Things to do in Calgary the week of May 13th-May 20th 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of May 13th-May 20th 2019.

Tags: YYC, YYC Events, Things to do in Calgary, Calgary

We hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend. This particular week is always exciting since it is the official lead up to the start of camping season, a past-time my family and I always enjoy. So as you prep some things for the weekend to get going for your camping escape, be sure to check out these events going on in town this week.   Science Odyssey week runs across Canada...Read More

About the  Mortgage Stress Test

By: Mark Lukwinski

About the Mortgage Stress Test

Tags: Stress Test, Mortgage, B-20

Reading the news about different real estate markets across the country, one common trend is surfacing, stating the stress test has gone too far and has delivered underwhelming consequences.   We thought we’d revisit what the Stress Test is all about.   Implemented to control the amount of personal debt people take on so that we don’t get in over our heads, the stress te...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of May 6th-May 13th 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of May 6th-May 13th 2019.

Tags: YYC events, YYC, things to do in Calgary

Anyone else feel the year is flying by on warp speed?!    Here we are in the the first full week of May, but the weather hasn’t caught up yet. Hopefully soon!   While you figure out what clothing to wear this week and dress for the weather, here’s our top 10 picks of things to do in Calgary for this week.     Cocktails and Couture returns to the Glenbow this...Read More

Building a Fence

By: Mark Lukwinski

Building a Fence

Tags: Fence, build a fence, DIY Fence

So, you’ve built a house and need to do some landscaping in your backyard and on your property. Part of that landscaping may include putting up a new fence. Or, perhaps you’re tired of looking at an old fence and want to put up something different.   We’ve heard of stories where things were not done properly, resulting in a headache for the home owner who embarked on this pr...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 29th-May 5th 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 29th-May 5th 2019.

Tags: Things to do in Calgary, YYC, Events YYC

If April showers bring May flowers, we expect an abundance of them after the snow storm this weekend. Hope you weren’t caught driving Saturday night, what a rush that was! As we’re in our last week of April, here’s our top 10 things to do this week in Calgary.   Alberta Beer Festivals are putting on yet another International Beer Fest this Friday and Saturday at the BMO C...Read More

Spring Cleaning The Outside of your Home.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Spring Cleaning The Outside of your Home.

Tags: Spring Cleaning, Calgary, YYC,

  Calgary's weather this week is a little misleading, considering it has been warm and pleasant...but supposed to snow/rain at the end of it, too. However, as you generally start to replace winter sweaters in all your closets with summer tank tops, and as ice skates and toboggans are thrown into storage after their Winter shift, it is easy and natural to focus on the interior of the...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 22nd-April 28th 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 22nd-April 28th 2019.

Tags: Things to do in Calgary, YYC Events, YYC

We hope you had a great weekend and if you celebrate Easter, that it was a great day spent with family. As we head into the home stretch of April, here’s our list of Top 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Heads up, apparently the weather isn’t going to be the most cooperative!   The Calgary Underground Film Festival takes place this week, starting today and running...Read More

Garage Sales in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Garage Sales in Calgary

Tags: garage sales, parade of garage sales, garage sales yyc

With the seasons changing and it being much warmer than just a few weeks ago, it’s not long before Spring lends its way to a common summer event: the Garage Sale. Born out of the need to sell unclaimed cargo at a discounted price at the shipyards in the early 1800s, with passing time, these kinds of sales adapted and became popular as yard sales and community events. In the 70s and 80s, as ...Read More

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 15th-April 22nd 2019.

By: Mark Lukwinski

Things to do in Calgary the week of April 15th-April 22nd 2019.

Tags: Things to do in YYC, Events YYC, Things to do in Calgary

Top of the morning to you on yet another week of fun things to do in Calgary. Being in the latter half of April now, summer is inching closer and closer, and we can’t wait! Here’s some things we dug up to do in Calgary this week.   This Wednesday to Sunday, the Calgary International Car and Truck Show descends on the BMO Centre. Whether you’re looking for a new ...Read More

Volunteering Week in Calgary

By: Mark Lukwinski

Volunteering Week in Calgary

Tags: Volunteering Week, YYC, Calgary Volunteers

  National Volunteer Week is in effect this week from April 7th-13th, celebrating Canada's 12.7 million volunteers under the 2019 theme of The Volunteering Factor-Lifting Communities. With that, this week’s blog entry focuses on those who give away their time, for free! We sourced many websites and all of them said the same thing: Calgary has the highest number of volunteers ...Read More