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Posted On November 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Easy How Tos To Refresh Any Room

by Jesse Holth –  With the change of seasons and fewer daylight hours, fall is the perfect opportunity to refresh your home. You’ll be spending more time indoors, and the holidays will be here before you know it – so follow these easy steps, and your rooms will feel new again in no time! Mix it Up With a New Textile. One of the easiest ways to refresh a room is by adding a new fabric – whether it’s an area rug, some patterned throw pillows, or a couple of boldRead More

Posted On November 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Can We Talk

Owner / Publisher Sue Hodgson Chats with Stephanie Rundle and Ashley Whitlock, Co-Founders of Crafted Farmhouse Market What is it? When is it? How did the idea come about? Crafted Farmhouse Market is a semi-annual unique shopping experience for local vintage and hand made goods.  We have collaborated with Uptown Victoria, to host the Uptown Winter Market on November 24, and the next Crafted Farmhouse Market will be March 15 and 16, 2019 at The Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. We are childhood friends with a shared interest in DIY and supportingRead More
by Lara Gladych –  Seaside Magazine wants to live up to our slogan of being “the voice of the Saanich Peninsula,”so, in every issue, we’ll be asking people to answer a question. We’re looking for responses from all ages and across the diverse neighbourhoods that form our community. “If there’s an easier, more efficient way to do something, trust a lazy person to find it” (Marty Rubin). In this vein, to tie into our How To issue this month, I asked people in Saanichton: “Do you have any life hacks toRead More
by Nicole Wilford, Merit Travel –  I recently went on a solo trip to Thailand and Vietnam. Thailand had been calling out to me for more than 25 years; however, as time went on and it become a more popular place, I felt that I wanted to experience it on a different level than the average traveller does. However, as I was travelling alone, I was a little hesitant to just be on my own. I decided to do a small group adventure tour of Thailand and then go soloRead More
by Dan Adair, Island Savings Brentwood Bay –  It’s hard to turn on the TV nowadays without getting roped into the latest and greatest renovation show. These shows usually leave us with grandiose ideas on how to make our homes look incredible while adding to the value of the home. Although the shows make it look very easy, profitable and quick, they can be anything but. Before you pick up a hammer and a bucket of paint, you should do some research to ensure that the repairs you are undertakingRead More