There are 4 blog entries for December 2011.
Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 9:40am. 1431 Views, 3 Comments.
It’s that time of year again, the time where we all make resolutions to improve our lives – get fit and healthy, go further in our careers, spend more quality time with friends and family – but it’s also the time to make resolutions for our homes. Here are five simple resolutions that will improve both the look and function of your home:
Add a little colour: The colour of the year for 2012 is Tangerine Tango, a “vivacious and appealing reddish orange” that will add both depth and warmth to any room in your home. If you’re worried about committing to paint, incorporate the colour with decorative pillows, paintings, or even curtains. Don’t wait until the summer to bring it in, do it now and ward off the post-holiday winter…
Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 12:47pm. 933 Views, 0 Comments.
We’ve all experienced this: a last-minute guest shows up, a neighbor comes to the door, a co-worker pops by your desk – with a gift. It’s not an ideal situation, but if you’re prepared, you’ll be ready for any unexpected gift-giver.
Here are 5 inexpensive, good for anyone gifts that will make sure the only surprises this holiday season are good ones.
1. PURDY’S CHOCOLATES: You can’t go wrong with chocolate! Just make sure you get the good ones; head to Purdy’s and pick up a few boxes of assorted filled chocolates or truffles (or keep it classic with Hedgehogs). They range greatly in price (from about $10-75), so they won’t break the bank. FIND THEM: locations at www.purdys.com
Photo: Pier 1
2. ORNAMENTS: Both Urban Barn…
Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 9:40am. 1370 Views, 0 Comments.
There’s still a little more time to finish up your Christmas shopping, but there are also, undoubtedly, a few people on your list that you can’t seem to find anything for. Here are a few suggestions for everyone in your family that will suit any budget.
Antique Owl, $15, indigo.ca
Aldo Valeray Scarf: $25, aldoshoes.com
Grid It Ultimate Organizer: $10-$15, thinkgeek.com
The Oxford Companion to Beer: $41, amazon.ca
Adele: Live at the Royal Albert Hall DVD & CD Collection: $23, indigo.ca
Aldo Rabon Hat: $25, aldoshoes.com
Viscose Blend Shawl Collar Sweater: $50, lechateau.com
For Grandma and Grandpa:
Bed Buddy Warming Footies with Aromatherapy: $14, bedbathandbeyond.ca
Keurig Coffee Maker: $99, amazon.ca
Antique Owl Globe: $15, indigo.ca
Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 7:48am. 652 Views, 0 Comments.
Through the month of November, Smart Calgary Homes ran a “Contest for the Kind at Heart” – a contest that aimed to reward those who give back to the community during the holiday season. After many great entries, we’ve got a winner!
Congratulations, Jessica! You’ve won a $200 shop! card! This gift card is valid at any Cadillac Fairview shopping centre, including Calgary’s Chinook Centre and Market Mall.
Jessica was chosen via Random Number Generator, and will receive the gift card shortly. Stay tuned, Calgary, we’ve got more exciting contests coming up!
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