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Toronto Blue Jays: Very, very good or just plain horrid? Depends on the day.

Toronto Blue Jays: Very, very good or just plain horrid? Depends on the day.

Do you remember that old saying, “When they’re good, they’re very, very good, but when they’re bad – they’re horrid?” This is so appropriate to the Toronto Blue Jays lately. I sit here watching the first game of the series between the Blue Jays and the Seattle Mariners. The first inning just finished and it […]

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The value of distraction – For both man and dog!

Filed in Family, Mom Stuff, Pets by on 2014/09/22 0 Comments
The value of distraction – For both man and dog!

Well, Stuart and I were watching the Vancouver Canucks and the San Jose Sharks playing yet again a few months ago, when Stuart managed to hear the beep of his cell phone signaling an incoming text message. (I didn’t hear a thing!) Stu opened his phone to check it out and promptly chuckled – turning […]

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Interior design and color psychology.

Interior design and color psychology.

Interior design and color psychology are key to creating the visual appeal we want and evoking the desired emotional response. Certain colors elicit certain moods. We have all heard that, and have most likely experienced it from time to time. Blue, the color of the sky, can turn any bad day into a better one. […]

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Wifi for large events in Kansas.

Filed in Blogging, Consumer, Finances, Hints, Tips by on 2014/09/22 0 Comments
Wifi for large events in Kansas.

At this point, there might be several competing companies offering WiFi for large events, even though most venues have access hard-wired into their facilities. What this means for you is that you will have no shortage of people happy to offer you some form of internet access. What can be more difficult in all this […]

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5 fun things you can do with extra flooring boards.

5 fun things you can do with extra flooring boards.

It’s pretty common for there to be a reasonable amount of extra flooring boards left over after a new wooden floor has been installed – and if the previous floor was also wooden, you’ll have that lying around as well! There are actually a fair few fun things you can do with that excess timber […]

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7 easy ways to lower your water bill.

7 easy ways to lower your water bill.

To reduce your carbon footprint and lower your water bill, there are several ways to decrease your consumption in the household. By making minor adjustments, it can be easy to lower your water bill without having to adjust your lifestyle too drastically. With the alterations, you can enjoy using less water and leaving more room […]

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In Canada? You may see the Aurora Borealis tonight and tomorrow night.

Filed in Entertainment, Family, Kids, Nature, Photography by on 2014/09/11 0 Comments
In Canada? You may see the Aurora Borealis tonight and tomorrow night.

If, like us, you live in Canada, tonight and tomorrow night might be your chance to view the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). I’m so excited and hope I get to see it. I haven’t had the pleasure since we lived in northern Canada, Cold Lake, Alberta to be exact, almost twenty years ago. Two large […]

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The Toronto Blue Jays are rock stars of the baseball world.

The Toronto Blue Jays are rock stars of the baseball world.

I am not a sports fanatic. I am, however, very loyal to the two teams I love and support, the Vancouver Canucks (hockey) and Toronto Blue Jays (baseball). In my eyes (as my title states), the Toronto Blue Jays are rock stars of the (or at least my) baseball world. I haven’t written about our […]

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Christine Blythe
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