Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
- Henry Van Dyke -
Wishing you and yours a Thanksgiving filled with love, kindness and gratitude. Whatever your plans may be over the Thanksgiving weekend, here's some fun information about the holiday that we thought you'd enjoy...
History.com provides insight into the history of this historic celebration complete with an idea of what the original 1621 menu was comprised of all the way through the background behind the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
If you are one of those that hits the stores early on Black Friday, then this site is for you. TheBlackFriday.com provides ads and special offers from many of the major department stores around all in one handy location. Good luck!
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Plan early for bigger RRSP benefits
(NC) It may seem like time is on your side right now, but the deadline for contributions to Registered Retirement Savings Plans will be here before we know it. To avoid the last-minute crunch, personal finance experts are pointing out the benefits of making contributions earlier than the March 3 deadline....read more
Autumn has arrived!Before you start thinking about the upcoming holidays (right around the corner!) let's take a little time to step back and enjoy Fall for a moment. Here's some things that you may enjoy...
Fun Facts About Autumn
1. Did you know that according to seasonal patterns of relationships in Facebook profiles, autumn is the time when more singles change their status to "In a Relationship" or "Engaged" than the yearly average? More breakups occur during the summertime.
2. When leaves turn colors in the fall, they actually are returning to their normal colors. During the summer months, the chlorophyll present in the leaves causes the leaves to turn green, blocking the leaves' actual colors.
3. Wow...there are LOTS of celebrities with birthdays in the month of November. Do you have, or know someone who has, a birthday this month? Here's a fun chart showing celebrity birthdays broken down day by day.
(BPT)-It doesn't take much effort to run your household in a more eco-friendly way. You might even be surprised by how much money you can save.
"A small change can make a big difference," says Charles Valinotti, senior vice president of an insurance company which recently implemented a series of small environmental changes and the savings are adding up. "These are changes anyone could make in their own home. We just did it on a larger scale."...read more
How to insulate your house quickly for winter
(NC) The Canadian climate gives us four unique seasons with a significant range in temperature and humidity. This presents a challenge for heating and cooling, but insulation can be the best line of defence to ensure a comfortable home year round. Proper insulation will keep you warm throughout the winter and cool in the summer....read more
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