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13
Jul
2020

National Pet Fire Safety Day

At Kelson Group, our mission is to help our residents live better. Part of that is also thinking about the pets in our pet-friendly buildings. We're not sure if you knew or not, but this Wednesday...

6
Jul
2020

Apartment Gardening Is the Latest Trend In House Plants

So you have a couple plants. Maybe a cactus or two. Perhaps you've even invested in the Instagram-famous Pilea peperomioides. All the plants in said plant collection seem to be doing pretty...

30
Jun
2020

Celebrating Canada Day Virtually

  Official Canada Day celebrations are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related public health restrictions on large gatherings. But that does not mean the 153rd birthday party is...

16
Jun
2020

The 10 Best Father’s Day Gifts of 2020 Winning presents Dad will treasure this year

Father's Day is this Sunday and if you are looking for some great gift ideas to celebrate Dad, look no further! We have something on our list that will surely suit your dad whether he is the...

19
May
2020

Tenant Insurance

Our team at Kelson Group is asked a lot about Tenant Insurance. To help you live better and do what is best for you and your family, we interviewed the experts at Hub International Barton Insurance...

11
May
2020

6 Ways to Stretch your Next Grocery Haul

  Necessity is the mother of invention. The cliché is especially true when it comes to food. When kitchens and even grocery stores run low on supplies, necessity—like...

5
May
2020

Mother’s Day: Let’s Get Creative During Self Distancing!

  It's almost here!  The day where we celebrate the wonderful woman you call Mom! How can you make her feel as special as you normally might but without the brunches, the pedicure date,...

30
Apr
2020

Tips for renters: Covid-19

With self-isolation and social distancing top of mind these days, Kelson Group invites you to explore some activities below that allow you to keep busy while staying safe.  We gathered a list...

14
Apr
2020

How To Clean What You Buy from the Supermarket

  We're now a few weeks into self-isolation and we bet in most cases by now you've had to go out to get groceries, have had friends deliver provisions, or have had a delivery company stop by...

1
Apr
2020

The DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel, Sprays and WipesThe DIY Hand Sanitizer Gel, Sprays and Wipes

If you've been down the aisles of a grocery store or pharmacy lately, there is a noticeable lack of hand sanitizers and wipes available. This can make it hard to maintain strict hand hygiene...

25
Mar
2020

10 Spring Speed Cleaning Tips to Save Time

  Spring is practically here. Sure, a clean house is nice, but so is fresh air and sunshine after being inside all winter. Good news! We spent some time scouring (get it?) the internet to...

9
Mar
2020

Ideas to create your dream Spring Break staycation.

  If travelling for spring break is not an option this year, we have some ideas to help you create an amazing staycation! You'll avoid the packing, the line ups, the grumpiness that comes...

2
Mar
2020

Ideas to Banish the Winter Blues

At this time of year, it's 15°C and sunny one day, and then next day, you've got two inches of snow and your car door is frozen shut. Mother Nature can't quite make up her mind right...

18
Feb
2020

Good Neighbour Agreements: Helping Everyone Enjoy Their Home

Research conducted by the Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York in 2007 suggests that Good Neighbour Agreements have many benefits to residents including: Reinforcing resident...

10
Feb
2020

Easy and Affordable Valentine’s Gifts from the Heart

  Show your appreciation with DIY gifts from the heart this Valentine's Day. No expensive or grand gestures required (unless, of course, you really want to go big!). Sometimes the most...

5
Feb
2020

Tips to Renew your Resolution Resolve

  The hustle of the holidays is over, and the shiny new sheen of the new year is fading. It's February. How are those New Year's resolutions holding up?   Several studies suggest a...

13
Jan
2020

New Year Order: Organizing for Success in 2020

The new year often marks the start of resolutions, changes, or goals. While any time is a good time to set out to accomplish a personal goal, it sometimes helps to have a defined start date. No...

6
Jan
2020

Tips for Un-decking Your Halls

  Decking the halls for Christmas is fun for some, arduous for others, but there's likely not many who look forward to the post-holiday aftermath and clean up. Wouldn't it be nice if the...

9
Dec
2019

Festive, Fun & Fabulous Holiday Décor Tips

  Winter is the time of year where we are most likely to think about seasonal decorating and hosting guests. We wanted to bring you some easy and budget-friendly tips and tricks from...

25
Nov
2019

Page Turners to Cozy Up to this Fall

  We are well into fall and the urge to curl up and hibernate is strong. We believe there's simply nothing better than passing the time with a good book - or two or three! All you'll need,...

12
Nov
2019

Engaging Activities in Your Community to Enjoy This Fall

Finding time to search for activities can be the last thing you feel like doing when you've finally landed some down time—this is especially true if you are entertaining out-of-town guests or...

28
Oct
2019

Fall Food Favourites to Help you Live, and Eat, Better!

  Fall is the time we often feel the urge to transition from cool and convenient summer eats to warm and savoury comfort food. We've got you covered with a list of fall food favourites and...

16
Oct
2019

A Safe and Spooky Halloween in Your Kelson Community

  We love it when our Kelson community celebrates the holidays, it's all a part of living better. We believe the living in an apartment doesn't mean missing out on Halloween or...

30
Sep
2019

Five Easy Décor Ideas for Fall!

Our team at Kelson Group love to help our residents live better by providing clean, quality apartments. We love this time of year when residents start to decorate their space for fall. Halloween...

17
Sep
2019

Tips For Renters: How to Build Community in Your Building

Renting can offer benefits and challenges when seeking to build community as a resident. One benefit is you live in proximity with others who share a common experience in terms of physical space. A...

3
Sep
2019

Meal Prep for Working Parents

  Summer holidays are over and it's time to get back to school, work, routine, and all the activities in between. After two months of free-range eating, there is a decent chance...

19
Aug
2019

10 DIY Tips for Back-to-School Organization

  It's no secret that routine goes out the window over summer holidays. It's kind of nice to not be held to the constraints of school or activity schedules…but it can be equally...

6
Aug
2019

Summer Essentials

  Sun - check. Positive vibe - check. Social chilling - check. These three things are the only essentials that matter when it comes to summer, but if you're looking to step up your summer...

22
Jul
2019

Make the Most of Your Smaller Balcony

  A smaller balcony doesn't have to suffer the fate of being unused. You might have a smaller outdoor space, but that doesn't mean it can't be big on style. Breezy afternoons and evening...

8
Jul
2019

5 Easy Storage Hacks for Your Apartment Rental

Need More Storage Space? At Kelson Group, we want to help you live better by providing quality apartment rentals. We also believe we can help you live better by providing handy hacks, tips, and...

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