The summer season is in full swing and that means a constant stream of visitors is not far behind. But what guest wants to sleep in the old kids’ room or home gym? Interior designer Heather Draper shares her top tips for creating the perfect space for guests with pieces from The Heather Company collection
By Sara Duck
We can't get enough of the new customizable Teavana Shaken Iced Teas and Iced Tea Lemonades from Starbucks, a perfect way to cool off this summer! And we think it's a great drink to serve guests during your summer barbecue's. Unleash your inner barista with these simple steps for serving up a perfect cold brew.
Steep 2 tsp. of your favourite tea for two-three minutes
Toss into a shaker with a scoop of ice and shake about ten times
Did you know? Shaking your drink brings out and disperses the flavours evenly
For more information visit starbucks.ca
Call it a meditation room, or a reading nook, or a sacred space, but regardless of how flaky a name you give it, having a calm sanctuary in your home can have a tremendously healthy effect on your life. With more demands on our time and attention than ever before, your mind and body need a break every once in a while, so here are a few tips on creating a place in your home free of demands on your brain and your body. Whether you use this space to do yoga, read quietly, to meditate, to catnap, to pray, journal or something else that makes you feel calm and centred, it's up to you, just make the modifications to suit the space to your needs.