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My Top 7 Psychological Thrillers to rent this summer

posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

Who doesn’t love being absorbed into a fantastic psychological thriller? I certainly do! Today I’ve decided to share with you my favourite movies. I’m sure there are some great newer thrillers to share with you, but since I live under a rock (hello, 1997!) you’ll just have to watch these classics until I catch up […]

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Music lovers: Celebrate Canada 150 at the 2017 Scugog Summer Jam

posted Monday, June 19, 2017

by: in From the Editor

**This summer as you know is Canada’s 150th birthday. I wanted to bring your attention to what’s happening right here in Durham Region for the celebrations. Durham Tourism launched the www.durham150.ca website on June 7th at a special event in Regional Headquarters. The website highlights all tourism-related Canada 150 events and initiatives taking place in Durham Region in […]

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Three Apps To Boost Your Instagram Game!

posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017

by: in Technology

Instagram has become one of the top engaging social media platforms within the last couple of years. And, who can blame everyone for loving it? You can share memories, promote products, and engage with your followers on a different level in comparison to Facebook and Twitter. It’s awesome! As a brand, if you are not […]

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Durham Region farm families: Celebrating five generations and 150 years!

posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017

by: in From the Editor

**This summer as you know is Canada’s 150th birthday. I wanted to bring your attention to what’s happening right here in Durham Region for the celebrations. Durham Tourism will be launching the www.durham150.ca website on June 7th at a special event in Regional Headquarters. The website will highlight all tourism-related Canada 150 events and initiatives that are taking […]

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Mother’s Day – Schmother’s Day!

posted Monday, May 15, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

When I first had children, it was an absolute honour to be spoiled with gifts and flowers and to hear those words that made me feel special: “Happy Mother’s Day!” When the kids started going to school and came home with handmade gifts, it brought me to tears and I can’t thank teachers enough for […]

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4 Reasons to start art journaling

posted Thursday, May 11, 2017

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

Don’t let the word ‘art’ deter you from reading this blog! I am not what I consider to be artistic but I love art journaling. (In fact, I was so absolutely not artistic that my 4th grade teacher actually encouraged me to skip art class and write instead.) It sounds contradictory- art journaling not being […]

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If at first you don’t succeed, write, write, again!

posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

It’s a daunting task, but if there’s one thing this writer needs in order for her to finish her work, it’s a deadline! And I have quite the deadline: this summer’s Toronto Fringe Festival! I am taking my one-woman show (a musical romp through plastic surgery) to the festival, but after talking with a few […]

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Spring cleaning for your mind

posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

It’s almost spring again. I personally love spring cleaning, but that’s because I’m a super organized neat freak who loves cleaning regardless of the season. However, this blog is about a different type of spring cleaning. It’s for your mind. We get bogged down so easily, especially with the winter blahs; plus why not free […]

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100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

posted Monday, April 10, 2017

by: in Travel

The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge was this past Sunday April 9th, 2017. It was an important battle for Canada’s coming of age as a nation and as such, has a major significance for Canadians. It is the largest overseas war memorial and is the centerpiece of a 250-acre preserved battlefield park where […]

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Why mom told you to “Think before you speak!”

posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

I am one of those people who ends up with my foot in my mouth because I don’t often follow this sage advice from dear old mom.  However, I’m also considered a quick wit, saying things that delightfully surprise even me. The concept of “think before you speak” is, in theory, a good one. Taking a […]

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