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Posted On July 27, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Behind the Scenes: the 4-H Circle of Life

by Paula Kully –  In what seems like another lifetime, my family lived on a beautiful 40-acre property overlooking the Cariboo Mountains near Horsefly, B.C., where my daughter was involved with the local 4-H Club. She was a member of the horse club, as she didn’t have the inclination to raise an animal for food. But, we certainly had the opportunity to see other kids take this path and each year we attended the Annual 4-H Show and Sale which produced just as many tears as it did sales, asRead More

Posted On July 27, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Stories from the Sky

  by Jo Barnes –  The Victoria International Airport is a busy place where people come and go as daily flights arrive and depart. Travellers move with determination to make connections or wait anxiously for loved ones to arrive. Airports are places of joy and sadness, departures and reunions. Everyone has a story, and it’s here that we’ll be sharing some of them.  Lots of people work in order to fly; some fly in order to work. Flight travel is an important air highway connecting loved ones who may beRead More

Posted On July 27, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Ask a Stylist

by Shai Thompson, House of Lily Koi –  August’s Style Tip: Sales are rocking the racks. Get out there and save, save, save! The reward is worth the hunt. Or, as I love to say, the squeeze is worth the juice. I source a few killer items that are in the higher price range. If you are heading out of town during the winter months there really is not much to choose from then, so think ahead to packing that bag with what you would love to wear on aRead More
by Dr. Kristen Bovee, Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic –  As a mother and naturopathic physician, I believe one of the most essential gifts we can give to our children is the gift of health. When a child reaches toddler and childhood ages, things like sight, taste and texture directly influences what they will agree to eat and what they refuse. This can cause a lot of stress on a parent. The following are a few recommendations I provide to parents to aid and assist in the development of a healthy childRead More

Posted On July 27, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Deb’s Day Out: Riding With My Son

by Deborah Rogers –  “It’s really great to do something just with you,” Daniel called to me as he sped off. “Right,” I thought, “just as long as I can keep up!” We are familiar with riding bikes, but with a combination of excitement and nerves, on this Day Out we were going to switch from two wheels to four legs. In rural North Saanich, John Road Barn looks unprepossessing from the road. A couple of inquisitive farm cats came out to investigate our bikes and us, followed shortly byRead More