Life in Durham Region

August 28, 2018

Music At Thomas Foster Memorial in Durham Region

Sometimes I am surprised by what I am missing. I discovered an interesting place to enjoy a Friday night, throughout the summer, and now it continues through September. Check out the Foster Memorial in Uxbridge for concerts, tours, or a […]
August 2, 2018

Ganaraska Forest is a Place to Play in Durham Region

Ganaraska Forest is a delightful piece of nature on your doorstep if you live in Durham Region. It is a huge forested block and is home to the Ganaraska Forest Outdoor Education Centre, a weekend canteen, and public washroom and […]
April 25, 2018

7 Simple Ways For Homeowners To Save Money And Be Environmentally Concerned

It is often said, homeownership is an essential component of most people’s Canadian Dream, but, while it should be, once someone has bought the home of their dreams, it is important to consider being environmentally concerned and responsible because it […]
December 21, 2017

Exiting through a Window in an Emergency

Hopefully, this will never happen to you. But, there are circumstances – a fire, for example – when you and your family would need to exit through a window. It pays to be prepared for that eventuality. Your first step […]
October 24, 2017

Should You Buy the Latest Home Automation Gadgets?

You’re at work when the thought hits you, “Did I lock the door when I left this morning?” You check your smartphone, see that you didn’t, and click the “LOCK” button. Now your house is secure. That’s home automation for […]
September 24, 2017

BBQ Safety Tips You Should Know

According to a recent study, the average homeowner pays more attention to kitchen stove safety than they do BBQ safety. But, the fact is, a BBQ mishap can be just as devastating. So, it pays to know the latest safety […]
August 25, 2017

What Do Interior Designers Do?

If you want to transform a room into something that’s functional, beautiful and perfectly matched to your taste, then you might want to hire an interior designer. It’s an interior designer’s job to come up with imaginative ideas that will […]
July 27, 2017

Painting Techniques that Bring a Hallway to Life

Some people don’t give hallways much thought when painting and decorating. Instead, they focus on rooms. The fact is, a great looking hallway can have the same, if not more, impact than the most eye-catching family room or bedroom, especially […]
June 25, 2017

Going “Green” in Your Garden or Flower Bed

There has been a lot of emphasis lately on the importance of “going green”. That simply means being environmentally-responsible. You likely already recycle, use energy-efficient lights, and turn down your thermostat when no one is home. Yet, most of us […]