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Heart is Where the Home is Book Review

Barrie author inspires in her book, Heart is Where the Home is Before I met Vanessa Marie Dewsbury I kind of knew her. We had mutual friends, we were both photographers, and for years we were aware of each other, but were never introduced. It wasn’t until I met her in real life that I realized there was a connection. I’m a little intuitive and spiritual. I see and feel things that others can’t, and that can be hard to understand. Once I met VanessaContinue reading


March Break Activity Guide 2018

Here’s your TKL March Break Activity Guide for the Simcoe County area if you’re looking for things to do! Indoor Play: Hate the cold, but your kids need to burn some energy? We have you covered! Visit local indoor play places like Kings and Castles, Treetops Playground. If your kids are a little older, XPlay is a must visit! The trampoline park will tire them out, plus you need to check out the huge lazer tag area. Minotaur Sports offers drop in Nerf battles. JustContinue reading


How I Learned to Lean into my Marriage

Sarah shares what she’s learned about a happy home life, by leaning into her marriage. On TKL, we poke fun at our lives as moms and wives and we get away with it because at home things are typically solid. Now, that doesn’t mean that things are always sunshine and daisies, but after a decade of marriage here are some of the things that work for my relationship. Lean In If you’ve read the book by Sheryl Sandberg, you know what I’m talking about. ButContinue reading


From Music to Moving

Cathy Korpi is the newest agent to join the Exit Lifestyle Realty team and brings a pretty unique skill set to her role. Watch as Apryl & Sarah talk to her about combining her passions for singing and selling properties! Some things to know about Cathy Korpi: She’s a country star, recording songs with Martina McBride, Jason McCoy and more! She’s a mom of three, and grandmother of 1 with another on the way! Pink is her signature colour…but she’s switching to teal! You mayContinue reading


Top Chef Chris

Barrielicious is just around the corner, and it’s being launched with a fun event, Top Chef-licious on January 13. Chris Messecar decided to get a jump on the competition and make us his signature Messy Philly Cheese Steaks, and enlisted the help of Chef Randy Feltis. What is Barrielicious? Twice a year Barrielicious features restaurants in the area who offer a prix fix on some signature dishes.  So, if you have always wanted to check out a restaurant, the festival is the perfect time toContinue reading


Horseshoe Valley Trading Co. Gift Guide

Just 15-20 minutes north of Barrie in Craighurst, a charming log home sits on Horseshoe Valley Road. From the outside, it looks like it fits right in with chalet lifestyle, but inside it’s a shopper’s haven! Horseshoe Valley Trading Company carries unique items for anyone on your list. From lounge wear, to sleepwear, food, mugs and jewelery, they have it all. We went in with people on our lists for Christmas, and boy, did Brenda and Yvonne deliver. Sarah was able to find a gorgeousContinue reading