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THE BEST BEANS Savour a sip of locally roasted coffee
Despite the K-cup craze, plenty of folks still enjoy a cup of freshly roasted coffee. Luckily, the local area is home to various on-site roasting coffee companies. From bean to cup, here's a sampling of our region's best java roasters. » More
In the Doghouse
If reincarnation does exist, we should all hope to come back in our next life as one of dogs. The screenwriter, who recently moved to Oro-Medonte from California, has built a 2,800-square-foot dog barn for his seven boxers and one bulldog. More
Put Your Best Face Forward
Looking after your skin should be as important as taking care of your hair. This is just one of many statements that skin care professionals agree on. GoodLife interviewed a number of well-known cosmetic clinics to get you the latest in facial skin care information, just in time for you to start the year with a fresh look. More
The Wonderful World of Craft Beer
The Wonderful World of Craft Beer
All over Ontario, craft breweries are sprouting up faster than dandelions. “Ontario's craft beer industry is on a really strong growth curve right now,” says John Hay, president of Ontario Craft Brewers, an association of more than 35 small brewers dedicated to making great tasting, high quality beer in Ontario. Read More..
Discover Your Inner-Artist
Discover Your Inner-Artist
The owners of the Barrie franchise of the 4 Cats Art Studio for children believe there should be a little art in every child's life. “We believe that each kid is an artist and we want to get that art out of them,” said Nicole Panagakis. Read More..
Designer Picks Part II - Local experts share their favourite colours for  around the house
Designer Picks Part II - Local experts share their favourite colours for around the house
A visit to a paint store can be very intimidating especially when you stand in front of all of the colour choices, the multitude of shades of those colours and the different colour lines presented by various paint manufacturers. What colour do you pick Read More..
Holiday Gift Guide 2013
Holiday Gift Guide 2013
Gifts from local Barrie shops. Read More..
The Holiday Table
The Holiday Table
Have fun this holiday season with your table settings. Read More..
Spacious Luxury
Spacious Luxury
The kitchen is one area where you likely spend most of your day. Whether it's prepping food or entertaining guests, this space needs to be functional and practical. Read More..
Cape Cod Dream Cottage on Georgian Bay
Cape Cod Dream Cottage on Georgian Bay
Tucked away on the most pristine beach of Georgian Bay, Cathy and Ian Tait's contemporary shingle-style cottage was inspired by their many visits to Cape Cod. Read More..
Making the Most of Your Outdoor Space
Making the Most of Your Outdoor Space
Spending time outside can be fun, relaxing and enjoyable, but it can be difficult and frustrating to make the most of our outdoor spaces. In rural areas, it's the stunning trademark of the Canadian landscape – rugged, wooded grounds everywhere – that creates this love-hate relationship. We're privileged to have the phenomenal views, but these are often difficult grounds on which to live and play. In the city, most of us are limited to small back and front yards that require quite a bit of creativity to yield maximum enjoyment. Read More..
Luxury concours d'elegance finally comes to Canada
Luxury concours d'elegance finally comes to Canada
It's an affair fit for Great Gatsby himself. On September 14, Georgian Bay transforms into a playground for luxury enthusiasts from across the country. Over a hundred of North America's finest restored classic cars will show at Cobble Beach Golf Resort as Georgian Bay becomes the newest site of the international concours d'elegance. Read More..
Gourmet S'mores
Gourmet S'mores
The bonfire crackles, embers float upwards, as stars begin to sparkle in the darkening sky. The cool evening breeze rolls in and another log is thrown on the fire. Read More..
Trending on the Beach
Trending on the Beach
Whether you're spending the summer here or going away for a beach vacation, it's time to think about your fabulous beach look. Jane DeCola, owner of Brabary – a world-class boutique that features the latest in swimwear – knows what's trending this season. Read More..
Gallery 111
Gallery 111
Success often involves finding a need and filling it. For the founders of Gallery 111, an art collective that opened on Dunlop Street in December, that is exactly what they set out to do. Read More..
A Lasting Legacy
A Lasting Legacy
Growing up in poverty in England… travelling the world in the Second World War… missing out on the career he had hoped for and… finding the love of his life – all treasured memories Doug has left as a lasting legacy for his family. Read More..
Fire It Up
Fire It Up
There is nothing better on a hot summer day than spending time with friends gathered on a patio, cold drink in hand. The grill master fires up the barbecue promising a feast of fresh salads, burgers, chicken, steak and more. In this special Summer Grilling feature we asked the experts at Napoleon Home Comfort to share some of their favourite recipes with our GoodLife readers. From grilled vegetables, to a sweet dessert, there is no reason to waste one minute in the kitchen. Enjoy! Read More..
Outside In
Outside In
Starry skies, tall trees and wildlife can all be found within the walls at Moose Point Read More..