1. "We found a charming character war-time home that we fell in love with. Before offering, my husband and I went through the property two times, and the…
Summer has arrived, the weather’s warm and vacation season is in full swing. Chances are you’ll be catching a flight this summer - whether you’re going domestic or international, use these tips for a more enjoyable and efficient flying experience.
Find affordable flights with these apps:
Skiplagged - shows you hidden-city ticketing options to get you a flight for up to 50% less.
Hopper - predicts upcoming price trends
Has your flight fare lowered since you booked?
Contact the airline - some will give you the difference back in credit.
Give up your seat for a travel voucher.
If you’re not in a rush to get to your destination and you find yourself on an overbooked flight, let the ticketing counter know. They may offer you a…
It's Mother's Day weekend and there's no shortage of special events happening in Saskatoon to celebrate our moms!
Mother's Day Concert
Join the SSO to celebrate mothers on their special day! They're putting together a concert of charming chamber music, including a string quartet rumoured to have been written by Mozart while his wife, Constanza, was giving birth! More details.
Mother's Day Crepe Partea
An elegant mid-morning gathering in honour of Mother's Day. Enjoy an assortment of sweet and savoury crepes made by Crossing Cultures Catering. Coffee and a variety of tea will be included as well as a complimentary mimosa. More details.
Mother's Day Brunch
Take Mom to the German Cultural Centre for their annual Mother's Day Brunch!…
It's February and the long weekend Family Day Weekend! So time to get out and enjoy some Saskatoon "Sun Day, Fun Day, Brrrr Day"!
It will be COOL in more ways than one! Temperatures are going to be in the -20 to -30 range so make sure that everyone is bundled up for all the fun activities Saskatoon has to offer. This is a favourite weekend as it's been a while since getting together with family and friends during the Christmas season. Prairie people love to get together to socialize and enjoy winter activities as we "Eat Again!" Yes - we do love to feed everyone who gets anywhere near our homes!
Out comes everything from sausage, cheese, crackers to perogies, cabbage rolls and, of course, desserts.
The City of Saskatoon has a Guide to Family Day…
In case you might be thinking about the reliability of your furnace during this cold snap, I thought it would be worth sharing a recent winter disaster, avoided,
It was a -29 Deg. C on a February evening, about 11PM, just two days before we left for a week vacation in Mexico and the furnace quit working. I called Efficiency heating and Cooling and they were fantastic. They had the furnace up and running within a couple of hours. The service technician told me that the reason the furnace failed was that I was using one of those expensive washable microbial filters that after years of use and several washings become too restrictive to the air flow. He recommended that I use a pleated filter with an MERV 8 rating. MERV ratings go from one to 16 with 16…
Winter is coming! Is your House Ready?
It’s that time of year Saskatoon and surrounding areas, to get the last of all your fall chores done around the yard. As much as we hate to admit it, the cold weather is coming and we should be prepared! Take a look at the list of tips and pointers to assist you in getting your home winter ready!
- Check your furnace and to make sure your heating system is working
- Check all weather stripping on windows and doors
- To offset winter dryness, check your humidifier and change out the filter and increase the humidistat
- Turn off outdoor taps and drain sprinklers and garden hose lines
- Clean out gutters and downspouts to avoid flooding and check flashing along eavestroughs and the roof to ensure water cannot