It's a commodity that king-sized families prize above all others.That commodity? None other than space. If you're a family composed of two adults plus three or four hyperkinetic kids, you . . .
QUESTION: I am cooking supper for 60 people next week. I would like to know how much romaine lettuce to purchase for Caesar salad, how much garlic bread should I purchase and what quantity of spaghetti noodles should I buy? . . .
This cool Kohler bathroom has lots going for it. The white-on-white decor allows the whimsical accessories to take centre stage. Using accessories as the focus is a great way to decorate if you're renting because you can take everything with you . . .
Question: We are thinking of running no heat in our cabin this year, first time ever. It is normally a furnace-heated cabin, two-storey, built on a crawl space. We always leave the furnace at 10 C, but we . . .
The traditional way to escape a Manitoba winter is to book a one-week family trip to Florida or Mexico that can cost anywhere from $4, 000 to $30, 000-plus, depending on the number of people and the exclusivity of . . .
Fall season ushers in winter preparation for many homeowners. If you're one of them, the best thing you can do is to get a maintenance inspection. This way, if you find out you need to fix something such as the roof, . . .
In a previous column on the devastation caused by the two-lined chestnut borer in oak trees, I indicated I would write about options to control it. This is an extremely difficult pest to control. First of all, this insect is attracted . . .
With season's end approaching, don't hang up your trowel just yet. For less than the cost of lunch with your friends, you can purchase a bag of flowering bulbs, pop them into the ground just about anywhere and enjoy show-stopping . . .
This has been a terrible season for ornamental crab apple diseases. I wrote about fire blight a few weeks ago, but I could have easily written about apple scab fungus disease. Although apple scab does make the fruit unsightly, owners . . .
When it comes to show homes -- especially at times when the Parade of Homes is on -- it's easy for builders to get carried away with their designs. While it's . . .
If you're a large family -- say five or six people -- you require two things in a home. First, that it's spacious. And second, that it contains a multitude of . . .
Driving into the secluded Charleswood enclave of Assiniboine Woods, you can't help but wonder why it doesn't enjoy more notoriety. After all, the community -- carved out of mature forest next . . .
SOLD: East Elmwood ADDRESS: 856 Manhattan Ave. ASKING PRICE: $199, 900 SOLD PRICE: $195, 900 TAXES: $2, 239.93 SQUARE FOOTAGE: 735 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 1 LOT SIZE: 41 x 103 LISTING AGENT: Renee Dewar, Lifestyles Real Estate Ltd., 204-979-5478 SELLING AGENT: . . .
Ask any empty-nest couple who's downsized from a large home to a smaller one, and they'll tell you it's not an easy task. That's because size -- although it is a . . .