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How to shop for your partner this holiday season
Do you have a hard time finding the perfect gift for your partner? We have five tips to help take the stress out of shopping. 

Gift inspiration: 10 exciting gifts for your partner under $150
Whether your partner is a fitness lover or enjoys a relaxing night of board games, we have 10 gift ideas perfect for that special someone.

 

VIA-WaterlooMuseums, hockey, and free horse-drawn trolley rides: discover what Kitchener-Waterloo has to offer beyond Oktoberfest.

My article on Waterloo Region appeared on pages 50-51 in the November/December issue of VIA Rail’s Destinations magazine.

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wotsMy fifth contribution to The Record’s Community Editorial Board panel:

Literacy matters more than ever

findaplumberThere are some home reno projects worth tackling yourself – and many that should be trusted to professionals. Errors in plumbing jobs can mean more than just taps that don’t work. They can mean leaks, floods and damage to other areas of your home.

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landscapephotoCapturing a perfect landscape photo is about more than simply pointing your camera and clicking. To get that perfect shot you’ve got to think about angles, depth and even the lighting. Two photographers offer expert advice to help you capture that perfect shot.

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We’ve been feeling the heat in Waterloo Region this week, but it’s nothing compared to Death Valley, Calif., where two local runners put their bodies through the wringer and managed to complete the world’s toughest foot race on Wednesday.

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funnycanadianfactsThought you were an expert on Canada? Here are some fun facts you probably didn’t know about the land of the free.

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tea-gardenWhether you take your tea hot or cold, you can grow all the herbs you need for the perfect cup in your own garden

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fathersday13Show dad how much you love him this year with a token that you can bond over. Here’s a selection of gifts that won’t break the bank and will pave the way for some one-on-one time with your dear old man.

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dillStagger your crops so you can enjoy this herb in summer dishes all season long.

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