Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • The Importance of Family Meal Time

    Screen Shot 2016-02-26 at 2.51.17 PMWhen was the last time your family sat together to eat (and I don’t mean in front of the TV!). Eating together at the table at least 3-4 times a week with good conversation flowing can mean significant benefits to a family’s health, well-being and relationships. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, meals together matter!
    According to the Family Dinner Project some specific benefits for children and adults include: Continue reading

  • The Perfect Livingroom

    Screen Shot 2016-02-23 at 3.18.08 PMHow do you know the perfect sofa and loveseat for you? Choosing the perfect set can be tricky business, but at Surplus we do the work for you. With brand names like Ashley, NCU, and UFI we have the perfect living room set for any space or occasion. Outfit your living space in soothing earth tones to exemplify your friendly personalty with a warm, inviting home. Or, select one of our elegant, modern style leather sectionals that will make you the envy of all your friends and family. With a variety of materials to fit all of your wants and needs, Surplus has what you want!  Continue reading

  • Furniture Solutions for When You Move

    Moving from one house or home to another can be difficult in more ways than one. You have many decisions to make, including what to do with your existing furniture. You may want to hang on to each and every piece but your moving budget, time and energy don’t allow for moving everything you own across many miles. You may want to buy everything new but are afraid of what new purchases will do to your pocket book, already strained by the move. Luckily for you, you have inexpensive options that won’t break the bank and allow you to have the brand new furniture you want for your new home. Continue reading

  • The Light Bulb Colour Temperature Guide

    Did you know that light intensity can affect a person’s mood? Whether it’s bright or dark, lighting is a powerful thing that can change the way you feel in both positive and negative ways. In fact, it can have such an influential factor that it could affect your psychological well-being. For instance, we all know that the amount of sunlight decreases each day as the fall season progresses and it becomes increasingly limited as we get closer to the winter. This is due to the Earth’s rotation, its axis and its proximity to the sun – as we get further away from the sun, we experience less daylight and that could cause some people to get those winter blues. Continue reading

  • First Place Essentials: Furniture Edition

    You found your first place, you signed the paperwork and now you have the keys. Congratulations! You are ready to make the big move into your first place – so you think. Before you make your move, you need to furnish it with everything you need because you can’t really do much in an empty space! So the question is what do you need? Continue reading

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