Trish Bongard Godfrey

Why Toronto is the Perfect City for Young Families

12 May 2017
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Toronto provides a particularly appealing option for families, thanks to the wealth of kid-friendly activities and homes in the city.


The Top Nine Eco-Friendly Features for Today’s Luxury Homes

22 April 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Earth-conscious does not have to mean “doing without.” Quite the contrary: chic, even dazzlingly beautiful homes around the world are now sporting green roofs, drawing power from geothermal energy, and making use of solar panels year round.


Does Your Home Pay for Itself? This Home's Airbnb Pad Generates $3000/Month

22 April 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

It’s hard to argue with the benefits of an income generating basement apartment. Even the most modest accommodations can help offset a mortgage.


What's On For the Holidays: December Event Guide

03 December 2015
Trish Bongard Godfrey

What's on in Toronto for the holidays in 2015.


Local Daycare at a Glance

17 July 2015
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Your complete directory of licensed daycares in Wychwood, Humewood-Cedarvale, and Oakwood-Vaughan.


Winter Vacation Preparation

10 December 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Yes, it's time. Time for snow tires, winter coats and last-chance leaf bagging. It's also time to make sure a few things inside your house are cared for, before taking off...


Travel Bugs

14 November 2013
Trish Bongard Godfrey

I hear a lot about people expressing a desire for a quick get-away vacation....


My Fall Stonework Project

01 October 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

My front porch has been an embarrassment since we bought this house in 2008...


Estate Planning (by Paul Russell)

03 August 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

It’s important to update your will after you have a baby. (edit: and after you buy a house!)...


Furniture Hackers

04 April 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

For a few years I served on the Board of Directors of a Canadian charity called...