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Getting your Kids in the Kitchen Recipe Challenge from Eat Right Ontario

11/30/2009

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When seven out of 10 children do not meet the minimum recommendation of five servings of vegetables and fruit each day, it’s time to get kids in the kitchen.

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Wrap your Baby up in the best with Wee Rascals

11/30/2009

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Wee Rascals makes the biggest and softest receiving blankets around and they are right here in Whitby.

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Sharing Your Love One Stir At A Time - An easy and delicious risotto recipe

10/31/2009

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Please forgive me if the odd spelling mistake creeps into the next 50 lines or so. After straining a muscle in my right forearm yesterday, I?m forced to tackle things one handed. I wish I could...

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November Reading Picks from Just One More Book

10/31/2009

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Just One More Book explores books that show kids that it's important to be just who they are.

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Halloween Face Painting Designs: Ghost, Pumpkin, Candy Corn

10/19/2009

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When Halloween approaches, you know that face painting season is kicking into high gear. Try these easy, but immensely child-pleasing Halloween "cheek art" designs at class parties, fall festivals...

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Back to Reality October Workout

09/30/2009

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October is here! October is a popular time to head back to the gym.

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Great lunch ideas from the Dieticians of Canada

09/30/2009

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"Already out of lunch ideas after the first weeks of school? Dietitians have some practical tips to help your kids increase their vegetable and fruit and milk product intake which are two problems...

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Canada's Wonderland - Fun for the Fall

09/20/2009

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Just because the summer is winding down, doesn't mean the fun has to. There is still a lot of fun to experience every weekend at Canada's Wonderland and it's less than an hour drive from Durham...

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Don't miss the fun at Stingray Bay!

09/13/2009

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The Sharks and Stingray Bay are on exhibit until October 12 and you're not going to want to miss out on the fun.

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Tips for Litterless Lunches

09/07/2009

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With many schools in Durham Region on the Boomerang program here are some great tips for packing your child's lunch.

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A Mini-Break With Big Results... by Corinne McDermott of Have Baby Will Travel

09/03/2009

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So we tried the whole staycation thing. And it was fun, at first... but when our company couldn't come due to a medical issue (on the mend, thank goodness) I needed to abort the staycation STAT and...

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September reading picks from Just One More Book

09/03/2009

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This month we take a look a some inspiring biographies.

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Top 5 time-savers for the gym

07/04/2009

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Summer is the time for getting out ? whether it?s a game of Frisbee in the park or cocktails on the patio after work. Don?t let your workouts fall by the wayside at the exact same time you?re...

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It rained, it poured, but oh the fun we had!

06/21/2009

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This year we had a pretty soggy annual picnic but it didn't stop the fun for the parents or the kids. A big thank you goes out to all of our sponsors whose generosity helped make the day possible.

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The 5 Rs to Rosy Road Trips... This summer, hit the highway in harmony!

06/04/2009

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I think everyone has a memory of at least one family road trip... Piled into the family station wagon, safely buckled in and taking turns singing harmonies of Row Row Row Your Boat in-between...

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Trainer-approved Recipe: Magic Waist-Shrinking BBQ Pork Loin Wraps

06/01/2009

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BBQ season can be either a diet disaster (t-bones and baked potatoes slathered in sour cream) or a diet dream (chicken veggie kebabs and salmon steaks).

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Fire up the barbecue this summer and grill?some tofu? by Amy Snider, Professional Home Economist

05/04/2009

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Nothing spells summer like a good old fashioned BBQ at home with family and friends. Burgers, steaks and hot dogs on the grill are summer classics packed with sizzling taste but they are not always...

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Spring Cleaning by Jenny McKee

04/03/2009

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Do you feel that your home is out of control? Do you feel stressed when you walk in the door? Want to take back your space?

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Playing Wildlife Detective in the Snow

02/02/2009

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All you need are a few cat, dog or bird tracks in the snow of your yard or local park to play a game of outdoor detective.

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June Reading Picks from Just One More Book

01/06/2009

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Just One More Book reminds us how special our Dads are. Happy Father's Day!

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