Clara Salabert

Clara Salabert

Pulling back the curtains on air-purifying drapes

Pulling back the curtains on air-purifying drapes

The latest way to purify indoor air at home may not be what you think. Ikea claims to have a simple solution to cleaner air at home with a new product. Thanks to the development of air-cleaning textiles, designers...

Greenhouse in a bin

Greenhouse in a bin

Gardeners are discovering that clear household storage bins can be used as mini-greenhouses in which to start seedings. By absorbing heat and light from the sun, the soil or seed-starter mix in see-though bins warms up, allowing seeds...

Home Bread-Baking During Quarantine

Home Bread-Baking During Quarantine

Be it banana bread, sourdough bread, or my favorite, emergency no-yeast bread, it seems that everyone is posting tales of their homemade bread on social media. Such simple bread-making ingredients as flour, sugar, and yeast aren’t as easy...

Fun Activities for Earth Day all Week Long

Fun Activities for Earth Day all Week Long

Photo by: Matthew Henry Earth Day, celebrated on April 22 since 1970, is an opportunity to consider supporting environmental protection. Our actions needn’t be drastic. Using less water and energy is a small but important contribution. Here is a...

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

There are few things more iconically Québecois than the cabane à sucre, the rustic shack in which maple syrup is produced every spring.  Quebec has 7,400 maple syrup producers, and the months of February through April are their...