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#StoneCounterDreams – Part 3: The Ordering Process

After deciding on a colour, it was time to place the order. In order to do that I had to first take some rough measurements of my countertops, which I did. As part of the ordering process, I also had to sign a checklist agreeing to do several things in preparation for ‘Template day’ (Measuring […]

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Choosing a Colour for your Counters

In Part 2 of her kitchen counter renovation with Home Depot, Tanya discusses choosing a colour for your kitchen counters and looks at different options for counter edges:   Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a […]

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Kitchen Counters: Why Choose Stone?

Have you ever fantasized about stone countertops?  I certainly have. Well, I have decided to stop fantasizing and made a decision: we are switching from laminate countertops to stone! Some water infiltration around the faucet on one of the counters has caused the pressed wood to rot, so rather than just repair that one counter with […]

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Tips for Staying on Target for #BackToSchool

It’s hard to believe that the summer is coming to a close and that the kids will soon be back in school. For me, the best part about Back-to-School is that sense of getting re-organized, taking on new challenges & responsibilities and making space for the year ahead. It also tends to be a time of spending […]

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Last 24 hrs: Target Canada & USA Prices: Identical.

Our family just returned from a weekend visit to the US where we did some relaxing as well as some shopping.  Of course, no visit across the border is ever complete without a shop-through at Target, so we happily spent some time there yesterday afternoon. In addition to a few great finds, the kids found some bedding […]

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My First LUFA FARMS Basket :)

Like so many of you, I have seen the name LUFA FARMS popping up now & again and had some vague idea that it was an organic rooftop farm, but wasn’t entirely sure of how it works. Last week (as I procrastinated getting my act together for my accountant), I decided that it was time […]

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The Dryer Element Died AGAIN. “Gold Protection” Plan…or SCAM???

3 STRIKES and it’s OUT. Yes, the Samsung Dryer heating element is fried AGAIN.  This is the 3rd time, and we’ve had the machine for just over 4 years. After multiple stints of being without a dryer for over a month at a time, this time we have been without a dryer for over 10 […]

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Home for the Holidays at Ethan Allen Montreal

Allow me to begin that I am thoroughly embarrassed to admit that I had no clue that ETHAN ALLEN had actually arrived here in Montreal.  When I received an invitation from them to attend a special event with great holiday decor tips from Quebec’s own Vanessa Sicotte, I was definitely intrigued. The evening of the […]

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‘Tis the Season to be BERRY … and Other Holiday Decorating Ideas from Debbie Travis

I recently had the opportunity to attend a special evening dedicated to holiday decor & lighting ideas with Debbie Travis and the folks from Canadian Tire. I wanted to share some of her tips, thoughts and ideas as well as some of what was showcased that evening that may just serve as that little bit […]

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Stop Bending Down in the Shower! 15 Minute Shelving Solution

We have a beautiful shower, but it has no storage. We had one of those wire gizmos hanging from the shower head but things would slip through & slip off and it wasn’t enough to store the family-size bottles of shampoo, etc. plus the various body scrubs & gels that have made their way into […]

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