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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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Balladeer Forever

Wayne Rostad back on the local roads again. By Pam Dillon, Photos by John Major | September 2019 With a lilt in his voice and a smile in his eyes, Canada’s favourite storyteller, Wayne Rostad, is living it up in our backyard … Continue reading

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Boldt Castle

Some guys give their wives flowers or jewellery as a sign of affection. George Boldt gave his wife a castle.

Boldt made his fortune in the hotel business catering to the wealthy in New York City and Philadelphia. George and Louise loved the Thousand Islands in upstate New York and enjoyed vacationing there. Continue reading

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Motorcycle Ride to benefit training of guide dogs

The 31st annual Guide Dog Motorcycle Ride will take place on Sunday, September 8, 2019. It’s an all-brand motorcycle ride in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, meaning all riders are welcome, no matter what brand of motorcycle you ride. Continue reading

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Three Top Tips For Starting A Home Based Business

Owning your own business is a life-goal for lots of people, and when you consider the benefits, it’s not hard to see why; spending your days earning a living doing something you love, flexible hours that fit around family and being your own boss are all wonderful plus points Continue reading

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FAMILY FEUD IS COMING TO CANADA!

CBC is looking for families to be part of the TV show “Family Feud Canada” and wondered whether you would mind sharing some info on your Facebook page in the hope some local families might be interested in applying to … Continue reading

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