Decorating Safely for the Holidays

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Keep yourself and your loved ones safe this season with a little safety knowledge from the Canada Safety Council.  Decorations *  Choose decorations that are flame-retardant, non-combustible and non-c…

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What to do when the Fire Alarm Sounds

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Fire! No matter what time of year, please find the nearest emergency exit in your apartment. When the fire alarm sounds, get out of the building immediately through your nearest emergency exit. Do not…

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Living Well: The Price of Procrastination

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Procrastination is probably the most unproductive habit known to mankind. It stifles your personal growth, drains your bank account, robs your children of a better life and limits your choices in life…

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Tracycakes’ Christmas Butter Tarts

Written By: webdev Blog, Recipes

1 c brown sugar 1/3 c butter, melted 1 c raisins, craisins or currants 1 egg ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla ½ c walnuts or pecans 1/3 c creamo 12 tart shells (follow directions on package to prepare) Boil w…

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Bart’s Black Bean Soup

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For the Vegetarian at Christmas Black beans are some of the most protein-packed food available. Here’s a delicious, festive soup that you can prepare in the microwave!   Ingredients 1 can (15 oun…

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10 Tips to Downsize and Simplify Your Lifestyle

Written By: Abbotsford Apartments Blog abbotsford housing | baby boomers | cleaning | downsize | family housing | financial planning | housekeeping | housing | moving | seniors housing

1. Know Your Authentic Life Get to know the real you and what’s important to you. When you choose to live the life that is a reflection of your values, you will have more joy, less stress and a sense…

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Recycling: What’s In & What’s Not in Abbotsford!

Written By: Abbotsford Apartments Blog abbotsford recycling | how to recycle | recycling

When we recycle, we all benefit. To do your part, here is a list of what you CAN and CANNOT put in your blue or clear plastic bags for recycling in your apartment building in Abbotsford. Recyclable Ma…

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Blackberry Galettes Recipe

Written By: Abbotsford Apartments Blog, Recipes abbotsford blackberries | berry recipe | blackberry recipe | fraser valley blackberries | recipe

2 – 8” flaky pastry rounds 1⁄2 c (120 ml) sugar 2 Tbsp (30 ml) cornstarch 1 Tbsp (15 ml) lemon juice Pinch of salt & cinnamon Fresh blackberries – rinsed and dried Granny Smith apple – peeled and…

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Borscht – A Recipe for Fall Comfort Food

Written By: Abbotsford Apartments Blog, Recipes borscht | fall soup recipe | recipe | root veggies | soup recipe

6 c chicken broth 6 c water 1 ½ Tbsp salt 1 c carrots – sliced ½ c green pepper – chopped 1 c celery – sliced 2 medium beets 2 – 28 oz. cans of tomatoes – diced 5 potatoes, peeled & cubed 2/3 c bu…

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Getting Ready for Spring

Written By: Abbotsford Apartments Blog emotional wellbeing | physical wellbeing | skin care | spring cleaning

The sight of snowdrops and crocuses pushing through the ground while it’s still winter makes it hard not to think of spring. One of the most common thoughts about spring is – house cleaning. But sprin…

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