More Canadians than ever are working from home. With school starting up and fall bringing everyone indoors, here are three work stations ideas to make the best use of your space:
A hide-away workspace
Don't have a separate nook for a desk? There are a variety of storable desk options out there from laptop and standing tray tables, to fold-out surfaces that attach ...
Posted by Trish Todd
on September 11, 2014
The moment you arrive in Port 32 you notice a difference. Homes, landscaping and nature become one. Is it the attractive, low key, all brick exteriors? Or is it the oversized windows or perhaps the graceful placement of each home... set well back on a large lot? Perhaps it’s the unique multi level limestone rock landscaping and the artfully placed gardens that entice you. When you finally ...
Posted by Kelli Lovell
on September 8, 2014
Blending style with practicality, Estelle Gee, director of Orderly Lives, has made a career out of helping others get organized. Here she shares some of her best home organizing tips and tricks to help you get your house ready for fall.
Simple home organizing solutions
Fall is the second busiest season and one of the most common problems standing between you and an organized home is the ability ...
Posted by Crystal Edwards
on September 5, 2014
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Posted by Kyle Asselin
on September 3, 2014
Once again, Lindsay and surrounding communities start their countdown to the grand opening of the LINDSAY CENTRAL EXHIBITION (LEX). This fall fair has been a family tradition in many families in the Lindsay area for years, and my family was no exception. As children, my parents made sure that we had the opportunity to attend this special event for at least one of the five ...
Posted by Lorna Ray
on September 1, 2014
Get your mind in the gutters. Inspect and clean gutters and downspouts.
Button up your overcoat. Seal gaps and cracks around windows and doors with weather-stripping and caulk.
Get on top of roof problems. Inspect your roof for damaged or curled shingles, corroded flashing, or leaky vents.
Walks the walks (and drives). Take steps to repair damaged sidewalks, ...
Posted by Jeremy Moore
on August 30, 2014
MoneySense Editor-in-Chief Duncan Hood did the unthinkable
by Duncan Hood August 22nd, 2014
A few weeks ago—after spending much of the last decade warning readers against the perils of Canada’s overheated housing market—I did the unthinkable: I bought a place. When I told MoneySense investing columnist Norm Rothery, he was dismayed. Didn’t I know that homes in Toronto ...
Posted by Kevin Derrick
on August 28, 2014
What was your best summer event? Did you go on a great holiday? There is still time to plan to have some great fun check out some great Fairs in the area, Peterborough Musicfest has some great entertainment lined up Justin Rutledge tonight and Hotel California this Friday get out and enjoy what is left of the summer.
Posted by Lynda Mattucci
on August 13, 2014
World's Finest Shows workers continued preparations Tuesday for the 169th annual Peterborough Exhibition which runs Thursday to Sunday at Morrow Park.
Here's the schedule:
12:00 PM Vendors Open
4-H Beef Showmanship Morrow Building
12:30 PM PeeWee Beef Showmanship Morrow Building
1:00 PM Lorne Pimmett Memorial Cup Morrow Building
1:30 PM Open Beef Show Morrow Building ...
Posted by Crystal Edwards
on August 6, 2014
4 Essential Tips For Staging Your Home
Buying a new home is so personal. Yet, to sell yours, you’ll want to remove so many of your homey, personal touches. This is part of staging your home: buyers should be able to picture themselves living in your house—not picture you living in your house.
Successful staging will boost your home’s appeal—and your chances ...
Posted by Jenn Barrett-Fox
on August 1, 2014