Tag - July/August 2022

Advice from the Total Nutrition Diva:

Listen to Your Body By Chris Wilson In the bustling crowd at the latest Fifty-Five Plus Lifestyle Show, Darpan Ahluwalia was easy to spot. The registered holistic nutritionist was radiant, her skin gleaming, her hair shiny and her face bright. She glowed with good health. Clearly, the owner of Manotick Natural Market lives by...

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Enjoy the Woods and the Beaches: Constance Bay to Fitzroy Harbour

OFF THE BEATEN PATH By Madeline Kallio Early explorers and settlers who came to this region marvelled at the magnificence of the unending forests that fringed the mighty Ottawa River. Logging in the 19th century eroded much of the forests, except for a few spectacular pockets along the river. It is not surprising that cottagers...

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Do you know how to take care of your feet?

(NC) With summertime comes the chance to spend more time outdoors getting active. For many of us that also means being on our feet for longer periods of time – whether we’re hiking, cycling or tending our garden. With this uptick in activity, feet deserve a little extra care. Here are some tips to give your feet the help they...

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Artist’s first solo show is In Her Hands

At age 61, Carole Ince is marking a creative milestone in life. The multi-media artist is holding her first solo show, De ses mains – In Her Hands, at Ottawa’s Shenkman Arts Centre through August 14. “I have developed a series of 60 paintings of women’s hands,” she explains. During the pandemic, she felt a need to shine...

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Create Your Summer Oasis

Lifescape By Janet Armstrong, Accredited Interior Designer, CAPS Certified I bet you’re as excited as I am about longer days and warmer temperatures. The beautiful weather makes us all want to maximize our time outside, enjoying the sunshine and heat. As you gravitate to the outdoors, does your exterior space inspire you or...

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Thrills, Chills, Hoops and Highwires Cirque du Soleil is back with KOOZA

By Jennifer Hartley After a two-year hiatus, Cirque du Soleil is back, stronger and more vibrant than ever. The iconic big top will be in the Ottawa/Outaouais region this August with KOOZA, an imaginative journey seen through the eyes of The Innocent, played by Ottawa’s Cédric Bélisle. Cédric’s character is searching for his...

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Worth the Drive

OUTERBRIDGE – Clockwork Mysteries conjures summer magic at The Station Theatre in Smiths Falls Put a little magic in your summer. OUTERBRIDGE – Clockwork Mysteries is conjuring up enchantment at The Station Theatre in Smiths Falls from July 1 through October 1. A world-class production, it’s Canada’s most successful illusion...

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Gone Fishin’ for Caviar

Sturgeon Safari in New Brunswick By Brigitte Hasbron The notion to hang a Gone Fishin’ sign on the door and escape for a holiday has long been popular. Since 1951, to be precise, when crooners Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong recorded the song Gone Fishin’. So how about going fishing for caviar in New Brunswick? Now that’s a...

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Chris Hadfield

Profile By Iris Winston Now that his helmet’s off, the iconic Canadian astronaut has plenty left to do. Turning dreams into reality has been a way of life for Chris Hadfield. He was just nine years old when he saw television coverage of the Apollo 11 space launch and then watched Commander Neil Armstrong take “one small step...

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Life is all about hitting milestones.

The Little Things By Jason Marshall Insight from Embrace It Road Losing your first baby tooth. There’s the first day of school. Then the training wheels come off your bike. And you tie your own shoes for the first time. You’re growing up. And landmark moments keep coming, some not so joyous. Need I remind you of prom night when...

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