Archive for October, 2014

HOUSE HUNTING: FIND YOUR JUST-RIGHT SIZE HOME

HOUSE HUNTING: FIND YOUR JUST-RIGHT SIZE HOME

Learn the reasons to go bigger or smaller and how to decide how much space you’ll really need in your next home. The size of your house can have a huge impact on your cost of living, comfort, ability to work from home and much more. If you are house hunting, or plan to house hunt in the near future, consider assessing your current living space first to better understand

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SOME CLEANING PROJECTS THAT GO A LITTLE DEEPER — NATURALLY

SOME CLEANING PROJECTS THAT GO A LITTLE DEEPER — NATURALLY

Eucalyptus oil for germy door handles. Baking soda for oven grime. Here are nontoxic solutions for often-overlooked cleaning jobs Most of us keep up with everyday cleaning — dusting and vacuuming, wiping kitchen counters, scrubbing the bath. But what about those cleaning jobs that are a step beyond the regular routine? You don’t have to wait for spring to get them done. Fall, when we spend more time indoors and

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SEVERAL REASONS NOT TO ‘CLEAN UP’ YOUR FALL GARDEN

SEVERAL REASONS NOT TO ‘CLEAN UP’ YOUR FALL GARDEN

Before you pluck and rake, consider wildlife, the health of your plants and your own right to relax. My belief in leaving the garden alone in fall was cemented last year on a December morning, when a robin landed on a garden chest where I keep my tools. It balanced on the edge where some snow was melting and dripping to the deck below. The robin arched its head downward

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TO-DOS: YOUR OCTOBER HOME CHECKLIST

TO-DOS: YOUR OCTOBER HOME CHECKLIST

It’s a great time to clean your gutters, swap out seasonal clothes and wallow in favorite fall traditions. What’s on your October list? With the air turning crisp, leaves falling and farmer’s markets overflowing with squash, gourds, apples and potatoes, October is a time to celebrate the harvest — and button up the home and garden for the winter ahead. Rake leaves. Clearing away leaves from lawns is hard work,

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Your Easiest Fall Decorating Ever

Your Easiest Fall Decorating Ever

Create an effortless tabletop with the naturally beautiful colors and shapes of fall. Fill a basket with a range of pumpkins and gourds from the market or pumpkin patch, and you’ll have everything you need to welcome fall holidays with style. Then, when Thanksgiving rolls around, you can turn any edibles among your decorations into pumpkin breads, squash soups and casseroles, clearing the way for the winter holidays ahead. Get

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MAKE YOUR CHECKLIST FOR ENTERTAINING SEASON

MAKE YOUR CHECKLIST FOR ENTERTAINING SEASON

Tailor this master list to help you set the scene — and table — for the holidays. Fall and winter offer ample opportunities to entertain, not only on holidays (of which there are plenty!) but also with more casual gatherings. And whether you entertain a lot or a little, having a well-stocked home can take a lot of the stress out of party planning. From setting the scene to setting

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leased – brantford family home

leased – brantford family home

Status: Leased Executive lease! 2 yr new 2760 square feet with sharp upgrades. 9 foot ceilings. Stunning kitchen. New appliances. Luxury ensuite. 4 bedrooms, 2 with ensuites plus Jack & Jill dual walk-in closets in master. Bedroom level laundry. Main level den. 1 yr minimum lease. Tenant pays utilities. Non smokers. No pet policy. 1st and last months rent Required. Credit application + reference. One look will do! Fast Facts Home Style: 2 storey, detached

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