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  • Home Life
     4 Jul 2012 12:25 PM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    Brit_Mum ~ I would've also suggested $299,900. While it sounds lower, there is also a pretty 'scientific' reason as well (as our Real Estate Agents...

  • Home Life
     3 Jul 2012 12:28 PM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    Ladies... I keep checking this thread looking for positive updates, I'm sorry you aren't having any luck. Rina ~ When we sold, we were expecting...

  • Home Life
     29 May 2012 12:49 PM

      Re: Did you do anything for your open house?
    I know it's after the fact, but if you have one in the future. We actually didn't put out any refreshments, but I did put...

  • Home Life
     12 May 2012 10:59 AM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    Lucasta-just based on the current experience in our neighbourhood right now (I'm absolutely no expert) The first house in our neighboorhood sold for a great...

  • Home Life
     9 May 2012 9:20 PM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    We are 3 weeks out from our closing date and I still feel like I'm in H$LL! My house is a disaster area, I have...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Apr 2012 8:48 PM

      Re: buying a house- things you wished you'd considered
    Having just gone through the house hunting havoc...I had a really short 'must-have-won't-compromise-on' list. All it included was a main-floor laundry room (I've been doing...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Apr 2012 8:27 PM

      Re: Re-sizing your wedding ring. Done it?
    It's been a VERY long time since I had this problem, but to be honest, as a temporary solution it worked. I used a piece...

  • Home Life
     26 Apr 2012 8:34 PM

      Re: our kitchen and laundry room backsplash pics!
    Can you tell me, did you do the laundry room (I mean everything) yourselves? Ie. Did you install the cabinets, sink, counter top yourselves? Our...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     21 Apr 2012 8:20 PM

      Age for piercing ears?
    DD has been asking lately to have her ears pierced and it's got me wondering what an appropriate age is to take kids to have...

  • Home Life
     21 Apr 2012 7:54 PM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    We just sold a few weeks ago too and it was incredibly stressful and nerve-wracking. Thankfully, for us, our whole buy and sell process lasted...

  • Home Life
     20 Apr 2012 11:21 AM

      Nail Holes and Wall Conditions when moving
    I'm still having trouble wrapping my head around the move out of current home. I've started pulling all our wall hanging down and we have...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Apr 2012 9:00 AM

      Re: How to get stuff delivered from the US
    Thanks for the suggestions, sadly, I won't have any time over the next few weeks/months to get down to a border crossing, so I need...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Apr 2012 9:27 PM

      How to get stuff delivered from the US
    When they don't ship to Canada? I have located the bedding sets I want and can purchase them online, but the company doesn't ship to...

  • Home Life
     16 Apr 2012 8:49 PM

      Re: Tips on cleaning/organizing for sale with kids?
    If you have the option to leave the house...DO IT! Seriously, it saved my sanity. I'm being dead serious. I packed up all the kids...

  • Home Life
     16 Apr 2012 8:30 AM

      Re: Tips on cleaning/organizing for sale with kids?
    We just sold our house a couple weeks ago. We also got a storage unit and took a TON of stuff to it. Any of...

  • Home Life
     13 Apr 2012 9:30 PM

      Re: Moving into a 'New' Resale home - questions
    Great Idea...thanks for the suggestion! On my list to do, look for carpet cleaning services! ...

  • Home Life
     13 Apr 2012 9:28 PM

      Re: When moving out of your home - etiquette
    Thanks...I fully intended to leave the house clean, I just wasn't sure if it was expected that I hire a cleaning person to clean it...

  • Home Life
     13 Apr 2012 9:22 PM

      Solid Wood Harvest Table in GTA East
    The 2nd hand Kitchen Table and Chairs that were given to us 10 years ago are needing to be replaced. We are havig problems finding...

  • Home Life
     13 Apr 2012 9:10 PM

      Moving into a 'New' Resale home - questions
    When DH and I moved into our home, it was Brand New and we were both coming from our parents home...so this is all very...

  • Home Life
     13 Apr 2012 8:58 PM

      When moving out of your home - etiquette
    DH and I are leaving our current house in 6 weeks. This is the first time we've ever Sold a house, so I have no...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     13 Mar 2012 3:38 PM

      School holiday plans...how does it work for you?
    This has been one of my biggest sources of frustration. I'm a full-time working mom (out of the home) and DH is a full-time working...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Mar 2012 10:28 PM

      Re: Sold a house with Property Guys?
    I don't have any experience. We debated selling privately, but chose to go with a local agent. Just purchasing a new house recently, I can...

  • Home Life
     8 Mar 2012 9:32 PM

      Kids Room Inspiration
    We will be moving in May and DH and I have told the kids they could help decorate their new rooms. I'm looking for some...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     8 Mar 2012 8:22 PM

      Bedding for 'Big Kids'
    I'm looking for some online stores/suggestions to buy bedding for both DS and DD's new 'Big Kid' rooms. I've looked in Sears, Bed Bath and...

  • Home Life
     6 Mar 2012 4:22 PM

    Moving Checklist
    Anyone have a moving checklist or online resources to refer too? My life now consists of lists and, sadly, my short term memory is non-existent....

