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Beating the Heat in the City

By Kim Robson:  Big cities are heat islands. All that concrete, asphalt and glass absorb heat, then reflect it. Rooftops and cars heat up quickly in the summer sun. Add to that a dearth of shade from green spaces and mature trees, and being in the city during the dog days of summer can be downright intolerable. Plus, air-conditioning units are …

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DIY Summer Art & Craft Ideas

 By Larraine Roulston:  Summertime can be a great opportunity to test your ability to create any number of the latest crafts that appeal to warm weather fun.  If you have children who play in a small backyard kiddie pool, they will love your making huge bubbles for them to stand under. For this, your …

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Fun Summer Activity–Cloud Spotting

By Kim Robson: During the height of summer, all I want to do is stay cool. Part of that involves doing as little physical activity as possible. But some of our “type A” friends might view that as sloth. If you need or want a suitable excuse for lazing about all day, …

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Enjoy Green Nature with a Green Picnic

By Fredrica Syren: There is nothing my kids like more than an outdoor picnic. Now, with warmer weather and the sunshine, it’s prime picnic time☺ We’ll bring a blanket and picnic lunch to enjoy on the grass after any outdoor activities. It’s funny how a meal outdoors on a blanket …

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Simple Summer Fun  

By Larraine Roulston: The beginning of July always reminds me of gazing at a fresh new canvas. I suppose this feeling comes from winding down most of the activities I have participated in during the year and now being able to follow a passion to fill in some of those lazy, hazy …

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