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by / on August 15, 2014 at 4:56 pm / in HOTEL, INSPIRE

Niagara the Fruitiful

  Gluttony. It’s one of the seven deadly sins – yes? If that’s so, then I’m destined to fry in the proverbial fiery furnace, all thanks to fruit season in Niagara. From the first strawberries in the spring to the last pears and apples of the fall, I gorge daily and unashamedly. Yes, I’m a fruit pig – the lady [...]

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by / on July 25, 2014 at 4:05 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Caffeine Boost

As I sit here, contemplating a morning jog and sipping on my second coffee, I can`t help but think about the caffeine debate. Is caffeine beneficial to your morning workout, or is it not? We all know the wonderful benefits of caffeine (the most important being that it decreases fatigue and increases mental alertness).Did you also know that a cup [...]

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by / on July 7, 2014 at 3:34 pm / in WEDDING

Wedding WOWment

At White Oaks we like to find ways to go the extra mile, or as we like to call it create a WOW moment for our guests. A WOW moment is simply something we do to make your time at White Oaks just a little more unforgettable. Just this past month we had an awesome WOW moment take place that [...]

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by / on June 23, 2014 at 9:50 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Eating Clean Sabotage

You have made the commitment to Eat Clean and now you have to negotiate with your spouse to stop eating out of bags and boxes. Sound familiar?  Do you frequently throw up your hands in horror when you hear “Let’s have pizza for dinner?” It’s hard enough to keep your will power strong, but now you have to battle the [...]

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by / on June 12, 2014 at 11:26 am / in INSPIRE

To Build a House

In two weeks I will be packing my bags and taking off to Guatemala and I need to be honest with you…I have no idea what I am doing. I am going into this next adventure with a blindfold on. When a good friend of mine asked me if I wanted to travel with her and her family to Guatemala [...]

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by / on May 27, 2014 at 11:40 am / in DINING

Photoblog: Summer Foodie Surprises

Niagara foodies always delight in the usual change over to summer seasonal menus with fresh produce and bright coloured martinis but this summer the name of the game is adventure. Executive Chef at LIV Restaurant Michael Price, has infused his new summer menu tastes with carefully crafted surprises. The wildberry quinoa salad pops with an ice wine shooter, the grill [...]

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by / on April 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm / in CONFERENCE

Niagara Event Space Inspiration

Often attendees and guests leave a conference or event with lasting memories of ideas hatched or relationships forged. But more often than not, their first impression is what sticks with them most…how they feel in the event environment has a huge impact…more than just setting the tone. With the right team behind you to shape your event, the sky should [...]

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by / on February 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm / in INSPIRE

A Word With My Teenaged Self

One of my friends posed this interesting question on Facebook the other day: If you could give your younger self two words of advice, what would they be? That got me thinking – because, baby, two words just wouldn’t do it. I can think of a bunch of things I’d like to tell my teenage self – all good advice [...]

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by / on January 30, 2014 at 2:07 pm / in HOTEL

The Humble Everyday

Once upon a time, I took toilets for granted. Yup…those precious, pristine, porcelain pedestals meant nothing to me. Though I visited them regularly – as I still do, of course – I never gave them a second thought…not the ones in my own home and certainly not the ones in public restrooms. They were the unsung heroines of my world. [...]

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by / on November 4, 2013 at 11:47 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Path to Peace:Live in the Present

What does it mean to be present? Being present is simply being, or existing, in this very moment. Living in the moment will create a life that is filled with calmness and peace; we all want a life filled with peace, but in today’s day and age, life can become swamped. Trying to balance work life and being a parent, [...]

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