New Year's Resolution Ideas for 2019

New Year's Resolution Ideas for 2019

The new year is fast approaching, and with it, an opportunity for growth and personal improvement. Setting a New Year’s Resolution is a tradition that focuses on the importance of bettering ourselves, one year at a time. Unfortunately, lackluster resolutions and wavering motivations make it so that only 8% of people who set New Year’s Resolutions actually follow through on them. If you’re passionate about self-improvement, however, it’s possible to set a New Year’s Resolution that sticks. The...
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Tips & Tricks for Preparing Your Guest Room for Out-of-Town Visitors

Tips & Tricks for Preparing Your Guest Room for Out-of-Town Visitors

The holiday season is all about spending time with family and friends. When your family and friends don’t live locally, this often means having more out-of-town guests than you’re used to. To ensure a seamless, stress-free visit, you’ll want to prepare your guest room so that it’s not only appropriate for visitors but also welcoming to them. This will make you look like a gracious host and will hopefully keep stress levels at a minimum while you’re entertaining guests. Here are our top tips a...
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5 Shame-Proof Tips to Help Your Son Learn Hygiene Skills

5 Shame-Proof Tips to Help Your Son Learn Hygiene Skills

Let’s just say it: Teenage boys are sometimes kind of gross. Once puberty hits, they turn, almost overnight, from our beloved freckle-faced boys to teenagers, with all the lanky hair, greasy skin, and stinky gym bags to go with it. Unfortunately, compounding this problem is the fact that they’re still in the hygiene routines from childhood, which may mean a shower every couple of days and a complete lack of deodorant. It takes time for teenage boys to learn the new hygiene skills they need as...
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Great Indoor Activities to Enjoy This Winter

Great Indoor Activities to Enjoy This Winter

December is here, and with it, the unmistakable chill of winter. Winter has some of the best sports around, and there are definitely days when it’s great to get outside and have some fun in the wintertime. However, there’s also something to be said for using winter as an excuse to stay indoors in a t-shirt and sweatpants and enjoy watching the snow fall from the warmth and comfort of your home. If that sounds like your kind of perfect winter day, here are some indoor winter activities to get ...
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We Need YOUR vote!

Popov Leather has been nominated for a Small Business BC award in two categories: Best International Trade and Best Company. We have less than 24 hours to secure enough popular votes to be considered and we are turning to you: our biggest fans. Would you consider helping us by voting? As a big THANK-YOU I will personally record a thank-you and email it to you. Step 1) 👉Vote for us for BEST COMPANY 👉Vote for us for BEST INTERNATIONAL TRADE Step 2) Forward your vote confirmation email to: vote...
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The Man's Guide to Looking Great for a Date

The Man's Guide to Looking Great for a Date

Whether it’s your first time out together or your fortieth time out together, there’s a certain sense of nervousness that comes with getting ready for a date. The expectation is that you’ll look well put-together—like you actually put some time into getting ready—but not like you’re high-maintenance or vain. Unlike getting ready for a job interview or a wedding, there aren’t clear-cut tried-and-true rules to getting ready for a date as the expectations differ depending on your plans for the e...
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How to Make the Most Out of Business Conferences

How to Make the Most Out of Business Conferences

Conferences. When you’re a budding professional, business conferences hold a lot of weight, worthy both of dread and excitement. A good business conference can spark innovative new ideas for your career, while a poorly run business conference can feel like a waste of time, money, and resources. Regardless of how well the conference is executed, however, work has to be done on your end to get the most out of a business conference. If you’ve recently been signed up for a conference, or are cons...
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Best Winter Date Night Ideas

Best Winter Date Night Ideas

It’s important to keep the romance alive in any relationship. In the winter months, however, it can be hard to keep the romance alive when it feels like you’re stuck inside and your only options are Netflix & Chill or dinner and a movie. Rest assured, there are many great romantic activities that you and your significant other can enjoy together even when the weather outside is frightful. If you’re looking for some ideas to put that spark back into your life this winter, check out this li...
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Family-Friendly Dog Breeds to Consider

Family-Friendly Dog Breeds to Consider

If you’re looking to acquire a new dog this year—maybe as a jaw-dropping gift for the whole family—you’ll want to spend time considering the right dog for your needs. Different dog breeds have different strengths and weaknesses, and for that reason, some dog breeds are better equipped to be placed in families with children than other dog breeds. Though it’s always important to supervise new dogs when you have them around children, and though dogs always need training, some dog breeds may be a...
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Best Holiday Travel Destinations for Couples

Best Holiday Travel Destinations for Couples

One of the most magical times to go on holiday is during the holidays. Travel destinations all over the world put on an extra-special show at this time of year. While there are certain complexities to traveling during the holidays, including the stress of traveling during one of the busiest seasons and the complication of telling extended families that you don’t plan to be home, traveling during the holidays affords you with one-of-a-kind memories you won’t get any other time of year. This is...
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10 Dog-Friendly Hiking Locations in British Columbia

10 Dog-Friendly Hiking Locations in British Columbia

Here at Popov Leather, we love encouraging a return to a more natural, minimalist lifestyle. Communing with nature is one way to return to our roots. There’s no better way to get back in touch with your wild side than taking a refreshing hike with your best friend by your side. Although not all hiking trails are dog-friendly, plenty are. Hiking is a great way for you both to bond with one another and with the world around you while letting out some pent-up energy, so snap that collar into pla...
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8 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Traveling This Holiday Season

8 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Traveling This Holiday Season

The holidays are supposed to be fun and relaxing, but if you find yourself traveling during the holiday season, you can easily find yourself experiencing anxiety and stress instead. The key to enjoying your travels this holiday season is careful planning. Rethinking some of the major stressors of holiday travels can help you prevent them and instead get the most out of your holidays.
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