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Posted On November 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

First Word with Sue Hodgson

If you’re anything like me, you know that Seaside living feels like a magical place that has the power to revitalize; physically, mentally and spiritually, especially with the heart of the holidays approaching. We have long taken for granted that a lungful of sea air and getting sand between our toes is good for our well-being. But does being by the seaside really make a difference to health? I truly believe it can. As I went about my busy day, between early morning drop offs for the children to mid-afternoonRead More

Posted On November 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Easy How Tos To Refresh Any Room

by Jesse Holth –  With the change of seasons and fewer daylight hours, fall is the perfect opportunity to refresh your home. You’ll be spending more time indoors, and the holidays will be here before you know it – so follow these easy steps, and your rooms will feel new again in no time! Mix it Up With a New Textile. One of the easiest ways to refresh a room is by adding a new fabric – whether it’s an area rug, some patterned throw pillows, or a couple of boldRead More

Posted On November 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Can We Talk

Owner / Publisher Sue Hodgson Chats with Stephanie Rundle and Ashley Whitlock, Co-Founders of Crafted Farmhouse Market What is it? When is it? How did the idea come about? Crafted Farmhouse Market is a semi-annual unique shopping experience for local vintage and hand made goods.  We have collaborated with Uptown Victoria, to host the Uptown Winter Market on November 24, and the next Crafted Farmhouse Market will be March 15 and 16, 2019 at The Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. We are childhood friends with a shared interest in DIY and supportingRead More
by Dr. Kristen Bovee, Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic | Hydrate IV Wellness Centre –  The mind and our memory are arguably the most important aspects of health as we age. It is a common complaint that memory is not as sharp as when we were younger. Finding that lost word, searching for your keys (again), walking into the room and forgetting what we were looking for: these are daily struggles for many, as we get older. The question is why some people’s minds stay sharp into the later decades and whyRead More

Posted On November 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Behind the Scenes – The Legion, Past and Present

by Paula Kully –  I was happy to read in the Globe and Mail recently that there is a rise in young people attending Remembrance Day ceremonies and wearing poppies. The renewed interest has been attributed to increased efforts to share veterans’ stories in schools and other public spaces. Undoubtedly, much of this is due to the work of veterans’ organizations such as the Royal Canadian Legion, which is committed to ensuring Canadians never forget. In fact, the Legion has developed a teaching guide for primary and secondary teachers, andRead More