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Lacrosse in Barrie

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in North America. In Barrie the season runs from April through August which makes the game a great compliment to hockey. The minor system in Barrie is growing every year. Registration for the upcoming season is available at: Barrie Bombers Minor Lacrosse Registration  As a player myself I would like to help grow the game of lacrosse. If you have ...

Benefits of Spices and Herbs !

Adding a dash of cinnamon, a pinch of red pepper, or a sprinkle of ginger to culinary creations may offer benefits in addition to flavor. With the increasing interest in functional foods, the latest research shows that spices and herbs offer a number of possible health benefits. The link below focuses on a few popular spices and herbs and explores the research on potential health benefits. ...

March Break is here! But what to do?

If your in the Barrie area you will find that there is alot of great things to do during March Break. Here is a list of websites that have all of the activites available: http://www.barrie.ca/Living/RecreationPrograms/Pages/Holiday.aspx http://www.barrie.ca/assets/flip/2014SchoolBreakPlanner/files/assets/basic-html/page11.html http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/2014/03/07/lots-of-activities-taking-place-during-march-break ...

The Adirondack Chair or Muskoka Chair

  An Adirondack chair or Muskoka chair is a type of chair favored in rural, outdoor settings. The precursor to today's Adirondack chair was designed by Thomas Lee in 1903. He was on vacation in Westport, New York, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, and needed outdoor chairs for his summer home. He tested the first designs on his family. The name Muskoka was adopted from the municipality ...

Use for Used Coffee Grounds!

Got a coffee habit? I sure do. The day doesn't truly start until after the first cup and I generally revisit the coffee pot several times over the course of the work day. I'm at peace with it, and as the spent ...grounds pile up, they make a nice addition to the compost pile. Coffee grounds are acidic, nitrogen-rich and have plenty of minerals like copper and magnesium and the compost heap is a ...

Real Estate Watch

With the spring deciding to hold off for a few more weeks and everyone one I know suffering from cabin fever, I thought it would be a good idea to write about a few things that may affect the Barrie market in the coming year. 1) CMHC premiums will rise on May 1st by an estimated 15% for all loan-to-value ranges. This move will not affect current mortgages insured by the CMHC. What does this mean ...

Do You Know The History of Your Home?

Did a murder happen in your home? Was your home formally used as a “grow-op” or “meth lab”? Have there been any past insurance claims on your home for issues such as water damage or fire? These are questions that should be addressed before a home is put on the market, but unless a seller is questioned directly about such issues, it is unlikely this information will be shared. ...

Spring Garden & Home Show March 8th & 9th

From home renovation, to landscaping, and interior design, this is a show that you DON’T want to miss. Whether you are an exhibitor looking to showcase your product, or a consumer looking for inspiration and ideas to improve your home and garden; this is the show for you! Location: Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery, Hwy 90 at Hwy 27, Barrie Event Time: Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 10am - ...

Mini Vacation

March has come in like a Lion, does this mean we can look forward to some warm weather later this month? I hope so!!!  As we all wait in anticipation of Spring, it looks like we will have to tolerate a little more winter. The Spring housing market is starting, I have many customers eager to List and get out house hunting. We seem to have a shortage of properties on the Market. If you're considering ...