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SPRING 2020

YOU GLOW GIRL

FILLING THE VOID

CHILLIN' AND GRILLIN'

Spring Skincare Secrets with DermaPosh

Eco Concrete Levelling Ltd. is Growing through Innovation

Recipes for a Saskatchewan Summer

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New Again Talent and Tradition Rule BY

BROOK THALGOTT

hen you think of the word “barber”, what comes to mind? Red, white and blue poles, ornate leather chairs, straight razors, buzzing clippers, and a lineup of men, sitting and shooting the breeze while waiting their turn? That’s a barber shop from the days of yore…and that barber shop experience can be had at Bluecore Barber Company.

Kick it Old School

Owner Jason Zalusky, a former trucker and proud blue-collar guy, decided a few years ago that he needed a change. He hung up his keys and headed to Utah to learn his new trade—real, old-school barbering. “Traditional barbering is a lost art. I

at Bluecore Barber COMPANY wanted to bring back this skill set, and I had to head out of the country to find it,” says Jason. “My instructors were all traditionally-trained barbers and had been barbering for decades. Each one was sharp as a tack and talented in their trade.” Jason returned to Canada, became a Red Seal Journeyman barber and set out to ply his trade. After some time with another local shop, he decided to fulfill his dream of opening his own traditional barber shop—with his own twist. A long-time antique collector and lover of the days past, he restored original 1910 barber chairs, and used barnboard from the family homestead for the shop’s doors. The shop is dedicated to the people who build and grow our country—the blue-collar workers that Jason is so proud to be part of.

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More than Just a Haircut

Today, Bluecore Barber Company offers the city’s men an experience like no other. First, you’re more than welcome to pop by for a chat long before or after your service is done. “Barber shops do more than just cut hair or shave faces,” says Jason. “The barber shop is a place to connect with people and get away from it all.” When they say traditional barber, they mean it. Customers can book themselves for a traditional cut, a good ol’ buzz cut and even a hot towel straight razor shave— and all include a hot lather neck shave. And, you can enjoy all of that with a local beer or spirit to boot. “Everyone needs the barber experience,” says Jason. “Not just because you get a great haircut, but because you get to be part of something more. Come down and become part of the Bluecore Army.” Bluecore Barber Company 280-2410 Dewdney Avenue Regina 306.559.6252 bluecorebarber.com info@bluecorebarber.com @bluecorebarbercompany


welcome IF ANYONE HAD TOLD ME how this year was going to be, I would have never believed them. 2020 has been one for the record books, and it’s only May. I hope you’re all doing well in these historic times. Now, let me introduce myself, and Fresh, to you. I’m Randy Glascock, the publisher and owner of Fresh Magazine. We’re Regina’s source for all things local, fresh and interesting in the Queen City. In our pages, you’ll find the best of business, people, ideas, information and fun. And now more than ever, we need to embrace everything in our own backyard. While we’re all doing our part to flatten the curve and stop the spread, sit back with this issue and enjoy what we’re so happy to share with you. Inside you’ll find features on fantastic local businesses and people, things to try in the garden, ideas on how to stay healthy, recipes to enjoy, and so much more. We’re proud to call Regina home, and we’re excited to share that pride with you. Yours,

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Sleep. Everybody needs it. Are you getting enough sleep for good health? According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, adults between 18 and 64 should be getting seven to nine hours a night, and those of us 65 and over should be getting seven to eight hours a night. However, one quarter to one third of Canadian adults aren’t getting enough sleep, and half of all adults report trouble going to sleep or staying asleep.

Good Sleep = Good Health

Poor sleep, both in amount and quality, has been linked to a range of health issues including obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, injuries, depression, irritability and reduced overall well-being. Being tired is also a health issue, too. Almost a fifth of adults report feeling exhausted during the day, even after getting the recommended amount of sleep. You’re not alone if you’re not getting enough sleep or good quality sleep. The important thing to do is deal with it.

Get Your ZZZs

Getting good sleep requires good habits. Here are some sleep tips from the National Sleep Foundation on how you can get a good night’s sleep every night. Get a regular bedtime and stick to it, even on the weekends. The same is true for waking. Our bodies like routine, and a sleep routine can help you get the rest you need.

