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BBB Tips for Hiring the Right Tutor

Although the school year hasn’t quite started, now is a great time to start thinking about tutoring services. Hiring a tutor for your child is a great way to help them with a subject they struggle in, ensure that they’re staying on top of their curriculum, or prepare them for an assessment. 506 more words

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Keep Your Cool When Hiring a Swimming Pool Business

Few things are more refreshing than swimming on a hot day, but traveling to a neighborhood pool can be more trouble than it’s worth. Maybe the recent heat has made you consider building a pool in your backyard. 533 more words

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New Online Employment Scam Targets Job-Seekers

Are you currently looking for a job and using online job sites to aid your search? If so, watch out for employment scams! BBB is alerting job-seekers about an employment scam hi-jacking the name of legitimate Canadian construction companies. 573 more words

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Tips for Happy Home Improvement

Summer’s almost here, and the long days can make you feel like you have extra time on your hands. Maybe the rainy winter damaged your home, or you’re noticing aging parts of your abode that you’d like to renovate. 684 more words

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The Story Behind the Slice Pt 2 - What You Need to Know When Choosing a Loaf of Bread

Bread, it’s been a staple forever it would seem. If you’ve read Tuesday’s post you’ll know more about all of that, where it came from and how it all came to where it is today. 1,023 more words


Seven Tips for Planning Your Perfect Wedding

Weddings can be very expensive, so it’s understandable that couples want everything to go according to plan!

Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy. Weddings have many moving parts: planners, venues, officiants, caterers, cakes, DJs, dresses and tuxedos, limos, photographers and more. 710 more words

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