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Posted On June 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

First Word with Sue Hodgson

Are you getting into the spirit of giving this summer? Seaside did! For the fifth year, Seaside Magazine hosted its Taking It To The Street charity event on June 9 at Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre (see page 10 for story). The focus of the day’s event was to raise funds for Help Fill A Dream Foundation, a charity that ignites hope in the lives of children who face life-threatening conditions by fulfilling their dreams, improving quality of life and assisting their families with care and financial support. Over the pastRead More

Posted On June 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Behind the Scenes – Keepers of the Coast

by Paula Kully –  I recently had an exciting opportunity to take a ride with our local Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR). Along with Seaside Magazine photographer Cassidy, and RCMSAR crew members Kevin, Brian, Pat and Gordon, we headed out for a real behind-the-scenes experience on an authentic marine rescue craft. As we left Canoe Cove, someone on shore indicated that a large boat might be having some trouble. The three men onboard, who up until that point had been very casual, suddenly morphed into serious search andRead More

Posted On June 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

Deb’s Day Out – Lawn Games

by Deborah Rogers –  Perhaps, like me, you thought it was necessary to dress all in white to play lawn bowls? Maybe (also like me) you’ve never really thought about lawn bowling at all? Well, you might be missing out. Established in 1998, Sidney has a Lawn Bowling Club all its own. Central Saanich has one too, just off Wallace Drive by Centennial Park. But it was a warm invitation from John Little, President of the Sidney Lawn Bowling Club, that brought me out to try my hand at theRead More
  Seaside talks with Karen Morgan, Executive Director, Saanich Peninsula Hospital, about what’s In Fashion … In your closet? Sympli skirts, Jacob Ribkoff jackets and anything Eileen Fisher. Though comfortable, these brands get me compliments every wearing. In your makeup bag? Pixi lip and cheek colour and Clinique chubby eye shadow pencil. In your bathroom cabinet? Epsom salts and bath bombs for a spa experience! On your bedside table? “The Age of Voter Rage” by pollster Nik Nanos. I’m a political junkie. On your playlist? Michael Kaeshammer’s live albums. AndRead More

Posted On June 29, 2018By seasideIn Regulars

In Fashion – Your BEST Summertime Skin!

by Shannon Hall, AnamCara Spa + Beauty Bar –  Summer! This is definitely NOT the season to slack off on your skincare routines! The sun’s rays are more harmful during this time and we are at a higher risk of sun damage when we are spending more time outdoors and exposing more skin. Here is the skinny on your best summer skin! Exfoliate. Exfoliating the face once a week during warmer months will provide clearer, smoother skin! For the body, dry brushing or exfoliating mitts work well to keep skinRead More