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Find a relaxing bedtime routine. Whether it’s reading a book, listening to calming music or taking a bath or shower, find something that winds you down.

world of difference and should last about 10 years. Your pillows should be designed for how you sleep (on your back, side or stomach) and replaced when they are no longer comfortable.

If you have trouble sleeping, avoid napping the day. Napping can disrupt your ability to fall asleep at night.

Avoid caffeine, alcohol, nicotine and big meals before bed—all these things can negatively affect your sleep quality.

Have a look at your bedroom and set it up for good sleep. Your bedroom should be cool, quiet and dark. Things like fans, blackout curtains, ear plugs and white noise machines can help make your bedroom a better place for sleep.

Make sure any medication you take doesn’t have side effects related to sleep—your pharmacist and physician can help with that.

Check your mattress, pillows and bedding. Is your bed comfortable? A good quality mattress can make a

If you can’t fall asleep, just don’t lie there. Get up and go into another room and do something you find relaxing until you feel tired.

There is Help

Learn relaxation or stress relief techniques to help take your mind off the things that keep you up at night. Get off your devices. Screens can keep us awake, because they

keep our brains alert. Before bed, disconnect. Facebook, Pinterest, Reddit and Twitter will still be there in the morning.

If you’re still having trouble sleeping, don’t suffer. Speak with your doctor or find a sleep professional. They can help you source the problem and find ways to address it. There are sleep clinics in Regina that can help you track your sleep and locate the issue. Sleep is part of good health, so take care of yours.

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pring is here at last and has us dreaming about warm days and blue skies. We’ve made it through a winter—and an experience—for the history books. With the season change, it’s time to freshen up your skincare routine. Trust me, you and your skin deserve it.

We have some ideas to keep your skincare routine fresh and light for spring. It’s never too early to start prepping your skin for our amazing Saskatchewan summers. Exfoliate – We’ve been busy layering our hydrating serums and ultra-moisturizing creams all winter trying to stave off the dreaded winter skin. It’s now the time to use a gentle, natural exfoliator to get your spring glow on. Your skincare products will be so much more effective when the dead skin cells aren’t there, absorbing them before your fresh skin can.

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SPF – The UV rays in the spring can be so dangerous because it doesn’t feel very warm yet, especially with our cool spring winds. However, the UV index jumps quickly in the spring so it’s time to increase your sunscreen use. Don’t forget to reapply! The SPF in your day cream applied early in the morning is no longer protecting you when you head out


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cream that promises to help conceal blemishes, add colour and correct the appearance of imperfections. Allergy aware – Spring allergies can increase our sensitivity. Try using low scent products and the correct application of eye creams and serums. Apply a very small amount of product and gently tap—never pull or rub your eye area. Avoid getting your product too close to your eye as your natural eye movement pulls the product even closer to your delicate, sensitive eyes. on your lunch break to sit in the park or take a walk around the lake. Sunscreen is typically active for only two hours after application. Keep sunscreen with you for easy application before you head out. Spring clean – Throw out the jars. Any jarred skincare product open for more than six months must go, because bacteria can grow easily in them. Pumps and other sealed containers are typically okay to store for about a year. Also, some products lose their efficacy the longer they sit on your shelf. This can be a bummer when you realize you have a few products to replace, but your skin will thank you for it. Lighten up – You might not need as moisturizing a day cream in the spring as you did in the winter. Try instead a tinted moisturizer, a beauty balm (BB) or color correcting (CC)

Try something new – Now is the perfect time to try a new treatment for your skin. Whether you prefer to pamper yourself at home or in studio, a new exfoliator followed by one of the fantastic new sheet masks available now will make you feel and look fabulous. Spring is the perfect time for fresh new treatments to spoil yourself with something new. Routine – If you don’t have a skincare routine, now is the time to start. With flowers budding and birds chirping, it’s time to love your skin and get your glow on.

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THE COLOURS

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The PANTONE PALETTE for 2020

Did you know that Pantone, the colour people, forecast colour trends for everything from fashion to home décor? For spring and summer 2020, it’s all about the familiar. These colour trends were made last fall, and they couldn’t be more accurate about our feelings right now. Pantone may not have known about the pandemic last September, but their palette— designed to be friendly and relatable, conveying a sense of ease—couldn’t be more reflective of the time we’re living in. “Combining our desire for stability, creativity, and more spontaneous design approaches, the color palette for Spring/Summer 2020 infuses heritage and tradition with a colorful youthful update that creates strong multi-colored combinations as well as energizing and optimistic pairings,” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.

