3 Steps To a Healthier Home

We spend the majority of our time (around 90%), indoors; whether that be at work or at home. And a good chunk of that time will be spent in our own homes. Making it a comfortable and relaxing place to be is pretty high on the list. But how many of us think about the impact our home is having on our overall health… Read More


There’s Something Fishy About Your Outfit Of The Day

Nothing beats cooking up a feast. From garlic to fish; it’s a taste sensation. The only trouble is the smell that comes with ingredients like these. Try as you might, they have a habit of lingering for days. Whether you’re in the heart of the kitchen or up in the attic; you’ll be able to smell what’s been on your plates. In the worst… Read More


Our first home!

You may already know if you follow me on Instagram, but since the end of June, I am officially back in the 450! Back, because I grew up on the south shore, and after a few years living in my fiancé’s condo in Montreal, we officially made the move to Boucherville. I’m not going to lie, I missed the green spaces and the quietness… Read More


This weeks Xy’s Fave Five: Dine better

Gen from XY Contemporary shares her fave five images from instagram and pinterest! It was 25 degrees in Montreal on Wednesday. Typically, this equates to one thing: Terrace season. Overnight, (no really, overnight) quiet streets go from heavy snow banks and slippery spots of black ice, to bustling line ups of eager locals, dressed in summer season clothing, anxiously hoping to get a seat… Read More


This week’s XY’s Fave Five: Pink

Gen from XY Contemporary shares her fave five images from instagram and pinterest!   We don’t know each other yet, (but looking forward to your questions, comments and feedback – negative or positive, I can take it!). Since this isn’t a dating app, we’ll exclude the personal info that I’m sure you’ll get to read over the next few months anyway, and get straight to… Read More

4 Simple Holiday Decorating Tips

December means it’s officially the Holiday season, and if you’re looking into new ideas to decorate your home this year, you might want to have a look at these tips from Lowe’s Style and Trends Director, Cindy Jardim. Are you going to choose white, or red as a theme? I’m definitely going for gold! 1. What colours are we seeing a lot for this… Read More


Home : 5 Renovation Ideas for Fall

So you’ve just moved into your new cozy nest, and you don’t know where to start to make this space your place? Or, you’ve been living there for some time, but feel the need to refresh some rooms? Ok… Whatever the reason, renovating the look of your home can probably make you fall in love with your place again! And why not use expert… Read More


Where to buy art online for your home: Wall edition

We talk about home decor often, from the latest trendy copper accessories to what plant flatters a white wall the best. However, a home without art is an empty home. If you are looking to personalize your chez soi with art pieces, whether authentic or reproductions, you’ve come to the right place. Here are our favourite places to buy art for our walls! 1000… Read More


10 tips for better sleep

Whether you find it hard to fall asleep or not, know that the attention we give our lifestyle habits is essential in order to get a good night’s sleep. Some people are sensitive to caffeine or light, whereas others can fall asleep in the arms of Morpheus in just a few minutes. What if we made sure the odds were in our favour? Here… Read More

3 home décor stores to (re) discover

Spring is the perfect time to redo your home décor, and as easy it is to shop online, the amount of choices might be intimidating. Need some inspiration? Here are three home décor addresses to check out! Structube The decor brand recently opened a giant store downtown. The glass windows catch the eye, and the inside is even nicer. The spacious establishment is full… Read More