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Winter Dry Skin Rescue Remedies

Winter Dry Skin Rescue Remedies

No question about it, winter is hard on the skin. Along with the colder weather comes dry, itchy skin. Here’s a few simple ideas that will soothe your skin this winter. Warm Not Hot: A hot shower might feel nice, but it’s brutal on the skin, turn the water to warm and notice a difference

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Nervous Behaviour in Dogs

Many dogs suffer from loneliness and separation anxiety when we go to work or go out, leaving them at home alone. Fido might chew on things, get into mischief or in some cases cause harm to himself. What may be happening is your furry friend is letting you know that they miss you and they

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Small Business Ideas for Extra Income During Retirement

Many individuals who face their retirement years do not feel ready to spend their days golfing or playing card games. Many people need the stimulation of being among the public with specific tasks that provide challenge and a sense of accomplishment. Here are five small businesses you can start that will keep bodies and minds

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Thanksgiving Traditions

The leaves are already beginning to turn to beautiful oranges and reds, which means fall is coming and so is Thanksgiving. For many people with cottages, spending Thanksgiving at the lake, surrounded with the crisp smells of autumn is the marker of another full season coming to a close. Thanksgiving became an official Canadian holiday

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Incorporating Naturalistic Elements in Landscaping

If you’re looking to redo your landscape or add some improvements this year, now is the perfect time to begin. Whether you have a landscape design in mind or need some new ideas, the following naturalistic elements can inspire you to change up your usual routine. Create a journey Adding a garden, or improving upon

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Hanging Christmas Tree

Every year we make sure to add something new to our collection of Christmas decorations. Sometimes we make things, and sometimes it’s something like a new strand of lights, or another garland. This year we made something new, the kids loved decorating a second ‘tree’. We used sticks we had pruned from one of the

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What’s Hot for Toys in 2016?

How is your Christmas shopping for the kids coming along? If you’re stuck for ideas, this list may help. We’ve done the research, and according to various expert sources, these are the toys your kids are going to be looking for under the tree this year. Happy shopping! Infant –  3 years ♦ Go! Go!

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Make It a Cottage Country Christmas

Sometimes gift giving requires a little ‘out of the box’ thinking (excuse the pun) so we’ve put together some ideas for you, just to give you a nudge in a direction you may never have considered before. Why not take advantage of some of the many wonderful goods and services which are available to us

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