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Welcome April 2024!

A few fun facts about April!


      

April's Name Origin: The name "April" comes from the Latin word meaning "to open," possibly referring to the blooming of flowers and trees in spring.

Birthstone and Flower: April's birthstone is the diamond, symbolizing strength. Its flowers are the daisy and sweet pea, known for their beauty and fragrance.

April Fools' Day: April 1st is celebrated as April Fools' Day, where people play harmless pranks and jokes on each other.

National Poetry Month: April is designated as National Poetry Month in the U.S. and Canada, celebrating the art of poetry.

Earth Day: Earth Day is on April 22nd, dedicated to environmental protection and raising awareness about issues like pollution and climate change.

Weather: April is known for its unpredictable weather, with showers and temperature changes, leading to the saying "April showers bring May flowers."

Easter: April is widely known for the celebration of Easter, which is one of the most important holidays in Christianity. Easter Sunday can fall on any date between March 22nd and April 25th, depending on the lunar calendar.

Springtime Celebration: Easter often marks the beginning of spring in many parts of the world, bringing with it warmer weather, blooming flowers, and a sense of hope and renewal after the winter months.

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A few facts about March

Daffodil DelightMarch bursts into bloom with cheerful daffodils, symbolizing fresh starts and the joy of spring!

Marching ForwardLike clockwork, March and June wrap up on the same day each year, a quirky calendar coincidence that keeps us on our toes.

Nature's Wake-Up CallAs the month unfolds, nature shakes off its winter slumber, bringing us the delightful sight of animals emerging from hibernation.

Double the Birthstone Fun:March babies hit the jackpot with not one but two birthstones—aquamarine and bloodstone—ushering in courage and vitality.

Spring into Action: March kicks off the season of renewal, painting the world with vibrant colors and filling our hearts with hope.

Luck of the Irish: March 17th marks Saint Patrick’s Day, a time for spirited celebrations and a nod to the rich tapestry of Irish culture.

Historical Buzz: On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made history with the very first phone call, ringing in a new era of communication.

Easter Sunday: In March, Christians worldwide celebrate Easter, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It's a time for reflection and rejoicing in the hope it brings

Brighter Days Ahead: Daylight Saving Time springs forward on March 10, gifting us with longer evenings and ample opportunities for outdoor fun.

And let's not forget the sparkling insights about the birthstones:

Zodiac Shuffle: Pisces leads the celestial dance until March 20, passing the torch to fiery Aries, injecting our lives with energy and enthusiasm.

Aquamarine Adventure: Dive into the ocean of possibilities with aquamarine, believed to bring luck to sailors and a wave of positivity to all.

Bloodstone Brilliance: With its captivating hues and ancient allure, bloodstone has been cherished through the ages for its protective properties and bold beauty.
March is a month brimming with positivity, promise, and plenty of reasons to smile! ✨

Enjoy this new month & make the most out of it!!

Written by Gail R Schuett

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Step into a home with a chic teapot-inspired shower, a blend of style and practicality. This shower isn’t just functional, it’s a delightful conversation starter. Experience a shower that not only refreshes but adds joy to your day. Welcome to a home where every drop tells a story! 

                                                  

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A few facts about the month of February!  

 

It is the second month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

This month is known for its varying number of days, 28 days in a common year and 29 days in a leap year. 2024 IS a leap year, so a big "Happy Birthday" to all the Leap Year people!
February is often associated with Valentine's Day, which is celebrated on the 14th, and it also marks the midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Additionally, some notable events and holidays, such as Family Day in New Brunswick, Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia is acknowledged on Monday February 19th, 2024.


Birthstone:  February’s birthstone is the amethyst, a gorgeous purple gem linked to calmness, clear thinking, and protection. Its royal purple color symbolizes inner strength. This lovely gem is popular in jewelry and is believed by some to bring positive energy and awareness.

Flower: The birth flower for February is the violet, a charming and delicate bloom available in various colors like purple, blue, and white. Violets represent qualities like modesty, faithfulness, and virtue. According to Victorian flower language, violets symbolize love and affection. How touching!

What to do in February:

1.Explore Winter Sports: Embrace the winter season by trying out activities like skiing, snowboarding, or ice skating.

2.Attend Cultural Events: Check out local events, festivals, or cultural activities happening in your area.

3.Go Stargazing: February nights can be clear and crisp. Consider stargazing and enjoying the celestial wonders.

4.Take a Winter Hike: If the weather allows, go for a winter hike or nature walk to appreciate the beauty of the season.

5.Read a Book: February is a great time to cozy up with a good book, especially if it's cold outside.

6.Journal and reflect on past experiences, write down thoughts and idea's and start planning on future adventures. Remember there are many free on-line courses and classes on every subject , knowledge is power!

Remember, these are just suggestions, and the activities you choose can vary based on your location and personal preferences. Whether you enjoy the outdoors, cultural events, or simply spending time with loved ones, there's something for everyone in the month of February!

Written by Gail R Schuett 

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I am grateful to be the featured Agent in the online real estate news magazine STOREYS.COM 

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Welcome to MY Real Estate Blog


Welcome to my Real Estate Blog!

Here you will find timely updates of my latest properties, open houses, just solds and much more. I'll post interesting articles about the housing industry and feature articles on home decor, engaging content on home ownership and more! 

Whether you are interested in buying or selling real estate, I am here to help guide you every step of the way.

If you have any questions about real estate from home evaluations to mortgages to searching for properties in your area, don't hesitate to contact me today!

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Eager to start your home buying journey?

Explore this well written article for tips, direction and have your mortgage questions answered! This helpful featured post will set you in the right direction in finding your afforable dream home. Enjoy the process!!

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Please find below the link for the new RECO information guide introduced on December 1, 2023.

The guide simply explains your rights as a real estate consumer, my responsibilities to you if you are my client, what the different options are available to you, as either Seller or Buyer, and it explains the different types of representation that can happen in a transaction as well.
The link below will offer the latest and most accurate information, ensuring a well-informed understanding of the recent changes. If you have any specific questions, feel free to reach out to me, for further assistance.

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