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TAKE A LOOK AT 2020

These fantastic shades will make your summer wardrobe shine.

PANTONE 18-1662 Flame Scarlet

PANTONE 14-1064 Saffron

PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

PANTONE 15-5718 Biscay Green

PANTONE 19-0323 Chive

PANTONE 17-4021 Faded Denim

PANTONE 16-1359 Orange Peel

PANTONE 18-4528 Mosaic Blue

PANTONE 13-0822 Sunlight

PANTONE 14-1318 Coral Pink

PANTONE 18-1345 Cinnamon Stick

PANTONE 18-3513 Grape Compote

Pantone chose these four timeless colours to work on their own, or as a foundation to their 2020 Spring/Summer Palette picks.

PANTONE 16-1324 Lark

PANTONE 19-3923 Navy Blazer

PANTONE 11-4001 Brilliant White

PANTONE 16-3802 Ash

SHOP LOCAL FOR SUMMER STYLE Even though we’re tied to our homes and yards as we flatten the curve, we can still stay in style. Shopping local for our summer duds has never been more important. When you’re planning your backyard summer wardrobe with these gorgeous colours in mind, be sure to place your order with your favourite local boutique. Many have converted to shopping online or curb-side pickup, and your hardearned dollars spent locally would make a big difference in your community.

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DOESN’T HAVE TO BREAK THE BANK RETHINK YOUR WARDROBE WITH HANGER & RACK BY FRESH YQR STAFF

s the seasons change, attention turns to our closets and what’s in them. Spring is here, and summer is coming. It’s time to put away our coats and sweaters and boots, and dig out the sandals, capri pants and sundresses. And, with every season change, we always find things to get rid of and things we need to find.

Enter Hanger & Rack Regina’s Hanger & Rack is the city’s newest consignment boutique, ready to take things off your hands and refresh your wardrobe with new-to-you pieces. Owner Theresa McQuoid has created a different and wonderful shopping experience that is easy on the wallet and the environment, but still lets you leave with a fresh new look. “Fashion doesn’t have mean brandnew all the time,” says Teresa. “You can find classic, stylish pieces with plenty of life left in them on our boutique floor.” Shopping at consignment before hitting the mall can mean finding unique fashion at a fraction of the price you’d pay retail. Plus, every piece at Hanger & Rack is inspected, prepared and steamed—and carefully curated. “We ensure that our collections are both quality and stylish, with pieces that are fashion-forward or classic,” says Theresa. “We have something for everyone’s taste and budget.“

Consign Your Cast-Offs Selling consignment is a chance to get some money back for that original purchase, plus it gives a chance for somebody else to buy and love the item at a reasonable price. Simply make an appointment, and Theresa and

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her team will view up to 25 pieces at a time, looking at brands from all her team will view up to 25 pieces at a time, looking at brands from all price points. “When you’re going through your wardrobe and getting price “When you’rewear, going through your that wardrobe and getting rid of points. things you no longer bring us pieces are interesting rid you no longer bring“We’ll us pieces interesting andofinthings great condition,” sayswear, Theresa. eventhat takeare a look at and in greatsuch condition,” says even take a look at formalwear, as mother ofTheresa. the bride“We’ll dresses.” formalwear, such as mother of the bride dresses.”

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THE FOUNDATION YOU NEED THEE LINGERIE SHOPPE HAS BEEN HELPING WOMEN LOOK & FEEL GREAT FOR FORTY YEARS BY BROOK THA LGOTT

sk any woman, and they will tell you the worst things they have to shop for: jeans, swimwear and bras. Most women dread the day the underwire finally gives out and they’re forced to head out and buy a new bra. Fear not, women of Regina and area. It doesn’t have to be like this anymore. Join the women who have been trusting the professionals at Thee Lingerie Shoppe for 40 years for all their lingerie and swimwear needs. Owner Linda Bell is a secondgeneration entrepreneur, taking over the store from her mother in 2003. Over the years, she’s seen how lingerie and swimwear have changed to what we know today. “When the store started, everything was white and maybe beige,” says Linda. “Then black came along, and today, bras and lingerie come in so many colours and patterns. And, the size range has increased too.” Thee Lingerie Shoppe carries quality, stylish bras in sizes 28A to 48O, so every body type can find the foundation it needs. In-store, you’ll find every bra style, including nursing bras, sports bras and mastectomy bras. And, all are built to last.

