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Rolling With The Reids; A visit to their Tin...

Jul 11, 2019
The tiny house movement has taken a firm hold in recent years as people seek to simplify their lives, reduce costs, ...
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What To Do About An Ash Tree on Your Propert...

Nov 08, 2016
I guess the title should really say, What To Do About An Ash Tree On OUR Property.  As I blogged a few weeks ago,   ...
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Ever Wonder How Shopping CAN Actually Put D...

Oct 18, 2016
Psst.. want an excuse to go shopping and magically save money at the same time? The SaveONEnergy Coupon Event is no ...
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It’s Easy to Be Green: Have an eco-fr...

Oct 13, 2015
This Fall,  Plan to Take Advantage of Fallen Leaves: Leave your rake inside the garage as the fall leaves start to ...
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The Magic of Vinegar

Sep 16, 2015
In my opinion, the MOST important job of vinegar is to dress Collingwood’s CHIPPER French fries.  Magic! In t ...
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Free Money That Could Put Over $1,000 in You...

Jun 16, 2014
If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you are either in a panic or in denial about what’s happening with ene ...
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My Visit To An Off-The-Grid, Straw Bale Home...

Mar 13, 2014
This post is part 2 in a series.  Read Part 1 here  which describes the site and construction of the property I vis ...
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My Visit To An Off-The-Grid, Straw Bale Home...

Mar 10, 2014
Could you live off the grid? For several years now, I have had a burning curiosity to see a home that is off the gr ...
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Baby It’s Cold Outside – Warm It Up Inside

Dec 19, 2013
Have you heard of the Home Weatherization Retrofit Program?  It is a FREE service being offered through utility sup ...
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Your Home May Be Polluted

Oct 30, 2013
Gosh it is pretty outside.  Blue Mountain turns to green in the summer and white in the winter but right now, the m ...
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Your Home May Be Polluted

Oct 30, 2013
Gosh it is pretty outside.  Blue Mountain turns to green in the summer and white in the winter but right now, the m ...
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Greener Home: More Green in Your Wallet

Jan 10, 2013
Saving the downpayment is often the most challenging part of purchasing a home.  Canada Mortgage and Housing Corpor ...
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Are Soft Clothes Worth It?

Sep 20, 2012
Do you use fabric softener or dryer sheets?  If so, perhaps you are not aware that they are among the most toxic pr ...
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The Impact of Energy Efficiency on Property ...

Sep 01, 2012
Do houses with lots of energy-saving and sustainability features sell for more than houses without them?  If so, by ...
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New poll shows 7 out of 10 Ontarians support...

Aug 30, 2012
On August 23, 2012,  NAIMA Canada, the national association representing mineral wool insulation manufacturers, rel ...
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The Blue Mountains Gets the GOLD

May 28, 2012
The new Townhall in The Blue Mountains has received LEED® Canada Gold Certification for New Construction because of ...
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