Summer is Here, and There is So Much to Do!
Jul04

Summer is Here, and There is So Much to Do!

We are blessed to live in such a beautiful and busy area. Busy, in the sense of the many summer activities happening all around our county. So now that we’re fully in to the swing of summer, let’s look at some of the amazing things happening right here in our own backyard…   Let’s begin with the obvious, and some of the best, local farmers markets. Living where we do, we have direct access to “farm to table” freshness, brought to us...

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The Healthy Game of Golf in Dufferin and Wellington County
Jun26

The Healthy Game of Golf in Dufferin and Wellington County

I’m a terrible golfer. But, I love to golf. There’s something about being out in the fresh air, taking in the beauty of our area, and smacking a tiny little ball down that emerald fairway! Ahem…well, sometimes down the fairway, as quite often I miss the ball altogether… Golfing is not only great for the body, but it can also be great for the soul. Check out just a few of health benefits that golfing can bring your way: Heart Health...

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Lessons From Dad
Jun14

Lessons From Dad

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it” – Clarence Budington Kelland I love this quote. This is so very true of how I feel about my father. Although he did not live a long life, he did live a full life, filled with life lessons, and love for my sister and I. For myself, I know I learned a couple of key lessons just by watching my dad. “Whenever you are out in public, remember you are my...

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Getting Your 2-Wheeled Ride Ready
Jun07

Getting Your 2-Wheeled Ride Ready

  Ah summer. Finally, the days have arrived where you hear those tell-tale sounds; birds chirping, kids playing, lawn mowers mowing, and of course, the sound of a motorcycle engine roaring to life. If like me, you can’t wait to hit the open road and eat a few bugs along the way, you’ll want to make sure your two-wheeled chariot is safe and ready to go, after a long winter spent quietly tucked away in the garage. So here are a few tips...

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Singing the Blues in Orangeville
May31

Singing the Blues in Orangeville

  It is that weekend again! One of Orangeville’s largest event of the year, “The BluesFest.” Here is a quick look at how far this amazing event has come: Present Day – https://orangevillebluesandjazz.ca “2016 – Top 100 Festival and Events Ontario Awarded one of the top 100 festivals and events in Ontario again! (This is getting all too predictable). 2014 – Top 100 Festival and Events Ontario Awarded one...

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Feet, Feet, Glorious Feet!
May23

Feet, Feet, Glorious Feet!

Oh how I love sandal season! It’s the one time of the year, I actually like my feet. I also just happen to own quite a collection of summer footwear …. so there’s that …. Beyond having pretty painted toe nails, scrubbed, polished feet, there is more to taking care of these grounding features, and it can be essential to feeling your best … head to toe! Your feet need to be healthy, and so does your footwear. There are so many ailments...

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It’s Mothers Day … Time to BRUNCH!
May10

It’s Mothers Day … Time to BRUNCH!

Mothers Day is not the only reason why “Brunching” is simply awesome, but it sure is a wonderful way to show “Mom”, how much you love her, and give your belly a real treat! So why do we love brunch so much? Here are just a few reasons: Your menu options just got a whole lot bigger! Brunch is great, because it combines the best that breakfast, and lunch have to offer. Eggs, Bacon, Pasta, Fish, ….. it’s all there for the taking, and of...

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Easy Planting for your Spring Gardens
Apr25

Easy Planting for your Spring Gardens

Ahhhhhh ….. I think we can all breathe now …… I think! While the weather has not been exactly what we have been waiting for, I think we have turned a corner, and with that, we can begin to get excited about warm weather, and planning our gardens. Now, I do not have a “green thumb” at all, but I certainly am learning. I have a wonderful lady in my life who knows everything there is to know about gardens, and has been helping me to...

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Cleaning The “Winter” From Your Outdoors
Apr06

Cleaning The “Winter” From Your Outdoors

Well it’s here. Spring has finally arrived, and just as we start to shift the clothes in our closets from bulky coats and boots to windbreakers and sneakers, the spaces outside our homes need some “turn-over” as well. Once the snow has melted, we finally get a glimpse as to how our yards have fared over the long cold winter months. But before we get into full-blown grass-cutting and gardening, there are a few steps we can take in the...

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