Self preservation with the Whirlpool upright freezer

By: Tara Mihalech

This year was the year I really had expectations of our garden. I spent a lot of time whispering my hopes and dreams to little seedlings that were started on my window. Mr. Suburble and I built a greenhouse in our backyard out of old windows. We added new raised beds and I dutifully planted,

What to look for when buying a dishwasher

What to look for when buying a dishwasher

By: The Whirlpool Team

STYLE One of the first things to consider when buying a new dishwasher is how its design will complement your family’s existing kitchen. What colour would go better with your current appliances: black, white, or stainless steel? Would you rather the controls be hidden on top of the door, or displayed across the front? Bar


Why I Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

By: Michelle Domet

  When I was 19 years old, my parents told me they were getting a divorce and that we’d have to sell the house, the only home I’d ever known. That house, in the sleepy suburb of Burlington, with the lilac trees that bloomed beneath my bedroom window every spring, the carport where I incessantly


Eating Al Fresco: Keeping Blankets and Linens Clean in the Summer

By: Tara Mihalech of Suburble

  Eating “al fresco” is one of my favourite ways to spend a playdate or a sunny afternoon. Barefoot on a blanket, eating fresh fruits and pastries while sitting under the shade of a tree… can it get any better than this?     I often get swept up by the excitement of planning for


Making a House a Home

By: Janae Lang

  I’m the eldest of 6 children in my family and I remember throughout my childhood moving frequently and changing schools and neighborhoods regularly.  My family didn’t have much, we often didn’t have anything at all.  Moving frequently and having to make new friends and getting accustomed to new schools often lead us to being