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TAKING CARE OF YOUR LINGERIE After you buy a bra from Thee Lingerie Shoppe, take good care of it to make it last. Wash your bras after every three to four wears. Handwashing is always the best option, but you can machine wash on delicate in a mesh lingerie bag. Always hang to dry or dry flat, and NEVER place them in the dryer.

something for sports or exercising, and something for special occasions that’s feminine and flattering.

The shop carries lingerie that is well-made with quality fabrics, closures and support. “Most people don’t know that there are different grades of fabric and underwire, which impact how they fit and how long you can wear them,” says Linda. Not only does Thee Lingerie Shoppe carry the best brands, it’s also their service that sets them apart from so many other stores. Every staff member is trained to find the bra that works. “A properly fitting bra makes all the difference in the way you feel. A

good bra is comfortable, flattering and is your foundation,” says Linda. “We’re here to ensure that every customer that comes in our shop leaves with a bra that fits well and looks great. You might forget what we educate you about proper fitting bras, but you won’t forget how we make you feel.” Whatever your size or style needs are, Linda recommends women should have on average about four to five bras. It’s always dependent on your lifestyle, but a basic lingerie drawer should have options for everyday wear,

Ready to shed the fear and shop for the ‘girls’ at a place that knows what you need? Thee Lingerie Shoppe is waiting for you. They’ve been making women look and feel wonderful for 40 years, and now is the time to see what they can do for you. Open from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm Monday to Friday and 9.30 am to 5.00pm on Saturdays, you’ll find them at 4037 Albert Street and online at tlsbras. com. You can also find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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As property owners in the Regina area know, uneven concrete is a fact of life and one that can be hard to deal with. Whether it’s your driveway, sidewalk, patio, or filling a void or stabilizing soil, Eco Concrete Levelling can help.

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ounded by Bud and Jon Anderson, Eco Concrete Levelling Ltd. is proud to call Saskatchewan home. This locally owned and operated venture got its start when Bud and Jon recognized the need for a better way to raise and level uneven concrete. With their combined 50 years of experience in home building and renovation, they saw an opportunity to bring a new product and method to Saskatchewan that would help home and business owners alike. They became Saskatchewan’s only certified deep foam injection company, complete with COR© certification from the Heavy Construction Safety Association of Saskatchewan. “Our product is perfect for concrete levelling,” says Bud. “It’s an effective solution that stands up well in all conditions.” The company brought to Canada an innovative product—Fillfoam—that is the most advanced foam on the market today. Fillfoam is perfect for filling voids. It works well in commercial and industrial applications from sink holes to abandoned mines. In addition to introducing Fillfoam to Canada, the Eco Concrete team are also innovators in raising and levelling homes. They have created a patent-pending process known as EZLift. The process is certified by an engineer, giving customers the assurance and comfort they need in levelling their home. One of the major benefits is that, in most cases, the work is done inside the home, not outside, leaving your yard as is. Eco Concrete can also waterproof your basement, by applying foam on the basement’s exterior walls.

Polyurethane Foam Facts Does not add significant weight to the soil under the slab. Fast curing time allows concrete to be put back into service immediately. Material expands to fully fill voids under slabs. Moisture resistant, will not wash out. Does not shrink over time. Increases concrete slab’s ability to bear weight. Material is consistent in quality. Clean work environment with a less invasive application.

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Whatever your concrete levelling, house lifting, waterproofing and soil stabilization needs are, Eco Concrete can help. They serve residential, commercial, agricultural, and industrial clients on projects of all sizes. They are proud to call satisfaction guarantee, and a comprehensive Saskatchewan home and lead the industry warranty program. Budsoil advises: way in concrete levelling and “If you have sunken concrete, we can stabilization solutions. Learn morehelp. Call us at 306.552.LIFT visit on our website at ecolevel.ca, followor them atFacebook, ecolevel.caand and call submit a request for your free for an satisfaction guarantee, and a comprehensive estimate. ” industry warranty Bud advises: estimate atprogram. 306.552.5438. “If you have sunken concrete, we can help. Call us at 306.552.LIFT or visit our website at ecolevel.ca and submit a request for an estimate.”

