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Winter 2016

Volume 23 Number 4

Buttercream Torte

Nov 22, 2016 | Pia Wiesen | Desserts

Fancy enough for a wedding, this cake is a showstopping finale to any meal.

Turntables have become sleekly minimalist. But it’s not just about beauty, the new systems offer even better sound than their predecessors. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Vinyl Revolution

Nov 22, 2016 | Tony Reynolds | Back Issues

What Goes Around Comes Around

The Year in Music: 2016

Nov 22, 2016 | Scott Bruyea | Arts

Give them a listen and discover which artist has a gift that touches you.

Season of Hope

Nov 22, 2016 | Signe Ball | Departments

The Syrian refugee children who have settled in Headwaters give us reason to be optimistic for 2017 and beyond.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Winter 2016

Nov 22, 2016 | Our Readers | Departments

Letters published in the Winter 2016 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Tree Dreams 25" ~ by Yvonne De Viller

Yvonne De Viller

Nov 22, 2016 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence

A stained glass artist for 26 years, Yvonne De Viller has ranked among top-selling artists in both the Autumn Art Sale held at the McMichael art gallery in Kleinburg and the Buckhorn Fine Art Festival.

Courtesy Steve Shaw Productions.

Our Favourite Picks for Winter 2016

Nov 22, 2016 | In The Hills | Departments

Learn more about the Avro Arrow, sing along to carols and brush up on your Canadian art history.

Admit there’s a problem. You bought the horse years ago for a ten-year-old daughter who swore she would brush it every day and lavish it with affection. That was before she discovered boys, clothes, makeup and Facebook. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

Dr. Purvis’s 12 Steps to Getting Horse-Free

Nov 22, 2016 | Dan Needles | Departments

“Nothing lives longer than a horse with a health problem!” says the vet as he purrs out the lane in his limited edition Land Rover.

Shadows in the Forest

Nov 22, 2016 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Many a table regularly offered squirrels, groundhogs and, of course, ducks and geese.

Wrap It Up

Nov 22, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

Our annual Made In The Hills gift guide highlights how easy it is to shop local.

Terry Doel, the chef half of the dynamic duo who now run their café and catering company from the Athlete Institute on Highway 9. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Lavender Blue Catering

Nov 22, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Cooking with...

Warm up to winter with chef Terry Doel’s Moroccan lentil stew.

Add some fresh chopped cilantro just before serving. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Moroccan Lentil Stew

Nov 22, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Soups

Warm up to winter with chef Terry Doel’s Moroccan lentil stew.

An aerial yoga workout, like this one at Personal Best in Mono Mills, combines yoga, Pilates and dance. The silk hammock allows for extra stretch and the occasional thrill of weightlessness. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Fusion Workouts

Nov 22, 2016 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Mix & match, fusion workouts take the “same old” out of exercise.

No parents. No buzzers. Just kids and the tick-tick-tick of ball bearings, the pregnant pause before a rider drops in like a rollercoaster going over the apex – the point of no return. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

Kid Culture Rules the Skatepark

Nov 22, 2016 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

How this mom learned to love watching her son skateboard.

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