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The art of the small gathering - Food and décor for Holiday Entertaining Post Image

The art of the small gathering - Food and décor for Holiday Entertaining

October 27, 2020

Article by Karen Wehrstein/ Photography by Tomasz Szumski With the future of a world pandemic still uncertain, we all might have to scale back our Christmas entertaining plans this year, hosting more intimate groups of our nearest and dearest. But that doesn’t mean they can’t be memorable events. As part of planning Christmas...

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From Russia with Love – Artist Blends Old World Tradition with New World Experiences Post Image

From Russia with Love – Artist Blends Old World Tradition with New World Experiences

October 22, 2020

Article by Matt Driscoll/ Photography by Tomasz Szumski Across three generations from Soviet Russia to Bracebridge, Elena Pozdeeva’s family has been perfecting the ancient art of felting. Now her home studio bursts with the fruits of that labour – scarves, hats, 3D sculptures and wall hangings – all of it from the...

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Muskoka Moments - Unforgettable Muskoka Hospitality Post Image

Muskoka Moments - Unforgettable Muskoka Hospitality

September 22, 2020

By Michael Duben For many years, scores of visitors from all over Canada and the world have journeyed to Muskoka to enjoy this idyllic part of Ontario, blessed with spectacular natural features. Muskoka is well known for delivering world class hospitality at its many fine accommodations which include resorts, inns, lodges...

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Embracing Healthy Living in Muskoka's Outdoors

September 22, 2020

Article by Meghan Smith / Photography by Andy Zeltkalns Living a healthy lifestyle can have a broad range of meaning, depending on the audience. What constitutes a balance of physical and mental well-being changes as we age and depends on our stage of life. Whether you enjoy tackling new pursuits, prefer to...

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Northern Exposure –the Photography of Helen Grose

September 18, 2020

Article by Matt Driscoll / Photography by Tomasz Szumski Minute by minute and season by season, the canvas of the natural world is transformed and redrawn. It’s Helen Grose’s mission to frame that canvas and share the experience with the wider world. A fine art nature photographer, Grose was born in Oakville...

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Nature's Forge - Blacksmith bends metal to reflect her environment Post Image

Nature's Forge - Blacksmith bends metal to reflect her environment

September 15, 2020

Article by Matt Driscoll/ Photography by Heather Douglas The story of fire and metal is nearly as old as civilization itself. Although the methods have changed over the centuries, Deb Harkness follows a very long line of blacksmiths bending metal to their will. Unlike her forebears, Harkness’s finished products are more creative...

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