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WHAT MAKES CANADIANS STEAM AT THE STOVETOP?

If you don't like to cook after a long day at the office, or if sweating over a hot stove after a day spent running around after the kids sounds unappealing, you're not alone. According to a poll of nutritionists, 43 percent of Canadians don't cook balanced meals on a regular basis -- likely because cooking can be a real chore. Whether it's an explosion in the oven, a major spill on the floor, or a ruined dessert at the last minute, we all have our "hot" buttons in the kitchen. Here are a few insights into common cooking pet peeves, plus some helpful hints for making time in the kitchen a bit more enjoyable.

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TIPS AND TRICKS TO TACKLE CHORES EFFICIENTLY

We're all busy these days, especially when it comes to tackling household tasks, and finding the time to check off every "to-do" on our list can be a challenge. Enter the art of multitasking. A recent Moen survey, conducted online by Harris Poll, found that 85% of Canadian adults feel confident in their ability to tackle two tasks at the same time. It's easy to become a master at multitasking just by following a few easy guidelines.

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FALL HOME UPDATES: PROJECTS TO ENHANCE YOUR SPACE THIS SEASON

Cooler temperatures are on the way, and that means it's time to tackle the indoor tasks you've been putting off. As the colder seasons approach you'll likely be spending more time inside, so get your home in tip-top shape with these easy tips and fall in love with it all over again.

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THE BIRTH OF A FAUCET - FROM INSPIRATION TO REALITY

We're touched by water numerous times throughout our day. And whether it's showering, cooking or slipping into a relaxing bath -- did you ever stop and think about the inspiration behind the fixtures that deliver water to you? If it's one developed by Moen, the number one faucet brand in North America, it's likely that a team of associates spent more than 2,500 hours to create this beautiful and reliable product that we depend on every day.

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HELPFUL HINTS TO HELP MAKE MONEY GOALS STICK

While everyone sets out with the best of intentions, the truth is that making goals is easier than following through, especially when it comes to personal finance. But with a little preparation you can be the exception to the rule.

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RESOLVE TO CUT CLUTTER: QUICK AND EASY WAYS TO BRING ORDER TO THE BATH

The bathroom is one of the most used rooms in a house, which means it can also become home to a lot of clutter. But, that doesn't mean getting organized has to be difficult or even complicated. Easily bring order to the bath with these easy tips.

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TRANSFORM YOUR HOME TODAY TO STAY SAFE TOMORROW

While many can only dream of the day they'll retire, for Baby Boomers, that dream is quickly becoming a reality. But retirement doesn't necessarily mean relocating to a senior community. More and more, adults choose to "age in place," remaining in their current home, even after retirement. Here are a few ways to add extra convenience today -- and ensure a safe home in the future.

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FEEL BETTER FAST: WAYS TO PERK UP YOUR MOOD IN AN INSTANT

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, stress finds its way into our lives. Thankfully there are things you can do to shake any bad feelings fast. Try these six surefire tips to boost your mood instantly.

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THE POWER OF THE SHOWER: FRESHEN UP YOUR SPACE WITH THESE 5 TIPS

There are some people who hop in the shower first thing in the morning... others prefer to save the experience to wind down at the end of the day. No matter when you choose to clean up, there are a number of ways to easily transform your shower space into a productive -- and most importantly -- relaxing oasis. Here are five ideas to help set the mood and maybe even change your daily outlook, all of which can be completed in the time it takes for you to lather, rinse and repeat.

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SMART HOUSE: 5 THOUGHTFUL DESIGN IDEAS TO RAISE YOUR HOME’S I.Q.

Do you remember the first time you met that "out of this world" family, the Jetsons? Perhaps you sat glued to the television wondering, "Is this what life will look like in 2062?" Fast forward to today, and it suddenly isn't all that far-fetched. Apple Watch uncannily resembles George Jetson's talking timepiece; while FaceTime makes us feel like we're Jane Jetson making video calls. And while we may not have flying cars or robot maids just yet, the idea of a "Smart Home" is very real. But don't be overwhelmed by the concept -- here are five thoughtful additions that can go a long way in boosting the intelligence of your home.

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