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5 Kitchen Gadgets You Can’t Live Without

by Blogger on ‎08-29-2014 04:59 PM - last edited on ‎08-30-2014 07:28 AM by Blogger

5 Kitchen Gadgets You Can't live without


Whether you’re a contender for the next Top Chef or cook only under duress, having the right equipment can make the job easier. Here are five kitchen gadgets you can’t live without.



Great Lunch and Snack Ideas for Preschoolers

by Blogger ‎08-10-2014 09:17 PM - edited ‎08-18-2014 01:10 PM

Great ideas for lunch and snacks for your child going back to preschool


Your baby is growing up and going to preschool! Time to get creative by making lunches and snacks your kid will actually want to eat as he or she goes off to play with new friends. Here are a few tips on providing nutritious food that your child won’t toss in the trash.


How to Find the Perfect Stovetop for your Home

by Blogger on ‎07-10-2014 06:34 AM - last edited on ‎07-17-2014 04:31 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Are you re-designing your kitchen and thinking about purchasing a new stovetop? Deciding between gas or electric? It’s fair to say that most professional chefs choose a gas stove for their home – but is it right for you? We’ll look into the different types of stovetops and find out the best option for your kitchen.


He shoots, he scores…oops, I spilled!

by Blogger on ‎07-03-2014 07:46 AM - last edited on ‎07-03-2014 08:43 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

Soccer fever has taken hold of the world, including Canada. 


For those not at the big game the next best thing is a seat on the couch, glued to the big screen. Thousands of miles away from the stadium, the goal-scoring celebrations aren’t any less extreme. As the ball flies into the back of the net, ecstasy ensues. He shoots, he scores…oops I spilled!


3 Things You Didn’t Know about Paderno

by Blogger on ‎06-16-2014 08:13 PM - last edited on ‎07-21-2014 03:22 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

3 things you didn't know about Paderno


It was hard to find quality and affordable stainless steel cookware until Paderno entered the marketplace. But how familiar are you with this brand? Here are 3 things you didn’t know about Paderno.



Dyson Turns 21: three inventions that never made it

by Blogger on ‎06-16-2014 11:23 AM - last edited on ‎06-23-2014 09:59 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



James Dyson launched the world’s first cyclonic bagless vacuum cleaner 21 years ago after 5,127 prototypes. Dyson engineers thrive on invention, are driven by frustration and achieve remarkable outcomes through perseverance. That said, not everything works out! Dyson recently turned 21 and uncharacteristically, decided to unlock the vault to reveal three of their inventions that didn't make it. 



Review: ZOKU Duo Quick Pop Maker equals instant fun

by Blogger on ‎06-08-2014 11:03 PM - last edited on ‎06-09-2014 11:02 AM by Blog Editor in Chief


The summer is almost here and nothing goes with kids and summer better than popsicles. On a hot day even I won’t say no to a popsicle.  What I love about popsicles is that you and your kids can make them yourselves. When kids learn that they can make a dessert themselves with little or no help from you, their eyes grow so big as if they learned that Santa Clause is coming early this year. It’s a great bonding opportunity. Folks in New Jersey created the Zoku Duo Quick Pop Maker which freezes ice pops in as little as seven minutes right on your countertop without electricity. Do this sound exciting? It surely does to me, so without further ado, let’s see what this magical machine can conjure.


How to Prepare for a Major Appliance Delivery

by Blogger on ‎06-06-2014 12:00 AM - last edited on ‎06-09-2014 12:39 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Shopping for a major appliance can be a bit overwhelming as there are so many considerations to take into account. How do you remove and disconnect your old appliance? How do you setup and install your new appliance? How do you even know your new appliance is going to fit? Rather than breaking a sweat trying to figure it all out by yourself, let Future Shop do all the work for you! Our professional installers are always happy to give you a hand and make this process as stress-free as possible. To ensure you’re in the know of what our installation services entail and how to prepare for it, here’s a brief guide to show you the way.


