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Some of the teachers who are now teaching full or part time online volunteered for that role, but others were assigned to teach online. Some

ChefD Maple Ice Cream 1 litre (1000ml) 35% cream 1 can (300 ml) sweetened condensed milk 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Maple Syrup   In a mixing bowl beat whipping cream until

CCC Sulphur Products aims to reduce environmental footprint CCC Sulphur Products (also known as Sulco Chemicals Limited) has made a commitment to keep the community informed

It can be a bit of a challenge to fit enough veggies into your diet once the colder months come along. During the warmer weather,

Q: My sibling won’t come to my wedding because she refuses to get over an old feud between us. I am hurt, and don’t know

I recently saw a patient that troubled me. She was from Linwood area and she came to me with two broken molars, seeking my advice on

Q: Help! My dog ate my homework! How can I get my teacher to believe me?!   E: Ah, yes. Homework. Quite the smart treat. Perhaps, you

Fall is in full swing. Cozy sweaters, fires in the woodstove and delicious bowls of soup are some of the best ways to welcome cooler

Q: Well, I’ve officially run out of things to watch on Netflix. What am I supposed to watch now?   E: I do not know of this

A few weeks ago, I was chatting with my friend Diane, who happens to also be a Rural Post reader. She was curious about which

4 Nutrafarms top sirloin steak 1/2 cup soya sauce 1/4 sesame oil 2 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp orange zest 3 cloves of garlic minced 2

Have you ever wanted to make a difference but had the thought, “What can one person do?” Five years ago, in response to the huge wave

Q: I request urgent help. In the home where I reside, there’s a fearsome creature I believe to be called “The Kitty.” The Kitty is

A few years ago, I attended my cousin's bridal shower and was introduced to a beautiful family tradition that we have now have incorporated into

So, my Subaru steed had done its service valiantly!  Now a pickup truck seemed the most practical because I was living out in the boondocks.

Ingredients: 3 celery stocks, chopped 2 whole white onions, chopped 1/3 head of cauliflower, chopped 2 ears of corn 1 1/2 large Ontario garlic 1/4 cup dried onion 1 Tbsp balsamic 6 cups

Q: With all the hoopla going on in the world right now, I’ve been finding it increasingly more difficult to be able to relax. Saying

On Wednesday of last week, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, Jill Dunlop, visited with Leslie Brown, the owner of Local Renaissance/Maggie’s Mudroom in

Ingredients: 2lbs beef cubes (stewing beef, use a chuck roast) 1 onion finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic 1 Tbsp Montreal Steak Spice 1 can of Waterloo Dark   Directions: In a oven

Q: My boyfriend cheated on me. We have since broken up. I’m so angry and heartbroken over the situation. How do I cope?   E: I am

If I'm being honest, during this season of Thanksgiving, I'm finding that I've had to dig a little deeper to stir up feelings of gratitude.

Ingredients: 2 egg yolks 1 egg Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 garlic clove minced 1 cup Canola oil Salt and pepper to taste   Directions: Place eggs, garlic, lemon juice. Season with salt and

Q: My daughter keeps having fights with her friend from school. How can I help them resolve their issues?   E: When me and my brother are

In many ways, our lives have become increasingly more hectic and fast-paced than ever before. We are working to earn a living, taking care of

[caption id="attachment_7392" align="alignnone" width="387"] Sonny and Cher[/caption] Hi there! My name is Sonny and I bet I can brighten your day because I'm available for adoption!

1 cup grilled peppers cut thin 1 cup grilled zucchini cut thin 1 cup grilled eggplant cut thin 1 cup roasted grape tomatoes 1 cup cooked quinoa 8 slices Salerno

Q: My kids refuse to eat basically anything I serve them. All they seem to want are butter noodles. How can I get my kids

I often have people ask me if they should be eating bananas. They've heard bananas are high in sugar & since sugar is bad for

In our September 3rd issue, we featured a new, personal shopping service in the region, Cart 2 Curb. Well, they’ve just announced a free, unique

Roast off all your veggies   2 large florets of broccoli 1 cob of fresh corn 2 florets of cauliflower Rough chop roasted veg into bite sized pieces. 1/2 cup raw

Find a need and fill it: that's the mantra of successful business people everywhere and the owners of Willibald found a real need for hand

Q: A friend of mine recently made some new friends and has been spending a lot of time with them. Sometimes it feels like my

The Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) in Breslau will soon be offering regional residents the opportunity to travel directly to and from Ottawa, Toronto,

