Posts Tagged ‘Seasonal’

Hot ticket: The CNE

The Canadian National Exhibition is back for the 140th year, bringing summer to a close with two weeks of fun and games. Running from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3, this year’s festival will feature plenty of classic Ex attractions, plus new food, artists and more.

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The weekend gardener

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon right now in Toronto – the sun is out, but it’s a bit cool. The perfect time to do some gardening. If you’re considering selling, a well-tended garden is the easiest way to add a little curb appeal and entice buyers.

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Winning strategies for homestaging

Staging your home for sale is definitely an intensive process, and different tactics work at different times of the year. Your realtor may suggest undertaking staging to make your home more appealing to potential buyers.

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Why you should house-hunt in the rain

As the old adage goes, April showers bring May flowers…but they may also help you find your next home, too. June through October are always the best and busiest months for house hunting – the sunshine of summer and full colours of fall have everyone and their homes looking their best

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Hygge: The Art of Getting Cozy

Hygge. If you heard someone nearby say the word out loud, you’d likely be tempted to offer a “bless you!” or “gesundheit!” in return. And who could blame you? Hard to spell and even harder to say, hygge (pronounced HEW-guh or HOO-guh) is the Scandinavian word for the feeling of or desire to seek coziness

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Cheers to 2018

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a wonderful and wonder-filled holiday season. January 2nd feels entirely too early to be back to work, doesn’t it? No matter, shake off the post-holiday fog, dig in your heels and get right down to it.

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Like a good neighbour

It’s currently snowing in Toronto on Christmas Eve, and we’re about to get inundated with anywhere from 10-20 cm of snow (that’s four to eight inches for our American readers) of the white stuff. Canadian winters can be brutal.

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Hot ticket: Toronto Christmas Market

Have you had a chance to check out the Toronto Christmas Market yet? Aside from the Santa Claus Parade, it’s probably one of the city’s quintessential holiday attractions.

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Keep your home critter free

There’s no doubt that summer is the big season for bugs, but what happens when temperatures drop and we start to bundle up and seek the warmth of indoors? We hate to gross you out, but some rodents and bugs have the same desire for protection against the cold

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