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  by Susi McMillan –  For All Soles Kids’ Runners starting at $59. Hypersport Activewear. 250.656.6161. Let Them “PAC” For You! School Supply Shopping Service. Competitive prices. Monk Office. Cool Fuel! Organic Cotton Lunch Bags. $19.99. Buddies Toys. Head to Toe Style! Girl: top $69.99; jeans $109.99; shoes $79.99. Boy: top $49.99; jeans $108; shoes $89.99. Cottons & Blues. 250.656.6933. Headphones $27.59. Under Cover The newest trend for your pencil case. $26.99. Flush Bathroom & Travel Essentials. Breakfast Culture! Babe’s Honey Farm Raw Honey Kombucha $5.24 – $9.99.Read More
by Paula Kully –  The Saanich Peninsula is a veritable playground of fun, kid-friendly activities. Besides the usual soccer, baseball, t-ball and lacrosse, you can find some unusual and engaging options to keep the young people in your life busy during the summer and all year long. With the Salish Sea at our door, what could be more enticing and appropriate than sailing? The Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club offers Summer camps during July and August. Classes range from basic to advanced and follow the CANSail program, Canada’s updated sailorRead More
by Doreen Marion Gee –  September 3: Sea Shirt Sunday. Create your own ocean-themed fashion tee, pillow or bag. Bring pillow case, cloth bag or T-shirt (white shirts available for purchase). $2 for fabric paint. 1 to 3 p.m. All ages. Regular admission; passes and memberships accepted. Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea. 250-665-7511. September 12 to October 17: Kids Yoga. Children will enjoy mindful movements with music, storytelling, visualization and games. Class activities will build confidence and self-regulation skills, improve concentration and foster creativity. Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:30Read More

Posted On July 27, 2017By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Can We Talk with Carly Burbank

Owner / Publisher Sue Hodgson Chats with Carly Burbank, Managing Director of Pangea Fossils Ltd. You and your husband run a successful “dinosaur” company, with your work displayed globally. Give us a glimpse into this world and what it takes to operate this type of company. Anyone running their own business knows it comes with a lot of challenges. There is very little down time, and it keeps us on our toes. There is no such thing as business hours, time zones, or workdays, and we are constantly learning newRead More
  story by Janice Henshaw; photos by –  As with assessing peoples’ characters, snap judgments about other people’s homes can be misleading. Upon arrival at this month’s North Saanich home off Lands End Road, the first thing I saw was a brown hot tub sitting at the side of the gravel driveway. The live-edge siding was painted an older beige colour, the fascia boards had scalloped edges, and the trim boards around the windows were not yet stained. In decline? Or a renovation in progress? But once inside theRead More