  • Home Life
     4 Mar 2012 10:45 PM

      Re: OMG...I knew it was a hot market, but...
    Update #2 in original post ...

  • Home Life
     4 Mar 2012 1:46 PM

      Re: OMG...I knew it was a hot market, but...
    Really? Sorry to hear that Ms_Martini. We just had a note from our agent, who is just about to start the open house and she's...

  • Home Life
     3 Mar 2012 10:46 PM

      Re: OMG...I knew it was a hot market, but...
    Update in original post ...

  • Home Life
     3 Mar 2012 3:34 PM

      Re: We just bought our 'forever' home!
    Thanks all...we really just lucked into this, it literally is the perfect house (size,location, yardan etc) for us. Diva - It's just east of where...

  • Home Life
     3 Mar 2012 12:10 AM

      Re: OMG...I knew it was a hot market, but...
    Ms_Roc ~ Have you sold your place? Have you found something new yet? I remember you looking at New versus Resale, etc. Did you find...

  • Home Life
     3 Mar 2012 12:05 AM

      Re: We just bought our 'forever' home!
    Pictures have been added...for a limited time only! ...

  • Home Life
     2 Mar 2012 3:43 PM

      Re: OMG...I knew it was a hot market, but...
    We have actually moved out of the house for a few days and are living at my parents place. I was taking DD to my...

  • Home Life
     2 Mar 2012 3:26 PM

      Re: WWYD Re Selling?
    Now, I'm no expert, but being a recent buyer and a current seller, here's my $0.02. The first thing DH and I did was research...

  • Home Life
     2 Mar 2012 2:52 PM

      Update#2-I knew it was a hot market
    Update #2 Well, we are SOLD conditionally! We had 4 offers come in and they were all above asking price. We were extremely excited and...

  • Home Life
     2 Mar 2012 2:39 PM

      Re: We just bought our 'forever' home!
    Removing location...just a little too much information. ...

  • Home Life
     29 Feb 2012 2:15 AM

      Re: We just bought our 'forever' home!
    Thank you all..1e are so very excited. I would love to share pics (we have a ton) but I don't have a home computer right...

  • Home Life
     28 Feb 2012 1:03 PM

      *Update with Pics* We bought our 'FOREVER' home!
    It's ours! We waived our conditions and the house is 'officially' ours now. I was finally able to upload some pics for your viewing pleasure....

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     18 Feb 2012 9:34 AM

      CCTB?
    And for those of us that are federally regulated or work for the government, we don't get the day off either. Both my company and...

  • Money Matters
     13 Feb 2012 9:51 PM

      Re: "Debt-Free Forever"
    Kika ~ Just so you know, Gail Vaz Oxlade will be at the Oshawa Chapters on February 25th (not this Saturday, but the one after...I...

  • Home Life
     6 Feb 2012 12:29 PM

      Re: OLD Dining Set...Thoughts?
    Thank you everyone, I'm thrilled with how our house is ooking now, seems like a 'grown up' house now. Milly - the pics do make...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     5 Feb 2012 2:10 AM

      What action/reaction should I take to this...
    I'm looking for someone to tell me SOMETHING, ANYTHING to help me with a recurring 'issue.' My DD is 3 years 4 months. She's a...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Feb 2012 1:43 AM

      Sheer Genius or Just Awful...Organizational Idea
    I have been on a HUGE organizational quest lately and pinterest has served as a big inspiration for me. A few weeks ago I came...

  • Home Life
     5 Feb 2012 1:10 AM

      Re: OLD Dining Set...Thoughts?
    Update at Top...and old, old post, but wanted to share my new 'old' dining set. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     5 Feb 2012 12:38 AM

      *UPDATE* House Project for Kids...EXECUTED
    Updated above...thanks for all your help. ...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     30 Jan 2012 9:05 PM

      Re: Isagenix 30-Day Cleanse
    I have asked the Doctor, exactly the questions yous posted above and am just waiting for a response. Unfortunately, my appointments are months apart and...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     30 Jan 2012 6:00 PM

      Re: Isagenix 30-Day Cleanse
    He was a medical Dr., but I've been seeing him for Feminine Problems. He recommends supplements for patients, based on their symptoms to use in...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     30 Jan 2012 5:26 PM

      Isagenix 30-Day Cleanse
    Just wondering if anyone has any experience with the 30-day cleanse? Admittedly, my parents did this 10-11 years ago and at the time, I was...

  • Book Bonanza
     27 Jan 2012 3:05 PM

      If I LOVED Chevy Stevens
    Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson, it was a really good book that reminded me quite a lot of Chevy Stevens style. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Jan 2012 1:43 AM

      Gymnastcs Bodysuits?
    We bought DD's suits at Sears...they have really pretty pink ones (they shimmer) but they are more for Ballet I think. But they had nice...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     19 Jan 2012 12:06 AM

      Vaccinations...One Child has them and one doesn't
    I'm just wondering, is there anyone out there in the same situation I'm in? My DS is NOW up to date on his vaccinations. We...

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