There are 5 blog entries for May 2011.
Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 1:40pm. 775 Views, 0 Comments.
The rain is supposed to let up tomorrow. Finally.
There will probably be a collective sigh of relief heard around the city when the sun comes out on Saturday, followed by a mass barbecuing session.
If you’re going to be one of those people firing up the grill, you may as well make the most of it: surround yourself in good company, some fun drinks, and, of course, good food.
Here are 7 fantastic barbecue tools and accessories that will make your kick-off to barbecue season as fun and hassle-free as possible:
1. MINI THERMOMETERS
What they do: Allow you to cook everyone’s meat to perfection, regardless of their preference.
Where to get them: Chapters or Indigo stores
How much do they cost? $14.99
Friday, May 20th, 2011 at 9:26am. 997 Views, 0 Comments.
Aspen Woods is one of Calgary’s newest up and coming communities – with good reason. This beautiful neighborhood, in the far west end of the city, boasts a variety of features that make it a desirable place to live, shop, or even just visit.
While it’s technically been a Calgary community for a decade now, only within the last few years has it really taken off. Luxury homes, gorgeous condos, and an impressive assortment of businesses are now nestled between acreages, some of the city’s best schools, and beautiful green space.
Aspen Landing, the neighborhood’s premier shopping area, has a great selection of stores, restaurants, and services that rival many of Calgary’s trendy areas – such as 17th Avenue and Marda Loop.
Here’s a short list of some…
Friday, May 13th, 2011 at 11:27am. 690 Views, 0 Comments.
The sunny skies we’ve been seeing this week bring on a hint of what’s to come in the next few months: summertime in Calgary! After such a long winter, we’re all gearing up for the upcoming season: soaking in as much sunshine as possible (often too much), barbequing anything that will fit on the grill, and taking relaxing walks along thy city’s many paths and trails. What so many Calgarians really look forward to, however, is festival season.
Photo Credit: Calgary Stampede
Here’s a list of some of the best upcoming outdoor festivals in Calgary – which one are you looking forward to the most? Click on the festival names for more information!
The Lilac Festival at 4th Street
When: May 29th
What: This annual festival takes place on 4th Street between 12th…
Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 11:53am. 1407 Views, 0 Comments.
This spring has been tough on a lot of people; in fact, it’s hardly made an appearance yet, leaving many feeling drab and in need of a pick-me-up. There are numerous ways to do this: a little spring cleaning around the house, a delightful date night at a great restaurant, or, our favourite here at Smart Calgary Homes: a makeover.
So just in time for some sunshine and pre-summer fun, we’ve paired up with Redbloom Salon to give one lucky person a fabulous makeover! All you have to do is go to our Facebook page, “Like” us, and leave a comment on our wall saying why you or someone you know needs a makeover.
What’s included: a cut and highlight with a Master Stylist at Redbloom’s Bridgeland location, and a make-up lesson/application with a Certified Makeup…
Monday, May 2nd, 2011 at 7:43am. 482 Views, 0 Comments.
Congratulations to Marie-Eve, the winner of our Springtime in Calgary Contest!
Her answer: "It's getting sunny when I get up and it is still sunny when I come back to work. It's Fantastic! People get out more, some patio are opening, love it!"
Marie was chosen using the Random Number Generator, and will be receiving a $100 gift card to CHARCUT Roast House.
Photo Credit: CHARCUT Roast House
A big thank you to all of those who entered, stay tuned for more contests coming soon!
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