Real Arctic Adventure
Jun07

Real Arctic Adventure

People in this area have done all manner of interesting things. Take Mike Yarascavitch of Bolton, who in 1992 accompanied Barry Ranford of Orangeville to the Arctic to retrace part of the land journey made by crew members of Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated 1845 Arctic expedition.

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Sunflower Festival: The Davis Feed & Farm Supply and Davis Family Farm
Jun07

Sunflower Festival: The Davis Feed & Farm Supply and Davis Family Farm

Sunflower honey is produced at the Davis Farm by the beekeeper’s twenty-two hives. The beekeeper harvests the honey while the sunflowers bloom, so it is pure sunflower honey. The honey yield is about 3,000 lbs. but is only enough to sell at the store. No sprays are used on the sunflowers thus making the honey safer to enjoy.

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Taking Your Outdoor Experience to the Next Level
Jun05

Taking Your Outdoor Experience to the Next Level

The enjoyment of cooking outside and experimenting with foods is becoming more common; with this in mind, we wanted to bring in different products, so we are currently dealing with a company in Spain to perhaps sell their specialty woods for ‘smoking’.”

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A 25th Anniversary Celebration for Midtown Auto Repair
Mar05

A 25th Anniversary Celebration for Midtown Auto Repair

In 2011 Midtown was chosen as the Local Business of the Year by the Arthur & District Chamber of Commerce. Will attributes that achievement to the fact, “that we always treat clients as individuals and not numbers.”

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The Complex Ecosystem of Ponds
Feb17

The Complex Ecosystem of Ponds

A pond is fairly easy to maintain if it’s given a little TLC when required. It’s much easier, in fact, than a pool or garden.

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Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?
Dec01

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

A reverse mortgage is an increasingly popular consumer loan for Canadian homeowners who are at the age of 55 or over. It allows these homeowners to tap into the equity they have built up in their homes.

Unlike conventional mortgages, there are no monthly payments, unless the homeowner seeks an agreement to make them. Homeowners are still responsible for paying property taxes, insurance and maintenance.

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The Magic Masterson Touch
Dec01

The Magic Masterson Touch

The Masterson Method, pioneered in the United States by Iowa’s Jim Masterson, is designed, in the words of Cheltenham-based practitioner Kathryn Reid, to “help the horse enter a parasympathetic state through our touch, by following the horse’s responses – knowing when and where to stay, and helps build communication, release tension, and build trust.”

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Dreaming About I Do’s with Wellington’s Best Kept Gem
Sep06

Dreaming About I Do’s with Wellington’s Best Kept Gem

Opening in 1967, Ron Wilkin Jewellers’ Fergus location was taken over by Ron’s son Graham and his wife Amy in 2012. Together, they expanded into Elora in 2020. Don’t, however, let the addresses of these two locations fool you; they may be in small towns, but they are not “small town” in what they can provide.

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Keeping Pets Safe in the Garden
Jun01

Keeping Pets Safe in the Garden

If you have pets that enjoy spending time outdoors, it’s important to make sure your yard is a safe place for them to be.

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Sleeping Soundly
Jun01

Sleeping Soundly

It’s essential to try mattresses in person before making a purchase. Visit a mattress store and take your time laying on a few different models to get a feel for what you like and what feels most comfortable for you.

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Gerrie’s Farm Market
Jun01

Gerrie’s Farm Market

Tim says that since day one, the family business has always been about providing ‘Farm to Table’ products for the customer. “I would say that it was definitely a ‘producer to customer’ relationship that my Grandparents highly valued when they launched the family business back in the late 1940’s and now you see so much exposure given by the media to buy local, which has definitely helped to reinforce the ‘Farm to Table’ method of providing healthy, fresh and home-grown foods, at prices that people can afford.”

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Committed to the Good Life: Bumper the Wonder Dog
Jun01

Committed to the Good Life: Bumper the Wonder Dog

Bumper is the now obliviously famous blind and deaf Double Merle Australian Shepherd/Poodle Cross that has stolen the internet and local community’s hearts – much like he loves to make off with the winter hats of visitors as part of his extra efforts at understanding influxes into his environment.

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Unforgettable Summer Picnic Ideas
Jun01

Unforgettable Summer Picnic Ideas

To make your picnic truly special, you need to put in some extra effort and planning. These helpful tips and ideas can make your summer picnics stand out, assisting you in choosing the perfect location, ambiance, and activities. So, grab your picnic basket and begin!

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Artist Feature: Michael Pape
Jun01

Artist Feature: Michael Pape

Compassion is one of the easiest things to give, and it can be given freely. It’s not a question of changing your whole life, but rather appraising your actions and thinking beyond them. As we get caught in the day to day, it’s easy to forget about the world beyond our own lives. Michael and his art simply ask you to take a few moments to remember, and to be kind.

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Finding the Soul in the “Ordinary”
Mar03

Finding the Soul in the “Ordinary”

One of the highest compliments that Nicole has received came from a friend and fellow artist who told her that her work has soul. This comment has continued to resonate with Nicole because, at the end of the day, that has been her goal with her work.

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