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Trick or Treat? My Top 5 Tips to Avoid Binging on Halloween Treats!

posted Monday, October 15, 2018

by: in Fitness / Health

You got the costume. You decorated your home. You bought the candy. You’re all set for Halloween. Now those sweet, little treats keep haunting you to gobble them up. Just one, you think. Maybe two, you reason. Okay, three and that’s it!!! And somehow, over the course of a few minutes, hours or days, you’ve […]

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What’s On at Regent Theatre (Oshawa)

posted Thursday, October 11, 2018

by: in Community

Check out what the Regent Theatre in Oshawa has planned between now and the end of the year. Mark your calendars. Stuff for the whole family to enjoy! 2018 DURHAM REGION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (DRIFF) OCTOBER 17 – 20, 2018    Click Here For More Information DURHAM COMEDY MONTH 2018 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018   Presented by:  […]

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September ‘Daze’

posted Wednesday, September 26, 2018

by: in Boomers

Having gone back to school at the beginning of September after somewhere in the neighbourhood of fifty years, there is a certain nostalgia as I see school buses through my kitchen window on the first day back at school.  There is something special about a brand new sharpener, pencils, and pencil crayons.  Aren’t new notebooks […]

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The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

posted Thursday, September 20, 2018

by: in Healthy Living

With Fall around the corner, so that means it’s pumpkin spice latte season! Pumpkin isn’t just for your latte though, did you know pumpkin has incredible health benefits, and some even consider it to be a super food? So here’s a list of reasons to opt for that second piece of pumpkin pie. Pumpkin, real […]

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Memories of Summers Past

posted Sunday, September 2, 2018

by: in Boomers

Everyone has to admit that August is always a great month. The sun is still high in the sky long after supper. The weather is usually pretty good. And a lot of great people were born in August! If you were lucky enough to be born on the 15th, you share your birthday with Napoleon […]

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Summer 2018 Astrological Review – Retrogrades and Eclipses

posted Monday, August 27, 2018

by: in Astrology

As a follower of astrology, I feel that I must talk about what’s been going on in the skies these past few weeks of summer, 2018. The sun reached its pinnacle on the Summer Solstice, June 21, 2018 marking the longest day of the year. Days will slowly become shorter and shorter until the Winter […]

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Help! I think I have a camp!

posted Tuesday, August 21, 2018

by: in Humour in Life and Business

Dearest friend, My oldest has just returned to her end of summer sleep-away camp and I couldn’t be more jealous. Sleep away camp was one of the most memorable times in my youth. For a city kid, a week of swimming every day, the hikes and sleeping outside among the crickets, and the patter of […]

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PickWaste Awareness Day in Pickering – August 18, 2018

posted Thursday, August 16, 2018

by: in Community

PickWaste’s commitment to picking up litter has resulted in a massive movement and the launch of Awareness Day: A community event aimed at raising awareness and conversation about pollution and how others can take action. Over the past year, Dillon Mendes and Sam Demma, Founders and two of the Top 25 Environmentalist in Canada Under […]

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Summer Colours

posted Monday, August 13, 2018

by: in Boomers

July is a great month for kids. There are two endless months stretching out before them. In England the summer holidays were six weeks. After my first year of school in Canada I thought that summer was going to last forever. It didn’t, but the two months ahead were always a great thing to look […]

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How to Create Better Vacations

posted Tuesday, August 7, 2018

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

We’re in the home stretch of summer! Vacations are finally here- thank God! Here are a few tips to creating FANTASTIC vacations: Expect to have a good time. Often we prove our expectations correct. In her amazing Ted Talk, Jennice Vilhauer discusses why we don’t get what we want- it’s not what we expect. So […]

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