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and victimless. However, all it takes to get into legal hot water is for one person to retaliate; whether it’s the owner of a restaurant who receives a bad review, or a parent whose child’s photos are used without permission. 2. Hosting events Small get-togethers with close friends and family seem low risk. After all, who would sue someone they know and love? However, if an accident takes place at your home and somebody you know needs to repair personal property or seek medical attention, the decision to take legal action may become more about necessity than personal retaliation.

Why YOU may need personal umbrella coverage CONVINCING SOMEONE THAT THEY COULD HAVE MORE COVERAGE THAN THEY DO NOW—OFTEN FOR LESS MONEY— SHOULD BE A SLAM DUNK. RIGHT? That’s exactly what personal umbrella policies offer. So why aren’t they more popular? Let’s break it down and review the importance of personal umbrella coverage. The definition personal umbrella policy provides additional coverage when a client’s base liability coverage is exhausted. It covers legal fees and loss of income associated with liability claims—even for incidents that occur outside of Canada.

could indirectly lose assets if they need to come up with the cost of an unexpected settlement.

The challenge Coverage that protects property is an easy concept for most clients to buy into. It’s straightforward to understand and is often mandatory. The need becomes less clear when it comes to coverage that protects against legal action.

"It won't happen to me" mentality There’s a misconception that court battles are the stuff of TV dramas. In many people’s minds, their ‘boring lives’ are enough protection.

Trends suggest that Canadians are becoming more litigious, and court cases are resulting in larger payouts. And while lawsuits don’t directly result in the loss of the ‘things and stuff’ protected by standard personal insurance policies, people

The bottom line? The world is evolving. As sensibly as we might go about our lives, we are all subject to the unpredictability of other people’s actions. Personal umbrella policies provide liability coverage over and above your home and auto insurance by increasing the limit of insurance, or providing coverage for specific risks which are not covered by your home and auto policy. Give Heritage Insurance a call today to find out how personal umbrella coverage can help to protect you and your family.

When you consider the modern hazards that impact our safety (e.g. texting while driving), it’s hard not to appreciate how unpredictable an everyday task can be— or how far a resulting lawsuit can go.

Here are 2 common everyday scenarios where personal umbrella coverage could protect you: 1. Posting on social media Sites like Facebook and Twitter make it effortless for us to broadcast messages to hundreds or thousands of people. It can feel anonymous

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Learning to Thrive

during the COVID-19 Crisis BY GWENDOLYN FRIEDRICH M.SC. CPC, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE CARING PLACE

“Unprecedented” is a word frequently used to describe societal response to COVID-19. The virus is causing uncertainty, and an ever-changing understand of what is happening. No one has been left unaffected by the Virus. Thousands have lost their jobs. Hundreds have been infected with the disease. Not one of us is without fear about what this will do to our finances, our families and our future. So, what can we do to not only overcome stress but also learn new skills that will help us thrive now and throughout our lifetime?

Here are some great ways to help you slow down your mind. 1. Practise deep breathing. To do this close your eyes and focus on your breath. Take a deep breath, filling first your belly and then letting it fill you all the way up to the top of your lungs. Hold it for a few seconds and then let it out through pursed lips. Repeat this and as you do think of each new breath as taking in a blessing, and each exhale as releasing your worries. 2. Listen to quiet music—classical music can reduce both pain and stress, relieve depression and increase feelings of self esteem! 3. Go for a walk. Any exercise helps to reduce stress and makes you feel more connected to your community, which is especially important during these times of social isolation. Looking at green spaces reduces your levels of stress and increases your sense of well being. It also reduces cortisol—high levels of cortisol are associated with poor mental and physical health. 4. Practice mindfulness. An easy way to start is to create a Mandala (you can find lots of examples and instructions on the web). 5. Connect with family and friends—even if it is by phone or online. Try playing online games together OR form a book club or study group. 6. Write down positive SELF AFFIRMATIONS and carry them with you. Read them throughout the day. Start with “I am going to be OK. This will pass.” If you need more help call a professional to help you. The Caring Place is a great choice. It is a charitable non-profit mental health and addictions counselling centre offering about 8,000 hours of counselling support annually on a sliding scale so that everyone can get the help they need. We have been part of the Regina community for over 30 years. With the COVID-19 crisis we are working hard to provide services to counteract the mental health impacts. We have introduced an on-line counselling platform, which allows one on one counselling as well as special group sessions including FREE depression and anxiety support groups, and Group Mental Health First Aid for a small fee. To register for any of these, call our front office at 306-347-2273 or email us at tcp@myaccess.ca


