Posts Tagged ‘food’

I sat for a while trying to come up with a witty title for this entry, and finally decided…why? I’ll just call it exactly what it is, and what it is is fresh, fun, and a welcome addition to the beautiful town of Waterford. (more…)

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Ok, so it’s raining and not snowing, and the weather is milder than we’re used to.  But what is it that really makes the holiday feel like Christmas? A lot of people come to Simcoe to witness the lights (even without snow, they’re a sight to be held).  Scents are a huge thing…the smell of baking and roasting turkey or ham, for us it was putting up the very large Christmas tree and having the scent of pine fill our home.  But more than all of that, it’s the actions that we do. The heartfelt charity that reminds us that we’re all in this game together. So when I went in to pick up a few things at my local pharmacy, I was overwhelmed by what they were doing. (more…)

gardenFinally!  With a few warm days, we’re really getting the itch for Spring, and who can blame anyone?  It’s been a rough winter…one that most of us weren’t prepared for.  Frost went deeper into the ground than it has in forever, snow kept piling up, the winds felt colder…all in all, I think we’re all ready for some sunshine and warmth.  And with the Spring, comes gardens!  After all, Norfolk County is considered “Ontario’s Garden”, the sign driving in says so!  I’ve spoken to a couple people who are experts in this, and I’ve had a hand in outside gardening for a while now myself.  Here are some tips you might want to consider… (more…)

Shortbread3949-thumb-596x350-181906It’s getting cold outside, but with Christmas coming up you know you’re still running around town trying to catch up.  And I know you’re hungry.

There’s a little restaurant downtown Simcoe that you have to check out…fresh cut fries, perfectly grilled paninis, and oven baked cookies.  Oh, the cookies!  On the corner of Robinson street and Kent is a place called Kaley’s where the owner will serve you with a smile as warm as the food.  It’s a cute little atmosphere and convenient location where you can enjoy a cup of coffee, or sit down for a fantastic lunch.  On your way out, don’t forget to grab a dozen freshly baked cookies, or check out the amazing custom cakes she does!

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