Category Archives for "Seasonal"

Dec 02

Charity Begins at Home

By Gateway Gazette

When considering charitable donations leading up to Christmas why not start at home? If you donate to a local charity the money stays in your community and you are assured that the bulk of your donation is not going to administrative expenses. The bigger the charity, the bigger the administrative costs. You can check out […]

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Dec 01

Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

By Gateway Gazette

Materials 2 cups (500mL) All-purpose flour 1 cup (250 mL) salt 1 cup (250 mL) warm water (approx.) Mixing bowl Wooden spoon Rolling pin Christmas cookie cutters Paint Parchment paper Drinking straw Spatula Brush Glitter glue Ribbon Baking sheet Pencil   Directions In mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Add water, ¼ cup (60mL) at […]

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Nov 28

Spare a Thought for our Furry Friends this Christmas

By Gateway Gazette

By Clive Phillips, Professor of Animal Welfare, Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, The University of Queensland and Sarah Zito, Research Co-ordinator at the Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, The University of Queensland Christmas is typically a time for celebrating and spending time with loved ones. But while we party, give lavish presents, and visit our families, we […]

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Nov 26

Christmas: Advent Calendar Craft

By Gateway Gazette

BY CHARLIE If you want to make an advent calendar for this year, it’s time to get started. Fortunately for you, I made the cutest calendar ever. Ok, the undertones of showcasing my new advent calendar with saws in the background was completely lost on me until this very moment. I do not have the […]

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Nov 24

Christmas at Black Diamond Liquor Store

By Gateway Gazette

As of this Thursday, November 24, 2016, Crown Royal Northern Harvest will be available.   New products added weekly along with numerous specials leading up to Christmas.    Various amazing gift ideas for a variety of price ranges.       December 24th is our annual Customer Appreciation Event, with eats and treats for everyone! […]

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