Sudbury Living
Sudbury Living PDF Editions Sudbury Feature Publications Sudbury Living Weddings PDF Editions

Holiday

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas

  Michelle and Ken Vaillancourt dream of their white Christmas. They create a winter wonderland inside and outside of their home in the Loach’s Road area of the city. Michelle, a nurse, likes the clean and fresh look of white which contrasts handsomely with the main living rooms that are painted a pale sage colour. [...]

November 6, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

Christmas by number

Christmas by number

  Christmas… by the numbers Information from Statistics Canada Shopping in December $36.8 billion – The amount of money Canadian shoppers spent in December 2005, up 6.6% from December 2004. $845 – The average amount each Canadian consumer spent in December 2005. This was almost $250 more than was spent on average during any other [...]

November 1, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

Christmas ideas for every room of the house

Christmas ideas for every room of the house

Check out more ideas for decorating every room of the home the Winter 2013 issue of Sudbury Lving. The décor trends for the holiday season were decided at ChristmasWorld  in Frankfurt, Germany, every January. It takes a long time to get ready for the most wonderful time of the year, Buyers for department stores and [...]

October 24, 2013 Dana Young Holiday 0

Make a list, check it twice to avoid holiday overspending

Recent consumer studies indicate shoppers are planning to spend more this holiday season than the previous year. As a result, many could be “toying” with new or increased debt at a time when Canadian debt-to-income levels at their highest in history. Holiday expenses are more than just gifts, says BDO Sudbury’s George Medakovic. “It’s about [...]

December 3, 2012 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

101 Christmas ideas

101 Christmas ideas

Richard Rainville invites photographer Marg Seregelyi to his home dressed up for the holidays. For more holiday ideas, check out the SL Holiday section, under Lifestyles.   [...]

November 23, 2012 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

Amaryllises can bloom again

Amaryllises can bloom again

“Potted amaryllises excel as small-but-stellar holiday gifts,” says Sally Ferguson of the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre in Danby, Vermont. “These easy-to-grow winter-bloomers produce surprisingly exotic flowers, yet are still unknown to many people, even many flower sophisticates and gardeners. The bulb is huge, the flowers are huge. They grow and bloom for weeks on [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

Weighing your options over the holidays

Weighing your options over the holidays

Tis the Season to Be (Mindfully) Merry: 12 Ways to Prevent Mindless Holiday Munching People do a lot of mindless eating over the holidays. According to Dr. Lavinia Rodriguez, an American doctor, though, you’re not fighting a losing battle as the calendar fills up with more and more food-centric events. You just have to go [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

Christmas flower power

Christmas flower power

“Potted amaryllises excel as small-but-stellar holiday gifts,” says Sally Ferguson of the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre in Danby, Vermont. “These easy-to-grow winter-bloomers produce surprisingly exotic flowers, yet are still unknown to many people, even many flower sophisticates and gardeners. The bulb is huge, the flowers are huge. They grow and bloom for weeks on [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 1

Shocking story of holiday lights

Shocking story of holiday lights

(CNW) CSA International’s Holiday Safety survey reveals some potentially dangerous holiday habits when it comes to seasonal décor and safety. According to the research, 25 percent of Canadians leave their holiday lights up for months at a time, which could lead to residential fires. Even more alarming, 10 percent of Canadians never check their holiday [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

Green Christmas

Green Christmas

City of Greater Sudbury Environmental Services wishes everyone a Green Christmas! Here are some tips to reduce waste this holiday season. Before: . Use reusable bags for your Christmas shopping. . Avoid purchasing products with packaging that is not accepted in the Blue Box, such as foam peanuts used for packing. . Send e-cards or [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0