The Home that We Built
Jun05

The Home that We Built

Some of the key elements of the approximately 30-month-long, multi-phased upgrade included refinishing all the main hardwood floors; the demolition/renovation of two children’s washrooms; a painting/redo of the kitchen, followed by a painting of the hallways, foyer, dining room, and den.

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Taking Your Outdoor Experience to the Next Level
Jun05

Taking Your Outdoor Experience to the Next Level

The enjoyment of cooking outside and experimenting with foods is becoming more common; with this in mind, we wanted to bring in different products, so we are currently dealing with a company in Spain to perhaps sell their specialty woods for ‘smoking’.”

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The Essentials of Canadian Grown Lavender
Jun05

The Essentials of Canadian Grown Lavender

Often mistaken for a flower, lavender is in fact part of the mint family, making it an herb. It has long been noted for its strong fragrance, which has been used for masking unpleasant scents beyond just “decay” throughout history. Lavender, however, can be used as an anti-inflammatory and has huge relaxation properties, making it popular in aromatherapy and massage oils.

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Keeping it Natural – Building a Personal Swimming Hole
Jun05

Keeping it Natural – Building a Personal Swimming Hole

Far from appearing scummy or stagnant, this pond was filled with clear natural water – and required none of the work that a pool did to keep it fresh.

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A Complete Renovation To A 150 Year Old Zina St Home
Mar04

A Complete Renovation To A 150 Year Old Zina St Home

“The house was in poor shape. The roof leaked, the basement leaked, and the toilets leaked.”

But the full extent of those problems would not become evident until much later in the renovation process. The first order of business was re-landscaping the rear yard including installing armourstone, and updating an existing swimming pool.

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April Showers and Spring Flowers
Mar04

April Showers and Spring Flowers

With your gardens, it’s always essential that you exercise caution and not start too soon. April can be a wet, and sometimes cold month, and the threat of frost, combined with wet soil, can both have adverse effects on your garden. Wait until at least mid April, and then keep in mind that frosts can still appear out of nowhere!

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Playtime, It’s Serious Work!
Mar04

Playtime, It’s Serious Work!

Whether it’s imaginative play or physical play, the games and toys that children interact with, from infancy through their pre-teen years, are how they explore the world. Play is a child’s natural means to learn and too often it is neglected in favour of the more structured desk learning that we depend on as a society

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Artist Feature: Ricky Schaede
Mar04

Artist Feature: Ricky Schaede

“I want to keep building my business and explore my own imagination. To make a living with a positive impact. To be my own entity, proud of how I’ve manifested my purpose and destiny. And the opportunity to give the keys of imagination to my students.”

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A Design That Combines Plenty Of Passion, Inspiration & Luxury
Nov28

A Design That Combines Plenty Of Passion, Inspiration & Luxury

Offering all of the ‘perks’ of country living and seclusion, the house is a two-level design and is just over 4,000 square feet. Kelsea mentions that despite its size and stature, there is certainly a feeling of coziness once you are inside. “The house was finished in a charcoal colour, so the exterior does stand out, but not the same way a bright white house may. Instead, it blends in well with the local surroundings which I believe gives it some extra appeal. Inside, there’s three bedrooms on the second level, one primary bedroom and two children’s rooms.

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Ontario’s Winter Birds
Nov28

Ontario’s Winter Birds

Our cold winters in Ontario can be much more enjoyable if we care to watch some of the fascinating birds who thrive in our cold winters.
Please join me while we delve into some of these brave little creatures and their habits, likes and dislikes.

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Transforming Your Home for the Holiday Season: Tips and Tricks
Nov28

Transforming Your Home for the Holiday Season: Tips and Tricks

At Arthur Cash and Carry, we are dedicated to helping you transform your home into a holiday wonderland. Our selection of home decor items and accessories will inspire your creativity and make your holiday season memorable. We believe that a beautifully decorated home is the perfect backdrop for creating cherished holiday memories. So, start decorating, and let the festive magic begin!

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ARTIST FEATURE: Unveiling the Artistic Journey of Robin Bobechko
Nov28

ARTIST FEATURE: Unveiling the Artistic Journey of Robin Bobechko

Robin has always been artistic, and an astute female entrepreneur. Her first career was in interior design and decorating before becoming a successful financial advisor for 27 years in her hometown of Orangeville. 

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The Modern Farmhouse
Aug31

The Modern Farmhouse

“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.

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Vibrant Fall Colours for Your Own Yard
Aug31

Vibrant Fall Colours for Your Own Yard

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.

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Spit Happens: Harmony Meadows Alpaca Farm
Aug31

Spit Happens: Harmony Meadows Alpaca Farm

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.

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