Lifestyle

Nearby Nosh at SFU – Best Places to Eat

As back to school nerves set in, Craigslist furniture shopping frustrates and course selection overwhelms, cooking your own meals is the last thing you want to worry about. Let us help you find the best food near SFU. Though a few can be found on the Burnaby mountain SFU campus, most are located nearby, off campus. Here are 5 of our top picks when it comes to good food near ...

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Top Vancouver Patios For Summer 2019

Vancouver patio season is finally here! What better way to celebrate warmer weather than to enjoy a drink and a nibble outside at any one of our Vancouver 2019 patio picks: Gotham 615 Seymour St. Yes, the renowned steak house has a lovely oasis awaiting you outside its back door. Surrounded by greenery, you could almost believe you were sipping that Aperol spritz on a Roman terrazza.  It is the perfect getaway from ...

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Why You Should Buy An Electric Car In 2019

With the BC Electric Vehicle Rebate that kicked into effect May 1, it's hard not to wonder whether your next car should be an electric vehicle. Here are a number of reasons why you should buy an electric car in 2019 - saving money and the planet. Reasons To Buy An Electric Car In BC 1. Selection and price range have never been better. There are a record number of electric cars and ...

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Perfect Perch – Easy Ways To Transform Your Balcony

Small space living is made a little better when you have some outdoor space. During warm summer eves, there is nothing better than coming home from a long day at work, opening the door to your balcony or patio, and decompressing outside. Consider it an extension of your home - deserving of your time, investment and creative touch. Here are some easy ways to transform your balcony into an inviting urban ...

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Prepping Your Property For Rent With Enzo Design Build

Basic maintenance and making some simple improvements before listing your house for rent (or sale) is key to reducing future maintenance costs, recouping your investment, and staying profitable. In addition, you’ll attract more desirable tenants committed to treating your property respectfully. The amount of time and money you have to invest in getting a unit ready to rent depends on the rental market and the condition of the unit. In a ...

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo 2019 in Vancouver

Cinco de Mayo 2019 is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with Mexican food in Vancouver! Since we only live a country away from Mexico, there is no reason we can't celebrate over here! Thankfully, Mexican cuisine has an established foothold in Vancouver. We've moved beyond Tex-Mex fusion cuisine to more refined Mexican food. Here's a list of restaurants perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo in ...

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Best Storage Hacks for Apartment Living

As Vancouver densifies and rental rates creep upwards, our living spaces are shrinking posing serious challenges to our storage dilemmas. Let’s face it, chances are high if you live in Vancouver, you have some outdoor hobbies that require gear. These might be a tiny pair of climbing shoes but more often than not there’s usually a bike, skis and/or snowboard in your life. Of course, this is in addition to ...

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ways to beautify your bathroom

From Drab to Fab – 5 Ways to Design Your Bathroom

Some parts of renting suck - particularly the fact that you can't paint or renovate to suit your taste. However, there are other ways to personalize your space. Bathrooms are important and frequently visited rooms - OBVIOUSLY - but they are also often in need of some TLC.  Thankfully, these small spaces can be transformed quickly, easily and cost-effectively.   Here are 5 easy ways to Beautify Your Rental Bathroom    1. Replace the ...

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International Colour Day – Let’s Celebrate “Living Coral”

"Just as coral reefs are a source of sustenance and shelter to sea life, vibrant yet mellow, Pantone 16-1546, Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment," Pantone announces Colour of the Year for 2019. Say goodbye to last year’s Glam rock-ish, Ultra Violet, and hello to this happier, friendlier pinky orange.  From fashion to home décor, this punch of colour ...

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