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Smart summer reads

Ever since my mother gave me a copy of Judy Blume’s Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, I’ve had a book on the go.

I’m such an avid reader that I signed up for a book challenge — to read 50 books in 2015. 517 more words

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Classic Mount Royal home gets a modern makeover

A fresh modern makeover to a 1920s home seamlessly integrates timeless appeal with contemporary styling while offering more space for a busy family with two young children. 748 more words

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Father's Day: Thrill of the grill

There is nothing wrong with grilled burgers, but how about flavouring an alligator fillet with a wild game rub or barbecuing s’mores?

The world’s your grilling oyster thanks to a bevy of accessories on the market. 262 more words

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Melting with delight: Three ice cream parlours worth a visit

We love ice cream for what it represents: pleasure. It’s the respite from a hot summer day, the reward for a job well done and relief if you’re feeling blue. 437 more words

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Confessions of a lifelong affair with Montreal

I left my mistress behind a couple of years ago, exchanged parking meters for pine trees, streetlamps for starlight, the endless sirens for the morning wail of the loon. 836 more words

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Beauty Buzz: Look hot, stay cool

It’s a fact that lying for hours in the sun or on a tanning bed increases the risk of cancer, premature aging and sunburns. Dr. Beatrice Wang, the assistant professor of dermatology at McGill University and director of the Melanoma Clinic and the McGill University Health Centre, recommends three key things when choosing a sunscreen. 257 more words

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Three cool cocktails in Montreal

Summertime and the livin’ is easy – especially when you’re enjoying a refreshing beverage. So, chill, relax and toast the season at some of this city’s delightful venues. 604 more words

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