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The Season of Giving

The Season of Giving

December is a month to focus on the good in your life, no matter what holiday you might be celebrating. Time off spent with family members can be a welcome escape from the busy scheduling that usually proceeds in the weeks before, and eating a good meal together never...

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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

If you love baking and Christmas, then Christmas cookies are probably something you enjoy. Making them can be a ton of fun, especially it if becomes a family-wide event. If you’re just making the same old snowmen and gingerbread cookies, though, it might become a...

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How Can You Give Back?

How Can You Give Back?

Have you run out of Halloween candy yet? Well, have you started to get out all your Christmas decorations and prepare for all the events that come with the month of December? If you’re feeling bogged down by the chaos of this season, then you’re not alone! There’s a...

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Where Does MCC Money Go?

New Hamburg Thrift Centre is one of many thrift stores owned by the charity Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). What does this mean, exactly? Well, it means that the main purpose of the thrift store is to earn revenue for MCC to then spend on programs in Ontario and...

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DIY Halloween Costume Tips

DIY Halloween Costume Tips

October is a month of thanks and receiving candy. Two of the best possible things, right? Who doesn’t love October? It’s easy to let the month get away from you, though. One second you’re planning a Thanksgiving dinner with far too many people, and the next you’re...

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Punny Costume Ideas

It’s almost Halloween! Do you have your costume ready? If not, don’t fear! Here are a couple of fun “punny” Halloween costumes that are sure to liven up any party or excursion down the street.   IMAGE SOURCE:...

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Fall is on its Way!

Fall is on its Way!

Now that September has come around again, life has taken on a regular rhythm for many people that the summer tends to be lacking. For many people, this is a time of year that they look forward to so they can return to regular life, but for some, sending off vacation...

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What to do With Fall Leaves

Leaves are starting to change colour and fall off of trees, which means that they’ll soon be covering most of your yard! While this is a pretty season, it can be a lot of work to try to rake them up and compost them. These are a few alternative ways to make the most...

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It’s Nearly Back-to-School Time!

It’s Nearly Back-to-School Time!

It’s nearly time to go back to school! Isn’t it crazy how quickly time passes? If you’re a parent, you might be excited for your student to head back to a structured routine, and if you’re a student, you might be dreading the switch from vacation to work-mode. However...

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Easy Dorm Recipes

Moving to a dorm or even just away from home can be really difficult, especially if cooking isn’t your strong suit! Don’t be too afraid, though – here’s a list of easy things that a chef of any level will be able to whip up in no time!   Blueberry muffin in a mug...

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