Monthly Archives: December 2013

Week 5: Rock My House Music Centre

When I was a little girl, I took piano lessons with Miss Hoekstra on Clothier Street.  I remember my three “ABC of Piano Playing” books, as well as the “Dozen a Day” exercise books, all of which were filled with stickers showing … Continue reading

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Week 4: Candy For You

There are people who can make fudge.  And there are people who cannot. Two years ago, I tried my hand at making fudge thinking it would make great stocking stuffers and hostess gifts.  I did exhaustive research online to find the perfect … Continue reading

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Week 3: Geraldine’s Gallery

Raise your hand if you knew that Kemptville has an art gallery. I didn’t either.  So when I heard about Geraldine’s Gallery  I was eager to check it out and not at all sure what to expect. What I found … Continue reading

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Robert Fontaine – This Sunday at The Branch…

This just in…CBC Film Critic Robert Fontaine will be at The Branch (15 Clothier St., East) this Sunday, December 22 at 3:00 pm for a reading during the restaurant’s famous Rubber Boot Buffet! Wait…what’s a Rubber Boots Buffet?  I’m glad … Continue reading

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Week 2: Going Global Home Decor

{Edited on October 3, 2014: Since posting, Going Global has gone 100% web-based.  While the bricks and mortar shop is no longer there, you can still browse Martia’s selection of global wares on her website, and at local fairs and festivals!}  … Continue reading

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Week 1: Geronimo Coffee

I thought it would be fun to start this adventure the same way most people start their day – with a cup of coffee. It was a chilly Monday morning when I first visited Geronimo. After catching a mere 60 minutes … Continue reading

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Hello, I’m Erika!

Hello there, I’m Erika, and for the next 52 weeks I’ll be exploring Kemptville and its surrounding hamlets, which make up North Grenville.  Every week I’ll profile a business or destination that catches my eye to share with you.  Whether … Continue reading

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