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Happy Thanksgiving

October 13th, 2013
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Happy Thanksgiving

A time to be thankful

The 1st one on my list is my best friend and husband of almost 20 years, who has supported me throughout the many paths our lives have taken and who loves me unconditionally. Without him I wouldn't be who I am today.

My 2 teenage daughters are right there on the list beside their Dad, watching them grow into amazing young women is such an honour and to know I was a part of ...

International Day of The Girl 2013

October 11th, 2013
International day of the girl 2013

United Nations has declared today October 11, 2013 as the 2nd annual International day of the Girl child. I'm proud that our great country has taken the lead in supporting this day. 

As a woman and mother of 2 young women this resonates in our home as a day to be proud of who we are and who we have always taught our girls to be - Strong, independent women. We are thankful to live in a coun ...

18th annual Cranberry Festival in Fort Langley - Tips from your local Langley Realtors

October 11th, 2013
Cranberries

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t's that time of year again...fall is here and the weather has started to cool. The last of the fruits and vegetables will be harvested over the next few weeks. But this weekend is not only Thanksgiving here in Canada, but tomorrow is the 18th annual Cranberry Festival in our very own Fort Langley. 

I prefer cranberries in muffins or as a dried fruit snack and have never been very fond of cra ...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Tips from your local South Surrey/White Rock Realtors

October 8th, 2013
Breast cancer ribbon

Last year I wrote this blog in honour of a very close friend back in Ontario, this year I am writing in honour of a very close friend here in British Columbia. My girlfriend back in Ontario has been Cancer free for 8 years, my girlfriend here only a few months... 

It's hard to find someone who hasn't been affected by some form of cancer. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in ...

Preventing Basement Leaks - Tips from your local South Surrey Realtors

October 7th, 2013
Basement Leaks

Preventing Basement Leaks

If you have a basement, or even just a crawlspace, the last thing you want is water infiltrating the area. Even a minor leak can cause damage to walls and flooring, and may even lead to mould issues. Here are some precautions worth taking:

  • Every spring and fall, check the grading around your home. The

    ground should gently slope away fro ...

How Long Does it Take to Find a New Home?

October 4th, 2013
BRG SOLD

How Long Does it Take to Find a New Home?

If you're planning to look for a new home sometime in the future, you may be wondering how long the process will take. How much time should you set aside for viewings? How many of the listed homes should you see?

Of course, the process varies from person to person. According to the Department of Housing & Urban Development, home bu ...

IOS 7 update causes issues with messaging - Tips on how to temporarily fix it

October 2nd, 2013
iPhone 5

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nless you live under a rock everyone by now whether you have an iPhone or not, I am sure you have heard about the new IOS 7 update form Apple. I blogged about it last week when it was released and so far I do like the update. But I have had a number of issues with my messaging. Of course, I didn't realize it at first because people can send me text messages but for some reason I keep having ...

Happy National Seniors Day! - Tips from your local Cloverdale Realtor

October 1st, 2013
National Seniors Day 2013

How great is that....National Seniors Day! I think it is wonderful that we are honouring the more distinguished people in our society with a day to call their own! I say "distinguished" because the older I get the more I realize no matter what I do and how hard I fight it...I will become a senior myself one day. But also because OLD no longer means to me what it did when I was a child, or whe ...
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