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Calgary City Guide

In the late 1800’s, Calgary was nothing more than a fort to guide local whiskey traders. A devastating fire and several oil strikes later, Calgary has evolved into something far greater than the western “Cowtown” culture that is attributed to the city. Faced with one...

Fall For Feel Good Food

At Thanksgiving, we feasted (extra buttery mashed potatoes and don’t hold back on the gravy, please), but now it’s the morning after and you’re feeling sluggish and foggy (you’re not alone)! You indulged (loved every bite) but now your body is screaming for cleansing foods...

The Perfect Thanksgiving Cranberry Curd

Thanksgiving! I love this time of year for the tradition, the family, and time we spend reflecting on all that we have to be thankful for. But more than anything, I love the food, and especially, cranberry curd. For most people, this is a new one,...

When a house becomes a home

Three years ago, when Lidy Dipert and her husband, Joel, moved back to Canada from California, the couple was looking for the perfect home to raise their three young children. “In California, we lived in a really beautiful, historic neighborhood,” says Lidy, “but in Canada,...

A Slow Sunday in Copenhagen

Church bells ring in the distance as the kettle boils, warm rushes of steam pouring into the bright kitchen. It’s Sunday morning in Copenhagen, Denmark and I’m about to make a cup of Japanese pour-over coffee and begin my day. The concept of slow living...

Colourful Pattern Mixing

We talk a big colour game here at NEAT. And we like to think that we put our money where our mouths are when it comes the topic. We walk the walk as much as we talk the talk because we truly LOVE wearing colour....

The Wedding Study: The Consultation Process

Congratulations! You’re engaged. Perhaps freshly, for a few months or a even a year. Regardless, you inevitably need to start planning. Reaching out to married friends, reading blogs (oh, hey!) or even hiring someone who is a professional in the industry is likely where you...

September Mood Board + Playlist

As a person who hoards magazines, I find myself using ones I don't keep to mood board. I find it a nice way to find inspiration, get creative, and channel what good things I want to come. I started doing them monthly to set small...

Why the Algarve, Portugal should be your next holiday

Portugal has flown under the travel radar for many years, but thanks in part to social media, Portugal’s authentic culture, beautiful architecture and photogenic beaches are being discovered by more travelers than ever. With its sunny weather, budget friendly accommodation, friendly locals, fresh food and...

How to #shopgoodsthatdogood

Based out of Calgary, Alberta, Collective Goods (CG) is a non-profit organization that serves to empower underprivileged women across the world. Collective Goods creates opportunities for women to participate in a marketplace as a means of establishing economic self-sufficiency. When partnered with CG, underprivileged women...

Memoir Mondays: The Golden Rule

We all remember the golden rule right? If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.  A while back I was chatting with a casual acquaintance. She was a nice girl and we always had stuff to chit chat about. This gal and...