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2011 

I stumbled across this online tool yesterday (via the Sympatico.ca home page).  Oh sure, an article that involves calculations and those dirty little numeric figures ... brought to you by the gal that can't even remember her phone NUMBER. Well, this tool actually seems easy enough and is user fri...
08/30/2011
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When designing or redecorating your home, there are some basic measurements to keep in mind. This article from Style at Home magazine, written by Brett Walther, is an excellent guide to keep on hand.  It includes reminders on the height of a typical desk, bathroom sink and chandeliers as well as ...
08/28/2011
I've been playing around with my other BLOG quite a bit this past week, adding more functionality and features including a "widget" from Amazon that shows some of my favorite books.  If you love anything "home related" you may also enjoy these books. Please have a look and let me know. Feedback i...
08/28/2011
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Just happened to catch a re-run of Dragons' Den on CBC the other night and saw the pitch made by Doug Burgoyne of FrogBox. They rent re-usable plastic storage boxes for moving.  The concept of plastic bins is not new - Rubbermaid and various knock-offs have been around for some time.  But the Fro...
08/19/2011
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When staging a vacant property that doesn't warrant or suit furniture rental, pay attention to the details.  Ensure all closets and storage spaces are completely cleared out. Remove heavy drapery treatments or swags. Update all light fixtures. Add a few artificial plants. Clean up the yardspace. ...
08/17/2011
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