. Floating down the rivers. Riding bikes. Going to outdoor festivals. But most of all…what I look forward to is fireworks! I remember running around my neighbourhood waving my very own magical sparkler through the air as a little girl. Hearing The screeching loud whistles, bangs … Read More

Make the most of your apartment balcony, plant a garden.

Just because you choose to live in a stylish downtown apartment doesn’t mean you don’t still want a garden and an outdoor oasis to enjoy during the hot days and the long summer evenings. That’s what spacious balconies were made for! Balcony-scaping. It’s a thing! That’s right. With more and more people choosing to live … Read More

When your nest feels empty, rent a smaller nest.

Kids grown up? Are they off raising families of their own? Are you still rattling around in a multi-thousand square foot home when you really only use the kitchen and bedroom? What effect is all that empty space having on you mentally? Empty nest syndrome isn’t a clinical diagnosis but it is a very real … Read More