Monthly Archives: December 2016

THOSE WERE THE DAYS “Christmas Memories”

THOSE WERE THE DAYS “Christmas Memories”

The stories of my family’s Christmases are endless, each one more wonderful than than the one before, all gifted to us by the sacrifices and love of our devoted mother and father. At first we did not feel the strain World War II asked of Canadians but as the years wore on it was necessary

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What You Need To Know About Winter Tires

Winter tires help provide enhanced traction in some of the most severe weather conditions including ice, slush, freezing rain and snow. Tread Compound & Design: Most winter tires feature specialized tread compounds and advanced tread designs that help provide superior traction and shorter stopping distance, they also provide improved braking performance. Road Conditions: In addition

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Can’t Sleep? Try This….

Buy a small spray bottle, fill it with distilled water and add 12 drops of essential Lavender oil. Spray some of the mixture on your pillow before you go to bed. Lavender is very calming and has helped many people overcome insomnia. You can also buy lavender-filled pillows or use an aromatherapy diffuser in your

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What Does Loving Yourself Really Mean?

You may have noticed lately that there’s been much discussion of “self-love”. For some of us, this expression might bring to mind the story of Narcissus (from Greek mythology) who apparently was very good looking and spent many hours gazing at his own reflection. He even fell in love with it, not realizing it was

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Making Cat Grass For Indoors

Cats love grass and whether it’s winter or that you live in an apartment, your cat is sure to love laying in and nibbling grass. First, find a shallow container like an old litter box – it’s the perfect size. Now fill to 3/4 full with Potting Soil (do not pack it down, leave the

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Dog with biscuit

Easy Home Made Dog Biscuits

• 1 Beef or Chicken Bouillion Cube • 1/2 Cup Boiling Water • 2 1/2 Cups Flour • 1 Teaspoon of Salt • 1 Egg Mix the Bouillion Cube in boiling water in a mixing bowl until dissolved. Add 1 beaten egg and then add the remaining ingredients. Mix until blended – Do not over-mix.

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Winding Down in the Digital Age

Everywhere we turn nowadays it seems as though we are surrounded by bright lights, electronics, and digital gadgets. Most homes have at least one computer and a cell phone in them and most jobs involve the use of some type of electronic device. For many of us, the compulsion to keep checking our devices and

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Lovely Year-Round Home or Cottage Getaway

47 Bessie Ave. S., Bobcaygeon Lovely year-round home or cottage getaway on Pigeon Lake. Stunning ‘aha’ lake view! Bright 2 bedrooms with large bright kitchen and eating plus sunken sun room and living/entertaining area. In addition, there are 2 one-bedroom bunkies (1 with 3pc bath) for guests. Situated on a hilltop there are 75 steps

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