Recent Articles in ‘Lifestyle’

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Romance in bloom

Gardens that evoke feelings of love are highlighted at this year’s Vancouver Sun Gardeners’ School

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Find your ideal hawaiian getaway

If you’re a newbie to the islands, here’s a practical guide to picking the one that best suits your travel personality

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Expert advice for your home cellar

Cactus Club sommelier Sebastien Le Goff offers his top tips for wine lovers

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A toast to cooking with wine

Red and white can both add depth and character to a dish, but be sure to follow a few simple rules

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The Italians are coming

This year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival puts a spotlight on reds and whites from Italy

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Make your party sparkle

The right blend of seasonal decor and relaxed entertaining will put you and your guests in a festive mood

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High-octane furniture drives home

Prestige automakers are producing furniture collections that might be a window on the future of driverless cars

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Gifts that won’t end up in the gadget graveyard

Forget the potato slicer and the S’mores maker — give your favourite cooks something they will use every day

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How to care for a Christmas favourite

More than two million poinsettias will be sold in B.C. alone this season, so here’s a guide to keeping them happy and healthy

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Travel West: No need for skis

Non-skiers don’t have to stay home this winter — B.C. ski resorts offer lots of activities for them, on and off the slopes

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Prosecco sales are bubbling over

The fresh appeal of the Italian sparkling wine has hit the spot with B.C. buyers

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In the news

CB2, the mid-market offshoot of home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel, has teamed up with musician Lenny Kravitz’s design firm to offer the Special Collection.

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Chasing real-estate deals in the Okanagan

The region is becoming a mecca for Lower Mainlanders willing to relocate to find reasonably priced housing

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Indoor blooms to battle winter’s gloom

Try these easy-to-grow options for keeping your home in flower until spring

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Feeling the fervor for fermenting

The ancient method of preserving food is catching on with health-conscious chefs and consumers