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With cooler evenings and falling leaves around the corner, we can look forward to seasonal comforts like getting cozy by the fire and cooking warm and hearty meals. And after months spent outdoors, now’s the perfect time to revisit and organize the kitchen, starting with your pantry. 

“A well-stocked pantry is my best friend,” says Andrea Buckett, food expert and content creator on andreabuckett.com.  “I review recipes, make lists and stock up on essentials regularly; it really helps with easy weekday meals and is also budget-friendly.”

Don’t know where to start?  These simple tips will help you save money and stress in the kitchen. 

  1. Organize what you have. Start by listing what you have, identifying what you use and what you don’t,
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(NC) While spending more time at home, it’s critical that you take the necessary steps to help ensure your family is prepared in the event a home fire or carbon monoxide (CO) leak occurs.

CO is the number one cause of accidental poisoning in Canada and, according to the Canadian National Fire Information Database, 80 per cent of fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms. Make sure your home is ready for anything with the following tips and tools.

Alarm your home. Most of us are under-protected and unprepared when it comes to fire and carbon monoxide safety, according to a nationwide survey conducted by First Alert. Even if you have smoke and CO alarms, you may not be sufficiently protected if you don’t have enough alarms throughout

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(NC) With many of us spending more time at home, this summer is the perfect opportunity to reinvigorate your house with inspiring design that welcomes you. Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour marketing expert, shares her top tips on how to boost your home’s curb appeal.

First impressions count. The front door sets the tone for your entire home. Whether it’s a new coat of paint to freshen up a well-loved hue or adding a new pop of colour to your front door, don’t be afraid to make a statement with your entryway.

“A richly saturated sapphire blue, like Blue Danube 2062-30, will add interest and elegance to your front door,” says Grech. Looking to take your transformation one step further? “Painting the ceiling of a covered porch in a

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(NC) Want an easy, refreshing and healthy dessert you can make in less than 10 minutes? Look no further than these avocado-matcha popsicles – the best way to chill out this summer. Dip them in chopped pistachios for an added crunch.

Avocado-Matcha Popsicles
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 6 to 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (400 mL) full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp (5 g) matcha powder
  • 2-3 tbsp (10-15 mL) quality maple syrup
  • 1 ripe avocado from Mexico
  • 1 ripe banana

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients into a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into your popsicle mould.
  3. Place the caps on top or insert your popsicle sticks.
  4. Put your popsicles in the freezer to set overnight or until frozen
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(NC) Moving into a new home can be an overwhelming process, but taking the proper safety measures can help you and your family rest easy in your new space. Here’s how to help ensure your home is protected from the following safety threats.

Mould: Mould can grow behind walls and under floors, above ceiling tiles or behind shower walls, creating toxins that cause health issues such as chronic sinus problems, respiratory infections and asthma. In fact, studies link mould to the tripling of the asthma rate over the past 20 years. To find out if your home has some, there are several user-friendly DIY test kits available. If mould is identified, professional remediation is highly recommended.

Carbon monoxide: Known as the “silent killer,” carbon

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Terry Halter started in the Real Estate business in 1980 with Century 21 Berg Realty after several years of running a mobile music business. He moved to A.E. LePage (who later merged with Royal Trust to form Royal LePage) in 1984 and has been in the Sherwood Park office ever since. 

Terry has been married to his loving wife Janet for 33 years and they enjoy spending private time with their children, 2 grandchildren, dog/cat and other family members/friends.

Terry likes to stay physically active in sports and enjoys woodworking projects along with occasional home wine brewing. For relaxation he enjoys long walks in the country, occasional Yoga and a quiet (and sometimes not so quiet) glass of wine with his wife. Music is his other passion and he

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Randy Bayrack says that his goal in real estate is to provide loyalty, integrity and skillful transaction handling when working with his clients.  After being in the business for many years, he has honed his skills to keep true to his goal.

As a Top Producer, Randy has watched and participated in the growth of the Edmonton area and has developed a unique knowledge of its communities.  He takes personal pride in keeping his clients well informed of the current real estate market, as well as the news and subtleties of purchasing and selling real estate in Edmonton.  Randy truly wants to be your Real Estate Consultant for Life, and commits to focusing on the relationship with his clients.

When given the opportunity for personal time, Randy finds

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Dyanna loves being a REALTOR®!  After 10 years of working as a conveyancing secretary, she decided to “cross-over” and start selling real estate.  That was 14 years ago and she has never regretted her decision!  

Being from a small community and having lived in Fort Saskatchewan for almost 46 years, she specializes in the community as well as outlying areas.  Dyanna prides herself on excellent customer service and communication, and thrives on referrals and repeat business.  

She has been married for 31 years to Brad and they have 3 beautiful children, as well as a son-in-law.  Dyanna and Brad are going to be grandparents in November 2020 to a BOY and cannot wait to start that new chapter of their lives.  

You can contact Dyanna at

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Over 35 years of working and living in the community.

Victor Moroz has been selling commercial real estate for over 15 years and with over 35 years in the Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland area, he is well qualified to list and sell commercial property in the Tri-Municipal area.  As well, Victor is a developer himself and has knowledge in the design / build process of commercial real estate.  This insightful knowledge is resourceful to all of his clients and their varying situations.

Throughout his years of selling real estate, community service and professional/personal associations, Victor has built solid working relationships throughout the region.  As well, he and his real estate team are continually engaged in the community as they are

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Trisha Zimmerling has been serving her clients in the greater Edmonton area since the beginning of 2017. She brings an extra flair to her service as prior to Real Estate she had received her Diploma in Marketing and Sales which she puts to work with every client she meets!

When working with Trisha, she concentrates completely on her clients needs and is as transparent as a REALTOR comes, as she will tell you whether or not this is the deal or not for you! As well the relationship Trisha builds with each of her clients turns into a friendship that will last for many years to come. She will treat the sale of her clients' condo with as much detail and care as the sale of her clients' million dollar home! Whether you are a First Time Home Buyer, Acreage…
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