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Medieval Fest at Upper Canada Village

by Stephen Johnson Normally, a trip to Upper Canada Village means taking a step back about a 150 years in time. Our recent trip to the Village for a medieval festival, it meant going back about a 1000 years. When … Continue reading

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March Break Fun at Station 4 Saisons

This year Stephen Johnson and his family decided to visit the Station 4 Saisons sugar shack located about 30 minutes east of Ottawa. It was a March Break treat. Continue reading

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Importance of Colon Cancer Screening for Men

Do you know if your husband/partner/dad has been checked for colon cancer? Encourage the men in your life to request a take-home test! Here’s why. Continue reading

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Your Mental Health: Fresh Perspective

When you’re able to consider somebody else’s perspective, psychotherapist Cathy Lumsden says, you can get along better at home and at work. Continue reading

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Halloween Treat for the Grownups

Planning to give yourself a treat after all the October 31 hoopla is done? This fab dessert is a Halloween treat that’s swoon-worthy! It has health benefits too. Continue reading

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Weekend Eats: Tasty Fall Recipes to Try

Why serve the same-old same-old when you can whip up something delectable? These recipes will deliver a scrumptious dinner, plus kid-friendly snacks. Continue reading

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Have a Happy – and Safe – Halloween

This time next week, youngsters will be getting set to go out trick or treating. Here’s some advice to make this year’s Halloween outing extra fun and safe: Continue reading

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Great Gadgets and Finds for Families

These great gadgets and finds for families — eliminate BO! put out kitchen fires! find your car keys! — make everyday living better! Continue reading

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How Modern Moms Meet Other Moms

Modern moms have a unique opportunity to connect virtually with other moms. If you don’t belong to an online mom group, sign up, Alyssa Delle Palme recommends. Continue reading

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All Hands Gathering for the Harvest

At Jacquelyn Toupin’s family farm, autumn is a time when all hands gather to harvest the bounty of the land for pickles, jelly, herbal teas, wine and more. Continue reading

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