Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region was established in 1988 to help combat the cycle of poverty, and make homeownership affordable for low-income families. I am a strong supporter of this Waterloo Region charity, and would encourage getting involved with them. You do not need to be a contractor or have build experience in order to […]
Wondering if school buses are running in Waterloo Region today? We have you covered! Find out if your child’s bus is still running, alternate routes or options for getting to school, and more information here.
Do you know someone who absolutely adores their dog? Are you that someone? If so, read on- we’re here to show you some of the absolute best gifts for dog lovers! From toys and gadgets for your pet to clothing and glassware that will help you display your affection for man’s best friend, this list […]
Everybody loves a ridiculously cozy nook to curl up in and watch their favourite shows. Frankly, the desire to cuddle up in a pair of sweatpants and never leave the house again only grows stronger the longer winter drags on. Unfortunately, just typing “cozy furniture” into google won’t always lend the plushy, comfy results you’ve […]
Well, happy January! If that sounds like an oxymoron to you, chances are you’re suffering from the winter blahs. If so, you’re not alone. Post-holiday winter can be tough to get through as plummeting temperatures and a serious lack of daylight start to wear on your usually sunny disposition. Luckily, we know one of the […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… which means this cold weather is here to stay! Never fear, though: Waterloo Region has you covered! Instead of going into hibernation, why not check out one of the many skating rinks in your area?
Although the housing market is hot these days all throughout Waterloo Region, there are a few neighbourhoods where homes are selling particularly quickly. One of the most desirable neighbourhoods on the market is Laurelwood, where 4, 5, or even 6 offers per house is fairly common! This steady demand for homes in this neighbourhood has […]
Sometimes the sheer number of home decoration trends that keep popping up year after year are just exhausting! OK, we’re guilty of loving a new decor trend as much as the next person. Fresh ideas are what keep your house feeling new and personalized, after all! However, the home decor we’re about to display has […]
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks… or can you? Cesar Milan’s top 5 commands to teach your dog come complete with simple step by step instructions that make training easy! Whether you’re committed to teaching your dog every trick in the book, or simply want a few simple commands to make life easier, […]
One of the most common places to head for a day trip from KW is Toronto, and for good reason! The big city offers everything any great big city does: fantastic restaurants, festivals and events, theatres and other live entertainment, and more. This is a guide to taking a day trip to Toronto, whether you’re […]
We know how much you love your coffee. We love it too! That’s why we went on a search to find the perfect foods to pair with your coffee… all in Waterloo Region! The next time you head for a cup of joe at home or out and about, consider adding one of these treats […]
If you have kids, you may be considering sending them to a private school. Private schools are different from public schools in that they are not run or funded by the provincial government. Some parents choose to send their kids to private school because they want them to learn a specific skill (such as a […]
Coming Soon: May Long Weekend! Victoria Day also known as May Long Weekend or May 2-4, is the quintessential Canadian harbinger of our beloved summer season. For many, it means ‘opening the cottage’ or being officially “allowed” to garden without fear of losing it all to frost. If you are not heading North or flexing […]
It seems as though you can live in an area for your whole life and still not know everything there is to know about it. When we’re planning a vacation or far off getaway, we always love to plan, plan, plan. This includes all the administrative stuff like booking hotels and figuring out transportation, but […]
The Kitchener Public Library is a great resource for anyone living in Waterloo Region. You can borrow books, movies, music and more from any of their 5 locations! Better yet, if you are a resident of Waterloo Region, a library card at KPL (or the Waterloo Public Library) is completely free.