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Renovating Crest View: In The ‘Home’ Stretch

Three photos side by side. A stone patio with shrubs and a fence. An old fire extinguisher and vintage licence plate. A person on a ladder painting a white room.

IN THE ‘HOME’ STRETCH This is part three in a multi-part series by Miranda Fabricius about her latest renovation project, Crest View House, in Belleville’s East Hill neighbourhood. Check out part one here and part two here. Follow along with Miranda on Instagram for the latest updates! Spring is here and we are on the final stretch of our renovation. Crest View is about to emerge, updated and improved. We are taking advantage of this beautiful weather. Thanks to some ...

Renovating Crest View in East Hill: Part Two

This is part two in a multi-part series by Miranda Fabricius about her latest renovation project, Crest View House in Belleville’s East Hill neighbourhood. Check out part one here. How does one balance homeschooling three young children, while restoring a large Victorian home during a global pandemic and state of emergency? I’m not sure, but like you, I’m figuring out how to make this new way of life work. When my husband and I decided to buy Crest View ...

Renovating Crest View: Reviving Belleville’s Old East Hill Neighbourhood

This is the first in a multi-part series by Miranda Fabricius about her latest renovation project, Crest View House in Belleville. Home has always been important to me. Wherever I’m living, I like to make my space special, comfortable and a place where I feel secure. In these crazy times, I feel this need heightened, as I’m sure it is for many of you, too. We have been confined to our homes more than ever before and we are ...

Tips for Growing Window Sill Herbs

Carson Arthur How To Grow Window Sill Herbs

I am starting 2019 back at the basics for all of the new gardeners out there. One of the first spots that future gardeners often start is with herbs in the window sill. If you can keep these alive, you can pretty much grow anything! Unfortunately… it’s not as easy as you think. Just ask my kid sister, who has successfully killed many helpless rosemary and thyme. Carson’s Top Tips For Growing Window Sill Herbs A majority of the ...

How To Protect Your Trees From the Winter Weather

how to protect your trees from the winter weather

Winter is hard on trees. Heavy snow, violent ice storms and high winds can all damage trees, as can mild weather followed by extreme cold. It feels like we’ve had all of this already and it’s only January. What Should You Look For? At this time of year, you should be checking your tree for frost cracks. These vertical cracks are splits in the trunk of the tree cause by rapid drops in temperature freezing. Most commonly found on ...

Home Buying Part Three: Buy It

Tips On How and Where To Buy A Home in the Bay of Quinte

This is the third part in a three-part series by local experts who want to help you find home sweet home. Whether you’re looking, building or buying old or new, here are some tips on how to find your home in the BoQ. Buying A Home Buying a home is exciting. It can also be confusing and stressful if you aren’t prepared. The good news? The average price of a home (at the end of 2017) in the Bay ...

Home Buying Part Two: Build It

How To Build A House In The Bay of Quinte

This is the second in a three-part series by local experts who want to help you find home sweet home. Whether you’re looking, building or buying old or new, here are some tips on how to find your home in the BoQ. TRACKED HOUSING In tracked housing (the kind of homes you’ll find in a classic subdivision, aka “cookie-cutter” homes), the builder chooses the majority of the design and interior options. With this type of purchase you’re typically buying ...

Culture and Connection in Tyendinaga

Earlier this week I met up with Tyendinaga community member Karissa Maracle at The Tyendinaga Mohawk Landing Site. Karissa or Yehnentewaks (her Mohawk name), has lived on the reserve her entire life, leaving home only to study away at University. We spoke about why she made the choice to return home, her culture and how she plans on applying what she’s learned in school towards her new position as one of Ohahase Education Centre’s newest teachers. MK: What does living ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.