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Sparkling Pomegranate Citrus Berry Punch

INGREDIENTS 4 cups ice cubes 1 bottle (750 mL) Sicilian Lemon Italian Soda 1 bottle (750 mL) Blood Orange Italian Soda 2 cans (250 mL each) PC pomegranate cranberry 100% sparkling fruit juice 1/2...

Stay healthy holistically

By Helen Christos Health is a mind-over-matter situation for all of us. The bottom line is that if something is amiss, emotionally or psychologically, it translates into physical illness. This is especially true if...

Mother and daughter on a path to self discovery

Hot Milk By Deborah Levy Bloomsbury USA Softcover, 218 Pages www.bloomsbury.com A young anthropologist accompanies her struggling mother to southern Spain in hopes of finding a cure for her constant complaints and inability to...

Heritage apples of Ontario

Identifying Heritage Apples Across Ontario By Sherrell Leetooze Publisher: Lynn Michael-John Associates www.lm-jassociates.webs.com Bowmanville-based historian and gardener Sherrell Leetooze enjoys taking walks in the country and would sometimes pick apples she came across on...

Traveling the world and sharing the gift of music

By Dave Flaherty/Active Senior’s Digest When Julie Meisner nervously stepped onto a stage to audition for the Whitby County Town Singers 27 years ago, it’s highly unlikely that she knew how the decision would...

Toronto’s newest Tiger-Cats fan

By Anthony J. Minna The NFL has a marketing campaign that proclaims “Football is Family.” It’s a feel-good promotion intended to improve people’s perception of a league whose reputation has taken a few concussion-level...

Seniors more likely to die in home fires

An individual’s ability to respond quickly to a residential fire determines who dies and who gets injured, according to a new study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Home fire deaths...