What will I do today that will honour my emotions and support me processing them?

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Talk, journal, write a tribute to your Beloved, write a letter to your Beloved; draw, play music, exercise, create, “ex-press”. What will I do today that will nurture my spirit? Music? Nature? Pets? Friends? Meditation? Prayer? Do at least one thing that is personally “uplifting.” What will I do today that will nurture me socially? Phone…Text…Facetime…Online chat? Even in unprecedented times such as these, there is a path you can take that will lead you to healing. Take it.

Grieving Apart e are in unprecedented times, and as overwhelming as this can feel, we have the power within us to heal. Grief can be a disorienting and isolating experience at the best of times, and now it is being challenged with the complicating factors of physical distancing and health threats. It may be that you were unable to be with your loved one due to isolation rulings. It may be that you were unable to have a “Memorial Gathering” at this time due to limitations on indoor gatherings. These too are losses, that complicate the grieving and mourning process. So how does one navigate our losses during these challenging times? First and foremost, it is important that we give ourselves permission to grieve by validating what you have gone through. This mindset will open you to Nature’s healing process. Now, with a heart open to honouring what you have been through, name the losses you are experiencing and beside each of those losses, name the feelings that you are experiencing as a result, remembering that there is no right or wrong feeling. These 24 |

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feelings need to be acknowledged and expressed without judgment so they can be released. Now, while safely acknowledging and expressing our emotions is necessary, it is also important to realize that grief not only affects us emotionally, but affects us physically, mentally, spiritually and socially as well. Creating a healing regime of self-care that nurtures each of these areas in your life will serve you well.

Ask yourself each day: What will I do today that will nurture my body?

Suggested online resources to support your journey Dr. Alan Wolfelt centerforloss.com Dr. Bill Webster griefjourney.com Dougy Center dougy.org What’s Your Grief? whatsyourgrief.com Mindfulness and Grief mindfulnessandgrief.com Refuge in Grief refugeingrief.com

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Eating healthy, drinking plenty of water, rest, exercise, deep breathing, and a healthy sleep routine. What will I do today that will nurture my mind and thinking? Be aware of your self-talk, and encourage yourself with kind, gentle healing affirmations. What will you read? Watch? Focus on? Maybe try Visualization? Meditation?

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RECIPES FOR A SASKATCHEWAN SUMMER With spring here and summer coming, it’s time to start the BBQ and enjoy some of Saskatchewan’s bounty. Here’s some recipes to love all season long.

Olive Oil Balsamic Vinegar 1 container Bocconcini (fresh mozzarella) 3 ripened garden tomatoes Basil Leaves Coarse salt and pepper Slice tomatoes and bocconcini balls, layering them with basil leaves on a plate. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and season with coarse salt and pepper.

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1 loaf French bread ½ cup butter, softened 2 tablespoons garlic powder 1 tbsp minced garlic 2 tbsp dried parsley Preheat BBQ on low. Place bread loaf in the center of a large sheet of foil (big enough to wrap entirely around the bread later). Slice bread into 1½” thick slices but do not cut through the bottom. Spread butter between each slice and brush some on the top of the loaf. Sprinkle garlic powder and parsley between each slice, covering each slice well. Sprinkle minced garlic and parsley on the loaf top. Wrap the bread loosely in the foil (sealed with room for heat circulation). Place on the grill and cook for 15-20 minutes, turning over halfway through. Carefully unwrap the foil, pull bread slices apart and serve warm.

