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Free to Dream: Beautiful blooms in mixed media 

Brush strokes that create a wistful dream world | By Rebecca Dumais What do you see when you first glance at the works of artist Emilija Pasagic? Do you see beautiful blooms or something deeper and more meaningful in the abstract? Her compositions may appear to be florals, but to …

A Perfectly Honed Home

Peak Inside the Dream Home of Designer/Builder Ramsin Khachi  by Laurie Wallace-Lynch / Photography by Carole & Roy Timm Photography Ramsin Khachi is charming, stylish, warm and welcoming — not unlike the Oakville home he designed for himself and his family. It’s easy to see why this designer and builder …

The Zen of Organization

THE BENEFITS OF DECLUTTERING ARE GREATER THAN YOU THINK, SAYS OAKVILLE HOME ORGANIZER MEGAN ARTHURS By Laurie Wallace-Lynch The austere appeal of a well-organized and decluttered room is obvious to the eye but delve deeper and you’ll discover that having a decluttered home is good for body, mind and soul. …

The Lakeside Motel

A FORMER FISHERMAN’S INN HAS BECOME A LITTLE BIT OF CARIBBEAN IN THE COUNTY | by Rebecca Dumais / Photos courtesy of Lakeside Motel A traditional roadside motel is merely for road trip respite but lakeside lodging becomes something else entirely: a blissful getaway that’s not far from home. Just …

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Welcome to “Miami”

MODERN HOME ADDS BEACHY VIBES TO ANCASTER | By Rebecca Dumais / Photography by Craft Architecture Photography & Video The linear, clean lines of Miami-inspired homes are increasing in popularity and that’s just the style of home that clients Sandro Cioci and his wife Nicole wanted for their custom Ancaster build. …

Taste Notes

Local Craft Gin Looking for a new spirit to liven up your gin and tonic? Crafted in Ontario, Ginslinger gets its bold, fresh juniper taste from cold-pressing wild local juniper and fine botanicals – many of which are hand-foraged from the Niagara Escarpment. Order online or head to the new …

The Butterfly Ball: 24th Annual Comfort & Joy Gala

On Thursday, October 27th, 2022, members of the Oakville community are gathering for an evening of glamour and decadence, and we sincerely hope that you will attend. A symbol of resiliency, change, and hope, the metamorphosis of a butterfly is an iconic representation of nature’s transformative powers. As we emerge …
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