Cooked Mussels and Quinoa 2 cups cooked Mussels 1 red pepper diced 2 stalks of celery diced 1 cup of celery diced 2 cups cooked Quinoa Dressing 1/4 cup fresh lime 2/3 cup

Andy is a three year-old medium male mixed breed. [caption id="attachment_7274" align="alignnone" width="225"] Andy[/caption] My name is Andy and I am an energetic happy dog. I love

In anticipation of the opening of the new Gies Family Centre Hospice on University Avenue in Waterloo, 28 quilts, table runners and wall hangings will

Bothwell One Pan Dinner   4 Pillers Bratwurst sliced in pieces 1 onion diced 2 red peppers diced 1 clove of garlic minced or finely diced 2 cups of diced cooked

While I am not one to rush the lazy days of summer, by the time September rolls around, I’m fully invested in all things pumpkin.

Business success can sometimes depend more on persistence, rather than timing or luck, for someone like Alex Budure. The Covid-19 pandemic surely affected Budure's business, 3

March 1, 2018 – almost two years before the Covid-19 shutdown – was a different story for Maurizio and Sharon Ianni when Maurizio's Barbershop and

Q: My children refuse to help clean the dishes, no matter how many times I ask them. How can I persuade them to pitch in?   E:

This week, we are featuring Terra, a 3 year old female domestic shorthair cat. [caption id="attachment_7167" align="alignnone" width="398"] Terra[/caption] While Terra may look content at the moment

Q: I’m having trouble coming up with new meal plan ideas to keep meals from being repetitive and boring. Any suggestions?   E: There are so many

Don’t have a lot of time to commit but like the idea of trying something new or developing your creative skills? Then this may be

Ingredients: 2 cups cremmi mushrooms cut into quarters ½ cup finely chopped onions 1 tsp finely chopped Rosemary 1 tbsp butter Sauce: 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup grated Bothwell Red

In addition to being a Nutritionist, I am also a Registered Early Childhood Educator. I've spent many a nutrition break in kindergarten classrooms as a

Generosity can make us live longer Giving money or resources (houses, benefits or time) to your children or aging parents is likely to increase their life

Are you a pessimist by nature, a "glass half empty" sort of person? That's not good for your brain. A new study found that repetitive negative thinking

Have you ever found yourself lingering in the meat section of the grocery store, staring at a piece of meat, daydreaming that one day you'd

Q: Lately, it feels like my boyfriend has been ignoring me. He rarely answers my texts when we are apart, and when we are in

Our heart is the driving force in our cardiovascular system and is responsible for pumping blood around our body.  This ensures that we are able

Ingredients 1 cup sifted cake Flour 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 12 large egg whites 1 tsp cream of tarter ¼ tsp salt 1-1/2 tsp vanilla   Directions (Sift Both cake flour and the granulated

Imagine you are in line, 6 feet from the person in front and 4 from the person behind (they’re encroaching but you’re ignoring it) with

The Woolwich Community Lions Club's (WCLC) is part of one of the world's oldest and largest service club organizations – Lions Club International, which consists

Many of us don’t react well to the chemical additives put in our food, drinks, grooming and household products. As a society, we are becoming

Q: My sleep cycle lately has been all over the place since I’ve been off of work. Any advice on how to get it back

Ingredients: ½ lb russet Potatoes 1/3 cup flour 1/3 cup corn meal ¼ chopped onion 1 egg Lightly beaten Salt and Pepper to taste Vegetable oil for deep frying Directions: Line a baking sheet

A few years ago, I invited some of my boys’ friends over and we did a little baking together. I decided that I wanted them

One third of all food is presently wasted. One third! For context, one ninth of people are malnourished, while we are burning down the Amazon and

Greetings Dear Readers.  I’ve been dreaming!  What might we envision for ourselves were we to transform our region into resiliency?  There are so many steps

While the reality for many charities and non-profit organizations is far from rosy right now, the Elmira and District Horticultural Society continues to try and

Who says bigger is better? In the case of 100 Women who Care Wilmot, the close-knit community feel is definitely worth celebrating. The idea to found

As veterinarians and animal welfare advocates, we feel strongly about the benefits of spaying and neutering your pet. In a typical small animal clinic setting,

Q: I’ve been off work and home alone most days while my husband continues to work. My days are lonely, and I can’t help but

Darcy, a 15 year old Chinese Crested Yorkie was rescued from the Humane Society just over 7 years ago by Terry Koudys and his wife,

