February 2015

There are 4 blog entries for February 2015.

Follow these simple tips to dress up the outside of your home this holiday season without spending a lot of money while doing it.

Everyone loves decorating for the holidays, but it can be such a hassle. The time, the money, the tangled lights. But these simple ideas can help you decorate your home the way you want while still doing the things you want to do this holiday season. They're quick, inexpensive, and fun.

  • · Make it shine!

Stringed lights are beautiful and come in all shapes and sizes. Big bulbs, little bulbs, nets, twinkling, and more. Lights are the perfect foundation to any great decoration. And you can often find them marked down after the holidays, so start planning next year's decoration now.

  • · Candy Cane Charm!

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At Choklat, their philosophy is that it's all about YOU, the chocolate fancier. They believe that you should be able to get exactly what you what, fresh and sweet. Part of their mission is to ensure that you get exactly what you want, made to order.

Choklat got its start by attempting to defy the conventions of chocolate makers. They wanted to show the people that they could get the bold, rich flavour they desired without the high prices and pretentious marketing that had, for so long, been a part of the industry. And in the years since they opened in 2008 they have received more than 20 million hits on their website, had recipes published, been featured in magazines and articles, and received several awards and honours, including the top 10 list of

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This New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in Edmonton will offer many events, parties, shows, festivities, and more. Here are 47 things that you could enjoy as the city celebrates the new year.


Fun Things For The Whole Family

1) New Year's Eve Downtown (December 31)

Edmonton throws the biggest party in Western Canada every year on the 31st. Come to City Hall and Sir Winston Churchill Square to enjoy music, crafts, face painting, ice skating, concessions, and more. Indoor activities begin at 7:00pm, outdoor activities begin at 10:00pm, and fireworks begin at midnight. And public transportation to and from your New Year's Eve celebrations are free. For more information, please visit their website.

Location: Winston Churchill Square


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One of the oldest inner city neighbourhood's, with development beginning in the 1880s, Oliver is situated just west of downtown. Its southern border consists of the river valley, Victoria Park, and the Victoria Golf Course and it overlooks the North Saskatchewan River making it as beautiful as it is convenient. The name was changed in the 1950s to honour pioneer citizen Frank Oliver.

Home to some of the city's oldest buildings, including the Buena Vista Building and the Lemarchand Mansion, Oliver continues to see growth and diversity as more and more residents choose to move to this community. The neighbourhood has increased from 18,580 in 2012 to 19,135 in 2014. And it's a great place for families as well, with the number of residences increasing from

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