Monthly Archives: October 2017

Days inn and suites outside

Cottage Country “Staycationing”

Cottage Country “Staycationing”

‘Staycations’ are becoming a popular trend where instead of travelling, families treat themselves to a stay close to home. An evening out, a swim in the pool, exploring your surrounding area with purpose, and no four hour trip home! The award winning, newly built (June 2015) Days Inn & Suites Lindsay is a beautiful place

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Cool Nights and Cozy Sweaters

As the nights cool down, we pull on cozy sweaters and replace sandals with socks, we also begin to think about turning the heat back on. Winter is coming, and one thing is certain here in Canada, we need reliable heating sources during those cold months. British Empire Fuels has been providing Bobcaygeon and surrounding

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Fall at Lockside

Fall has arrived at Lockside Trading Company! Highlighting all new Home Décor, Entertaining ideas, Furniture, lighting, clothing, and much, much, more! It’s where friends & Family meet all year round. Lockside located in Young’s Point, in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes at Lock #27 where the Trent-Severn Waterway meets Highway 28.  It is one

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M V Montrose in Detroit River on side

Those Were The Days “Good Times, Bad Times”

For the past thirty years I have been fortunate to be given the privilege and opportunity to write some of my memories for various newspapers. Since I was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, many of my most vivid recollections come from my experiences in that city. I was eleven years old when World War

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Fact or Treat: Halloween Trivia

Halloween is almost here. Soon ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be knocking on doors looking for their share of yummy treats. Why not wow them with your Halloween knowledge – perhaps a Fact for a Treat, rather than a trick! Check out these fun and interesting historical Halloween facts. • Orange and black are Halloween

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Halloween Playdough

When I was a kid my mom always made our own Play-dough at home with me. She was always wary of pre-packaged everything. I can still hear her say ‘Why would we buy it, when we can make it ourselves?” I’m glad she did. Now when I need a quick hands-on project for my kids,

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The Hand of Man Craft Show: Oct 27-29, 2017

The annual Hand of Man Craft Show will be held at the Morrow Building at 155 Lansdowne Street, in Peterborough. The guild has evolved over the past 42 years by maintaining a high quality of handcrafted items designed, created and produced by the exhibitor. Artisans offer something for all ages.  Customers prefer the variety of

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Jewel Just Fine Wines

Bottling your own wine has become a popular trend lately, allowing you to choose a wine specifically designed to suit your taste and personal preferences. Many people bottle wine to take to the cottage, saving themselves those last minute trips to the store when unexpected guests arrive, and lasting the season through. Located in Warsaw,

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