Tag - July/August 2022

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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The ‘Right Plant, Right Place’ Approach Makes Gardening Easier

Story and photos by Jeanne Currie I have been gardening for decades, some years more successfully than others. Every fall at the end of the growing season, I sit back and try to figure out what went right or wrong and why. More often than not, if a problem existed it was because I had not selected the right plant for the right...

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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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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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7 Useful Tips On Comfortably Camping Around The Country

Camping is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. However, camping can also be uncomfortable if you’re not prepared for it. This blog post will discuss some tips that will help make camping more comfortable for you and your family! Rent A Campervan  Having a vehicle with...

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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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The Little Things

By Jason Marshall Insight from Embrace It Road Life is all about hitting milestones. 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...

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