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Citizenship law Bill C-24 challenged as unconstitutional by civil rights groups

A new law that gives the federal government the power to revoke Canadian citizenship for certain dual nationals undermines the country's identity and violates its Constitution, a coalition of civil rights groups said Thursday.<p>The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian …

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Small Space Gardening: 7 Tiny City Landscapes

No outdoor space is too small for a garden. Tiny terrace? Fire escape? Juliet balcony? With a potted plant and a folding chair, you’ve got a garden. …

Landscaping

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

Apps

30 DIY Calendars to Help You Count Down to Christmas

We know we haven’t even hit Thanksgiving yet, but holiday commercials are all over TV. Kids are making their ever-growing wish lists. And stores are decked to the nines in snowflakes and fake evergreen trees. There’s no better way to make the wait a little more fun than with an advent calendar. …

Decorations

Hand stamped salt dough decorations and gift tags

Welcome to our first post for our handmade Christmas series! Today I will kick off the series with some salt dough tags and Christmas tree …

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

Interior Design

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

Shopping

Your Chance To Live In Michelle Williams Brooklyn Home, Complete With Waterfall

The four-story townhome is so Brooklyn, it even comes with built-in turntables.<p><i>Getty Images / Brown Harris Stevens</i><p>Is Brooklyn about to lose one of its most famous residents? Michelle Williams has listed her Boerum Hill townhome, complete with a three-car garage (with a built-in rec room!), six …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

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6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

Workouts

The best gardening apps and websites

With gadgets, websites and online tools galore for the discerning gardener, mobile technology can increase your enjoyment – and your knowledge – of the plants you love<p>There is a new tool in the gardener’s pocket that’s quick, sharp and versatile: the smartphone.<p>Electronics and the soil seem worlds …

Before & After: From Heavy Hutch to Modern Kitchen Island

This heavy kitchen hutch was no doubt functional — with drawers and doors it's got plenty of storage. But its dark color, outdated look and heavy …

Garden Museum has a rare peculiar charm

The Garden Museum in Lambeth, London, is full of delights that emanate from the passion that motivates the institution<p>One of London’s quirkier, quainter attractions is the Garden Museum. Its oddity starts with its name: in a philosophical sense, those two words don’t seem to fit comfortably …

Twelve legendary investors on what to do with your money now

Matthew Mahon For Report on Business<p>Donald Yacktman<p>Value investor Donald Yacktman, 72, has returned an annual average of close to 10% over the past 15 years in his two flagship funds — double the S&P 500 Index.<p>By John Daly<p><b>What is the biggest risk that investors face right now?</b><p>The stock market is …

11 Things Every Kitchen Should Have

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio — who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt — to give us a list of what he thinks are the essentials.<p><b>1. Natural Light</b><p>Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using …

Kitchens

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DIY Advent Calendar from Julie Ree

Advent calendars are a fantastic way to celebrate the countdown to Christmas with a daily indulgence. Though typically inexpensive to buy, a little …

In His Grip

Yay, I know I have not been around my blog lately. Life has just been happening and my blog has taken a backseat. But that does not mean I have not …

Christmas Crackers DIY

These crackers are traditionally for Christmas but I love making them for dinner parties or birthday parties. When pulled on each side the crackers …

Printable Santa's Nice List Certificate,DIY Santa Letter,Santa Claus Nice list,Stocking Stuffer,Printable Santa Letter,Children,Kids

Description<p>** The file will be emailed within hours!!!! quick turnaround!<p>This "Nice List" certificate is such a fun way to give children an appreciation letter from Santa Claus for their great behavior the past year! The listing is for the printable file.. no product will be sent.. I will add the …

How To Sew A Pillowcase

So last week when I shared my living room you may have spotted a few new pillows. I had searched everywhere for the perfect pillows and never saw …

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How-To: Machine Quilting Basics

Use your home sewing machine to complete your quilting projects! Learn the tips and tricks for successful straight line and free motion quilting on your own machine with this helpful guide that Sherri McConnell from A Quilting Life shared on Craftsy.<p>Give it a try this weekend! Head on over to …

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...