Mind Your MELs and other tips for living green-er

Your appliances proudly bear the Energy Star label. You always carry a re-usable grocery bag, just in case. You even switch it all off for earth hour … and watch hockey by candlelight on your computer. Green is [...]

Montreal markets: fresh in the city

It’s a sunny Saturday morning and you might be wondering what to do with your day. Montreal is world-renowned for its restaurants per capita, its variety of festivals and increasingly, its markets. Here are a few special places [...]

10 Commandments for roommates

Buying a condo to live in while you go to school in the city can be a good investment. Sharing it is a great plan for saving money. Here are the 10 commandments you should follow to ensure [...]

Famille en vacances

Ten new ways to enjoy the Montreal summer with your kids

Suffering from the late-summer “Been there, done that” blues? If you, like many parents, are looking for something new and different to do with the family to enjoy what is left of the beautiful Montreal summer (and stave [...]


Mini herb garden? Now is the thyme !

Do you want to grow herbs but don’t know how? Have you been deterred from trying because you don’t have a backyard or don’t want to dig in the dirt? Herbs can easily be grown on your balcony [...]

Three steps to an eco-friendly move

July 1st is upon us. Summer is in the air, and so is the excitement of all the people who are moving to a new nest. According to Hydro-Québec, at least 700,000 Quebecers move every year. Of these, [...]

Vente de garage

Garage sales: the view from both sides of the table

Are you one of those people who considers garage sales to be junkyards? You can’t imagine that somebody’s collection of old stuff could actually contain a hidden treasure for a passer-by like you? I have news for you! [...]


Montreal: the best ways to get around town

You’ve made up your mind. Montreal is the city in which dreams are made of and you are finally ready to make this one-of-a-kind city your home. Congrats, and welcome! We understand that finding the perfect pad to [...]