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How to reseed bare spots in your lawn

How to reseed bare spots in your lawn

Bare spots happen on almost every lawn. They can be caused by heavy foot traffic or rough winter weather. Whatever the reason, if the spot is larger than a foot wide, it’s important to patch it. Otherwise, weeds will quickly fill the space, or a deep rut can develop if the soil erodes without grass […]

Pro tips for training your new puppy

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Pro tips for training your new puppy

If you’ve recently welcomed a puppy into your home, you know the trials and tribulations that inevitably come with training. These handy tips and tricks will help your new pet build the foundation to become a loyal and well-mannered best friend for life. Positive reinforcement. The Pavlovian method is a tried-and-true way to make sure your pet is […]

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Young homeowners could face challenges with home equity lines of credit

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Young homeowners could face challenges with home equity lines of credit

In Canada, there are over three million home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). Banks sell these products under different names, and often combine them with a regular mortgage. The average unpaid balance for HELOCs is around $65,000. According to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada and Bank of Canada, HELOCs are the main contributor to […]

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Blended cheeseburgers just in time for barbecue season

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Blended cheeseburgers just in time for barbecue season

These chicken and mushroom burgers are flavourful, simple to make, and offer a fun take on the classic cheeseburger. Blended Chicken Cheeseburgers Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Serves: 6 (1/3 lb patties) Ingredients: ½ lb mushrooms, finely chopped 1 lb lean ground chicken ½ small onion, finely diced ½ tsp garlic and […]

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Tips to hit the ground running

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Tips to hit the ground running

Exercise has the ability to heal the mind and restore the soul. Research shows that running and walking can be as effective as taking medication for mild to moderate depression and anxiety. It can also have a positive impact on our diet and sleep, which is often impacted when we’re feeling stressed. Adding something else […]

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How the whole family can reduce their carbon footprint

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How the whole family can reduce their carbon footprint

A carbon footprint is described as the total emissions caused by an individual, event, organization or product. It’s often discussed in the news as something that we all need to reduce. In order to try and lower our ecological footprint, it is important to take small steps towards this larger goal. We first need to […]

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