Back to School Lunches

(August 25, 2015)

Now that the summer is coming to an end and kids are heading back to school next week (if they haven't already), it's time to get back into the routine of packing a healthy lunch that your kids will actually eat. Sure we all have heard of the standard PB&J but with many schools being nut free, that's no longer an option. Some ideas to keep the kids interested in their lunch (and not trading with t... read more.

Increased Home Buyer's Plan Limits

(August 25, 2015)

If you are a first time home buyer, coming up with the down payment can be a struggle. However, earlier this month, the Conservatives pledged to let first-time buyers withdraw as much as $35,000 from their RRSP and pay back the money over 15 years without tax consequences. With 45 per cent of the 620,000 homes sold in the previous 27 months being purchased by first-time home buyers according to a... read more.

Weeding Tips

(August 18, 2015)

The best time to tackle weeding chores is right after irrigating or a rainfall.  It's easiest to pull or dig weeds out in their entirety when the ground is soft. 

To avoid feeling overwhelmed, tackle a small space every day, rotating throughout your garden.  It's certainly easier to face weeding in small increments than it is to face weeding your entire yard.  

After weeds are pulled or dug out, remove t... read more.