November 2018

Found 12 blog entries for November 2018.

If you receive a parking ticket between November 1 and 30, you can choose to donate a toy instead of paying the ticket! All donations go to the Red Deer Christmas Bureau. 

The early payment rate will remain in effect when the ticket is paid for with a toy. Other details:

Toys must be:

  • new and unwrapped in their original packaging
  • of equal or greater value than the amount owed on the parking ticket
  • accompanied by receipt

Gifts for kids aged 10 to 16 are in high demand!

Consider donating:

  • Craft sets
  • Art supplies
  • Science kits
  • Books
  • Sports equipment
  • Jewelry sets
  • Electronics and headphones
  • Movie passes
  • Gift cards

Please take your toy donations to the first floor of City Hall on November 29 or

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While every stocking should have one or two just-for-fun items, too many stocking stuffers are bits of junk that get thrown in a desk drawer, and then, once the feeling of guilt wears off, put in a trash can or tag sale. So, the things I have chosen are those a man will enjoy using the moment he pulls them from his stocking and for a long time afterwards!



Sax are Canada’s rated #1 men’s underwear! Worldwide men are rocking these undeniably soft, and cozy underwear that are perfect for the stocking.

Shaving Kit

Easy pick and good to have! Shaving kits will never go out of style, check out your local barber to see what’s in stock this Christmas for shaving kits!


Toque’s are perfect for Alberta’s cold winter days.

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Interest Rates

Rates are on an upward trend, and have been for 14 months, and there’s no sign of it slowly creeping upwards. 

Opportunity for the next 6-8 months:

Rates are still historically low and home prices are still on sale. Any clients who can buy should take advantage now. Don’t wait! 
This year we’ve been seeing incomes climbing steadily (oil & gas workers and business owners) who have the required 2 year income history to qualify for a mortgage. We feel that this trend will continue which is indicative of a strong 2019!


I highly recommend all of my clients downloading this app,It is so valuable to all buyers and sellers!

Some of the benefits of the app are:

-Free credit report
-CMA Online valuation

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5-bedroom bungalow with gorgeous tile flooring that looks like hardwood! The kitchen and massive wet bar boast’s classy granite with pearly warm tones. Located in Lakeway Landing Sylvan Lake, this home is close to schools, playgrounds, soccer fields and new to come shopping!

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For some kids, it's all about those big boxes under the tree. But for others, bigger doesn't necessarily mean better! There's a certain extra special joy that comes with reaching into a Christmas stocking and discovering what other small treasures await. Here I found some Christmas stocking stuffer ideas for kids that won't break the bank!



Make it or buy it, Slime is the coolest and grossest playful toy for kids. They can mold it, stretch it, wrap it, and fart it! Check out your local dollarstore down the kids isle for this cheap fun stocking stuffer your kids will love. PARENT NOTE: Keep it far away from carpets and pets. I’m sure most of us have learned this one the hard way! 


Cognitive fun for all ages and stages;

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 This elegant home provides unparalleled privacy, ambiance & beauty. On a Massive lot with attached and detached garages. Executive office, wet bar, game room, and of course the opulent backyard! Truly a one of a kind in the glorious neighborhood of Vanier Woods.


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Thinking about what to get her for Christmas? Check out our Top 5 stocking stuffers for her. If you’re anything like myself, I never have a clue where to begin Christmas shopping for my wife. So, I did my research! Each of these items have been ranked as the top five “must haves” for her stocking wish list!


Face Masks

Every woman fears of aging and longs for healthy glowy skin. Make it easy for her! Sephora has tons of 1-time use, or multiple use masks that are perfect for her stocking. 


Coffee or Tea Cup

Is your wife a chronic coffee or tea drinker? Or maybe she’s just an occasional hot chocolate drinker. Chapters and Indigo are an excellent location to pick up a trendy personalized mug for her that she will love.


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