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Bed and Bath Essentials for Back to School

by Blogger on ‎09-18-2014 11:33 AM - last edited on ‎09-19-2014 11:00 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The start of a new school year is an exciting time, but it's even more exciting when it’s your first time moving away from home and living on your own. Now that you don’t live with your parents, you can’t always count on them to hold your hand and guide you through every new challenge that awaits you. It's already been a couple weeks into the semester. How do you think you’re holding up? For starters, let’s see if you’ve at least got the basics covered when it comes to your back to school bed and bath essentials.

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Dorm Room TV - Getting the Right TV for Back to School

by Blogger on ‎07-25-2014 12:16 PM - last edited on ‎07-25-2014 12:59 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It’s already bad enough you have to share a space the size of a closet with a complete stranger, not to mention sharing your bathroom with up to a football team’s worth of alternately annoying, cloying, slow, or just plain inconsiderate floor-mates.  Why not try to make your cell into an oasis?  TV is a great escape.  You can watch movies, play games, or just set your tv to play back your awesome Reading Week photos.  Epic!

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Amazing selection of dining room furniture at Futureshop.

by Blogger on ‎06-29-2014 10:04 PM - last edited on ‎06-30-2014 09:40 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I bet that when you think about Futureshop, furniture is about the last thing that comes to mind. Unless it would be some sort of speaker chair – a nice novelty, highly unpractical. Some of you, however, might have already experienced the wide choice of bedroom sets that Furture Shop offers. Well prepare to have your mind blow with the extended offering of high class dining room sets. Beautiful and contemporary styles combined with practicality. Let’s take a look at some of the new offerings ...

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Future Shop Expands its Furniture Selection!

by Blogger on ‎06-20-2014 05:05 PM - last edited on ‎07-15-2014 01:52 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Future Shop has recently been expanding its online selection of furniture offerings, and in today's blog I'm going to show you a few of the great home decor items that are currently available. One such example can be seen in the picture above, but there are others as well, from a variety of manufacturers. So, if you're in the early stages of redecorating your home, or even if you're just thinking about possibly redecorating in the not too distant future, why not click the link below and help yourself to a handful of awesome home decorating ideas?

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Small Spaces: 5 Tips on Living Large in a Small Bedroom

by Blogger on ‎05-28-2014 08:45 PM - last edited on ‎06-13-2014 02:40 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Your bedroom is your sanctuary, a place where you can wind down and get a good night sleep, only to start the next day fresh and energetic.  Even if your bedroom is small, here are five tips to utilize your space effectively.

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New baby on the way? These nursery essentials will ensure you're well prepared.

by Blogger on ‎05-09-2014 06:53 AM - last edited on ‎07-07-2014 09:06 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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When expecting your first baby one might think that the nursery is very important as it’s the babies’ room, where the baby will spend most of its time. That’s not entirely incorrect, but really the nursery is important as that’s where you, along with the baby will spend a lot of time together. It’s not only supposed to be cozy for the baby, but also for you (mom or dad). There’s nothing worse than having to get up in the middle of the night to cuddle a little one because they are sick, and its pitch black and there’s nothing to sit on. A properly furnished nursery is of the utmost importance and below you can find what I consider to be the essentials for any well-equipped nursery.

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How to Pick Out the Right Mattress for You - Sealy Can Help

by Blogger on ‎04-24-2014 05:29 PM - last edited on ‎08-15-2014 02:26 PM by Administrator

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You use mattresses every day (sometimes twice if you’re lucky enough to grab a nap)  but they’re probably something you don’t think even a moment about. Yet you spend about one-third of your life on your mattress.  It it comfortable?  A hand-me-down? A necessary evil?  Do you wake up feeling refreshed every day, or do you crawl painfully, and sleepily out of bed each morning?  
If you’re not feeling that great when you wake, it could be your mattress is too old and worn out, or just not right for your sleep habits or body type.  Learn more about how these problems can be solved with mattresses from Sealy.   

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Future Shop Offers Great Serta Mattresses—Wide Selection Now Available!

by Blogger on ‎04-22-2014 11:29 PM - last edited on ‎08-15-2014 02:25 PM by Administrator

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Do you need a new mattress? I know my wife and I do. I thought that it would be a fairly simple processgo to the store; pick one out. I couldn’t have been more wrong! Mattresses, much like everything else in the world, have become highly complex and technical, with different options designed to suit different sleepers. Enter Serta! The good folks at Serta have a longstanding reputation for making mattresses of only the highest quality—mattresses that provide a sound and restful sleep. That’s why Future Shop is extremely proud to offer a wide selection of Serta mattresses. And there’s sure to be one that’ll meet all of your sleeping needs. So read on as I attempt to unravel the mysteries of the mattress...

