Is buying a fixer upper really worth it?

The view of my yard and barn form my porch. I recently came across an article in the Montreal Gazette that really resonated with me as I’m currently making updates to my century-old home. I love my house, but it hasn’t been an easy process by any stretch of the imagination. Here are a few points to keep in mind if you’re considering renovating an older house or investing in a fixer [...]

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Happy Holidays!

'Tis the season of hustle & bustle, home & hearth, family and friends. After all, home is where the heart is... From my family to yours, have a very happy and joyful [...]

Is your yard clean?

It's not too late! If you haven't had the chance to rake your yard and bag the leaves and pine needles, you still have time. You'll be doing your grass a favor. Not only [...]

Back door charm

Now it’s time to do the backyard equivalent of curb appeal. Take your coffee and chair and sit at the edge of your backyard (or have a coffee with your backyard neighbour in [...]