A Weekend of Wonderment!

September 24th, 2012

A Weekend of Wonderment!

 


 

Despite the damp winds, I braved the GNE this past weekend with my dear friend, and had a most wonderful time!

You can’t start a day like that without sustenance and so our venture into the fall festivities began with a most delicious brunch at The Olde Red Hen Restaurant on Hurontario Street in Collingwood.  I adore this place!  Not only is this place ...

Preparing Yourself For The Big Chill Ahead

September 19th, 2012

Preparing Yourself For The Big Chill Ahead




As I crawled into bed last night, joined by my duvet-stealing Great Dane (Duke) and my somewhat more polite Chocolate Lab (Cadbury), I was horrified to discover, while fighting valiantly for a share of the bed clothes, just how cold my house was becoming.  While it is true, being the diehard that I am, that I still have my windows open, and whil ...

Size Does Matter!

September 14th, 2012

Size Does Matter!





Those of us with horses know just how much we have invested in keeping them healthy over the years.  In this moment, that old adage about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure springs to mind.  In the case of horse husbandry, a cliché such as this couldn’t be any closer to the truth.  I am always in awe of these magnificent and majestic creatures; they e ...

Planning Ahead for a New House

September 11th, 2012

Planning Ahead for a New House?
 



There are many advantages to purchasing a new home: buyers are able to build equity, to enjoy the pride of ownership, and to obtain accommodation that is often larger and/or more luxurious than what is available to rent. Property has also proven to be a relatively safe and profitable investment in the wake of the technology stock plummet of 2000 and the E ...

Renovating With Resolve

September 8th, 2012

Renovating With Resolve

 

 


Oftentimes, home owners who are thinking of selling, undertake enormous renovation projects in the hopes of maximizing a return on their renovation investment.  Unfortunately not all renovation dollars are created equally and far too often, homeowners lose sight of the objective and spend their money on projects that will not reap dividends when it comes to ...

Falling For Fall

September 6th, 2012

Falling For Fall

 

This is a magical time of year for so many parents; the kids have gone back to school and the need to find things to keep them occupied has evaporated like your back-to-school budget.  For people like me however, who are regrettably without children, this time of year might seem like any other.  Alas, fortunately this is not the case. 

Despite the fact that my home ...