Jaime Drayer, Creator at Kitties and Cabernet

Jaime Drayer, Creator at Kitties and Cabernet https://www.etsy.com/shop/kittiesandcabernet If you’re a cat lover in the Hamilton area, you have most likely heard of the cat-loving-company ‘Kitties and Cabernet’. Jaime Drayer, the creator at Kitties and Cabernet, makes unique cat and wine themed products like: art prints, greeting cards, t-shirts, hand painted mugs, and wine glasses. Though the designs are geared

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Katarina Poletto, Chief Dessert Designer & Founder at Dolled Up Desserts

Katarina Poletto, Chief Dessert Designer and Founder at Dolled Up Desserts https://dolledupdesserts.com Dolled Up Desserts is Hamilton’s award-winning gluten-free and vegan wholesale baking manufacturer. They make simple baking mixes and delicious treats for the not-so-simple diet, so you can enjoy dessert simply. By providing professionally crafted, verified allergen free baking mixes and baked goods, Dolled Up Desserts helps give the

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5 Things To Do In Hamilton This Weekend

Millworks Open House (Saturday) Millworks, the former Valley City property in downtown Dundas, has recently been purchased by Forge and Foster. With a vision to preserve Dundas’ history and grow the downtown downtown core, Millworks is soon to be a thriving hub of community and entrepreneurship. There will be an Open House on Saturday August 19th from 11-4pm at the

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Keeping it Radicool

On a typical summer day, sun protection is often the last thing on your mind. Until it’s too late. That’s where Radicool and Hamilton’s Mike McCarthy come in. Originally launched in Australia in response to the growing epidemic of skin cancer in the country, Radicool UV Beachwear is dedicated to reducing overexposure to the sun’s UV radiation, which can cause

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Five Things to Check Out at Art Crawl This Weekend

Art Crawl in the summer is, hands down, one of the best times of the year. It seems as though the entire city flocks to James North filled with anticipation of what can be in store. From art, to music, to food, the possibilities are seemingly endless. Here are five things to keep on the radar while visiting Art Crawl

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Be the Recipe for Change

YWCA Be the Recipe for Change takes cooking classes to a whole new level. It’s a private culinary course with a social purpose. The goal of Be the Recipe for Change is to provide women living in their Transitional Living Program with healthy, delicious meals each evening. The YWCA Transitional Living Program is a 65 bed residence that provides temporary

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Cool Canadiana

Nestled in the downtown neighbourhood of James Street North in Hamilton, White Elephant is the go-to spot for shoppers looking for handmade goods from independent artists. Co-owners Jane LaBatte and Hollie Pocsai focus on Canadian-made goods, including women’s clothing, jewellery, accessories, gifts and paper goods. Jane and Hollie, friends for almost two decades, decided to open a shop to promote sustainable shopping

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How to do a Simple Green Smoothie Detox

Congratulations on your decision to do a green smoothie detox! (Or a better name would be smoothie feast!) Your body will thank you for it. First off, you should breathe easy. You aren’t going to starve yourself for a week with this plan… you can restrict your diet to 3-5 smoothies a day, or add in some kicker superfoods, or fresh

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