• Nov 5
    • Community

    Gear, Game, Go!

    It’s time to dust off the skinny skis and get ready for the white stuff.  With the temperatures dropping in the valley, snow can’t be far from falling at the Olympic Park. Getting prepped for what looks to be a great…

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  • Oct 31
    • Community

    Trick or Treat Test

    Hallowe’en is here and little ghouls and goblins are on their way…but are they are they on the way to your house? If they aren’t, you maybe failing the Trick or Treat test.  The Trick or treat test, originally used…

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  • Oct 24
    • Community

    Hockey Community

    I never wanted to be a hockey parent.  The idea of early mornings, weekends and evenings sitting on hard cold benches watching other parents freaking on their kids and coaches just did not hold any appeal. But, here I am,…

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  • Jul 18
    • Community

    Small Expenses, big returns – last of the 99 list!

    It’s amazing what you can find if you keep your eyes and ideas open! 74 Oversized cushions in bright colours are a great option for extra seating. 75 Knitted throws are a wonderfully warm accent in a family room or…

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  • Jul 11
    • Community

    Plants and Nature to help you spruce things up.

    Green is the new neutral: Plants and other bits of nature brought inside are a great way to liven up a room! 61 Fresh-cut flowers are a lovely way to brighten up a space. Phalaenopsis orchids and calla lilies can…

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  • Jul 3
    • Community

    More Reno’s maybe time to get the kids involved?

    Halfway through our reno list, and you might want to get your kids to help. Art class: from finger painting to framing, a little can go a long way, but sometimes bigger is better! 50 When framing artwork, use an…

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  • Jun 18
    • Community

    A Little more DIY on a Budget

    Continuing our 99 tips 24.Time to get crafty: get out the sewing machine, glue gun or hammer and nails to add some quick fixes around the house: 25 Add shelving behind the toilet to create storage and display space. 26…

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  • Jun 14
    • Community

    Test of Metal 2012

    1,000 riders are looking at the weather forecasts and filling water bottles and camel backs with e-load and Gatorade, bike gear is being checked over, last minute panicked trips to overworked bike shops are being done.  Yes it is Test…

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  • May 30
    • Community

    Britannia Mining Museum remediation

    Britannia Mining Museum – one of my favourite museums - has received a number of awards recently. Two awards in particular recognize the Mining Museum’s role as both a stakeholder and as a public educator in environmental remediation and stewardship.…

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  • May 18
    • Community

    20 Global Problems: 20 Years to Solve Them

    Did you ever wish you could change the world? Well, if you are a student in Squamish this week, you might just do that. On May 25th - 27th, students from all over the world will be coming to Squamish…

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