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Great Gardening Reads

In the Garden By Julianne Labreche Cuddle up this winter with the best books to inspire a colourful spring When the garden is fast asleep in winter, there’s nothing better than curling up indoors with a nice cup of hot … Continue reading

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3 Easy Steps

Lifescape By Janet Armstrong, Certified Interior Designer, CAPS To a beautiful seasonal centrepiece The holiday season is fast approaching and while this year may be different than in years past, it may still mean having a few family members or … Continue reading

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All in the Family

Birding By Brian Morin Hawks are beautiful birds of prey The expression ‘watching someone like a hawk’ suggests paying close attention, checking in particular for any mal intent. While in nature such intent may not apply, there can be no … Continue reading

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How To Prepare Your Home For Winter

By Daniela Gonzalez As the outdoor temperatures start to drop, it’s essential to make sure that your home is prepared and ready for the cold weather ahead. No matter where you live, winter can present some challenges for safety, home maintenance, and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Treks

The Curious Trekker By Peter Johansen Reaping the rewards of day-tripping Years before COVID-19 made such things difficult, my wife Oxana and I drove to a friend’s cottage near Lachute. We were dropping by unannounced. Of course, he wasn’t in, … Continue reading

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And just like that!

  A contemporary and colorful book that feeds kid’s minds, while being educational and playful.  It arms children with skills of being a responsible global citizen. Keeping kids optimistic and making them feel that they can be part of the … Continue reading

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Family Trip to the Eastern Townships

By Stephen Johnson

This past summer, we took a family trip to the Eastern Townships. One day, we had some extra time on our hands so decided to check out the Bombardier Museum of Ingenuity. I thought we might see a few old snowmobiles and perhaps spend forty-five minutes or so checking out the exhibits. Instead, we found engaging interactive displays that showcased leading-edge technology. We were so impressed we spent the better part of five hours at the museum.

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Quebec City

By Stephen Johnson…. Sometimes, it is important to spoil yourself.  With winter weather making an early appearance it was time for our family to take a trip.  We decided upon a visit to Quebec City and the Chateau Frontenac.   Driving … Continue reading

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Explore Buffalo

I love it when a city surprises you. A trip to Buffalo, New York did exactly that. I was expecting to find diehard sports fans, friendly people and the birthplace of Buffalo chicken wings. Our family did find that but also so much more. We also found a city filled with amazing architecture, a vibrant waterfront and a music scene with a rich history. Continue reading

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Cozy Home to a Cozy life: Preparations for Winter

Winter is upon us once again, and with that in mind, we have to once again tackle the dos and don’ts of keeping your home neat and safe. Winters can be long and tedious so it is imperative that we … Continue reading

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