\Have you ever wondered how to really tell whether you truly love where you live? For most people, this includes finding an ideal home or rental property, having plenty of amenities to suit certain lifestyle needs, and having a beautiful neighbourhood you can feel proud to live in, among other factors. If you’re not sure if you’ve found your perfect setting just yet, compare your current living[...]
 
 
 
If you’re in search of after-dinner drinks or a comfortable spot to head to with your friends, it can be challenging to know where to go when there are so many options to choose from in this city. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of our favourite bars in Ottawa to make the selection process nice and easy for you. The Moonroom 442 Preston St When you’re in the mood for evening cocktails, Th[...]
 
 
 
Despite the chilly winter weather, hibernation really isn’t all that bad when you have some tasty fast food to keep you satisfied and happy. And during those frigid winter nights, sometimes there’s nothing better than ordering in some take-out and curling up on the couch with a good book or movie. Here are a few of the best take-out locations in Ottawa for your cozy nights at home during those [...]
 
 
 
Montreal attracts floods of tourists each year. And now, more locals are catching on that instead of vacationing elsewhere, they can find all that they need and more to enjoy the summer at home. For some inspiration and ideas on what to do when planning a Montreal staycation this fall, check out some of these popular ideas below. Browse Through the Old Port Markets The Old Port markets are a mus[...]
 
 
 
Ready to show off your cooking skills to your nearest and dearest? Want to get to know new friends or colleagues a little better in an intimate setting? Whether you want an elegant dinner party or a casual hangout, hosting a dinner in your apartment is easy with some planning and organization. If you’re searching for a 20-something’s guide to throwing down the best dinner party in Burlington, be s[...]
 
 
 
Nothing ushers in the warmer weather quite like fresh summer punch! When it’s time to have the friends or family over to celebrate all that’s fresh and sunny about the spring and summer in Burlington, why not mix up the perfect drink to go alongside those sunny vibes? Here are five tasty punch recipes with a twist! Fizzy Cranberry Pineapple Punch  This punch is so refreshing, you may want to kee[...]
 
 
 
Moving can be overwhelming, and chances are you had to get rid of any perishable food items before the big moving day. Once you have settled into your CLV Group apartment, you will need to hit the grocery store to pick up some staple items to get yourself set up in your new kitchen. Use our CLV Group grocery list below to help you stay organized during your trip to the store! Download our p[...]
 
 
 
As the weather turns colder and colder, we find ourselves craving comfort food. There’s nothing better than curling up in a cozy sweater while indulging in some delicious fall recipes that warm your whole body. While some of us may be worried about what these indulgences will do to our waistline through the winter months, comfort food doesn’t have to mean eating unhealthy food! Make healthy com[...]
 
 
 
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – it gets our metabolism rolling and helps to start our day with the energy we need. When you're dealing with a busy morning, it can be easy for time to fly by without eating. To help keep your morning routine easy and efficient, we've gathered a few ideas for breakfast-on-the-go: 1. Smoothies Smoothies can be packed with any flavor combinations yo[...]
 
 
 
Whether you’re a busy student or a working professional on the go, it can be hard to find the time to prepare healthy meals at home everyday and effectively meal plan without wasting food. To help you out, we asked the experts to give us their tips on meal planning and cooking in small batches. Here’s what they had to say. Buy in Bulk, Divide, Then Freeze It's often more cost-effective to buy in[...]