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#StoneCounterDreams – Part 4 : Template Day

In this video, I go over what needs to be done in preparation of Template Day (the day when counter measurements are taken). There’s more to it than you may think. I also give you a sneak peek at the actual templating process, which is pretty cool, I think! Watch here: Hope you find it […]

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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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No More Stinky Car Smell!

“Ugh, WHAT is that smell???” “Maybe it’s the apple core you left in the back seat last week, or that half-eaten cheese stick, or the blueberry muffin remnants…” “It’s gross” “I agree!  That’s why Daddy & I always ask you to throw out whatever is left of your car snacks.  Now we all get to […]

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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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SOZO & Disney for Baby- at a Fraction of the Price!

Those who know Sozo LOVE Sozo. Those who know Disney (ummm.everyone?) LOVE Disney. Those who love either of the above and also love a bargain are going to LOVE LOVE LOVE NH Salvage – because they have both Sozo clothing & Disney Baby toys available at a fraction of the regular retail price! You may remember NH Salvage […]

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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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The Not-So-Hidden Danger of e-Readers & Other Mobile Devices: The Charger.

iPods, e-readers, cell phones & tablets, cameras, laptops and more. We live among an array of portable e-devices and each one of them comes with its very own charger. Some of us allow our kids to use these devices, others do not. Some of us have boundaries about how much use, while others believe that […]

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Sleepover Parties 101

“Mommy, Can I have a SLEEPOVER Party?” For some of us, this elicits an immediate smile – Wow, my baby is ready for sleepovers! For others, panic sets in: I can barely handle those that I have! How will I handle more for a WHOLE night?  Wait! How MANY more?  Do I have to invite […]

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