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Countdown to Spring? 17 Days (and the sap is flowing)

Check out Bob’s Top 5! (Fun stuff within an hour’s drive!) 1. Hamilton: Maple Syrup Festival. Nothing says Spring like a warm sunny day in the sugar bush at Westfield Heritage Village. Explore historical and modern methods of making of

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Canadians on Day 15 at the Olympics!

Gold in Men’s Snowboarding! Canadian Sebastien Toutant won the gold medal in men’s snowboarding big air, bringing home Canada’s 11th gold medal of these Games. What a Nail Biter! Canada took Olympic bronze in men’s hockey on Saturday, beating the

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RRSP Contribution Deadline is Thursday March 1!

The RRSP deadline for the tax year 2017, is this coming Thursday March 1 by end of day.   You will find your RRSP contribution limit on last years Notice of Assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency. It is 18%

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Who Has the Best Chili Recipe on The Planet?

You’re about to find out….. Check out Bob’s Top 5 1. Brantford: Chili Willy Cook Off.  Strodes BBQ & Deli, The BIA and Harmony Square are proud to present the 11th Annual. Brantford’s finest eateries will compete for the coveted

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Good as Gold! Day 10 from Pyeongchang!

Tied for the Gold! Canada’s Justin Kripps along with  brakeman Alex Kopacz of London, Ontario, tied for gold with  Germany’s Francesco Friedrich and teammate Thorsten Margis in men’s two-man bobsleigh.  Both teams posted a a combined four-run time of three minutes 16.86 seconds They

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Take in a Pancake Breakfast then Choose a Family Activity!

Check out Bob’s Top Family Day 5! 1. Brantford: Frosty Fest.  Come on out for the 9th annual- all day today in Harmony Square and the lower level of the Market Square Mall. Activities include pancake eating!, ice carving, a

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A Horsey Riddle Making the Rounds………(puzzle)

Did you hear the one about the guy who bought and sold the same horse twice?  All you have to do is figure out his total profit.  Here is how it goes….. A guy buys a horse for $60.  He

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2 Medal-Icious Moments on Day 8 at the Olympics!

Medalicious… Samuel Girard won gold for in the men’s 1,000-metre final on Day 8 while Kim Boutin scored a bronze in the 1,500m, her second  of the Games.  We are now up to 5 gold medals, 5 silver and 5 bronze

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For Some Quality Family Time this Weekend….

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Hamilton: Hamilton Kids-Fest.ca! At Canada’s largest inflatable festival, children bounce, slide, ride, craft, learn and laugh! The inflatables are blown-up and ready for kids of all ages. On top of the fabulous inflatables, Kids

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Canadians at the Olympics! The Good and the Bad (so far)

First the good: 1) All 4 Canadian snowboarders – Max Parrot, Tyler Nicholson, Sebastien Toutant,  and Mark McMorris, – qualified Friday night for the slopestyle final this evening (8PM) And there’s more! 2) Canada’s women started strong in the opening

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Come on, Say It! ” I Love the Winter Season!”

And now for some outdoor and (indoor) activities…. Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Hamilton: Winterfest. A free family skate at Pier 8 is one of many events planned for this weekend.  Bring the family by to enjoy the light

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Ever Owned a Pet Who Enjoyed a Trip to the Vet?

Your pooch or kitty would be a rare exception!  Growing up with cats, I know that every feline we had would run or hide for hours at any mention of the dreaded V-E-T word.   Check out this online gallery at

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Next Time You Visit Cuba, Check Out the Bellamar Caves!

They caves are located in the city of Matanzas, about an hour’s bus ride from Varadero.  They have been  open to visitors since the 1860’s and are considered to be one of the oldest tourist attractions in Cuba. The impressive

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Winterfest 2018, Taste of Oakville, and Superbowl LII

There is lots going on! Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1.  Hamilton: Winterfest.  Winter-inspired art exhibits, heritage and recreation programming, and lots of family friendly fun bring Hamilton residents out of hibernation to connect with each other and explore the

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Five Ways to Better Z’zzzzzs Tonight!

From the Top 5 guy to you; here are some hints to get a better night’s sleep tonight. Professor Matthew Walk, Psychologist from of the University of California has the following suggestions: 5. If you haven’t fallen asleep in 20

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