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I have this riding toy called a Flight 9. My uncle purchased one for me and one for my cousin when we were quite small, it is now about around 60 years old. I have never seen one before or since and have no idea where he got them. The seat was painted a glossy sunflower yellow with Flight 9 wr...
The Burlington downtown is a vibrant place. The main draw is Spencer Smith Park along the lake at the foot of Brant Street During the summer months there are various weekend events starting with the Sound of Music Festival that takes place in June. It runs from Thursday evening until Sunday. B...
I just got back from a trip to Seattle with my two sisters and sister-in-law. What a lovely city. We attended the Pacific Northwest Garden show (supposed to be the 2nd best in North America). What a great mini vacation. The flowers and gardens were fantastic. It took two days to see the show ...
Salespeople at our Right at Home Burlington office donated pillows for the Halton Women’s shelter this Christmas. The pillows were gathered under the Christmas tree and have now be delivered to help out those in need at the shelter.
Dutche Butter Cake This is a quick and easy recipe similar in taste to shortbread, but less work. Love to make it for Christmas. Blend together ½ lb butter (soft) 1 c sugar Mix in 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp almond extract 1 egg lightly beaten (reserve a little for top) Press mi...
Before you start looking for a home, make a list of all the features you want in your new home such as number of bedrooms, bathrooms, proximity to schools, shopping and workplace. Be sure you can afford your home. Your monthly housing costs should not be more than 32% of your gross monthly income...
When planning a renovation to your home, there are a few areas that give you a great payback. Whether you are thinking of selling in the near future or not planning to move at all, it is good to consider resale value when you make these changes. The areas of the home that will give you the great...
2012 SOUND OF MUSIC FESTIVAL June 14 - 17 We go to the Sound of Music Festival every year. It is a great time with different bands at several locations. It is wonderful walking along the lake enjoying the music and food. This year’s Sound of Music Festival promises to bring you outstanding ente...
You may want to establish a home office to have a quiet place for the children to do homework, use your computer, or pay household bills. It isn’t hard to justify the need for a home office. If you have a spare room in your home to set up a home office, you will want it to tie it into the rest ...
OMG, just purchased a Samsung Tablet. There are 149 pages of instructions and still can't find anything telling me how I can upload files from my home computer. Don't even know if it's possible. How long does it take to learn how to use one of these things? I am totally lost. Guess I will ha...