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Things to Do in Calgary, AB, This March

Is the worst behind us? If you are looking forward to plus Celsius temperatures and are ready to escape your winter hibernation, now could be the time to start planning your evenings and weekends out! The city of Calgary is excited about Spring (even though it may still snow yet), and there are some extraordinary events coming your way. In the month of March, you can expect events from grand foodie occasions like the "Avenue's Best Restaurants 2020" event, to the famous "Masters of Illusion" show. Whichever thrills, tastes, and specialized festivals you are looking for, you'll find it this month!

Ready to book your calendar and get out in the warming air to play, relax, and enjoy? Take a look at the many exciting things that you can do in Calgary

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Setting Up a Home Office? These Tips Can HelpA good home office can make working at home a pleasant, productive, and enjoyable experience. The way you set up your Applewood Park home office can have a big impact on how well you perform at your job. If you've never created a home office before, these tips can help you through the process.

1. Create a Calm Working Environment

Most people need a calm working environment free from distractions. There are many things a homeowner can do to make their working environment a calm, zen-like place.

  • Paint the walls in a cool, calm color, like gray-green, gray-blue, or simple gray.
  • Install a door that can be shut during office hours, if there is not already a door in place.
  • Landscape the part of the yard that can be seen out the office
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The Best Calgary Bookstores to Visit

If you enjoy the smell of pages, books lined perfectly on a shelf, and the comfort of a cozy reading chair, then you must be a reader! Whether you are a fan of magic and dragons or a true crime novel, there is so much available to read. In a single lifetime it is impossible for us to read all of the books we want to (according to Alan Kay, we might only read 1% of them in a lifetime!), but that doesn't mean we can't try!

Looking for a book to dive into during the cold months? Or perhaps you need an beach read that will keep you hooked all vacation long. Whatever type of "bookworm" you are, there are plenty of amazing local Calgary bookstores that have the stories you didn't even know you were looking for. Here are the best bookstores in Calgary for

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What Owners Should Know Before Constructing a New Home AdditionRising property values and a growing need for more space makes a home addition construction project sound like a keen idea. Yet, renovations involving new additions can be extremely pricey and stressful to boot. Here are some tips for mitigating constructing a new addition in your Erin Woods home without blowing the budget and questioning your rationality.

Evaluate the Home's Structure with a Design Pro

The value of hiring professional contractors, designers and architects cannot be overestimated when planning a home addition. Even if the work will be performed DIY, expert help can prevent serious, costly errors, especially in the initial stages. For example, a home's structure literally dictates what type of additions can be constructed through

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Valentine's Day in Calgary: How to Celebrate

Dazzling moons, sparkling eyes, big pizza-pies... yup! The time has arrived for amore in the city!

This February you can expect to see couples walking hand in hand, strolling through the snowy parks, and booking dinner reservations to some of the best restaurants in the city. Amongst the many events going on for Valentine's Day in Calgary, there are also a number of beautiful places to go with your special someone. Looking for a romantic place to celebrate Valentine's Day in Calgary this year? Take a look at the dreamy places that will have hearts skipping a beat, smiles of pure bliss, and eyes that shine full of L-O-V-E!

Dinner and a View at Calgary Tower

Calgary Tower Valentine's Day Dinner

As one of the most iconic places in the city, it is no wonder that the Calgary Tower

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Calgary Fitness Centres & Gyms

Can you feel it? That reignited flame of motivation? It is this renewed spirit that inspires us to get to the gym to tone, lose weight, get fit, and burn off all of those Christmas goodies we ate. But as New Year's resolutions often go, the excitement begins to fade after a few weeks of focused determination. Want to stick true to your resolutions and accomplish your goals without losing focus? Take a look at the various Calgary Fitness centres and gyms that will help you stick with your New Year's resolutions and accomplish greatness!

Orange Theory Fitness

Calgary Fitness Locations: Orange Theory

If you are seeking a gym that focuses on the science behind a good workout, then you will want to check out Orange Theory Fitness! Every one-hour class is different, but each class focuses

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Is a Deck Worth the Cost of Installation?A deck can be the perfect addition to a home for a variety of reasons. Backyard parties, improved resale value, a rewarding summer project: a deck can be just what everyone needs to really enjoy the outdoors again. But a deck also comes with its fair share of potential complications, and could even land a homeowner in legal hot water. See why it's time to move forward and when homeowners may want to hold back.

Local Restrictions

When homeowners have their own property, they may think they have the right to make changes to it however they like. But because one home may affect the land of another, there are ordinances that may restrict or even prevent home renovations. Those in HOAs likely don't need to be reminded of this, but people who live in

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