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by / on July 31, 2017 at 3:30 pm / in DINING, HOTEL, INSPIRE, SPA

Couples Getaway

Remember choose-your-own-adventure books? Well, since all couples are different, and a trip to Niagara is not a one-size-fits-all vacation, here’s a choose-your-own-adventure weekend! Check In Everyone needs to check in, so head to your hotel, check in, and give yourself a few minutes to relax and breathe. Adventure Time There’s no slowing down in your future! You head out for [...]

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by / on June 27, 2017 at 3:33 pm / in HOTEL, INSPIRE

Celebrate Canada 150

Oh, Canada. You don’t look at a day over 100! As July 1st quickly approaches, we prepare to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. This year, cities all over the Niagara Region have stepped up their game to give Canada a 150 to remember. If you’re in the Niagara Region for Canada’s big day, here are some of the events you should [...]

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by / on February 22, 2017 at 5:23 pm / in INSPIRE

Maybe Put the Phone Away?

Let’s be honest….your phone goes with you everywhere, doesn’t it?  From the grocery store to the bathroom…. you feel bereft if you don’t have it.  Sure…we need them, we want them and we love them, but, the truth is our cell addiction can lead us into cringe-worthy behaviour. The big news is….we’re being rude Not long ago, I was at [...]

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by / on June 28, 2016 at 3:08 pm / in DINING, HOTEL, INSPIRE

Buzzing About Our Bees

  The bees have arrived! After quite extensive research by our Executive Chef Michael Price and our Green Team, we have proceeded with the purchase of four hives of Canadian Honeybees for our property. Our team at White Oaks believes it is very important to support our Niagara community, our local agricultural industries and give back to our region and [...]

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by / on January 21, 2016 at 11:25 am / in INSPIRE

Resolution Rethink

So…here we are…2016. Made a bunch of resolutions on New Year’s Eve, didn’t you? Inspired by too much Champagne and too little sense, you were convinced the start of a new year could mean the end of all your bad habits and the beginning of a shiny new set of new ones, guaranteed to make you perfect. How’s that going? [...]

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by / on January 4, 2016 at 12:48 pm / in INSPIRE

Love or Hate Winter

  So…winter’s finally here and we’re of two minds. Some of us dance with joy at the thought of the wild white days ahead while others would rather just hibernate until the spring thaw. We’ve come up with suggestions for those on both sides of the fence:   If you love winter, consider these cold-weather celebration suggestions: 1. Add a [...]

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by / on November 13, 2015 at 4:16 pm / in FITNESS CLUB, INSPIRE

Harvest Happy Winter Plans

Ah fall. Time to reap what we’ve sowed.  Haul in the hay and pile up the pumpkins. Yeah…and then what? What are we all going to do when the days get shorter, the nights get colder and there’s that nasty white stuff all over the ground?  I say it’s time to harvest our good intentions and lay in a supply [...]

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by / on September 4, 2015 at 4:36 pm / in FITNESS CLUB, INSPIRE

Leap into Fall

I have no idea why January is the start to the new year when September is the obvious choice. Ask any kid. When the classroom doors open for the first time, it’s a new year. No matter how old I am, when those first leaves turn colour, I just know I should be buying a new binder and a set [...]

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by / on June 2, 2015 at 3:36 pm / in HOTEL, INSPIRE, Uncategorized

Rad Dad Gifts

Remember last Father’s Day when your husband got so excited about that tie you got him? No you don’t…because it didn’t happen. In fact, when he opened that box, it was the yawn heard ‘round the world. Let’s see if we can do better this year, shall we? We’ve assembled seven savvy suggestions to help you knock his socks off [...]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 5:44 pm / in FITNESS CLUB, INSPIRE

Holly Jolly November

There I was…on November 13, innocently reaching for a jar of Ovaltine on the supermarket shelf when it hit me. I was singing “Holly Jolly Christmas.” Why? Because the Sobey’s in-store music system was pumping that peppy little holiday tune directly into my brain. Did I mention it was November 13?! Believe me when I tell you that I’m a [...]

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