Thursday, February 26th, 2015 Read More

Teaching Kids To Be Frugal

  Although there’s lots of talk lately about the sex education that is planned for schools, there’s something else our education system needs to take a serious look at.  How to budget personal finances and to be more frugal. I saw the points below to teach your kids how to be frugal. Concentrating on these […]


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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 Read More

Revised Sex Education – Highlights.

  Highlights from the revised sex education curriculum released by the Ontario government on Monday, (February 23, 2015). Grade 1: Identify body parts, including genitalia, using correct terminology. Recognize caring behaviours and exploitive behaviours. Grade 2: Outline the basic stages of human development. Identify related bodily changes. Explain the importance of standing up for themselves. […]


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Monday, February 23rd, 2015 Read More

ODAC Arts Awards Nominees Announced

  The Orillia and District Arts Council (ODAC) today announced the nominees for the 2014-2015 ODAC Arts Awards. The four prestigious awards honour individuals and groups in the Orillia area that have made outstanding contributions to local culture and the arts. The nominees for the Emerging Artist Award are Cole Mendez and Samantha Vessios. The […]


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Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 Read More

Big book – Interesting Read

  Willie Nelson will release his autobiography, It’s A Long Story: My Life, on May 5.   Willie recently turned 80 and his new book will chronicle his life growing up in Abbott, Texas as well as his drive to write music, the women in his life, his collaborations, and his biggest lows and highs-from […]


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Friday, February 6th, 2015 Read More

We salute the farmer – Food Freedom Day

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture has declared today (February 6, 2015), as Food Freedom Day.  The is the day the average Canadian will have earned just enough income to pay for the grocery bill for the entire year.   To draw attention to the day Ramara farmer, Scott McDonald dropped off a basket that represents […]


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Monday, January 26th, 2015 Read More

Blaze Wins Over Brad Paislely

  Here’s a creative way to get noticed by big names in Country music.  Brad Paisley has agreed to make a dream come true for a young musician named Blaze.   Blaze is good guitar player and the young man has set his sights on getting to jam with Brad.  So, he wrote and recorded […]


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Friday, January 23rd, 2015 Read More

Miranda’s Guts & Glory, Roots & Wings

Miranda Lambert has recorded a brand new song that’s not available on any of her albums. She wrote Roots and Wings especially for a series of Ram Trucks ads. It’s the next phase of a partnership between Miranda and Ram Trucks that was first announced in November.  


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Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 Read More

Leaf Hug!

As a Toronto Maple Leaf fan you know I’m hurting these days.  My team (once again) is struggling big time.  The players are not only taking a beating from other teams, but from fans as well.  Perhaps they deserve it, but one thing haunts me before I say they totally deserve it.  I wonder what […]


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Monday, January 19th, 2015 Read More

Dierks Bentley In a New Band

  There’s a new band out there.  Hot Country Knights is creating quite a buzz, and it’s not because of their epic mullets and ’90s inspired fashion. The band features Douglas “Big Rhythm Doug” Douglason, who’s better known as Dierks Bentley. Dierks calls his ’90s cover band “a little side project.” Check out their Facebook page.   […]


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Monday, January 12th, 2015 Read More

Golden Globe Winners 2015

  And, the winners list! BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Boyhood (IFC Films) **Winner** BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Julianne Moore – Still Alice **Winner** BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything **Winner** BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY […]


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