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BBQ Safety

  BBQ’s are such a huge part of summer culture in Manitoba (and everywhere else really) but one thing that often is put on the back burner (haha) is BBQ Safety. You may say “I’m careful when I BBQ, that’s good enough” and while that’s great, there is still lots to consider about your BBQ Safety even when you are not using it. Read … Read More BBQ Safety

Summer Maintenance Checklist

It doesn’t matter if you are a new homeowner or have been living in the same house for 40 years. Summer house maintenance sneaks up on us, then tries to take over our summer… but if you keep track of your tasks with a list, you may be surprised how quickly you can check some of these boxes and STILL enjoy a great summer! … Read More Summer Maintenance Checklist

Top 10 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

I found this great blog here: http://www.itisakeeper.com/11727/home-energy-savings-checklist/ to help beat the heat and make your house more energy efficient. 1. Clean or change AC filters once a month – This tip will keep your air conditioner functioning at its best. The better it can breathe, the more efficiently it can keep your home cool. If you use a room air conditioner, avoid placing any appliance nearby that would … Read More Top 10 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

DIY Fairy Garden

FAIRY GARDENS A fairy is a small, imaginary creature or mythical being of human form that has magical powers. Fairies are said to bring good luck. Creating a fairy garden is a good way to lure fairies and good luck to your home. A fairy garden is a small garden with living plants and little structures used to create the appearance of a fairy’s … Read More DIY Fairy Garden

VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS

VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS If you are new to gardening, be sure to read these vegetable gardening basics for beginners. Learning these skills and techniques will make your gardening experience far more pleasant and rewarding. Planning the Garden Location Choosing a location for your garden is the most important step in the garden planning process. Vegetables need at least 6-8 hours of sunlight for optimal … Read More VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS