How to Get Your Outdoor Space Ready for Fall


How to Get Your Outdoor Space Ready for Fall




It’s been a long wonderful summer but now cool weather is just right around the corner. While it may be time to pack up the slip n’ slide and cover the pool, Fall produces some of the most pleasant weather of the entire year. You just have to rethink your outdoor space slightly to accommodate for the briskness of the season.  Here are a few ideas to get your patio or yard ready for fall.




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Have a Sunset Cocktail Party!

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As the last few weeks of summer are flying by, most of us are trying to soak up as much warm sun as possible before the cold hits. This time of the year, late afternoon and early evening are some of the best times to enjoy the outdoors. The sun combined with a cooler breeze makes for a welcomed and comfy reprieve after such a hot season. Before the bonfire and pumpkin carving parties begin, why not invite your friends over for a sunset cocktail party? Here are a few finds and ideas that will work perfectly for a sunset themed soiree.


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Late Summer Party

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Fall is almost upon us but there are just enough warm days remaining to throw one last summer soiree. Although sometimes overlooked, late summer is actually a great time of year to host an event. The days are still long and sunny, but the fall air is creeping in making being outdoors much more pleasant. Here are a few ideas to use when hosting an outdoor Late Summer Party.




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Global Water Footprint

After an incredibly dry Vancouver July with many a forest fire and seriously imposed ‘water bans’ we are very aware that there are water shortage problems; apparently this is shocking for non-Canadians to learn especially with all our precious water reserves, but it does happen. So we were keen to learn about our Global Water Footprint, maybe you are too?

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10 Backyard Water Activities for Kids

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School is officially back in session for many, and is creeping up quickly for the rest. Keeping the kids entertained over the summer break can be a daunting and endless job, especially when you’ve run out of ideas. Wondering what to do with these last few days of summer vacation fun? Try hosting a backyard water party with fun Water Activities for Kids and games. Here are some of our favourite ideas.

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5 Tips to Stay Hydrated (That Aren’t Water!)

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Most of us are well into summer time, which means most of us are also struggling with keeping ourselves hydrated in this heat. The hotter it is, the more you sweat. The more you sweat, the more water your body loses, which is a serious issue since water is the most essential nutrient our body needs. But there’s a problem – you don’t like the taste of plain water. A surprising amount of people struggle with this issue. But there’s good news. Water isn’t the only way to help your body stay hydrated. Scroll below for 5 nutritiously delicious Tips to Stay Hydrated without relying solely on water.


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