The inSeason Home+Garden gift store in St. Clements is one of the region’s best kept secrets. Started by Terry Koudys just over 6 ½ years ago,

If you need to find something on the internet, almost everyone uses one of the ‘free’ search engines, like Google or Bing. Both employ an

Woolwich Gardeners (Elmira & District Horticultural Society) is enjoying another exciting year in Elmira and area. We are a non-profit, volunteer-based group whos main objective

In the nutrition world, there are countless articles and studies that suggest we are raising a generation of children who have no idea how to

Does every generation have a recognizable, yet seemingly solvable problem that adults just won’t talk about?  Looking back now, I can see that my parents

Our featured pet is Boom! [caption id="attachment_6637" align="alignnone" width="300"] Boom[/caption] Boom is a friendly, four year old male dog with lots of energy. He likes to go

Q: Should I give heartworm, tick and flea prevention year round? A: Many pet owners believe that protecting dogs and cats from parasites is a year-round

Lemon Curd 1-1/4 cups sugar 1 cup lemon juice ½ cup of Water ¼ cup corn starch 8 large egg yolks in medium sized bowl 2 tbsp grated Lemon Zest 3 tbsp

Roasted Garlic and Mascapone Soup Serves 4   1 ½ cups parsnip, roughly chopped 1 celery root, peeled and roughly chopped 2 onions, peeled and roughly chopped 2 Tbsp. onion powder 1

Over the past eighteen months the Ontario government has made a series of announcements around the restructuring and reorganization of the provincial health care system. In

For all of you dog lovers! Hearts & Paws is a new dog grooming business that recently opened up in New Dundee - just in time

Sleep Tight raises over $13000 for survivors of human trafficking Waterloo Region – On Thursday November 14th a record number of people came out to the

Road conditions can deteriorate in a matter of minutes during the winter months, and if you're not prepared, it could lead to a serious collision

Have you ever had one of those conversations that stays with you for a long time? A window opened for me last fall, during a conversation

Our featured Pet is Mystique: [caption id="attachment_6556" align="alignnone" width="350"] Mystique[/caption] "Hello, my name is Mystique! I am a gorgeous feline looking for my perfect forever home. I’m

Q: Should I give heartworm, tick and flea prevention year round? A: Contrary to what many pet owners believe, protecting dogs and cats from parasites is

The secret to sneaking in more vegetables into your family's diet - drum roll please - is not to.  I have many people ask me

There are so many interactive factors that complicate climate change:  air pressure, ocean currents, spin of the earth, temperature, etc.   However, simply put, burning fossil

Our featured Pet is Grace: [caption id="attachment_6504" align="alignnone" width="300"] Grace[/caption] "Meow! My name is Grace and I am a beautiful young lady looking for my forever home.

Q: My pet seemed to lose weight recently.  Should I be concerned? A: Pets will experience weight changes over the course of their lives, but these

Serves 6   Tacos can be eaten any time of the day, so why not for breakfast? Piller’s chorizo adds zip to a healthy potato-and-onion filling that’s

Windshield wiper blades: Is it a good idea to leave them up before a snowfall? With winter around the corner and snow already here, the debate

Fresh wreaths and garlands add a vibrant festive touch to any home, and a large fresh greens arrangement outside your front entrance gives a fantastic

Cut up some apples To make about 3 cups of an all-apple compote, start with four apples, which should be somewhere between 1 1/2

Our featured Pet is: Catarina. [caption id="attachment_6447" align="alignnone" width="225"] Catarina[/caption] "Hi! My name is Catarina, it’s so nice to meet you! When I came here to KW

Q: How often should I go to the vet? A:The answer to this question depends on the age and health status of your pet. Owners of

With all of the fall colours on glorious display, Wellesley’s newest recreational trail was opened to the public on October 19th, 2019. The eight-acre site, which

Shop Local this Holiday Season With the average Canadian spending over $1,500 during the holiday season, it’s evident that there’s a huge opportunity for small businesses in the

About 60 days ago, Okjokull, the first glacier known to melt completely, was commemorated with a brass, centuries-lasting “Letter to the Future” and a thoughtful,

Adding a bit of tropical greenery into your home and/or office is a great way to help fight off the winter blues, and there are

Shrimp Ceviche Serves 8 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin matchsticks 2 small Birdseye chillies, minced 3 tomatoes, finely diced 1 large red onion, cut into thin matchsticks 2 lbs

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