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Benefits of Spring Cleaning

by Blogger on ‎03-31-2014 08:44 AM - last edited on ‎04-01-2014 03:26 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Cherry blossoms are finally blooming, and that's one definite sign that spring has arrived. This could be a sore subject for many people in Canada since the weather is still a tad bit cold, but look on the bright side - it’s an opportunity for you to stay home and get some spring cleaning done so you feel refreshed for the new season (and the warmer, sunny weather).

 

Even though you may think that spring cleaning is a chore and would prefer to sit on your couch for a House of Cards marathon, there are many benefits you’ll gain from uncluttering your space.

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Nardi Home Furnishings bring colour and style to your outdoor patio

by Blogger on ‎03-31-2014 07:13 AM - last edited on ‎06-27-2014 11:59 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Spring is definitely in the air and with the warming weather comes the opportunity to upgrade one's furnishings and furniture to make the most of the season. Nardi Garden furnishings has a new range of stylish and extremely functional Italian patio furniture that's perfect for any size of garden or patio. Here’s a preview of some of the Nardi products that will soon be available at Future Shop. 

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Revamp Your Kids' Bedroom with these Great Ideas!

by Blogger on ‎03-28-2014 09:34 AM - last edited on ‎04-04-2014 09:56 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Everybody knows that spring is the season full of transformations. Whether you’re spring-cleaning or moving into a new place, what better way to kick it off than by revamping your kids’ bedroom! Shopping for the right items to style your kids’ bedroom is a fun activity that involves the whole family. With so many funky to sophisticated options to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start so here’s a list of my top picks to help get your creative juices flowing:

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Top 5 Essentials for Your Home Office

by Blogger on ‎03-17-2014 03:21 AM - last edited on ‎03-27-2014 11:55 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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When designing your own home office, certain items are absolutely essential to the process—that is, assuming you want a workspace that is comfortable, functional, and efficient. That's why in this blog I explore the top 5 essentials for creating a great home office. Whether your goal is to run your own home based business, to work from home as part of a 9 to 5 job, or you simply want an appropriate place to work on personal interest projects or even school, the 5 items discussed herein are all must-have items! So click on through if you'd like to know just what these items are and why they're so essential!

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Speaking of changing the clock and daylight savings ...

by Blogger on ‎03-07-2014 01:16 AM - last edited on ‎03-12-2014 02:03 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It's that time of the year...again. You ask: "What time is it?” It's that terrible time of year when we lose an hour of our precious sleep.

 

REMEMBER: this Sunday, the 9th of March at 2 A.M. we push it forward to 3 A.M...all of Canada except: Saskatchewan (except Denare Beach and Creighton), Fort St. John, Charlie Lake, Taylor, Dawson Creek and Creston in the East Kootenays of BC. 

 

I don't know about you, but I love my sleep. One of my most favourite feelings is the realisation that, when I wake up at 5 o'clock in the morning and look at my alarm clock, I can sleep for another hour or (if I'm lucky) hour and a half. Bliss. But how in the world would I ever experience that without my clock? Nowadays a clock is almost like an entrainment centre and there's something for everyone. You doubt that? Let's take a look...

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Design & Create Your Own Stylish Master Bedroom

by Blogger on ‎02-17-2014 06:05 PM - last edited on ‎02-19-2014 11:57 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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For many of us, the Master Bedroom is the last room in the house to be fully decorated and furnished. This may be owing to the fact that it's probably the least likely room to be shown to our visitors, so maybe it's the safest room to leave undecorated when furnishing our homes. In any case, I have recently learned that February is Bedroom Month. Who knew? It probably has something to do with Valentine's Day. So maybe now's the time to finally finishing decorating the one room that we spend more time in than any otherthe master bedroom. If you'd like a few suggestions on just how to accomplish this goal, click through and read my blog! 

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Organized

by Blogger on ‎01-13-2014 11:03 PM - last edited on ‎01-14-2014 04:00 PM by Blogger

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When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, three things come to mind:

(1) Lose weight;

(2) Stop smoking, and

(3) Get organized.

 

Let’s focus on the third option. Are you ready to get organized for 2014? It’s time. Remember, organization doesn’t get completed in one fell swoop.  Think of it as a muscle that needs to be practiced and strengthened all year around.  When it comes to organization it’s not just our closet: there is also the kitchen, tax season, a garage filled with the unknown, kids going back to school, and then it’s winter holidays. My apologies in advance if I am making you nervous about those heavy tasks but let’s aim to find a simple solution that will bring you a new way of living.

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