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Mamma’s ‘Pickled’ Eggs

Mamma’s ‘Pickled’ Eggs

Mamma’s ‘Pickled’ Eggs

A must- have for any event!  Ingredients 1 Dozen eggs – Boiled Until Hard 2 Large Dill Pickles – Chopped Finely 4 TBSP Mayonnaise 1 Heaping TBSP Garlic Powder 1 TSP Yellow Mustard Salt – To Taste Paprika   Instructions Shell Eggs and cut in half, remove yolk into a small mixing bowl. Mix yolks

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Cats & Catnip A Match Made in Heaven

As most cat owners know: cats are crazy for catnip. Give kitties some catnip and most of them will be rolling about in a state of ecstasy within seconds. Why do they do that? Here are a few interesting facts about catnip and its effects on your feline friend. • Catnip’s effect on cats was

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Fun on the Water

The New Watersports: Variety is the Spice of Life Summer has drawn to a close but there are still lots of weekends left to get out on the lake. Now is the time to get your maximum smiles per gallon out of the season. As a coach for multiple disciplines I am often asked what my

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Over 80 Years in the Well Drilling Business

Rural living brings with it the opportunity to have your own personal supply of fresh water, and nothing beats the taste of clean, natural groundwater. Generally, groundwater is uncontaminated since the overlying soil acts as a filter. However, for various reasons, well water can become contaminated, so it is important to be aware of all

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When Two Become One: Kawartha Disposal

When closing the cottage for winter something not usually on the top of your to-do-list is the maintenance of your septic system – out of sight, out of mind – until there is trouble. Perhaps the upgrades on the cottage you did this year left a pile of old unused and unsightly materials on your

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The Best of British has Arrived in Bobcaygeon!

The crisp autumn air has finally arrived in Cottage Country bringing with it some of the best and most beautiful fall foliage that can be viewed in the region. If you happen to be in the area enjoying the spectacular scenery, stop in at the newly-expanded London Trading in Bobcaygeon and explore the largest authentic

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Those Were The Days “Stranger Than Fiction”

After dinner when we settle back with our guests enjoying a hot coffee or glass of wine and allowing our roast beef and mashed potatoes to find a comfortable spot in our bellies, one of the highlights of the evening is the relaxed banter; conversations which vary from one topic to another. Last evening we

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The One Hundredth Year

It is July 14, 2013, I’m an ocean away from home, surrounded by people I’ve only met a few days ago – and I am in tears. The cemetery in which we are standing is lovely, so calm and peaceful, spiritually tranquil. A soft breeze causes the small paper Canadian flag to flutter in my

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