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Cloverdale Kids Swap Meet

March 23rd, 2012
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Spring is usually a time where parents go through their children's closets and dresser drawers realizing they've grown out of all of their spring and summer clothing. What better place to unload those pile of clothes and replace them with new or gently used ones. 

The Cloverdale Kids Swap Meet is the place to be on Saturday, March 24, 2012
from 9:00 am –12:30pm. Vendors are there to sell e ...

Proposed mortgage changes 2012

March 22nd, 2012
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada (OFSI) is Canada's banking regulator and they have proposed some pretty heafty guidelines this week. Should they come into effect it could mean a significant change in the real estate market across the country...and not necessarily a good one.

The argument truly isn't whether some or all of these need to come in to effect bu ...

Face Time - awesome!

March 21st, 2012
Every parent can appreciate where I am coming from when I tell you how excited I was to use Facetime for the 1st time with my daughter in London, England.

I know there has been Skype around for a while, but even though I have signed up for an account I had no idea how to use it.

My daughter has been in Europe for just over a week and I remembered today that we could use Facetime with my iPad ...

Happy 1st Day of Spring!

March 20th, 2012
Happy 1st day of Spring?

I tried to get out and enjoy it, but that wind was not much fun. Although sounds like those in Ontario and Quebec seemed to have enjoyed summer like temperatures for their 1st day of Spring.

How did you spend yours?

I know how everyone loves Spring Cleaning...For those of you looking for Spring Cleaning tips, Martha Stewart has a great list to help from her book: Marth ...

Redheads Rock

March 19th, 2012
Ok! as you may know, I am a proud redhead...always have been. I grew up loving my red hair...although I'm not too happy, with age it seems to be fading. :)

But I have 2 very beautiful redhead daughters and have brought them up to love their hair colour as well. I did have to endure some name calling as a child, things like "carrot top", but it never truly bothered me. As an adult I did hear a ...

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

March 17th, 2012
Happy St. Patrick's Day to all! Have a fun night tonight and please don't Drink and Drive! 

Everyone loves a little Irish, so here's a little taste of Ireland. As much as I love Irish drinking songs, I thought this was a little more appropriate for all! :) Enjoy!


Proud to be a member of Homelife Benchmark Realty

March 16th, 2012
This morning we had our entire office gather out front of the building for a group photo. I have to say it was great to see everyone come out to be in the group shot. Kara and I are definitely proud to be members of such a great office.

Afterwards Kevin Clark and his wife Tricia were on hand to do individual phots for those that needed an updated photo. They have done wonders for myself, my t ...


March 15th, 2012
This is one I am sure all parents can appreciate.

One of my husband's favourite shows to watch is the Dragon's Den. For those of you that haven't heard about the show. It is about a group of wealthy Canadian business people that have the money and experience to help aspiring entrepreneurs dreams come true. 

Last night we were really impressed by one of the companies trying to get the Dragon's a ...

Tips on how to choose a contracto/renovator

March 14th, 2012
Thinking of doing some home renovations??? The following article has some great tips on the things to look for when choosing a company to help you with your home renovations. Whether renovating to stay or sell, make sure you get it done right the first time.

Informed Home Buyer and Seller March 2012 issue

Another great tip is to check out your local BBB (Better Business Bureau) they keep a reco ...

Clayton Park

March 13th, 2012
I was happy to see the sun came out after the day started off so miserable with all that rain and wet snow.

I mentioned earlier that I took advantage of one of the gorgeous days last week to take some pictures of sites around Cloverdale. Over the next few months I will share them with you along with any new ones that I take as I capture points of interest throughout the 3 communitites that we ...
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