Is it really Spring time, again? Already? If you’re like me, time seems to fly by so quickly, that every time the seasons change, you are just a little bit shocked.
But here we are, Spring. Awesome! I love the Spring time! I love the sounds, the smells, the sights! Birds chirping, the freshness in the air, and everything around us beginning to “green” up. It just feels like a fresh new start.
Speaking of fresh starts; if you are on the hunt for your next home, you’ll surely find the article on page 5 helpful. Great tips from a local expert to aid you in finding the right home sweet home, for your family. Don’t miss your chance to win a Gift Certificate by entering the contest on page 8!
Get your green thumb “growing” with Spring Gardening Tips on page 9, and learn what is being done to help beautify Newcastle on page 10.
We Dare You… to take the Clarington City Limits Challenge on page 12. Learn how to eat healthy and locally in this great article all about increasing our consumption of locally grown or produced products. Great for your health, great for the environment and great for our local Clarington economy! Don’t miss the tasty recipes showcased this issue, as well!
Getting married? Check out the various Wedding related articles on pages 16 – 21. You are sure to find some useful information here, from a very diverse group of Wedding professionals, who have each shared some very informative insight from their own personal area of expertise.
Help keep your child’s eye “on the ball” and on their homework, even when the weather gets so warm and so inviting that it becomes difficult to resist the allure of the great outdoors, with the great tips on page 22.
Learn what to look for, when choosing what kind of retirement is best for you, on page 24. Your choice should reflect your lifestyle, your physical needs, provide a caring, friendly environment and be affordable.
Learn more about some local charitable organizations and events hosted by them on pages 25, 26 & 27. Like the Bowmanville MS Walk, being held in April, the Crohn’s and Colitis Gutsy Walk, being held in June and the Charity BBQ in May. And learn more about The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, and the new and exciting events they are planning for this year! All such worthy organizations and near and dear to my heart, personally.
Check out the fun, quick and easy sewing project featured on page 30 and be sure to stop by this issue’s Business Directory and Calendar of Events, when looking for products and services and planning your next outing!
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Until Summer, Happy Reading!