Northern Happenings: Febuary 15 – March 15

With the first six weeks of 2020 under our belts, now is the perfect time to look ahead with excitement at all that the next 30 days holds. There is a lot happening in the North along with some major calendar milestones! First, a long weekend with Family Day followed by a bonus day thanks…

Spread the Love: Valentine Gift Guide for You and Yours

With January under our belts, Cupid’s arrow is officially pointing to Valentine’s Day on our calendars. We are all about gratitude and love the idea of a day dedicated to expressing our appreciation to all those that have a special place in our lives. Maybe your looking for something special for a significant other, a…

8 Amazing Winter Adventures

A new year and a new decade is the perfect time to get active and embark on a new adventure! Aside from simply upping the fun factor, the health benefits of staying active in the winter are endless. So why not venture outside and enjoy the season in all its snowy splendor? Whether you are…

The Northern Heart Q+A: Kyla Faganely – Fit Bodies. Fit Minds.

Northern Heart + Home was designed to celebrate the people, places and positives that set the North apart. This spotlight series focuses on exactly that: the people who are at the very heart of our Northern communities. Each profile highlights leaders who are pursuing their dreams, creating meaningful lives and truly shining in the North….

Northern Happenings: January 15 – February 15

The New Year is the perfect time to explore all the North has to offer and try something new. Make the most of the Winter months and warm up with these hot happenings. Check back often for more of the latest and greatest! Stars and SongsWhen: January 15Where: The Canadian Ecology Centre, Mattawa The 3rd…

Shop Local + Online this Holiday Season

In today’s digital era, more often than not we are shopping online. For many of us, the thought of entering a crowded store after fighting for parking and cleaning thick layers of snow off our vehicles is enough to just give up. And really, who can blame us?! The advent of e-commerce has allowed us…

Festive Finger Foods for all Diets

Hosting a party or heading to a seasonal soirée over the holidays? We put three of our favourite crowd-pleasing finger food recipes together that will be a hit with everyone you mingle with! Sweet potato and spinach fritters are vegan, gluten free and paleo-friendly, but don’t skimp on taste! The brown sugar and bacon bites…

Save Hundreds with this Holiday Shopping Secret

The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also the most expensive! Maybe you are already making your list and checking it twice or maybe you are leaving all your shopping until the last minute. My list is looong, so I need to start early and stick to a…