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By Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association ¾ cup soy sauce ¼ cup packed brown sugar 1 tbsp minced ginger root 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp vegetable oil Dash, sesame oil (optional) 1½ lb. Canadian Beef Strip Loin Grilling Steak or Medallions (about 1-inch/2.5 cm thick) Combine soy sauce, sugar, ginger root, garlic, vegetable oil and sesame oil (if using), in large sealable freezer bag. Add steak to the marinade; marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes to two hours. Remove steak from marinade, discarding marinade; pat steaks dry with paper towel. Grill over medium-high heat for 10 to 12 minutes, turning at least twice for medium-rare doneness 145°F (63°C). Cover steaks loosely with foil and let steaks rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

1 – 10” unbaked pie shell Topping ⅔ cup brown sugar ½ cup flour ⅓ cup quick rolled oats ⅓ cup butter, softened Filling 3 cups blueberries or Saskatoon berries 2 cups strawberries, sliced 1 cup raspberries ¾ cup sugar 3 tbsp Minit tapioca

Preheat oven to 425°. In a bowl, mix the brown sugar, flour and oats. Cut in the butter and blend until crumbly. Set aside. In a large bowl, gently combine the fruit, sugar and tapioca. Spoon into the pie shell. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the fruit. Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes, and then reduce the heat to 350°F and bake for one hour, or until the pastry is golden and the filling is bubbly. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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ROOTING for Each Other IT'S GARDENING TIME AGAIN Gardening is a great way to get outside and soak up spring and summer in Saskatchewan. As we all do our part to stay well and keep our community healthy, digging in can keep you busy at home. Plus, you can enjoy the bounty you grow—garden fresh veggies and herbs make any meal even better. It's time to get dirty!

OLD FAITHFUL According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, these are the last spring frost dates in the southern Saskatchewan: Fort Qu’Appelle May 31 Lumsden May 20 Moose Jaw May 24 Pilot Butte June 1 Regina May 22 Weyburn May 26

POLLINATORS Your garden needs pollinators to thrive. Be sure to plant pollinator-friendly plants like: Anise Hyssop, Bachelor’s Buttons, Bergamot, Borage, Calendula, Chives, Cosmos, Echinacea, Foxglove, Marigold and Zinnia.

BUTTERFLIES Not only can your garden grow food for you, it can also feed nature too. Milkweed isn’t a weed at all. It’s the sole source of food for monarch butterflies. These pretty plants look gorgeous and grow about two to five feet, depending on variety. Best of all, they are a perennial—coming back year after year to look great and attract beautiful butterflies. You can find milkweed at the plant nursery and pop it in a sunny spot. The more plants, the more butterflies you attract.


Make the most of your Make the most of your short boating season short boating season

THINGS TO TRY There are so many plants to experiment with in your garden. Heirloom tomatoes – a trend with no sign of slowing, heirloom tomatoes are delicious, full of flavour and come in a rainbow of colours and sizes. Varieties to try include Brandywine, Costoluto Genovese, Lemon Boy, Mortgage Lifter, Stupice, Yellow Pear. Cucamelon – these tiny ‘mouse melons’ look like watermelons and taste like cucumbers. Kids love them! Melons – even with our short growing season, you can grow watermelon and cantaloupe. Varieties like Gnadenfeld, Minnesota Midget and Cream of Saskatchewan will grow well in the sunniest part of your garden.

HEADING OUTDOORS Plant

Date to Transplant

Bell Peppers

Early to Mid-June

Cabbage

Late April to Late May

Cantaloupe

Early to Mid-June

Cucumber

Early to Mid-June

Lettuce

Mid May to Early June

Pumpkins

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Tomatoes

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The function of a vapor barrier is to limit the migration of water vapor. This is critical in the attic, where the attic assembly must control the penetration and infusion of warm conditioned interior air, related to the outdoor temperatures. Often, the attic often needs to be brought up to the quality of the rest of the home.

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We call it the ABCs of renovations. Typically, when we renovate, we start with the centre of the home dealing with new windows, new exterior insulation, new house wrap, new siding—the stuff we can see and touch. Then, we move onto the basement, finishing the walls and ceilings with spray foam on the walls and rim joists, upgrading the furnace to high efficiency and more. We do all this work to make our home better but what did we forget? The attic, the poor old attic! It’s still the same with that old vapor barrier that was never designed to function with the state-of-the-art products like energyefficient windows and high-efficiency furnaces.


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