“We were looking for a house in the country with a couple of acres that was either old or dated that we could put our stamp on.” When a house they’d previously loved in Erin dropped substantially in price, they immediately went to look, put in an offer and closed the deal.
When you think about autumn in Ontario, you almost definitely think about the stunning sights of fall leaves. Here in Wellington and Dufferin County, we are particularly lucky to have easy access to stunning escarpment vistas including Hockley Valley. As such, it’s understandable that you may be looking for new ways to add some breathtaking colour to your own yard.
Spit happens. This is the motto imprinted on the back of the shirt of every employee present for “shearing day” at the beginning of June.
Power can be found in the simplest places; the familiar and mundane can catch our breath because we’ve finally seen it in the right light or time of day – the one that reminds us to really look.
While many people would find the task of remodeling their home on their own (with the help of contractors where needed) daunting, Brenda and Tom loved it. They loved hunting out the pieces that spoke to them, and digging into the challenge of transforming their home into something that worked for them. Their favourite rooms now (the kitchen, the master bath, etc.) own that title because they work for their lives so much better now, becoming beautiful and functional.
Belize is an ideal destination for snorkeling adventures because of the extensive shallow water coast, more than 380 km of mainland shore, with hundreds of secluded remote island cays that dot the shorelines. Most are coral islands, which have emerged from the sea over time, or mangroves, which are low lying, jumbles of bare rooted, salt resistant, shrubs that survive in the fluctuating levels of shallow intertidal waters.
To make your picnic truly special, you need to put in some extra effort and planning. These helpful tips and ideas can make your summer picnics stand out, assisting you in choosing the perfect location, ambiance, and activities. So, grab your picnic basket and begin!
Compassion is one of the easiest things to give, and it can be given freely. It’s not a question of changing your whole life, but rather appraising your actions and thinking beyond them. As we get caught in the day to day, it’s easy to forget about the world beyond our own lives. Michael and his art simply ask you to take a few moments to remember, and to be kind.
What I found most interesting about how Margaret went about finishing this featured space of living, dining, and family rooms was that Margaret sourced pieces from all over. “I love to hunt for unique bargains”, begins Margaret.
here is a love affair with the muscle car, and it’s not just in the United States. It’s a global love affair. For over 50 years, the American muscle car has captured the imagination and the desire of hot-blooded men and their need for speed.
The wonderful thing about GSC Orangeville is that whether frozen or not, the food and meals they deliver are delicious. Meals like steak stir-fry, meatloaf and mashed potatoes, BBQ Ribs (one of my personal favourites), soups, salads, and many gluten-free options – and vegetarian too!
Once upon a time, people could beat the city heat by escaping to their summer cottages. With meteoric rises in real estate prices, purchasing a second property is way out of reach for most folks. That cottage might be your “secondary residence,” but it is still property that needs to be maintained and great chunks of vacation time are spent working on the place.
“This is the only modern build in Orangeville”, begins Shawna. And she’s right. In all of my years of writing for this magazine and admiring many beautiful homes, this home is something different. It has a “strength” of beauty, one that blends artisan edge with elegance and luxury.
“Flowers are always the same the world over and they’ve been the same for years and years. What makes them different is how you put them together,” says Suzanne Gardner “I love the holiday season”, says Suzanne. “We always try to come up with unexpected arrangements and to offer our clientele unique and distinct natural holiday decor items”.
Positive reinforcement can come in all forms, from the simple positive or encouraging words and pats, to the more tradition and physical like treats or time with a beloved toy.