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Closing your summer vacation home

Between Labor Day and Thanksgiving, owners of second homes perform the annual ritual of closing up their un-winterized rural cottages, beach retreats and mountain cabins. If you plan on vacating …

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Cleaning tips for crafting with kids

From paper mâché to play dough, crafting is a great bonding exercise for parents and children. Age-appropriate arts and crafts projects also give kids to the chance to unleash their creative energies in a …

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Some Back-to-School Organizing Tips

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Staples Business Depot’s iconic 1996 commercial, featuring an exuberant dad back-to-school shopping with his not-so-enthusiastic kids, captures the feeling of relief felt by many parents …

Spring Clean Challenge winner announced

  For demonstrating a stubborn commitment to cleanliness by tackling a month’s worth of daily chores, Amy will receive 3 months of bi-weekly residential cleaning services from Goldstar. (That’s quite a return on investment!) “It was …

Take the Spring Clean Challenge and Win!

We could all use a little motivation to get the chores done. Goldstar has 31 days’ worth. Starting May 1, Goldstar Cleaning Services is launching its Spring Clean Challenge,  a 31-day …

Compu-clean: How to clean your PC

If you’re anything like me, your cleaning regiment is probably very structured: clean the tops of things. Clean underneath those same things. Repeat as necessary. But many homeowners neglect the …

CTV’s Canada AM coming to Fernie

Early birds rejoice: there’s plenty of excitement to be found before the sun rises. On Wednesday, January 23, CTV’s Canada AM will be filming live from Fernie Alpine Resort (5339 Fernie …

Comfort and Joy: 9 Great Christmas Events in Fernie

Having trouble getting into the Christmas spirit? The Fernie community has a number of Yuletide activities taking place to brighten up your holidays. Here’s a daily rundown of our favourites: Sunday, December 16: Vera Choir …