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What I’ve learned – advice from mom

By Rita LessardHow tea bags can help youFor dry skinBathe in green tea. Just throw a few tea bags under a running faucet and the antioxidants will rehydrate your skin.Tidy catsAllow used tea bags to air-dry, then add the contents to kitty litter. Tea’s antibacterial properties neutralize odour.Natural deodorizerWhen cooking with fish or garlic, wipe the palms of your hands with wet tea bags after handling the food. Odours...
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Put some wind in your sails this long weekend

Victoria Day RegattaGrand Bend Yacht ClubRiver Road(519) 238-6676Saturday May 19 to Monday May 21Sunday racing cancelled due to weather.Monday racing (10 a.m.)Story and photos by Casey Lessard“Sailing is not a sport; it’s a way of life.”Bill Newton should know; this is his 40th season at the Grand Bend Yacht Club, and there’s no stopping the Grand Bend resident.“You’ll never find anything more relaxing than sailing,” he says. “The...
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Get your clubs ready!

Golf tipsBy Cameron RankinHaving your clubs ready for the season would be my #1 tip to get the new season off to good start.Check your grips: Oil and perspiration from your hands form a build up of an oily residue. When combined with keeping your clubs in the trunk of the car during hot summer days, this hardens and cracks your grips over time.The cure: clean regularly with Comet...