Archive for July, 2014

SOLD — Beautifully Enhanced Brantford Home

SOLD — Beautifully Enhanced Brantford Home

Status: Sold Your search has ended! You can afford to fall in love with this one. Beautifully enhanced, inside & out & on every floor. Hardwood thru’out mn lvl. Crisp white cabinets in Kitchen. Engineered flrs in Bedrms. W/I & Ensuite in Master. Inviting Family rm in lwr lvl w/wall mounted fireplace. Laminate flrs. Concrete patio off Dinette with gorgeous landscaping. Dble Driveway. Large mud room. Fast Facts Home Style:

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Summer checklist kickoff

Summer checklist kickoff

Gearing up for summer? Now is a great time to get your home in top shape for the months ahead. Whatever your weather, caring for your home now will help to ensure a worry-free, comfortable summer.   Outdoors: Inspect exterior surfaces for cracks and make any needed repairs. If paint is peeking, cracking, or chipped, repair and repaint now to limit damage to the underlying materials. Repair any damaged caulk

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SOLD – Elegant home on quiet Meadowlands street

SOLD – Elegant home on quiet Meadowlands street

Status: Sold Ultimate Package! Elegant home on quiet street in Meadowlands for the entire family to enjoy. One owner. Meticulously maintained & decorated w/ stunning updates. Wall to wall hardwood floors on both lvls. Crown molding thru’out. Shutters on every window. Gorgeous “Croden” bathrms (’10) Lagoon shaped salt-water pool w/featured spouts in very private yard (’05). Custom Cabana w/power & cable. Professionally landscaped. Fully fin’d lwr lvl. 2 FP’s. QSI

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20 Ideas for Easygoing Summer Parties

20 Ideas for Easygoing Summer Parties

Summertime calls for a distinctly unfussy approach to entertaining, and thankfully so — because who wants to sweat over planning a summer soiree? Make things easier on yourself by hosting outdoors instead of in, getting guests to pitch in and embracing low-key, budget-friendly decor. From DIY flowers and quick extra tables to a beachy outdoor bar, these 20 ideas will make your party planning easier. 1. Whip up an extra

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Summer Living: How to Welcome Weekend Guests

Summer Living: How to Welcome Weekend Guests

Being a good host is something of a lost art. Balancing the roles of tour guide, innkeeper, cook and friend (while still managing to have fun yourself) can be challenging, to say the least. Make visiting friends and family feel at home, and ease the burden on yourself, this summer with a little extra preparation. Read on for a dozen ways to welcome guests, and make weekend visits more fun.

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Top 10 health benefits of walking every day

Top 10 health benefits of walking every day

It’s a gentle, low-impact form of exercise that’s easy, free and suitable for people of all ages and most abilities. Here’s why it’s so good for you 1. It strengthens your heart Regular walking has been shown to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. It lowers levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol while increasing levels of HDL (good) cholesterol and keeps blood pressure in check. “Anything that raises your

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SOLD — Chestnut Model

SOLD — Chestnut Model

Status: Sold Perfect for your growing family! This “Chestnut” model (2817 sq ft/as per builder) has amazing space in all the right places. Huge property, backing onto protected greenspace. Beautifully landscaped with a heated, free-style, salt-water in-ground pool featuring a tiered, stone, cascading waterfall. Tumble stone patio, pool surround, armour stone wall & fully fenced yard. “Chocolate” maple cabinets with Island. Built-in SS appls. Triple french doors to the garden.

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Bring on the Birds: Natural Habitat Ideas for Gardens of All Sizes

Bring on the Birds: Natural Habitat Ideas for Gardens of All Sizes

I recently traveled to Costa Rica, and I was immediately struck by the amount of birds fluttering around in the treetops from dawn until dusk. We took many jungle hikes and enjoyed private gardens, all of which offered various habitats for the birds. I was struck by the natural look of these habitats as opposed to an overly formal and contrived setup. The focus was truly on and for the

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7 Benefits Of Yoga: Amazing Ways Yoga Makes Your Life Better

7 Benefits Of Yoga: Amazing Ways Yoga Makes Your Life Better

Physical: The movements of yoga will carve out a long, lean, strong, and confident body. Mental: All those deep breaths reset your mind back to its natural state: calm, focused, and sharp. Psychological: All the focusing inward illuminates our behaviors and tendencies. The same habits we have on our mat are the ones we have in our lives. We see this, and we gain the freedom of choice. Who do

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