Small Spaces: How to Make a Small Kitchen Feel Bigger

by Blogger on ‎06-03-2014 06:09 PM - last edited on ‎07-15-2014 09:05 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

tips on making a small kitchen feel large


Whether you use the kitchen frequently or not, there are some basic principles to utilize for a small kitchen. The space has to feel right for you but not feel so constraint. Here are five tips to make your small kitchen feel larger.


Small Spaces: Decorating Tips for a Small Living Room

by Blogger on ‎05-29-2014 08:27 PM - last edited on ‎06-02-2014 02:04 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Decorating your small living room


How to live large in your small living room? It can happen but get out your measuring tape, because the project requires being meticulous to efficiently use the space you have.  It’s also very important to find items that are multi-functional. Here are five tips to help decorate your small living space.


Portable Appliances Save Space: Dishwashers, Wash Machines, & Air Conditioners

by Blogger on ‎05-21-2014 03:34 AM - last edited on ‎05-26-2014 11:08 AM by Blog Editor in Chief





A significant portion of our day to day lives is spent using household appliances of one kind or another, and many of these appliances are BIG! So what are those of us to do whose homes are microscopic (like many modern condos)? Or the lucky few with RVs or mobile homes to enjoy (certainly not me!)? For these folks, some of the most necessary home appliances are far too big and clunky to be convenient. Thankfully there are portable versions of these everyday appliances that can easily make our lives just a little less cluttered and a whole lot better. That's why in this Blog I examine three portable appliances that are great for those that live (or play) in smallish accommodations. So, if you'd like to see just how well these movable machines can work for you, click through and read all about it. 



5 Things You Need To Create The Ultimate Patio

by Blogger on ‎05-17-2014 08:14 AM - last edited on ‎06-27-2014 11:58 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

5 Things You Need To Create The Ultimate Patio


For many parts of Canada, it was a long and cold winter but now the summer heat is beginning to emerge so that we bask in joy for BBQ season. You are happily sitting outside while your skin enjoys absorbing the sun’s vitamin D, and you are eating that burger from the grill, and sipping on sangrias – that calls of the ultimate patio experience. Is your outdoor space fully equipped for patio season? Here are five ways to create the ultimate patio.


Copper vs Stainless Steel - Which Cookware Set is Perfect for You?

by Blogger on ‎05-17-2014 06:54 AM - last edited on ‎06-27-2014 11:57 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

Copper vs Stainless Steel Cookware Set


Copper vs Stainless Steel cookware - Let the sautéing games begin! Before the cooking games start, you’ll need to find the right cookware set to best suit your needs.  Whether you’ve been cooking for years or just started learning, it is worth reviewing both sets to see if stainless steel is the winner or need to invest on the copper pieces.  You’ve probably never considered the copper set for your home but imagined it in a high-end kitchen or at your favorite restaurant.  But who says you can’t have a fancy cookware set in your own kitchen, right? Before you buy your next set, let’s review the features for both sets.  


Prepare yourself to be the perfect host for a great house party

by Blogger ‎05-09-2014 06:54 AM - edited ‎05-10-2014 04:21 AM

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Who doesn’t love a great house party? Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, catching up with friends and family, or just looking for a fun way to meet new people, you can always count on a house party to do the job. Attending a party is one thing, but hosting one of your own is a whole different story. When it comes to making your house party a success, a little preparation will go a long way. To point you in the right direction, here are some great entertainment ideas worth considering to help you pull off a solid house party:


Top 5 Considerations When Buying a Mattress

by Blogger on ‎04-23-2014 04:20 PM - last edited on ‎08-15-2014 02:24 PM by Administrator

Future Shop - Finding the Best Mattress



When did you purchase your last mattresses? Or did you buy your recent mattresses without considering key features that will suit your needs? Here are 5 considerations when you are looking for you next mattress.


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