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Tips, advice and DIY

5 tax hacks for post-secondary students

Budgeting isn't the only way to keep money in your pocket

Fantastic fermented foods: Why an old-fashioned kitchen skill is new again

Sauerkraut, pickles and more are trending for good reason

The comfy desk: How to achieve optimal office ergonomics

Where to put your keyboard, mouse, monitor and chair

How to make cherries jubilee (with sour cherries, too!)

Get saucy with this retro dessert

How to build a backcountry campfire

Stay warm without burning down the forest

How to avoid getting a virus on your cellphone

Strike a balance between convenience and caution

How to prepare your vehicle for a road trip

Go from 0 to road trip ready in 5 steps you can do on your own

How to be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice

Are you prepared to stop, drop everything and respond to an emergency?

6 watering tips for successful container gardening

Bring colour and greenery to patios, decks and balconies

How to set up a backyard composter

Cut waste while creating rich soil your plants and lawn will love

How to turn gardening inspiration into landscaping action

Transplant someone else’s great ideas into your yard

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