Ideas for How to Have a Good Garage Sale Featured Image

 As the old saying goes, "one person's trash is another person's treasure", and this isn't more true than at a garage sale. When it comes time to move to your new home, it's also time to get rid of your unwanted junk. Take advantage of cleaning out your basement or attic and eliminating a lot of clutter in your life, while at the same time making a little money for a night out. But before taking the first step to organizing your "junk" to sell be aware of how Edmonton regulates garage sales. 

  • The garage sale is not being hosted by a corporation or other business organization
  • The garage sale will not exceed three (3) consecutive days
  • No more than three (3) garage sales are hosted at the same municipal address within the same calendar…

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Making the Most of Wall Storage Options Featured Image

If you are looking for a new home in Edmonton, don't count out wall storage as a way to save space. The housing market can be brutal at the best of times, and taking full advantage of wall storage is a good way to save money and closet space while adding a new design element to your home. Read on to learn all about some ways to capitalize on wall space.

Think Tall

For whatever reason, humans are just not geared for looking up. It's always funny to see someone standing in the middle of a cluttered room and looking around for more space in frustration, when the walls are completely bare. Try to think of creative places to add shelving to a room - anywhere along a wall that doesn't have a door swinging into it can become storage space.

Repurpose…

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20 Tips to Keep Kids Happy This Summer Featured Image

Summer can seem like a really long time to the youngest members of your family. If you’ve recently moved into an new area, your children might need a little more guidance on what to do during their two months out of school. Here are 20 fun and exciting activities to do with your children this summer.

Outdoor Fun

  1. Allow your children to invent their own game. You will want to gather up different kinds of balls, bats and nets. Once in the yard, start playing and encourage your children to makeup their own rules.
  2. A neighbourhood scavenger hunt is a great way for kids to explore their local area. Come up with a short list of items to find and clues to locate them. 
  3. A bike ride is a great way to explore new neighbourhoods and learn more about…

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The Etiquette of Moving Featured Image

So you've done all of your prep and are ready for moving day. There are some things that you should keep in mind in order to make a great first impression on your new neighbours. If you don’t understand the etiquette of moving, read the following article so that you will know how to behave before and during your move.

Before the Move

Before you ever move the first box into your new house, you will want to call ahead in order to make sure that you are moving on the best day. Be sure that there is no competing construction going on in the neighbourhood.

When you book the movers, try to book during the workday, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. This is the period in which most people are away from home and will not be disturbed by all of the noise…

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