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Posted On December 28, 2019By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Trendspotting – Take Good Care

Self-care and becoming your best self are on-trend in the new year. Seaside’s Trendspotter Lara Gladych has found some tools to help you slow down, spend time with loved ones, improve your sleep, eat well and nourish your body, inside and out. Organica Mylk Lattés $20.99. Sidney Natural Foods 250.656.4634 Daniadown Royal European White Goose Down Firm Standard Pillow $199. Sweet Dreams Boutique 250.656.0510 Kuraidori Precision Cooker $129.97. Home Hardware Sidney 250.656.2712 Journal $17.50. Papyrus Cards and Gifts 250.656.1358 Eminence Pure Forest Collection $62 – $84. Haven Spa & SalonRead More
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Posted On December 28, 2019By seasideIn Top Stories

Keeping Yourself Safe from Fraudsters

by Cst. Meighan Massey, Sidney North Saanich RCMP – Frauds can originate from many different areas of your life, from the stranger knocking on the door to offer cheap trades work; a grandchild borrowing your debit card; a caller offering a fabulous deal that’s too good to share with anyone else; or a few new charges on your credit card that you did not incur. Here in our community we have a large demographic from what is considered the “greatest generation:” people who remember when your word was your bondRead More

Posted On December 28, 2019By seasideIn Top Stories

Make Your Escape: Winter Getaways to Warm You Up

by Deborah Rogers – Lean in to the dark and cold this winter with a cozy getaway where snuggling up is the key. You don’t have to travel far to experience some luxurious surroundings or enjoy a remote setting. Instead, leave your passport at home and set your sights on a more local destination. Counteract the effects of unpleasant winter weather at one of these hideaways this season … Villa EyrieWith magnificent views of the Saanich inlet from almost every room, Villa Eyrie provides a true taste of luxury withRead More
by Tania Tomaszewska – For many, January is hibernation and recovery. For me, it’s recharging the batteries and new learnings. Visiting a winery to experience its story and terroir ticks those boxes; I highly recommend it. As a few stops in Cowichan Valley keep their doors open during this quiet month, why not explore what’s becoming a distinct appellation in our Wine Islands region? Ultimately, wine is about geography. Latitude, geological history and human geography (who’s making this drop and why?) matter and Cowichan Valley has its own combination ofRead More
by Janice Henshaw – No one can have missed the multi-family housing developments under construction in Sidney and the Peninsula; it seems that the pop of air guns, the ring of hammers and movement of heavy equipment can be heard from almost everywhere. And as with all developments, there are residents who are not happy about it; they would prefer that the lovely small-town feel of Sidney and rural lands of the Peninsula remain undiscovered. They can do just fine without the disruption of construction, view obstructions, road congestion, andRead More