Entries by hnhadmin

Giving Thanks

With Canadian Thanksgiving just around the corner, I look back on the past year with extreme gratitude and appreciation of the positive response our little communities of Squamish and Whistler have shown our business. While attending a women’s empowerment and business strategy retreat at beautiful Sulphurous Lake last fall, a seed was planted in casual…

Modern Backyard Bliss

After almost twenty years of marriage, I still do all of the cooking.  I know, I know, it’s not very “modern woman” of me.  BUT this summer we added a new BBQ to our outdoor living room and it has been a game changer!  Hello hubby the BBQ’r!!!!! I love my gas grill.  Winter or…

Supporting Squamish

In recent years, a movement has begun that takes consumers away from big-box retailers and direct-to-consumer sales and introduces them to people doing business in their very own towns and cities. When a consumer buys local, significantly more of that money stays in their community (fun fact: for every $100 you spend locally, $68 will…

Campsite Envy

Long gone are the days of ripped tents, wet sleeping bags, smoky clothing, and sniffing the food in the cooler to make sure it’s safe.   Today’s camping families, whether in a tent or a trailer, want the experiences of being away, with all of the comforts of being at home.  If your friends are…

Backyard Inspiration That’s A Breeze

Whether your backyard is designed for entertaining a crowd or just relaxing with a good book, simple elements can take your space from blah to breathtaking. Start with an uncomplicated paving stone (or crushed rock) platform, hang a string of outdoor Edison light bulbs, incorporate a few brightly coloured aridondack chairs and, of course, add…

Create a Focal Point Within Your Home

A fireplace mantel can be the perfect place to show off your personal style year round.  Mantels and hearths can be transformed each season with the right pieces to bring your fireplace from ordinary to extraordinary.  Whether modern or boho, country or flea market, there are plenty of décor concepts to suit your style.  Our…

Bring out the best flavours when you grill

Do yourself a favour when you use a smoker or a grill – use only all-natural, hardwood lump charcoal. While gas grills are convenient, this method of using natural wood smoke will enhance the taste of anything prepared on the grill. And this monster burger cooked by our very own RS Hearth & Home curator…

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Minds

When we launched RS Hearth & Home and put a feminine spin on the “RS” brand, one of our visions was to have goals with soul! Finding ways to support our community – whether it be through promoting local entrepreneurs and businesses or charitable partners whose values are in line with ours – will be…