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Finding the Right Plants for Your Home by Didier Young

Since we finally finished redoing the bedroom and are still in the process of deciding what our office is going to look like, I decided that I would spruce up the living room a little bit. Quite literally in this case. I will be honest with you guys, I didn’t have the greenest thumbs before. I’ve killed quite a few succulents and a poor fiddle leaf fig tree before. So what business do I have to tell you which plants to get for your space? Well, it turns out that this time I decided to do my research before I went plant shopping.

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Home Redecoration: Redoing the Master Bedroom with Structube by Didier Young

A few months ago, Andrew and I decided to undertake a redecoration project for our living room/ dining room after we decided to move in together. We wanted it to match both of our aesthetics while still remaining affordable and after going furniture shopping both in store and online, we settled on a common area that was mainly furnished with Structube pieces. We loved it so much and the response on social media was overwhelmingly positive so when we decided to also redo the master bedroom, our obvious first choice was to work with Structube once again.

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Sodastream: Homemade Ginger Ale Recipe by Didier Young

Childhood is a fantastic time in someone’s life. You do not have any real responsibilities (including doing your own laundry), taking daily naps is pretty much compulsory and you can eat all the sugar in the world and stay nice and slim. As it is the case with most children, I didn't have a very developed palate. Greens were pushed to the side of the plate, pasta was rapidly devoured and anything with sugar was more than welcome. It’s a completely different story now that I am an adult obviously. I’ve learned about calories, carbohydrates, fats and all the other wonderful things present in our food and that has made me more conscious of the things I put in my body. My love for all things sweet remained unwavered but I learned of healthier alternatives for some of them. Today, I’ll be talking about a great substitute for pop.

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Home Scents by Didier Young

Ophtalmoception. Audioception. Gustaoception. Olfacoception. Tactioception. Those are the five senses that are traditionally recognized when one talks about the human nervous system. Each of them comes with its own set of attributes and characteristics and they work together to achieve an all inclusive experience of the environment around us. Scent, along with the sense of hearing, is often the second most used sense we use on the daily. Scents have the power to evoke emotions, memories, desires and repulsions. Each morning, we put on a scent or we try to devoid ourselves of our corporal smell in an attempt to shape the olfactory image we project to society. We often overlook the power of smell and the way it alters the perception of a room but there are multiple ways to create a subtle aromatic environment in our own homes. Today we will talk about three different methods to create such an environment.

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One of a Kind Online Shop by Didier Young

Tis the season to be shopping. It is mid-November and it once again this time of the year when we all have to wave our magic wands and somehow conjure up the perfect present: One that is personal, unique, pretty, within a specific price range and that your special ones have not purchased for themselves yet. It is becoming increasingly hard in this highly consumption centric society to find such a rare gem. Sometimes it feels like it would be easier to find a needle in a hay stack. Thankfully we have wonderful shows like the One of a Kind Show and its online shop.

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