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Top 2019 Interior Design Trends

March 12 2019

Looking to update your home? Spring is right around the corner and marks the season where most people decide to make changes to their home. Read our take on this…

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Seasonal Tips and Tricks: Winter Edition

January 23 2019

Is the winter snow getting you down? We understand, but it doesn’t have to. Snow is the epitome of a Canadian winter and unfortunately something we need to deal with…

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Fun Fall Activities With Kids

October 11 2018

Are you sad that summer has finally come to an end? Luckily, fall is a season filled with exciting events and activities that will help your summer blues fade away….

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Best Water Conservation Tips

September 11 2018

Although we have the driest BC months behind us, it’s always a good time to reduce your water consumption. Not only is excessive water consumption costly, it’s also detrimental to…

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Top Ways to Boost Your Property’s Curb Appeal

June 24 2018

Curb appeal is a signficiant factor in your home’s value. It serves as the first impression people have of your house and frames the perspective through which they view the…

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Spring Flowers That Aren’t Too Late to Plant

April 1 2018

Spring is such a gorgeous time of year and what better opportunity to make it even better by planting some beautiful flowers. Flowers are such a simple way to spice…

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Kickstart Your Spring-cleaning

March 1 2018

Spring is just around the corner and that means that spring-cleaning is too! Follow these simple tips and tricks to make your spring-cleaning less overwhelming and enjoy the transition into…

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Upgrade Your Dinner Party

February 1 2018

It is always such a great feeling spending time with friends and family and what better way to spend time than hosting a dinner party. Not only do you save…

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Health Benefits of Plants

January 11 2018

Though indoor plants are used by many as a decorative house items, there are additionally many additional health benefits of plants. Keep reading and find out how plants can make…

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Vancouver Island Holiday Events You Can’t Miss

December 1 2017

Still need to get into the holiday spirit? Then keep reading! The holidays are once again fast approaching and there are plenty of events for all age ranges to start…

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Home Security: Tips to Boost Your Home Safety

November 1 2017

Your house is your sanctuary and it should stay that way! When going on vacation or leaving your home for an extended period of time, follow these tips to ensure…

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Repurpose Your Garage

October 1 2017

The garage is one of those spaces that never quite receives the attention it deserves. It’s the place you leave your sporting gear, your car and all the things you…

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Best Ways to Get Your Home Fall Ready

September 7 2017

With the summer having flown by, fall is right on our doorstep and there are some important things to check before enjoying the gorgeous season change. Here are some to…

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Top Nanaimo Summer Activities

August 2 2017

Summer is finally here and with it come so many fun activities. Here’s a list of some fun summer activities that get you off the beach and out of the…

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Spring Garden Cleanup

May 24 2017

Now that the spring weather has truly kicked in, its time to start cleaning up your garden and get it ready for patio season! Below are some basic steps that…

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Tips on Starting a Veggie Garden

March 17 2017

Always wanted to start a veggie garden, but keep making excuses and never end up getting around to it? Then keep reading. Veggies from your own garden are not only…

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How to Organize Your Kitchen

February 9 2017

Kitchen drawers and cupboards are never exactly how we want them no matter what we try and do. Here are some easy ways to improve your kitchen workspace! Mason Jars…

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Top Heat Saving Solutions

January 14 2017

Nanaimo and the Lower Mainland have been hit with an unusually cold spell of weather which as many of you know is something us Westcoasters are not so used to….

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Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

November 25 2016

The season of gift giving is once again fast approaching. Sometimes it is so difficult to find the perfect gift for someone, so here are some innovative and creative ideas…

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Simple Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

October 11 2016

Do you want to help the environment and reduce your carbon footprint but don’t know where to start? Then keeping reading! A carbon footprint is defined by Time for Change…

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Easy Ways to Save Money

September 20 2016

Let’s face it, saving money is something we all want to do, but sometimes it takes so much effort that we don’t even know if it’s worth the energy to…

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Benefits of Downsizing Your Home

September 2 2016

Making the move into a smaller home may seem like a big and difficult decision but there are so many benefits in doing so, that once you make the commitment…

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Most Useful Health and Lifestyle Apps

July 19 2016

Everyday we are using our phones for various purposes, but are we truly using them to their full potential? Technology has provided us with an amazing realm of knowledge and…

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Central-Vancouver Island: Best Local Beaches

June 5 2016

Summer has rolled around again and with it comes spending time at the beach! The Nanaimo area has plenty of amazing beaches just waiting to be discovered. Here are some…

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Spring Gardening Tips: Beginner’s Edition

April 20 2016

May is right around the corner and that means you need to get your garden started! Watching and nurturing plants is such a rewarding experience and everyone should give it…

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Home Organization Tips

March 13 2016

De-cluttering and reorganizing is something everyone must go through eventually and even though it’s so annoying, we feel so good afterwards! No need to leave it until the next time…

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Best Winter Reads

February 16 2016

Cold and grey winters just don’t feel the same without a good book and some delicious tea to go along side with it. There’s something special about being able to…

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Nanaimo: Top Heritage and Cultural Attractions

February 3 2016

Nanaimo is a city that has undergone tremendous growth through the twentieth and twenty first century and stands as British Columbia’s third oldest city. Once a mining town with a…

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Best Central-Vancouver Island Hikes

January 22 2016

Vancouver Island boasts some of the most beautiful nature in Canada, so it would be a shame to not take advantage of it. More specifically, in the Nanaimo area there…

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Happy New Year!

January 7 2016

We would like to start off by wishing you a Happy New Year on behalf of Linley Park Estates. 2016 has arrived and one cannot help but to think where…

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Top 5 Holiday Activities in Central-Vancouver Island

December 8 2015

The best time of the year has arrived once again and there is plenty to do to get in the holiday spirit. Whether young or old, Vancouver Island has plenty…

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Top Five Local Nanaimo Restaurants

November 20 2015

Food is part of our everyday lives, but it serves more than just being the fuel to keep us going. Food is often shared among the best conversations with family…

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Heat Recovery Ventilation Systems: What You Need to Know

October 6 2015

Exciting progress is occurring at Linley Park Estates! Two of our houses currently under construction are nearing their completion. 5360 Cascara Drive and 5345 Cascara Drive are unique, and differentiate…

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Fall Has Arrived

September 22 2015

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the busy month of September, fall is slowly and surely approaching. The first signs of fall are here with the copious amount of trees…

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