Home and Garden Guide

Apr
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2017
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After being evacuated during last year’s gardening season, some avid green thumbers are eager to get their hands dirty again. Regular professionalized soil testing has ensured safety to the Fort McMurray community by the Alberta Government. However, residents growing edible gardens should know the key soil testing factors before digging…
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
This is the time of year when thoughts turn to deep-cleaning your home after months of being cooped up indoors. Shauna Keats, owner of Endura Clean Cleaning Services, sat down and chatted with Your McMurray Magazine about her top tips for keeping a clean home.
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
Back in prehistoric times, while learning to walk upright, man lived in a cave. Huddled around the fire, a family unit would have etchings on the wall as a sense of décor. Thousands of years later, man still has his cave, as in man cave.
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
Salty, sour, spicy and sweet. These are the four S’s when it comes to Filipino cuisine. When it comes to Ruel Altares, add on a fifth S… S as in Smiles! All smiles…for Altares and those about to appease the taste buds as the longtime Fort McMurray resident enjoys cooking…
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
For many people, home ownership is something to be strived for- there is a stability and security that comes with owning your own home vs renting it.  Years are spent working to achieve an acceptable credit score, enough money saved for a down payment and an income level high enough…
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
Buying a home is stress-inducing. There are financial worries, logistical concerns, packing and unpacking, changes in lifestyle, different schools and new neighbourhoods. Sometimes there’s a new country and language to contend with and on top of that there is caveat emptor.
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
I drive home from the office after another long day; it is close to 7:00 p.m., and as I approach my driveway I vaguely recall rolling my garbage and recycling bins down to the end of the driveway early this morning. I sigh inwardly, as even though it is a…
Apr
30
2017
Home & Garden
2017
Wood Buffalo Communities in Bloom is the local chapter of the national Communities in Bloom program. Communities in Bloom is a Canadian not-for-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and through the challenge of a national competition, with a focus on enhancing green…

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